What is Risk? The new risk assessment & risk management training series

What is Risk? Introductory training series for risk professionals. A number of banking and regulatory customers requested a collection of basic and introductory training materials on risk management. Sometimes as trainers we forget that not everyone speaks the language of risk with the same fluency. The three posts that follow, represent the first installment in…

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Seven new risk and investment management case studies – Free Step by step guides to VaR, ALM, Greeks & Monte Carlo Simulation ..

Case studies cover Value at Risk (VaR), Asset Liability Management (ALM), Jet Fuel Hedging, Barclays Libor Scandal, Fixed Income Portfolio Optimization, Option Price Sensitivity – Greeks & a advance Monte Carlo Simulation tweak for increasing the speed of convergence without increasing the computational overhead.

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Introducing iPadRiskBooks.com

The content business is all about slicing and repackaging. It’s a difficult lesson that we have learnt after playing with specialized risk and treasury management education over the last four years. A journey that started with a market risk metrics publishing experiment in 2008 that after six different pivots ultimately became our most popular risk…

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Falling Oil Supplies

Oil futures rose amidst US gasoline supplies decreasing and the housing sales in the US picking up pace. Brent Crude futures rose by 0.83 percent to USD $ 106.03 per barrel, while WTI crude futures rose by 0.79 percent to be at USD $ 90.58 per barrel. The US Energy Department declared in a report…

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US pressure on Iran heating up

Crude oil futures rose to a seven week high owing to rising tensions between the United States and Iran, along with expectations about the US Federal Reserve increasing the stimulus in the US economy. Brent crude futures increased by 0.29 percent to be at USD $ 103.670 per barrel, while WTI crude futures rose by…

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