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Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 01-30-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By concactu
Got final module pass today :) Off to FAC!

Got final module pass today :) Off to FAC!
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 01-29-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By concactu
financial reporting

financial reporting
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 01-29-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,678
Posted By concactu
I'm still waiting on my final module result....

I'm still waiting on my final module result. Submitted end of December prior to the deadline.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 12-29-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By concactu
submitted 12/8. MMR 12/27.

submitted 12/8. MMR 12/27.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 12-26-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By concactu
Submitted 12/8. Now that 12/8 submission results...

Submitted 12/8. Now that 12/8 submission results are coming through, the suspense is killing me.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 12-18-2014, 11:53 AM
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Posted By concactu
submitted 12/8. On pins and needles but probably...

submitted 12/8. On pins and needles but probably still have several ahead of me. Got to get the financial reporting module in by Monday. Fun weekend ahead.
Forum: ERM module 05-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 35,991
Posted By concactu
Yes, but that's all related to the tail...

Yes, but that's all related to the tail dependence - the reason we use copulas. I'm looking for a second issue. Anyways, I put something down.
Forum: ERM module 05-02-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 35,991
Posted By concactu
I'm stuck on 6.3. Is the question asking for two...

I'm stuck on 6.3. Is the question asking for two issues with using a correlation matrix? I can only think of one - not accounting for tail dependence. What am i missing?
Forum: QFI Advanced 01-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By concactu
Passed:party: Bell, the Pak manual was a big...

Passed:party:

Bell, the Pak manual was a big help in studying for the first sitting of this exam. While the majority of my studying was focused on the source material, I found your manual was a...
Forum: QFI Advanced 10-29-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By concactu
The one reading I've been procrastinating on is...

The one reading I've been procrastinating on is the fabozzi PA ch 69-71. Way too bland. I think I'm going to give it a quick readover review and focus on very high-level understanding and the...
Forum: QFI Advanced 10-23-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,489
Posted By concactu
I work with VAs and I use a significant portion...

I work with VAs and I use a significant portion of FETE material and QFIA on a daily basis.
Forum: QFI Advanced 08-18-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,259
Posted By concactu
I'm taking it.

I'm taking it.
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 07-12-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,147
Posted By concactu
Why do you think that? I count 156 passing. In...

Why do you think that? I count 156 passing. In nov 2012, it was 216/415 and in May 2012 it was 154/395.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 07-12-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By concactu
Passed FETE! :) Have to put together a plan for...

Passed FETE! :) Have to put together a plan for QFI advanced now. I started some light reading last week and covered half of Brigo material and the Rebonato stuff. Debating whether to go with source...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 07-12-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,147
Posted By concactu
PASSED!!!!:party:

PASSED!!!!:party:
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-12-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 202
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Posted By concactu
this is evil.

this is evil.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-12-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 28,274
Posted By concactu
My planned strategy: stay up till three then wake...

My planned strategy: stay up till three then wake up at 11 and get results. How it turned out: stay up till three and wake up at 6 and now have to endure 4 hours of stress.
Forum: QFI Core Exam 06-26-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,905
Posted By concactu
I read this book a couple of years ago while in...

I read this book a couple of years ago while in grad school. I highly recommend it as a reference book to have in your personal library. It's actually geared more towards practitioners, which...
Forum: SoA Exams - General 06-15-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,788
Posted By concactu
results release date: July 12th

Seriously? :( leaves 15 weeks to the next sitting, a sitting consisting of newly designed exams with significantly different syllabuses / textbooks.
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 02-22-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By concactu
Var of CTE Estimator

ok this is likely irrelevant to what is actually required for the exam but got a question about table 3. Clearly the left hand side represents the mean, standard deviation and CTE of the pareto which...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 02-19-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By concactu
Yes Eddy, I did not include any of the errata...

Yes Eddy, I did not include any of the errata listed on that brief list.
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 02-15-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By concactu
IG errata

I have noticed that this book has lots of typos/errors which do not appear in the brief errata posted on Hardy's website. Its true that many of them are obvious but nevertheless, given that this is...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 02-09-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By concactu
Agreed. I think this best explains the point in...

Agreed. I think this best explains the point in the paper. (It is referring to reversion in returns and not reversion in vol.)
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By concactu
ASA on CV

Recently received ASA and will be back in the job hunt soon, after completing my graduate program. I need to update my CV and had a question about the exams section.

Should I bother including an...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 08-23-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By concactu
Valid point. I had thought manuals were more...

Valid point. I had thought manuals were more expensive, but I was probably looking at the packages (including seminars etc...).
I think I'll first read the material from the textbooks (Hull and...
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