What’s Your Risk Appetite?

Suppose you arrive at your dentist’s office for an appointment. Before escorting you to an examination room, the receptionist asks what your pain appetite is. […]

How To Start A New Risk Management Job

You finally did it! You landed that senior risk management position at a fabulous firm. The job search took a while, and the vetting was […]

Snappy Comeback to Latest Criticism of VaR

Last week, the Swiss pulled their peg, and swissie soared. Part of the fallout—surprise, surprise!—is criticisms of value-at-risk. This time The Economist is leading the […]

A Revelation

I have written about it before, and I am sure I will write about it again. … how financial risks that devastate firms aren’t random […]

Is Risk Management a Job or a Career?

There are few life decisions as consequential as your choice of career. Get it wrong, and you’re in for a world of discontent. Perhaps you […]

List Of Risk Management Failures

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Nowhere is George Santayana’s famous admonition more applicable than in the field of risk […]

What The 4 T’s Overlook

If you have been active in risk management for a while, you have probably heard of the 4 T ‘s. These—at a very high level—are […]

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