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Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Today, 03:11 PM
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Can anyone explain the difference between a rate...

Can anyone explain the difference between a rate anticipation swap and a pure yield pickup swap? In both cases you are moving from a lower yield to a higher yield due to your expectations regarding...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Yesterday, 02:31 PM
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Posted By act_123
I had done all the RF last sitting, I haven't...

I had done all the RF last sitting, I haven't done CC in it yet. Still in section B for CC. There are so many CC questions.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 01:09 PM
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Posted By act_123
Wait another year, you might forget 8 too ;).

Wait another year, you might forget 8 too ;).
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Yesterday, 12:33 PM
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Posted By act_123
Reading Kreps again. This paper still doesn't...

Reading Kreps again. This paper still doesn't make sense to me.
Forum: CAS Exams - General Yesterday, 11:55 AM
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Posted By act_123
I would contact the CAS office/contact. If you...

I would contact the CAS office/contact. If you haven't received the email maybe they didn't put yours through for this meeting. I think everything needs to be in the CAS hands two weeks before. ...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-14-2020, 02:22 PM
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Posted By act_123
I wouldn't worry about it. Pay what CAS charges...

I wouldn't worry about it. Pay what CAS charges you.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-14-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By act_123
It doesn't appear until the next year.

It doesn't appear until the next year.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-14-2020, 01:23 PM
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Posted By act_123
The bloom's level is only increasing. Whether an...

The bloom's level is only increasing. Whether an individual candidate thinks one test is harder than the next is subjective.

However, the standard level of overall reasoning required for an...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-10-2020, 04:07 PM
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Posted By act_123
I get the impression that the CAS limits the...

I get the impression that the CAS limits the appeals so drastically because they don't want to regrade tests. By limiting the scope you can throw out valid appeals if it doesn't meet all your...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-09-2020, 05:33 PM
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Posted By act_123
It's not so bad. 9 is worse. You can do it.

It's not so bad. 9 is worse. You can do it.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-09-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 332
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Posted By act_123
7 ate 9.

7 ate 9.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-09-2020, 02:52 PM
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Posted By act_123
I got a couple that were better than that. ...

I got a couple that were better than that.

"Your solution is correct. Although it is different than the solution in the examiner's report, it is similar enough, and your appeal is denied."
...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-09-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By act_123
I am still bitter about nine last year, where...

I am still bitter about nine last year, where they admitted two questions weren't on the syllabus and yet that caused ppl to fail (forward rate contract question and the mortgage question).
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-08-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,614
Posted By act_123
I remember discussing this situation last year...

I remember discussing this situation last year extensively. Honestly, I can't find the thread and I haven't done section A yet this year. I started with B and am up to D.
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-08-2020, 03:47 PM
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Posted By act_123
I didn't take exam 8, but I have sent in many...

I didn't take exam 8, but I have sent in many appeals before. I can't see them accepting it.

They will just respond the following: "The method you described was considered when grading the exams...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-08-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 332
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Posted By act_123
I agree with both of what you said. There is...

I agree with both of what you said.

There is a weird case that neither of you discussed though. What do you use when you hit the end points.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-07-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 332
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Posted By act_123
I am doing cc as well. I did all cookbook...

I am doing cc as well. I did all cookbook questions last time.

Cc is a bit different.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-06-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 332
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Posted By act_123
CAS making the questions a lot harder and...

CAS making the questions a lot harder and different. So hard to say.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-06-2020, 11:36 AM
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Posted By act_123
#google

#google
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-05-2020, 04:05 PM
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Posted By act_123
Okay. Can you explain how the MP actually...

Okay. Can you explain how the MP actually depends on the insolvency put option. It's an incremental allocation. If you have another line of business then you will need a greater risk load. That...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-04-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,614
Posted By act_123
Yes. It's rough after chapter 7.

Yes. It's rough after chapter 7.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 01-03-2020, 02:56 PM
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Views: 11,758
Posted By act_123
Interesting they brought up TBE again.

Interesting they brought up TBE again.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-03-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By act_123
I just recently bought the roborock e25. The...

I just recently bought the roborock e25. The first week or two I was a bit disappointed. After that it seems to know my house pretty well. Here and there it does get stuck. Still overall it...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-03-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,614
Posted By act_123
Rereading this quote, I don't understand it. This...

Rereading this quote, I don't understand it. This probably the reason why I don't get it. Definitely thanks for the quote.

The value of policyholders claim = (Loss*e^-rt) - Put Option. The put...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,614
Posted By act_123
Except 5% EPD is a different approach and that...

Except 5% EPD is a different approach and that isn't considered to be an option approach.
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