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Banks & Banking

  • When Washington Shut Down Wall Streetby William L. Silber

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    When Washington Shut Down Wall Street unfolds like a mystery story. It traces Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo's triumph over a monetary crisis at the outbreak of World War I that threatened the United States with financial disaster. The biggest gold outflow in a generation imperiled America's ability to repay its debts abroad. Fear that... more...

  • Breaking Banksby Brett King

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    "In the next 10 years, we'll see more disruption and changes to the banking and financial industry than we've seen in the preceding 100 years" — Brett King Breaking Banks: The Innovators, Rogues, and Strategists Rebooting Banking is a unique collection of interviews take from across the global Financial Services Technology (or FinTech) domain... more...

  • Strategic Financial and Investor Communicationby Ian Westbrook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    In today's aggressive marketplace, listed companies can no longer rely on their numbers to do the talking. If companies can't communicate their achievements and strategy, mounting research evidence suggests, they will be overlooked, their cost of capital will increase and stock price will suffer. In Strategic Financial and Investor Communication:... more...

  • Managing Economic Volatility in Latin Americaby Gaston Gelos

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 14.00

    How has Latin America coped with external shocks and economic vulnerabilities in the aftermath of the global financial crisis? Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America looks at how the region has fared in recent years in an environment of uncertainty. It presents a collection of novel contributions on capital flows, terms of trade, and macroeconomic... more...

  • Financial Services Managementby Stewart Falconer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Sweeping changes have taken place within financial services over the course of the past thirty years in response to a variety of influences, such as changes in customer attitudes, an evolving regulatory environment, innovations in information technology and the intense level of competition within the sector. In addition, the global financial crisis... more...

  • The Bankers' New Clothesby Anat Admati; Martin Hellwig

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers? New Clothes examines this claim and the narratives used by bankers, politicians, and regulators to rationalize the lack of reform, exposing... more...

  • The Seven Sins of Wall Streetby Bob Ivry

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 25.99

    We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing—and should make us not just afraid but very afraid—are the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis. Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details... more...

  • Bank Fraudby Revathi Subramanian

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Learn how advances in technology can help curb bank fraud Fraud prevention specialists are grappling with ever-mounting quantities of data, but in today's volatile commercial environment, paying attention to that data is more important than ever. Bank Fraud provides a frank discussion of the attitudes, strategies, and—most importantly—the... more...

  • Equitable and Sustainable Pensionsby Benedict J. Clements; Frank Eich; Sanjeev Gupta

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 19.00

    Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging means that reforms would be needed just to keep pension spending from rising in the future. Third, in many economies, low or falling pension... more...

  • Banking Regulation in Chinaby He Wei Ping

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    Bank Regulation in China provides an in-depth analysis of the country's contemporary banking regulatory system, focusing on regulation of foreign banks and consumer financial protection. more...