1. What is Value-at-Risk (VaR)? What is the minimal information you need to compute VaR? What are its advantages and its limitations?
What are the three di erent approaches to computing VaR? State some advantages and disadvantages of each method. State two attributes of these three methods that you think are the most important, and then assess which of them satis es your attributes best.
How is Value-at-Risk (VaR) di erent as a measure of risk than the variance of return?
What, if any, is the relationship of variance and VaR?
5. Which moments of the return distribution are