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Financial risk management for dummies

Author: Aaron Brown
Publisher: West Sussex, England : For Dummies, 2016. ©2016
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Brown
ISBN: 1119082188 9781119082187 9781119082194 1119082196
OCLC Number: 1227641845
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
""Looking at Regulators and What They Do""
Description: 1 online resource (339 p.).
Contents: ""Title Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""About This Book""; ""Foolish Assumptions""; ""Icons Used In This Book""; ""Beyond the Book""; ""Where to Go From Here""; ""Part I: Getting Started with Risk Management""; ""Chapter 1: Living with Risk""; ""Understanding the Scope of Risk""; ""Working with Financial Risk""; ""Communicating Risk""; ""Chapter 2: Understanding Risk Models""; ""Comparing Frequentism and Bayesianism""; ""Playing Roulette""; ""Getting Scientific with Risk""; ""Chapter 3: Taking Charge of Risk""; ""Distinguishing Risk""; ""Choosing Your Goal"" ""Considering Dangers, Opportunities and Risk""""Chapter 4: Managing Financial Risk""; ""Looking at Financial Markets""; ""Playing the Game""; ""Maintaining Equilibrium""; ""Surviving""; ""Chapter 5: Functions of a Financial Risk Manager""; ""Developing from Traders and Trading""; ""Running the Middle Office""; ""Reporting Requirements""; ""Part II: Measuring Financial Risk""; ""Chapter 6: Valuing Risk""; ""Understanding VaR""; ""Putting VaR to Use""; ""Adding Flavours to VaR""; ""Chapter 7: Stress Testing for Success""; ""Testing for Stress""; ""Imagining Stress Events"" ""Building Your Stress""""Telling Sad Stories during a Scenario Analysis""; ""Working Backwards""; ""Chapter 8: Speaking Greek""; ""Parsing Portfolios""; ""Deriving Greeks""; ""Bonding""; ""Chapter 9: Accounting for Extremes""; ""Distinguishing Extremes""; ""Spotting Extreme Fallacies""; ""Adding Dimensions""; ""Part III: Managing Financial Risk""; ""Chapter 10: Setting Limits""; ""Describing Basic Limits""; ""Going through the Process""; ""Administering Limits""; ""Chapter 11: Stopping Losses""; ""Understanding Stops""; ""Avoiding Stop Mistakes""; ""Overruling Stops"" ""Monitoring Stop Frequency""""Chapter 12: Controlling Drawdowns""; ""Comparing Stopping Loss and Controlling Drawdown""; ""Setting the Baseline Risk Level""; ""Considering Stakeholders""; ""Building a Drawdown Control System""; ""Regrouping after a Drawdown Event""; ""Chapter 13: Hedging Bets""; ""Choosing Goals""; ""Measuring Exposure""; ""Changing Exposure""; ""Monetising Hedges""; ""Part IV: Working in Financial Institutions""; ""Chapter 14: Trading Places""; ""Understanding Traders""; ""Helping Traders""; ""Chapter 15: Banking on Risk""; ""Banking Basics""; ""Regulating Capital"" ""Managing Bank Risk""""Chapter 16: Managing Assets and Portfolios""; ""Surveying Financial Institutions and Their Risks""; ""Looking at Asset Management Companies and the Funds They Manage""; ""Comparing Portfolio and Risk Management""; ""Chapter 17: Insuring Risk""; ""Understanding Insurance""; ""Reinsuring""; ""Crunching the Numbers with Actuaries""; ""Part V: Communicating Risk""; ""Chapter 18: Reporting Risk""; ""Appreciating the Role of Risk Management""; ""Writing Reports""; ""Presenting to Boards of Directors""; ""Incorporating Feedback""; ""Chapter 19: Regulating Finance""
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Aaron Brown.


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