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Financial Risk Manager Handbook Pts. 1 & 2 : Preparation Materials for Frm

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780470904015

ISBN10:
0470904011
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/28/2010
Publisher(s):
Wiley

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Summary

The Financial Risk Management Exam (FRM Exam) is a test given annually in November to risk professionals who want to earn FRM certification. The Global Association of Risk Professionals has developed the exam and supports exam instruction by publishing the Financial Risk Manager Handbook, authored by Philippe Jorion. Every year, GARP organizes the exam and the FRM Certificate Program, whose goal is to establish an industry standard of minimum professional competence in the field. The examination is fast becoming an essential requirement for risk managers all over the world. The goal is to make The FRM Handbook the definitive instructor's guide for the exam and learning guide among in-house training programs and university courses focused on financial risk management.

Author Biography

PHILIPPE JORION is Professor of Finance at the School of Business at the University of California at Irvine. He was also a professor at Columbia, Northwestern, the University of Chicago, and the University of British Columbia. He holds an MBA and a PhD from the University of Chicago and a degree in engineering from the University of Brussels. Dr. Jorion has authored more than a hundred publications—directed towards academics and practitioners—on the topic of risk management and international finance. His work has received several prizes for research. Dr. Jorion has written the first five editions of Financial Risk Manager Handbook (Wiley), as well as Financial Risk Management: Domestic and International Dimensions; Big Bets Gone Bad: Derivatives and Bankruptcy in Orange County; and Value at Risk: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk. He is also a Managing Director in the Risk Management Group at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), a global fund of hedge funds.

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Author.

About GARP.

Introduction.

PART ONE Foundations of Risk Management.

CHAPTER 1 Risk Management.

PART TWO Quantitative Analysis.

CHAPTER 2 Fundamentals of Probability.

CHAPTER 3 Fundamentals of Statistics.

CHAPTER 4 Monte Carlo Methods.

CHAPTER 5 Modeling Risk Factors.

PART THREE Financial Markets and Products.

CHAPTER 6 Bond Fundamentals.

CHAPTER 7 Introduction to Derivatives.

CHAPTER 8 Option Markets.

CHAPTER 9 Fixed-Income Securities.

CHAPTER 10 Fixed-Income Derivatives.

CHAPTER 11 Equity, Currency, and Commodity Markets.

PART FOUR Valuation and Risk Models.

CHAPTER 12 Introduction to Risk Models.

CHAPTER 13 Managing Linear Risk.

CHAPTER 14 Nonlinear (Option) Risk Models.

PART FIVE Market Risk Management.

CHAPTER 15 Advanced Risk Models: Univariate.

CHAPTER 16 Advanced Risk Models: Multivariate.

CHAPTER 17 Managing Volatility Risk.

CHAPTER 18 Mortgage-Backed Securities Risk.

PART SIX Credit Risk Management.

CHAPTER 19 Introduction to Credit Risk.

CHAPTER 20 Measuring Actuarial Default Risk.

CHAPTER 21 Measuring Default Risk from Market Prices.

CHAPTER 22 Credit Exposure.

CHAPTER 23 Credit Derivatives and Structured Products.

CHAPTER 24 Managing Credit Risk.

PART SEVEN Operational and Integrated Risk Management.

CHAPTER 25 Operational Risk.

CHAPTER 26 Liquidity Risk.

CHAPTER 27 Firmwide Risk Management.

CHAPTER 28 The Basel Accord.

PART EIGHT Investment Risk Management.

CHAPTER 29 Portfolio Risk Management.

CHAPTER 30 Hedge Fund Risk Management.

Index.



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