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Created for banking and finance professionals with a desire to expand their management skillset, this book focuses on how banks manage assets and liabilities, set up governance structures to minimize risks, and approach such critical areas as regulatory disclosures, interest rates, and risk hedging.
Traditional money and banking textbooks are long, expensive, and full of so much detail that students cannot understand the big picture. Thomas F. Cargill presents a new alternative: a short, inexpensive book that teaches students the fundamentals of government and central bank policies in a clear, narrative form.
Finance, Society and Sustainability: How to Make the Financial System Work for the Economy, People and Planet
By Nick Silver
This book is a critical analysis of the impact of the financial system on the economy, society and the natural environment.
This book focuses on political connections in the United States. It contributes to the literature on the link between politics and business, and on the impact of political connections on firm value, by considering industry-level regulation as a discriminating factor in the investigation of firm value creation.
`A welcome addition to the panoply of must-read titles about banking before, during and after the crisis ... by someone who was actually at the centre of the industry at the time.' Euromoney `An animated first-person narrative about the reality of banking ... lively and engaging.' LSE Review of Books
By Kui-Wai Li
Redefining Capitalism in Global Economic Development reconsiders capitalism by taking into account the unfolding forces of economic globalization, especially in Asian economies. It explores the economic implications and consequences of recent financial crises, terrorism, ultra-low interest rates that are decades-long, debt-prone countries and countries with large trade surpluses. The book...
An incisive analysis of the state of the global economy and what the future holds. Surrounded by sluggish growth, high rates of unemployment, rising inequality, growing financial instability and increased social tensions, pessimism about our future abounds. Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, one of the world's most influential economic thinkers, explains...
By Jack Rasmus
Central banks are becoming a force of economic destabilisation in the 21st century. The basic functions of central banks-whether managing money supply, supervising private banks, bailing out failing banks, stabilising prices, promoting real investment, employment and growth-have all entered a state of increasing decay, breakdown and failure.
Labelled a 'rogue trader' after a mismarking scandal, Alexis Stenfors reveals the murky truth about banks and how the rigging of LIBOR - described as 'the biggest banking scandal in history' - and the more recent foreign exchange FX scandals are just the tip of the iceberg.
Written by the straight-talking CEO of Virgin Money, this book looks back at the events that have influenced, shaped and inspired her to become one of the most powerful women in banking. It shines a light on issues surrounding the role of women in banking and the alpha-male dinosaurs that...