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  1. Calm replied to the thread Paper B Exam Format and Login..

    Ok, so I have just received this email, which links to these documents (CM papers; CS papers) that I have seen for the first time.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 12:32 AM
  2. Darshan Mody replied to the thread Chapter 2 Exam Style Question 2.7 pg 51.

    The question says that there is a probability of (1-2alpha) that a fund will remain in the same quartile and where upaward or downward...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  3. Darshan Mody replied to the thread Poisson Model vs Two state Model.

    Hi, So with regards to the 1st point, I don't think if we remove the assumption of constant mu the model will be a two-state model...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:41 PM
  4. KevinB posted a new thread.

    September 2014 - Question 6(iii)

    I'm confused by this question. Specifically how the solution calculates the investment income if we had invested in the index. To...

    Forum: SP5

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:15 PM
  5. Stephan Iliffe replied to the thread Poisson Model vs Two state Model.

    Hi Darshan This is how I understand it. The Poisson models only allows decrements [e.g. alive to dead] and cannot model increments...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:51 PM
  6. Alice G posted a new thread.

    Assignment X1 Question 4(iv)

    Hi, I am looking at the solution for question 4(iv) in assignment X1, about banning short selling. The final line states that "Market...

    Forum: SA7

    Mar 20, 2019 at 6:50 PM
  7. Abbas212 liked patron's post in the thread Beta distribution.

    The value of the pdf is 1.875, but as that isn't a probability, it can be greater than 1. A probability is an integral of the pdf...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  8. patron replied to the thread Beta distribution.

    The value of the pdf is 1.875, but as that isn't a probability, it can be greater than 1. A probability is an integral of the pdf...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 6:03 PM
  9. Abbas212 posted a new thread.

    Beta distribution

    In beta distribution, for alpha=4, beta=3 & X=0.5 we get value 1.875 But probability should be less than one l. Can anybody explain this?

    Forum: CS1

    Mar 20, 2019 at 5:38 PM
  10. Calm replied to the thread How to learn R programming.

    The data analyzed belongs to some company as they wish to find seasonal trends, stochastic trends and etc. so that they can make...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:16 PM
  11. Infinity replied to the thread How to learn R programming.

    What is company specific time series? why are we being examined on something which the IFoA has no control over.

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:09 PM
  12. Calm replied to the thread How to learn R programming.

    Because, exams aside, I just used R to run some company-specific time series and learned how useful it is to get results, in addition to...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 2:44 PM
  13. Helen Evans replied to the thread Paper 1 – April 2018 - Q5 (iii).

    Hi Ester This is a challenging question. I agree in practice it would be usual for a single premium to be paid to secure the benefits...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 12:05 PM
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