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# Financial Modeling Group Interview Questions

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### Financial Modeling Group Analyst at BlackRock was asked...

Oct 15, 2013
 Easiest question (I forgot all the harder ones). Implement mergesort and provide the running time if you have access to k computers (distributed computing)1 Answersplit n number to k groups and sort each group of n/k number on one of the k machines: O((n/k)*log(n/k)) For the k groups, merge them pair by pair, i. e. merge every two groups and end up with k/2 groups, repeat and end up with k/4 groups, so on and so forth: O((n/k) * log(n/k)) So over all O((n/k)log(n/k)).

### Financial Modeling Group at BlackRock was asked...

Dec 22, 2010
 Give examples of runtime and complied time polymorphism in C++ or JavaBe the first to answer this question

### Financial Modeling Group at BlackRock was asked...

Dec 22, 2010
 Number of multiplication operations when multiplying two matrices1 Answer3? dot product, kronecker product, and element-wise

### Associate Financial Modeling Group at S&P Global Market Intelligence was asked...

Mar 27, 2011
 a few quick math questions (told most people miss them) not difficult, just focus, and don't fall into the traps i.e. stock went up 10% today, down 10% tomorrow , what is holding period return?1 Answer-1%. considering the base price as today's stock price. Say suppose the stock is \$100 initially it went up by 10% indicates 110 and went down by 10% comes back to 99. so 99-100/100 = 1%

### Financial Modeling Group at BlackRock was asked...

Oct 10, 2013
 knock in knock out optionBe the first to answer this question

### Financial Modeling Group at BlackRock was asked...

Oct 5, 2013
 Write a function to calculate e^x, need to convert e^x to 1 + x + x2/2! + x3/3! + x4/4! + x5/5! + x6/6! + x7/7! + x8/8! + x9/9! + x10/10! + x11/11!+ ...Be the first to answer this question

### FInancial Modeling Group Intern at BlackRock was asked...

Oct 1, 2011
 How would you price a mortgage?Be the first to answer this question
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