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Forum: Life 06-11-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By joshren
MCEV / AFR -Cost of Nonhedagble Risk

In MCEV framework, the cost of nonhedgable risk (i.e. mortality, longevity , behavior etc) are estimated based on a capital charge * economic capital * duration

I believe this is needed because...
Forum: ERM Exam 08-25-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 621
Posted By joshren
anyone studying this exam in paris?

working in paris while preparing for this exam, would like to know if there is anyone around to form an study group
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 10-18-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By joshren
I thought you can expanded twice, both in time 1...

I thought you can expanded twice, both in time 1 and time 2. so i have a much higher answer than you
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 10-17-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By joshren
Exam AFE 2009 Nov Question 9 F (ii) Solution

I didn't see the solution for the expansion option. any one else had the same problem?
Exam AFE 2008 Nov Question 9 F (ii) Solution missing
sorry for the typo. I wish i know what it is. :)
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 10-14-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By joshren
Anyone is taking the exam in Paris

let me know if anyone wants to study together in Paris.
Forum: General Chat Section: United Kingdom / Europe 03-17-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,994
Posted By joshren
anyone working in Paris?

anyone in paris attending this event?
http://www.lanuitdesactuaires.com/
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 09-11-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By joshren
anyone is taking the FET in Paris this fall?

shoot me an email if you do. maybe we can study together.

joshren@hotmail.com
Forum: ERM Exam 03-06-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,668
Posted By joshren
What is everyone's status now?

What is everyone's status now?
Forum: ERM Exam 03-02-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By joshren
damn u are right, i guess i was being stupid...

damn u are right, i guess i was being stupid again.
Forum: ERM Exam 03-02-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By joshren
how come the reading for the M&A book is not...

how come the reading for the M&A book is not listed in the review manual? i guess it's not important enough to be included?
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 12-14-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,017
Posted By joshren
So basically, the only manual is ACTEX, and no...

So basically, the only manual is ACTEX, and no seminar or DVD.
Does anyone work in NYC and might wanna study together?
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 11-16-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,737
Posted By joshren
count me in as well.

count me in as well.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-02-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By joshren
Loss Model Textbook Questions

Arch has the Life Contigency textbook question numbers and solutions

Does anyone have the Loss Model textbook question numbers (at the end of each chapter) that are related to course 3.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-16-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,877
Posted By joshren
Computing Markov Chain Using Calculator

Hi, Anyone knows an easier way when computing a vector with a matrix. (essentially, it is just sum of the products of a vector and a column of a matrix) What is the best way to do these kind of...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-04-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By joshren
why not tax cut and lower interest rate isn't...

why not tax cut and lower interest rate
isn't that what u should do in a recession, lower the interest rate while increase money supply in hope of increasing investment opportunities?

Best,
Josh
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-04-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By joshren
recession fiscal policy

what is the answer for that one?
I picked tax cut and lower interest rate since that is what bush did.

Best,
Josh
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-04-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By joshren
Study Manual Comparison

Hi,
What do you guys think it's the best study study manual for Course 3?
I just want a general idea of which one to buy for course 3.

Best,
Josh
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-02-2004, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
APV
Views: 623
Posted By joshren
APV

This is a general question. When we are considering the depreciation for the company, the flow of depreciation should be discounted at a an after-tax (equity rate, or wacc, or debt rate)?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-29-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By joshren
but so what about when calculating for ROE, then...

but so what about when calculating for ROE, then we use book value of equity?
Like this questions, the answer key uses the the Earnings available for common stockholders 600 575. Not the market...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-29-2004, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By joshren
May 2003 Q16

A company is considering purchasing new equipment at a price of 15,000. The purchase
would be financed by issuing new common stock that has an underwriting cost of 500.
The new equipment is...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-28-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By joshren
May 2003 Q28

28. You are given the following information about a firm:
Proportion of the firmís book value related to debt: 20%
Proportion of the firmís book value related to equity: 80%
Expected return on the...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-28-2004, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By joshren
Nov 2001 Q50

My question is why not use the market value of equity for average equity. In the answer key, it uses the average of common shareholders equity

50. You are given the following information from the...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-22-2004, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By joshren
Nov 2000 Q9

Victor invests 300 into a bank account at the beginning of each year for 20 years. The
account pays out interest at the end of every year at an annual effective interest rate
of i% . The interest...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-29-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By joshren
macro study manual

Any one what is a good study manual for macro part of the course II exam?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 03-19-2004, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By joshren
why is option more risky than stock

Hi,
I don't understand why is option more risky than stock?
is it because you have to pay more than P-PV(EX) to buy an option?

Thanks a lot

Best,
Josh
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