Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
Debt Man Walking Brammall, Bruce Wrightbooks , 2009 Economics & Finance

Libraries and bookstores are full of misleading get-rich-quick, how-to books. This is not one of them. In fact, financial adviser Bruce Brammall warns off readers looking for magic wands, easy formulas, and overnight...

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Risky Is the New Safe Gage, Randy John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Change Management, Economics & Finance

In Risky Is the New Safe, Randy Gage suggests that in today’s brave new world, the most dangerous action is inaction. The economic models and systems of the past are no longer relevant. Conventional...

 
 
The Essential Controller Bragg, Steven M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

With The Essential Controller, Steven M. Bragg has provided a primer for the new controller. The world of accounting has changed, and with it the role of the controller. A once isolated profession,...

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The Crash Course Martenson, Chris John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Economics & Finance

Most Americans assume that the economy will continually operate in a way that is both effective and orderly. However, recent economic, environmental, and energy-related trends have emerged which challenge this...

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The Most Important Thing Marks, Howard Columbia University Press , 2011 Economics & Finance

In The Most Important Thing, Howard Marks details his own investment philosophy based on his experience as founder and chairman of Oaktree Capital Management and a successful money manager. His overall...

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Endless Appetites Bjerga, Alan Bloomberg Press , 2011 Economics & Finance, Global Business

Since 2007 food prices have risen rapidly worldwide, creating hunger and unrest. In Endless Appetites, Alan Bjerga contends that deregulated commodities trading is the cause for the hunger and unrest....

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The Alpha Masters Ahuja, Maneet John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance

In the investment world, the term “alpha” refers to returns in excess of expected risk, earned by fund managers who succeed in accurately forecasting the behavior of financial markets and other “beta” macroeconomic...

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Leverage Denninger, Karl John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

Leverage is nothing more than the use of debt as a replacement for capital in a transaction. It may sound innocent, but it has been used over the years as a means of amassing ill-gotten wealth. In Leverage...

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The Economics of Enough Coyle, Diane Princeton University Press , 2011 Economics & Finance

The recent financial crisis has caused many people to ask fundamental questions about the way the economy is organized and the way it fits in with the kind of society people want to live in. In The Economics of...

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Identity Economics Akerlof, George | Kranton, Rachel Princeton University Press , 2010 Economics & Finance

Identity Economics by George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton discusses a new way to understand people’s decisions—at work, at school, and at home. The book brings identity and related norms to...

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