Learn Risk Management Basics

Risk Management is the process of identifying the potential risks in investments and taking steps to reduce or mitigate the same. Here we learn the basics of Risk Management.

DERIVATIVES

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN RISK MANAGEMENT BASICS

Derivative is a financial contract whose value is derived from the underlying assets. The underlying asset can be commodities, interest rate, oil, gold etc. Here we discuss what are deriviatives, put call parity, forward vs futures, cash settlement vs physical settlement, backwardation vs contango, residual risk, options, option strategies, call options vs put options, writing calls and puts, commodity derivatives, embedded derivatives and more.

Fixed Income

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN RISK MANAGEMENT BASICS

Fixed income security like bonds is an investment that returns periodic payments as well as a final payment on maturity. Here we discuss what are bonds, bond pricing, yield curve, bond mathematics, debt covenants, asset-backed securities, MBS, loss given default, secured vs unsecured loans, subordinated loan, bonds vs debentures and more.

RISK MANAGEMENT CAREER

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN RISK MANAGEMENT BASICS

If you are looking to make a career in risk management, then you should go through this section very carefully. Here we discuss the top risk management certifications that you may take like the FRM, PRM and more. Also, we discuss how to become a quantitative financial analyst, career options in financial engineering, exam guide to CRM exam.