The community wins at the Nestio Startup Weekend, Karachi. If you need to feel the buzz in Karachi, the Nestio is a good bet to get an instant shot of positive vibe, optimism and hope. On any given evening the community tends to be overrun

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Big Short Takeaways for investors and traders – II Part two of our three part series on The Big Short Case Study for value investors and fixed income traders. In our first post we reviewed the context of the book, characters and the Credit Default Swap

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IBNR reserve, Unearned Premium Reserve (UPR) & Premium Deficiency Reserve (PDR) IBNR reserves are a part of claims reserves estimated by insurers for reporting on their financial statements. Claims reserves are estimates of claims that have occurred on or before the financial statement report date

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A brief ‘To-Do’ list for IBNR reserve, Unearned Premium Reserve (UPR) & Premium Deficiency Reserve (PDR) estimation IBNR reserves are a part of claims reserves estimated by insurers for reporting on their financial statements. Claims reserves are estimates of claims that have occurred on or

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The Big Short case study. For value investors and portfolio managers. For portfolio management and fixed income students the 2008 – 2009 financial crisis represents a terrific learning opportunity.  As I teach portfolio management to Executive MBA students I have started to use a class room

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The Big Short case study. For value investors and portfolio managers. For portfolio management and fixed income students the 2008 – 2009 financial crisis represents a terrific learning opportunity.  As I teach portfolio management to Executive MBA students I have started to use a class room

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The Big Short case study. For value investors and portfolio managers. For portfolio management and fixed income students the 2008 – 2009 financial crisis represents a terrific learning opportunity.  As I teach portfolio management to Executive MBA students I have started to use a class room

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Higher moment Portfolio models. Skewness preference. So far in the portfolio optimization course our focus has been on single dimension analytics. With both risk and performance we have only looked at one metric at a time. While our Solver models have worked with multiple constraints,

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Portfolio Management and Optimization Assessment This is a sample portfolio management and assessment exam used for the Executive MBA version of the course. Enrolled participants Students were given three hours to solve this assessment exam.   All question are to be solved used the exam

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Debunking Finance data science myths. An actuary and a computer scientist looks back in order to debunk finance data science myths. When I first started working with models, the phenomenon that fascinated me the most was changes in stock market prices.  This was in an

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