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Forum: QFI Core Exam 08-10-2018, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Demerzel
Thanks! FYI, I was able to figure it out...

Thanks!

FYI, I was able to figure it out independently -- but I appreciate the response, and will consider TIA.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 08-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Demerzel
Great answer! I actually had a related...

Great answer!

I actually had a related questions on this section of Wilmott/115. For the case where you are hedging with implied, it is fairly straightforward to verify that the mark to market...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-08-2018, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Demerzel
Wheel of Time, Book 3. (Am aware that I am...

Wheel of Time, Book 3. (Am aware that I am sailing towards the Jordanian Morass, but having read Rothfuss and Martin I feel compelled to take on Jordan and Sanderson anyway for completeness)

Next...
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-10-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,467
Posted By Demerzel
I wonder whether interest rate derivatives would...

I wonder whether interest rate derivatives would be considered an acceptable mitigation strategy to propose for the fund, for example a floor transaction to lock in a minimum return.

Insurance...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-30-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,003
Posted By Demerzel
Correct. If you want to be a quant, you need...

Correct.

If you want to be a quant, you need to leverage your actuarial background into a good MS program in applied math, operations research, financial engineering or CS. FSA is not intended to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-30-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Demerzel
ALM is likely the closest you will get to finance...

ALM is likely the closest you will get to finance along the traditional actuarial route.

As an ALM actuary, by definition you are part of the glue that sticks the investment/asset layer of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-28-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,397
Posted By Demerzel
Thanks. In my current role (at one of the...

Thanks.

In my current role (at one of the large companies you mentioned), it seems like there are sort of two philosophical camps within ALM. There is the more business side (I guess what you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-28-2017, 03:39 PM
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Views: 2,397
Posted By Demerzel
Thanks - perhaps someone can move this?

Thanks - perhaps someone can move this?
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-16-2017, 11:57 PM
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Views: 2,397
Posted By Demerzel
ALM Careers

In the trad life space, does anyone happen to know if there are there particular companies that are sort of well-known as having strong ALM organizations, particularly with opportunities at more or...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-16-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,264
Posted By Demerzel
I might have stayed in school and done...

I might have stayed in school and done quantitative finance, and maybe I will still do it. Nothing against the actuarial field, as many actuaries I have worked with are probably smart enough to do...
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