1. There will be a financial math seminar next Monday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m. in MA 240. Mr. Joe Stoutenberg from Nationwide Financial will talk about practical hedging. An abstract is available at http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~cban/FM/ 2. For your covenience, I have put some study material for FM at http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~cban/as/exam_info.html Please pay attention to SOA Study Note, SOA FM Info, and Sample Questions under Exam FM/2. 3. The next meeting of the FM study group will be on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Math Undergraduate Lounge (MA 052). The topic will be the basic concepts from Derivative Markets. Chunsheng Ban Actuarial Science OSU, Math Dept.