Finance

Finance

Hardbound. The Handbook of Finance is a primary reference work for financial economics and financial modeling students, faculty and practitioners. The expository treatments are suitable for masters and PhD students, with discussions leading from first principles to current research, with reference to important research works in the area. The Handbook is intended to be a synopsis of the current state of various aspects of the theory of financial economics and its application to important financial problems. The coverage consists of thirty-three chapters written by leading experts in the field. The contributions are in two broad categories: capital markets and corporate finance.

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

This authoritative dictionary covers every aspect of personal and international finance. It has been fully revised and updated, particularly with regards to terminology relating to the financial crash of 2008-9. With clear definitions for over 5,200 entries, it is an indispensable guide for anyone involved in finance and banking.

Finance

Finance


The Alchemy of Finance

The Alchemy of Finance

New chapter by Soros on the secrets to his success along with a new Preface and Introduction. New Foreword by renowned economist Paul Volcker "An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic." —The Wall Street Journal George Soros is unquestionably one of the most powerful and profitable investors in the world today. Dubbed by BusinessWeek as "the Man who Moves Markets," Soros made a fortune competing with the British pound and remains active today in the global financial community. Now, in this special edition of the classic investment book, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of current financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market today. This edition's expanded and revised Introduction details Soros's innovative investment practices along with his views of the world and world order. He also describes a new paradigm for the "theory of reflexivity" which underlies his unique investment strategies. Filled with expert advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend. This special edition will feature a new chapter by Soros on the secrets of his success and a new Foreword by the Honorable Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve. George Soros (New York, NY) is President of Soros Fund Management and Chief Investment Advisor to Quantum Fund N.V., a $12 billion international investment fund. Besides his numerous ventures in finance, Soros is also extremely active in the worlds of education, culture, and economic aid and development through his Open Society Fund and the Soros Foundation.

Project Finance

A Legal Guide

Project Finance

Published in association with the Intellectual Property Institute, this title provides a focal point for discussion of policy issues in intellectual property law and their effects on industry. It provides emphasis on interdisciplinary issues of policy, drawing together legal, economic, industrial, technical, managerial and statistical viewpoints

The Business Finance Market

A Survey

The Business Finance Market

The Business Finance Market: A Survey This book provides a comprehensive survey of supply and demand, product innovation, pricing, and other matters in the business finance market. It looks at the major factors affecting the competitiveness (growth,performance) of banks and other business finance suppliers. It examines the principal business finance products, new product developments, and marketing and distribution issues. Finally, it reviews key influences on businesses demands for particular types of finance. The book will be useful to academics, commentators, and practitioners on both the supply and demand sides of the market including executives in the business finance industry, industrial commercial firms and their finance managers, and independent professional advisers and accountants. Contents: 1. The Business Finance Market: an Overview 2. Banks and the Supply of Business Finance 3. The Economic and Political Legal Environment of Business Financing 4. The Financing Requirements of Different Types of Firm 5. Business Financing Requirements in Different Industries 6. The Uses of Finance by Businesses 7. Factors Influencing Businesses Demands for Particular Types of Finance 8. The Demand for Overdrafts and other Short Term Credit Facilities 9. The Demand for Medium Term Loans and other Facilities 10. The Demand for Large Scale Long Term Finance

Public Finance in Ancient India

Public Finance in Ancient India

This book is an attempt to focus the attention on the sound economic ideas, magnificent financial management prevalent in ancient India. To start with a comparative position of ancient India and other ancient seats of civilization in this regard has been highlighted. The principles of Taxation, classification of Revenues–both from tax and non-tax sources and various taxes in vogue such as Land Revenue, Customs, Excise Duty, Sales Tax, Excess Profits Tax, Octroi etc. and also revenue from non-tax sources feature in the few subsequent chapters. The principles of expenditure and classification of State expenditure–Military, Civil and Welfare-oriented expenditures–are dealt with in the next few chapters. Financial Administration and methods of Accounting and also Budget including performance budget have been discussed. The findings of this book are based not only on the literary sources but also on the epigraphical evidences.

Principles of Finance

Principles of Finance

Discover success in finance as you examine today's most relevant financial concepts in PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE, Fourth Edition, by leading authors Besley/Brigham. This reader-friendly, practical survey text combines coverage of financial markets and institutions, investments, and managerial finance with an emphasis on the financial tools you need for personal financial success. You will immediately see the relevance and value of the information you are learning. New features in each chapter clearly demonstrate how topics relate to your personal financial needs and can influence both immediate and long-term common financial decisions. Expanded coverage of spreadsheets within relevant chapters, appendices, and an end-of-book tutorial ensure you know how to maximize this critical tool for financial decisions. Find the diversity of coverage and practical financial strengths for success in today's course and your future beyond with Besley/Brigham's PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE, Fourth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Campaign Finance Reform

A Sourcebook

Campaign Finance Reform

A collection of documents and analysis focuses on the statutory, legal, and administrative dimensions of campaign financing, its regulation, and the potential for reform.