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- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
In 1999, MCI WorldComm and Sprint agreed to merge. Valued at $129 billion, this expected transaction was the largest in history. However, it fell victim to regulators in Europe concerned with the potential monopoly power of the merged firm. This M&A action was merely the latest in a growing trend of "blockbuster" mergers over the past several years.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 49.99
The junk bond, the fastest growing financial instrument of the 1980s, as been linked to all that is wrong with Wall Street. But in Junk Bonds , economist Glenn Yago argues that, despite the bad press, these high yield securities are still one of the most efficient and equitable ways for American companies to finance their futures. Yago points out... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.99
Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association, Strategy + Business (Booz Allen Hamilton), and The Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management. 1-800-CEO-READ ranks Townsend’s bestseller... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 18.00
A comprehensive overview of one of today's most important and controversial topics The need for sound corporate governance is the #1 item on many people's agendas today, from corporate directors and decision makers to investors looking to shield themselves from the next Enron-type disaster. But what exactly constitutes sound governance? And what... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21
Throughout the 20th century, American corporations were governed by autocratic, almost unaccountable chief executives. Their word was law and the only check on their power was a board of directors composed of their friends and allies. Then, in a stunning reversal, a momentous series of firings deposed the heads of some of the world's best-known companies:... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 24.95
A leader?s provocative look at 20th century financial markets Henry Kaufman, former vice Chairman of Salomon Brothers, was a key Wall Street figure in the 70s and 80s. His projections about interest rates, bond performance, unemployment, and government debt impacted monetary policy in more than one presidential administration, and prompted swings in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 19.95
They laid the foundations of American finance and defined the American brand of capitalism. They bankrolled wars, were the impetus behind the building of the first transcontinental railroad system, and fueled a fledgling nation?s grandiose dreams of empire. S&M Allen, J. P. Morgan & Co., Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers...they were the great Wall Street... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 15.99
The inside story of the power struggle that rocked Wall Street's most prestigious financial institution. What began with a shot over the bow ended in a shocking coup d'etat. In less than four months a group of eight retired executives orchestrated a stunning revolt within Morgan Stanley, the venerable and—until recently—most successful... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
In 1982, the Dow hovered below 1000. Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in 1982 and ended just in the early 2000s. For almost two decades, a colorful cast of characters such as Abby Joseph... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.99
A real-life thriller?the story of kickbacks and payoffs, of shady deals struck in secret with known felons; a story in which half a million people lose enormous sums?some their life?s savings?in the largest securities fraud of the 1980s, with names like Onassis and Bush numbered among the victims. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...