Who says online risk training is boring

The boring risk training course traffic update It has been an uphill and downhill ride for the last two years. We have had many moments to celebrate as well as a handful of frustrating close calls. But this morning as I looked at the analytics I realized that we had crossed two important milestones on…Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more

Financial Risk Management Training Course

Financial Risk Management Training Course Figure 1 Financial Risk Management Training Course – PD Model using the Merton structured approach The trouble with teaching Financial Risk Management Online is with the amount of ground a trainer has to cover within the allocated two days. The Financial Risk Management Training course reference was put together as…Read moreRead more

The Risk and Finance Rock Star campaigns…

Very excited about the new artwork, branding and design behind the Risk and Finance Rock Star campaigns launching later this week. After a first round of testing the 90 second video spot has now been finalized and will go live on Youtube later tonight. Stay tuned, more exciting stuff planned for launch in early August…Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more

EURO Currency in danger

Crude oil fell below $80 which is measurably low from earlier prices in March of $100 per barrel and above. George Soros, the billionaire influential Wall Street whiz cautioned to the EU leaders that failure to take emergency notice of the EU debt crisis might led to the falling apart of the EU currency which…Read moreRead more

Financial Risk Management Training Course – Follow the Jawwad’s Risk Management MBA course online

I have been teaching variations of the Financial Risk Management and Derivative pricing course at the SP Jain Campuses in Dubai and Singapore for about 5 years. While the original edition of FinanceTrainingCourse.com came about as a supporting tool for my MBA (EMBA and GMBA) students, I had always felt a need for a complete…Read moreRead more

The FED awaits

Gold prices fell today after eight continuous days of increase in price. This is attributed to buyers keeping their fingers crossed for the upcoming Fed meeting which will decide whether to have another round of quantitative easing or not. Also Tuesday saw Spain paying a record price to sell its short term debt which showed…Read moreRead more

EDGY INVESTMENTS: Awaiting Iran talks

Given the current bearish trend, welcome news for the bulls finally arrived. Prices rose after seven days as China pledged to boost its economy.¬† There are crucial upcoming events that will decide the future oil price. The foremost is talks with Iran this week over its nuclear program. The issue of weekly petroleum inventory on…Read moreRead more

And the EU pot continues to boil

Florence Tan reports from Reuters that oil is headed for a fall for a straight drop continuously in three weeks. This is attributed to the worsening EU crisis in managing the sovereign debt and a slowdown depicted in US economic data. ¬†First there is the political chaos following the elections in Greece and secondly, Spain…Read moreRead more