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Forum: Old Part 5 (Ratemaking) 10-16-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,108
Posted By Forerunner
Anyone knows the passmark for 2010?

Anyone knows the passmark for 2010?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-02-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,433
Posted By Forerunner
I passed! 12 on PAK.

I passed! 12 on PAK.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-02-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,433
Posted By Forerunner
The links are on SOA website but the files are...

The links are on SOA website but the files are not there. 10:30AM EST
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-01-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,433
Posted By Forerunner
I will check at 9AM EST tomorrow. Happy New...

I will check at 9AM EST tomorrow.

Happy New Year
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-05-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,309
Posted By Forerunner
What is the answer for #8? I thought #8 (asian...

What is the answer for #8? I thought #8 (asian option) the payoffs for both knock-in and asian call option are zero but my answer is wrong.

I also got the forward start option (#11) wrong. ...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-30-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,130
Posted By Forerunner
Hi jraven, I thought I understood but now I...

Hi jraven,

I thought I understood but now I have another question. In your proof, you use the partial defferential of ln(X(t)) to t equals 0. However, given...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-27-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,130
Posted By Forerunner
Thank you jraven. I really appreciate it!

Thank you jraven. I really appreciate it!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-26-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,130
Posted By Forerunner
Excellent illustration! I have a question...

Excellent illustration!

I have a question from ASM 3rd edition (P255): How can I go from d(lnX(t))=(alpha-0.5sigma^2)dt+sigma*dZ(t) to d(X(t))=alpha*X(t)*dt+sigma*X(t)*dZ(t)?

I feel I would...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-02-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By Forerunner
ASM practice exams for sale

I have 8 full practice exams including complete salutions for sale. These are from ASM MLC spring 08 edition (I think they should be pretty much the same as the latest edition). They are new...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-18-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By Forerunner
What are the changes in lesson 13? Are they...

What are the changes in lesson 13? Are they important for passing the exam?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-14-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,746
Posted By Forerunner
I saw a lot of posts saying Malher's guide for...

I saw a lot of posts saying Malher's guide for 4/C is excellent. Anyone use his guide for 3F/MFE? How does it compare to ASM, TIA etc.? Any comment is appreciated.
Forum: Finance 06-13-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 209,310
Posted By Forerunner
So the online class is required or passing the...

So the online class is required or passing the exam without the class is enough?
Forum: General 05-26-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Forerunner
Thank you Bruce!

Thank you Bruce!
Forum: General 05-26-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Forerunner
EA = FSA + passing EA exams?

EA = FSA + passing EA exams?
Forum: Finance 05-26-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 209,310
Posted By Forerunner
Thank you no driver. I will probably need the...

Thank you no driver. I will probably need the SMART study Aids (540S) and the course guide (54001). If I need more details on a specific topic, I can look up in the Principles of Corporate finance....
Forum: Finance 05-24-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 209,310
Posted By Forerunner
Hi no driver, Where can I find the SMART...

Hi no driver,

Where can I find the SMART pack? Does it have everything needed for the exam, including SMART guide, course guide, CD-ROM, "Cliff notes", flash cards etc.? This seems to be a more...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-18-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,340
Posted By Forerunner
New edition of ASM C manual?

Are there going to be a new edition of ASM C manual given that the syllabus did not change? I expect there will be some changes in MFE manual but not C.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-18-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,098
Posted By Forerunner
How about MFE? Is it an advantage for C? ...

How about MFE? Is it an advantage for C?

Thanks!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-16-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,773
Posted By Forerunner
I also choose A on number 5. Anybody remembers...

I also choose A on number 5. Anybody remembers what is Q24?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-11-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,773
Posted By Forerunner
Shall we send in the answers we guessed? That...

Shall we send in the answers we guessed? That may obscure the PAK results.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-23-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By Forerunner
I must have screwed up at qx. I used...

I must have screwed up at qx. I used q4=.4/(.9*.8*.7)=.79365. Given John is alive at the end of year 2, does he still have to die for sure by the end of year 4?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-23-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By Forerunner
ASM 31.35 (or CAS4A-S93:19)

I understand the solution in the manual but if I start with 4V=0 and work backward to 2V, I will get 2V=~24, and if I work further to 0V, 0V is not 0 (which do not have to be). Am I correct? or I...
Forum: Economics 02-26-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 223,304
Posted By Forerunner
I was half way through the NEAS micro course then...

I was half way through the NEAS micro course then I found this thread. Surely a much easier way to study and pass. Just passed the micro this morning and will do the same for macro. Many thanks for...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 02-16-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Forerunner
Thank you Dr. Weishaus. I will try every other...

Thank you Dr. Weishaus. I will try every other exercise problems to cover all the topics.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 02-16-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Forerunner
ASM exercise problems

There are so many exercise problems in ASM MLC manual that it may not be possible to do them all due to time constrain. I wonder how I should choose the problems that will be most efficient for...
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