Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
Money Makers Snider, David | Howard, Chris Palgrave MacMillan , 2010 Economics & Finance

In Money Makers, David Snider and Chris Howard explore six key fields that impacted the 2007–2008 financial crisis: investment banking, venture capital and entrepreneurship, private equity, hedge funds...

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99 to 1 Collins, Chuck Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

In 99 to 1, Chuck Collins describes how tax laws, government policies, and political infrastructure are designed to benefit the richest 1 percent of the U.S. population, often at the expense of the...

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The Lost Bank Grind, Kirsten Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

When Kerry Killinger took the helm of Washington Mutual in 1988, he increased the bank’s size—and the speed of its growth—exponentially. With the motto “The Power of Yes,” WaMu bought and sold billions of dollars of...

 
 
Red Capitalism Walter, Carl E. | Howie, Fraser J. T. John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The popular world view is that China is an unstoppable freight train of economic growth. However, in Red Capitalism, Carl E. Walter and Fraser J. T. Howie say that decades of development in China have...

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Money Well Spent? Grabell, Michael Perseus Books Group , 2012 Economics & Finance

In Money Well Spent?, investigative reporter Michael Grabell analyzes the events leading up to the creation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and discusses what went wrong—and right...

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Make Your Own Rules Rogers, Wayne | Young, Josh AMACOM , 2011 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

In Make Your Own Rules, Wayne Rogers, former star of the TV series M*A*S*H, says that the fundamental structure of the economy has been radically altered. Government regulations favor big business and...

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Crash Proof Schiff, Peter D. | Downes, John John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2007 Economics & Finance

While America was once the world’s largest creditor, it has since become the world’s largest debtor. In Crash Proof, author Peter D. Schiff explains that America is no longer a nation that produces and...

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The Financial Aid Handbook Stack, Carol | Vedvik, Ruth Career Press , 2011 Economics & Finance

In The Financial Aid Handbook, Carol Stack and Ruth Vedvik draw on their combined 70 years of experience in the college admission and financial aid industry to offer an insider’s look at the financial...

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Business at the Speed of Now Bernard, John M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance, Management

In Business at the Speed of Now, John Bernard asserts that we are in the midst of the biggest economic shift in more than a century—the shift from an economy driven by mass production to an economy...

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The Business Owner's Guide to Reading and Understanding Financial Statements Epstein, Lita John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

In The Business Owner's Guide to Reading and Understanding Financial Statements, Lita Epstein presents a guide for business owners to gain a better working knowledge of what exactly goes into the three...

 
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