Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
13 Bankers Johnson, Simon | Kwak, James Pantheon Books , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In March 2009, 13 executives of the most powerful financial institutions in America met with the president at the White House at the height of a profound financial crisis which threatened the very existence of the...

 
 
20-Minute Manager: Finance Basics Review Editors, Harvard Business Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Economics & Finance

20-Minute Manager: Finance Basics demystifies the field of finance by offering clear and concise explanations of key financial concepts and formulas. It emphasizes the importance of finance to company...

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24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success O'Neil, William J. McGraw-Hill Companies , 1999 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

Take investment lessons from the expert. O'Neil started out with $500 just out of college, and by age 30 had purchased a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and opened his own investment management research firm. In...

 
 
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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A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide Stegmaier, Jamey Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

Online crowdfunding platforms have changed the way creative people can bring their dreams to life. Anybody who is passionate about an idea can initiate a crowdfunding project. On these platforms...

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A Future Perfect Micklethwait, John Times Books , 2000 Economics & Finance, Global Business, Management, Productivity

Without a doubt, globalization-the integration of the world economy-has become the most important economic, political, and cultural phenomenon of the times, reshaping business, transforming the lives of individuals,...

 
 
A Giant Reborn Van Overtveldt, Johan Adapted by permission of Agate , 2015 Economics & Finance

A Giant Reborn is Belgian economist Johan Van Overtveldt's vigorous rejection that the American political and economic heyday has ended. The United States is poised to...

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A New Era in Banking Berges, Angel | Guillén, Mauro F. | Moreno, Juan Pedro | Ontiveros, Emilio Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2014 Economics & Finance

In A New Era in Banking, Angel Berges, Mauro F. Guillén, Juan Pedro Moreno, and Emilio Ontiveros explore the changing financial environment that continues to develop following the recession of 2008–...

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Accelerating Out of the Great Recession Rhodes, David | Stelter, Daniel McGraw-Hill , 2010 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance, Global Business

The “great recession” has completely changed today’s economic climate. Consumers are buying less and saving more, banks are lending very little money, and conservationist policies are emerging from developed nations,...

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Aftershock Wiedemer, Robert A. | Spitzer, Cindy John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Economics & Finance

Economists and business leaders alike are still trying to understand the forces that led to the United States’ current economic woes. Some believe it is a down financial cycle or a recession, but in Aftershock...

 
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