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Forum: Statistics 05-18-2018, 02:11 PM
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Posted By eclipserydr
I've done the assignments about 5-6 times each, I...

I've done the assignments about 5-6 times each, I think i'm getting it all except a couple of theory questions.

Would you recommend taking more assignments or using the textbook problems to...
Forum: Statistics 01-09-2018, 03:08 AM
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Posted By eclipserydr
I just purchased this course, where can I find...

I just purchased this course, where can I find the recommended text?

And is it downloadable as a PDF file?

THanks
Forum: MFE 01-07-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,063
Posted By eclipserydr
Hi, Are these video lessons different than...

Hi,

Are these video lessons different than the video lessons that were taught by Coach Abraham for MFE?
Forum: Statistics 11-30-2017, 08:47 PM
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Posted By eclipserydr
is it absolutely necessary to have a webcam? i...

is it absolutely necessary to have a webcam? i don't have one, or is it just screen share of some sort for the proctor?
Forum: MFE 11-26-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,651
Posted By eclipserydr
are these review videos different than the...

are these review videos different than the lecture videos from coaching actuaries?

Also.. i have derivatives markets 3rd edition, and i bought the solutions manual but it only contains even...
Forum: MFE 11-22-2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,651
Posted By eclipserydr
so just do the practice problems from ASM but do...

so just do the practice problems from ASM but do not read the chapters?
Forum: MFE 11-19-2017, 02:18 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,651
Posted By eclipserydr
darn, i bought that manual. i have adapt too so...

darn, i bought that manual. i have adapt too so hopefully it starts to click with that.
Forum: MFE 11-15-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,651
Posted By eclipserydr
I have the same question.. as I have ASM and the...

I have the same question.. as I have ASM and the first few lessons don't go into great depth unlike ASM for the first two exams. Maybe I just need more practice problems to get it to stick.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 10-29-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By eclipserydr
I agree with Z3ta. I was a math major, and took a...

I agree with Z3ta. I was a math major, and took a few stats courses so the material for P was not very new to me, so I thought it was not difficult of an exam. However, I never took any finance...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-21-2017, 11:44 PM
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Posted By eclipserydr
I hope this is not the wrong section, but looking...

I hope this is not the wrong section, but looking thru the most recent pages of hires, it looks like the market in the east coast, midwest, and south is very competitive, at least compared to the...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 10-12-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By eclipserydr
I think your numerator is incorrect, should be...

I think your numerator is incorrect, should be just 1/i + 1/i^2

It may help to draw a time diagram for this one to see that
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 10-12-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By eclipserydr
what's the answer? I got 4% macD = [0(25) +...

what's the answer? I got 4%

macD = [0(25) + 1(25)v + 2(25)v^2 + 3(25)v^3 + .... ] / [25 + 25v + 25v^2 + ....]

numerator is Ia angle infinity and denominator is simply PV of the annuity due
...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 08-20-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By eclipserydr
It is from ASM 11th Edition, question #5 of the...

It is from ASM 11th Edition, question #5 of the Convexity/Immunization sections.
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 08-19-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,365
Posted By eclipserydr
I purchased the 11th edition a while back and I...

I purchased the 11th edition a while back and I saw a post of paying a price for a supplement to include the missing 3 chapters and practice exams? Is that accurate? If so, where can I purchase that?
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 08-18-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By eclipserydr
Immunization question

A company must pay a benefit of $1,000 to a customer in two years. To provide for this benefit, the company will buy one-year and three-year zero-coupon bonds. The one-year and three-year spot rates...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 04-23-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By eclipserydr
I have a similar question about birthdays. ...

I have a similar question about birthdays.

The problem reads John deposits 1000 every year on his birthday into a retirement fund earning an annual effective rate of 10%. The first deposit is made...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 05-25-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By eclipserydr
Difficulty of ASM questions

I seem to be doing OK with a lot of the ASM questions, but the ones toward the end of the each problem set... mostly from the mid to late 1980's are throwing me off. Both the wording and the...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 12-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By eclipserydr
Wording of ASM problem chapter 2 #2

Joe deposits 10 today and another 30 in five years into a fund paying simple interest of 11% per year.

Tina will make the same two deposits, but the 10 will be deposited n years from today and the...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 10-13-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By eclipserydr
ASM manual online

Earlier this year I purchased the ASM Manual 11th edition hard copy. I'll be traveling in the next couple weeks. Is there an online version that I can view?
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 10-11-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By eclipserydr
Prepaid forward contract

The current price of a stock is $84. A 1yr forward contract is entered into. It is expected that 4 quarterly dividends of $5 each will be paid on the stock starting 3 months from now. The 4th...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 09-24-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By eclipserydr
ohhhh i get it, thank you!

ohhhh i get it, thank you!
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 09-24-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By eclipserydr
then we would have a payoff of 30

then we would have a payoff of 30
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 09-24-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By eclipserydr
Ratio spread

Maybe I'm not seeing this, but I'm having trouble understanding this statement from the ASM manual.

In order to get a payoff of 20 at a spot price at expiration of 110 and a payoff of 0 at a spot...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 06-08-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,346
Posted By eclipserydr
ASM Sinking Fund question

A company agrees to repay a loan over 5 years. Interest payments are made annually and a sinking fund is built up with five equal payments made at the end of each year. Interest on the siking fund is...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 06-02-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,974
Posted By eclipserydr
ASM Amortization question

Jason takes out a 15 year loan, which is repaid with annual payments at the end of each year. He repays the loan by making payments which are equal to X during years 1-5, 3X during years 6-10, and 2X...
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