I really didn’t think of it in those terms, I guess. Just the risk free plus a spread like any other risky debt. When I think of using a formula to find an answer I would think of a question like finding the SMM or something.

There was an MCQ question on the CPPI asset mix strategy. They just gave the multiplier and floor value and that’s was it. I took a guess for this answer. How did you guys get the answer?

mmt Wrote:
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> There was an MCQ question on the CPPI asset mix
> strategy. They just gave the multiplier and floor
> value and that’s was it. I took a guess for this
> answer. How did you guys get the answer?

I believe that problem gave you the amount invested in equities, the floor value and the multiplier. They wanted you to determine what trade you would do if equities increased by x%. You could use that initial “risky asset” allocation to calculate the total assets and then go from there.

pupdawg82 Wrote:
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> yes fox. That was the one.
>
> I also missed one where we had to find RSI value.
> I spend 3 minutes on that but couldn’t get the
> answer

I had issues with this one too. I know the formula, but they gave you a string of pricing information. I figured out the average up move was 2 and average down was 5 but still couldn’t get an answer that matched one of the choices. I couldn’t make sense of it, so I just moved on. I did revisit it at the end, but I still couldn’t figure it out.

@ Big ML

So how did you find the answer LOL?

I really didn’t think of it in those terms, I guess. Just the risk free plus a spread like any other risky debt. When I think of using a formula to find an answer I would think of a question like finding the SMM or something.

There was an MCQ question on the CPPI asset mix strategy. They just gave the multiplier and floor value and that’s was it. I took a guess for this answer. How did you guys get the answer?

Studying With

I didn’t have that but there was one on CAPM and I didn’t know how to answer it.

@ pupdawg82

The one with the risk free rate, the market premium and 2 volatilities??

Studying With

yes fox. That was the one.

I also missed one where we had to find RSI value. I spend 3 minutes on that but couldn’t get the answer

mmt Wrote:

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> There was an MCQ question on the CPPI asset mix

> strategy. They just gave the multiplier and floor

> value and that’s was it. I took a guess for this

> answer. How did you guys get the answer?

I believe that problem gave you the amount invested in equities, the floor value and the multiplier. They wanted you to determine what trade you would do if equities increased by x%. You could use that initial “risky asset” allocation to calculate the total assets and then go from there.

pupdawg82 Wrote:

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> yes fox. That was the one.

>

> I also missed one where we had to find RSI value.

> I spend 3 minutes on that but couldn’t get the

> answer

I had issues with this one too. I know the formula, but they gave you a string of pricing information. I figured out the average up move was 2 and average down was 5 but still couldn’t get an answer that matched one of the choices. I couldn’t make sense of it, so I just moved on. I did revisit it at the end, but I still couldn’t figure it out.

Studying With

I think that some information was missing from that question.

I didn’t get question related to Floor

For the RSI it was 73

Studying With

I think I guessed 73 as well but it is just a guess. I couldn’t get the answer though.

What was CAPM one?

Trotfoxtrot Wrote:

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> @ pupdawg82

>

> The one with the risk free rate, the market

> premium and 2 volatilities??

FML, I forgot about this one. Struggled with it as well. I hope it was “C”.

Studying With

yes I marked B = 7.79 for CAPM as it was closest to 8. option C was 8.33. Risk free rate was 3.5 and Market premium was 8.

and how do you calculate the beta??

Studying With

God knows. I guessed 7.79 as answer.

Hopefully missing problems like CAPM, RSI wouldn’t cost us 6 months. Looks like many of us couldn’t solve them comfortably though.

it was Vol1/Volatily2 –> that becomes your new beta –> if less than 1 its its beta is < 1 if volatility of fund > volatility of mkt –> beta > 1

Studying With

What would you consider vol 1 as - Volatility of S&P 500 or volatility of some exchange?

RSI = 83 I think

Average up was 2 and average down was 10 (final move)

so calculation was 1-100/(1+2/10)

Studying With

Don’t you divide up number with avg of 10 so 18/10 = 1.8and Down 10/10 = 1

100-100/1-1.8/10?

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