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Secured Transactions (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

Secured Transactions are contracts where a bank or other creditor holds rights to an item for security for funds owed. These often come in the form of mortgages, auto loans, boat loans, or business loans where...

Inside the Banking Crisis

by Hugh Pym Bloomsbury Publishing (May 22, 2014)

It was one of the gravest challenges faced by any British government in peacetime. The banking system, taken for granted by most of the population to pay for life's essentials, came close to collapse. Yet nobody...

Bankruptcy Laws: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 17, 2014)

A bankruptcy laws study guide helps because it will explain what you need to know before you file. You will be able to determine whether or not you should even file for bankruptcy. If you do not have anything...

From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit

by Chester Hartman & Gregory D. Squires New Village Press (October 22, 2013)

This book addresses important issues of the Occupy protest movement for fair lending, fair housing advocacy, and equal opportunity.

Banking On America

by Howard Green HarperCollins Publishers (January 15, 2013)

Since its beginning, when its predecessor, the Bank of Toronto, was founded by a group of flour millers and grain dealers, TD Bank has evolved into one of the most proactive financial institutions on the planet....

The Royal Financial Administration and the Prosecution of Crime in France, 1670-1789

by Albert N. Hamscher University of Delaware Press (July 13, 2012)

This book explores the French monarchy’s role in financing criminal prosecutions in the royal courts of the realm between 1670 and 1789.

Multilateral Banks and the Development Process: Vital Links in the Results Chain

by Vinod Thomas & Xubei Luo Transaction Publishers (September 25, 2012)

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. When the links in the chain represent development projects, if individual projects fail to achieve their purpose, the development program’s effectiveness is compromised....

Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit

by Robert E. Wright Columbia University Press (February 04, 2010)

Today's financial crisis is the result of dismal failures on the part of regulators, market analysts, and corporate executives. Yet the response of the American government has been to bail out the very institutions...

The Story of Nationsbank

by Howard E. Covington Jr. & Marion A. Ellis University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library (June 15, 2018)

Charlotte-based NationsBank, formerly named NCNB, became one of the nation's leading financial powers following its acquisition in 1988 of First Republic Bank of Texas and its merger in 1991 with Atlanta-based...

The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains

by Antony Lewis Mango (August 15, 2018)

Understand Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrency with this clear and comprehensible guide

Learn the history and basics of cryptocurrency and blockchains: There’s a lot of information on cryptocurrency and...

The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains

by Cody Franklin & Joseph Pisenti Mango (October 15, 2018)

Dystopian Alternate History: An ambitious feat of engineering and a continent in crisis

For fans of Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle and Stephen King’s 11/22/63, comes an epic saga by YouTubers...

Financial Citizenship

by Annelise Riles Cornell Global Perspectives (July 15, 2018)

Government bailouts. Negative interest rates and markets that do not behave as economic models tell us they should. New populist and nationalist movements that target central banks and central bankers as a source...


by Aaron Glantz Custom House (October 15, 2019)

In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch, and The Big Short, a shocking, heart-wrenching investigation into America’s housing crisis and the modern-day robber barons who are making a fortune off the backs...

In Math We Trust

by Simon Dingle Tracey McDonald Publishers (April 01, 2018)

A highly readable account of a complex subject, In Math We Trust is all you need to find out about Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, the future of money and the journey to being your own bank.

Money is the most important...

Billion Dollar Whale

by Bradley Hope & Tom Wright Hachette Books (September 18, 2018)

An epic true-tale of hubris and greed from two Pulitzer-finalist Wall Street Journal reporters, BILLION DOLLAR WHALE reveals how a young social climber pulled off one of the biggest financial heists in history--right...

The Great Recession

by 50MINUTES.Com (February 06, 2018)

Understand the Great Recession in no time! Find out everything you need to know about this key moment in contemporary economic history with this practical and accessible guide.

The burst of the property bubble...

Credit Analysis and Lending Management

by Milind Sathye & James Bartle Mirabel Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Lending is one of the most important functions of any financial institution. If not managed properly, it can lead to credit quality problems, threatening the existence of the financial institution. To manage...

Financial Stability without Central Banks

by George Selgin, Kevin Dowd & Mathieu Bédard London Publishing Partnership (January 04, 2018)

George Selgin is one of the world's foremost monetary historians. In this book, based on the 2016 Hayek Memorial Lecture, he shows how a system of private banks without a central bank can bring about financial...

Inflation-Conscious Investments

by 50MINUTES.Com (November 22, 2017)

Understand inflation in no time! Find out everything you need to know about making informed investment choices with this practical and accessible guide.

Inflation is an important consideration for anyone looking...

Diffusion of Renewable Energy Technologies

by Christian Friebe Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 19, 2014)

By analysing the context of emerging and developing countries, the author explores the private sector perspective on renewable energy diffusion. The evaluation of two technology case studies, namely wind farms...

Bank Governance Structures and Risk Taking

by Dennis Froneberg Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 06, 2015)

The book sheds light on two closely related and highly relevant governance themes: the composition of supervisory boards and financial expertise as well as ownership structure. The author focuses on the financial...

Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance

by Katinka Wölfer Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 08, 2016)

The book sheds new light on the relation between equity ownership and corporate performance. Empirical studies presented in this book are based on a large panel data set and model the impact of concentrated...

A decision-oriented approach to performance measurement

by Minh Hanh Le Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 27, 2015)

Within the performance measurement theme, this book contributes a new decision-oriented perspective to evaluate the efficiency of organizations. This perspective defines an efficient organization as the one...

Bank mergers and acquisitions in the Asia-Pacific region

by Sascha Kolaric Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 13, 2015)

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the shareholder wealth effects of the financial sector consolidation in the Asia-Pacific region and its impact on the acquirer’s cost of debt. By not only examining...

The Economy of Ireland

by John W. O'Hagan & Carol Newman Gill Books (August 22, 2014)

An essential book for students of economics as well as economists and policymakers.

The twelfth edition of this enduring and popular book surveys all major changes in the Irish economy in the past fifteen years,...

Manhattan Voyagers

by Thomas Boone's Quealy (February 21, 2013)

The resourceful patrons of a Wall Street area tavern must contend with serious issues – stock scams, sexual taboos, old age, terrorists, unemployment, the Russian Mafia, cancer, murder, alcoholism, the Digital...

Fingers: The Man Who Brought Down Irish Nationwide and Cost Us €5.4bn

by Richard Curran & Tom Lyons Gill Books (February 22, 2013)

Michael Fingleton was an Irish banking legend, the ultimate big money lender. He took Irish Nationwide Building Society from an obscure mortgage provider to a multi-billion euro property-lending casino, leaving...

This Book is Worth €25,000

by Karl Deeter & Charlie Weston Gill Books (September 01, 2017)

So much of what we hear about personal finance is confusing and time-consuming but here Ireland’s leading personal finance experts have made it as simple as possible to help you save up to €25,000.


The Right Balance for Banks

by William R. Cline Peterson Institute for International Economics (May 23, 2017)

The global financial crisis produced an important agreement among regulators in 2010–11 to raise capital requirements for banks to protect them from insolvency in the event of another emergency. In this book,...

Banking's Final Exam

by Morris Goldstein Peterson Institute for International Economics (May 30, 2017)

Spurred by the success of the first stress test of US banks toward the end of the global economic crisis in 2009, stress testing of large financial institutions has become the cornerstone of banking supervision...

Money Power: A Force for Freedom or Slavery?

by Isac Boman Arktos Media Ltd. (August 01, 2017)

Based on a thesis at Åbo Akademi University, Money Power: A Force for Freedom or Slavery?, is a bold and original contribution to a field which is commonly misperceived as nearly self-evident and unproblematic...

Regulating Capital

by David Andrew Singer Cornell University Press

Financial instability threatens the global economy. The volatility of capital movements across national borders has led many observers to argue for a reformed "global financial architecture," a body of consistent...

Priests of Prosperity

by Juliet Johnson Cornell University Press (February 11, 2016)

Priests of Prosperity explores the unsung revolutionary campaign to transform postcommunist central banks from command-economy cash cows into Western-style monetary guardians. Juliet Johnson conducted more than...

The Power of Inaction

by Cornelia Woll Cornell University Press (April 17, 2014)

Bank bailouts in the aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the Great Recession brought into sharp relief the power that the global financial sector holds over national politics, and provoked...

Essentials of Money, Banking and Financial Institutions

by Samuel K. Andoh, Benjamin A. Abugri & John Oluseyi Kuforiji Lexington Books (October 15, 2014)

The study of money, banking and financial markets is a required or very popular elective in most undergraduate and graduate programs in economics and finance in Africa. However, the textbooks used are those...

Barometer of Fear

by Alexis Stenfors Zed Books (May 15, 2017)

  • Author has been described as one of the ‘world's most infamous rogue traders’

  • Guaranteed to receive widespread publicity - author has already had an extensive profile article written about him in the Wall...

Borrowed Time

by James Freeman & Vern McKinley Harper Business (August 07, 2018)

The disturbing, untold story of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, Citigroup—one of the " too big to fail" banks—from its founding in 1812 to its role in the 2008 financial crisis, and...

Otto Kahn

by Theresa M. Collins The University of North Carolina Press (July 08, 2002)

In the early decades of the twentieth century, almost everyone in modern theater, literature, or film knew of Otto Kahn (1867-1934), and those who read the financial press or followed the news from Wall Street...

The Future of Money

by Mary Mellor Pluto Press (April 09, 2010)

As the recent financial crisis has revealed, the state is central to the stability of the money system, while the chaotic privately-owned banks reap the benefits without shouldering the risks. This book argues...

The Dog Bone Portfolio: A Personal Odyssey into the First Kondratieff Winter of the Twenty-First Century

by Margret Kopala & John Budden BPS Books (June 01, 2015)

Like so many of us, Margret Kopala lost a significant portion of her life savings in the stock market crash of 2008. Unlike us, however, she went on a long and intense financial odyssey to find out what caused...


by Philip L. Fradkin Free Press (April 24, 2002)

Sweeping in scope, as revealing of an era as it is of a company, Stagecoach is the epic story of Wells Fargo and the American West, by award-winning writer Philip L. Fradkin.

The trail of Wells Fargo runs through...

Europe's Untapped Capital Market: Rethinking Financial Integration After the Crisis

by Diego Valiante Centre for European Policy Studies (March 29, 2016)

This book builds on a year-long discussion with a group of academics, policy-makers and industry experts to provide a long-term contribution to the Capital Markets Union project, launched by the European Commission...

Fool's Gold

by Gillian Tett Free Press (May 12, 2009)

From award-winning Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett, who enraged Wall Street leaders with her news-breaking warnings of a crisis more than a year ahead of the curve, Fool’s Gold tells the astonishing...

The Rise and Fall of Bear Stearns

by Alan C. (Ace) Greenberg & Mark Singer Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

On March 16, 2008, Alan Greenberg, former CEO and current chairman of the executive committee of Bear Stearns, found himself in the company’s offices on a Sunday. More remarkable by far than the fact that...

Agricultural Finance for Smallholder Farmers: Rethinking Traditional Microfinance Risk and Cost Management Approaches

by Daniela Röttger & Philippe Guichandut Ibidem Press (August 01, 2015)

Even though traditional microfinance has successfully paved the way for offering financial services to low-income populations without traditional collateral, many microfinance institutions (MFIs) are still reluctant...

Capitalism's Toxic Assumptions

by Eve Poole Bloomsbury Publishing (March 12, 2015)

In Science, no-one believes the earth is flat any more. Economists, on the other hand, haven't budged from their original worldview. Market Capitalism depends on seven big ideas: competition, the 'invisible...

Banking Union as a Shock Absorber: Lessons for the Eurozone from the US

by Daniel Gros & Ansgar Belke Centre for European Policy Studies (December 16, 2015)

This study investigates the shock-absorbing properties of a banking union. It makes a detailed comparison between the way in which banking unions have absorbed regional financial shock at the federal level in...

Daniel Defoe and the Bank of England: The Dark Arts of Projectors

by Valerie Hamilton & Martin Parker Zero Books (January 29, 2016)

Why is a novel like a corporation? How is Daniel Defoe connected to the Bank of England?

God's Bankers

by Gerald Posner Simon & Schuster (February 03, 2015)

A deeply reported, New York Times bestselling exposé of the money and the clerics-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican—the world’s biggest, most powerful religious institution—from an acclaimed...

Retail Banking 3rd

by Keith Pond Global Professional Publishing Ltd (July 30, 2009)

The Book puts the topical area of retail banking into context for syudents, readers and bank staff