We strongly advise our Dutch course members to read the books mentioned below, as additional background information.
We will soon publish some valuable English literature for our international participants. Reading professional literature helps you to stay updated on the latest developments in the financial markets.
Risk Management (May 2009)
“Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.” A striking statement of the financial market guru Warren Buffett and a remarkable analysis of the financial crisis. The subject is Risk Management for financial institutions, focusing on credit risk, market risk and operational risk. Furthermore: governance, compliance, the role of regulators, accountants and rating agencies. Risk management methods as Value-at-Risk and stress testing are discussed alongside the most important hedging technics.
Portfolio Management (2007)
In which asset classes should we invest? How to deal with the currency risk? Invest actively or passively? And how to react when an asset class fluctuates heavily? You will find the answers to these questions in this book, an absolute “must have” for every investment professional.