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  • Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street's Historyby Sheri Caplan

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 48.00

    Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street's History provides a fascinating chronological account of the contributions of women on Wall Street through profiles of selected individuals that set their achievements in the context of the prevailing times. The book documents how women frequently assumed financial roles as a temporary... more...

  • Keeping Ontario Movingby Robert Bradford

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99

    The development of roads and highways was critical to early economic and social development of Ontario. This book traces the history of roads and the road-building industry in Ontario from the eighteenth century to today, and documents how roads and bridges have developed, introducing the contractors and companies that have built them. more...

  • Strong Managers, Strong Ownersby Harry Korine; Pierre-Yves Gomez

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    An invaluable resource for owners, board members, executives and advisors, showing how ownership and management interact to shape a firm's strategy. more...

  • Handbook of Research on IPOsby M. Levis; S. Vismara

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Research on IPOs provides a comprehensive review of the emerging trends and directions in the global initial public offerings (IPO) markets. The empirical evidence included in the book covers Europe, US and the Far East, and presents a truly global perspective of IPO markets around the world and on the different stages of the entire... more...

  • Cambridge Handbook of Institutional Investment and Fiduciary Dutyby James P. Hawley; Andreas G. F. Hoepner; Keith L. Johnson; Joakim Sandberg; Edward J. Waitzer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 66.00 US$ 54.12

    A comprehensive reference work that explores recent changes and future trends in the principles that govern institutional investors and fiduciaries. more...

  • Taking Back the Boardroomby Phillip H. Phan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 41.00

    Companies like Enron, WorldCom, and Siemens have defined the dark side of the corporate world in the 21st century. This timely book is designed to address the diverse requirements of directors and heightened investor awareness, with an intelligent and comprehensive presentation of the structure and practice of boardroom management. The second edition... more...

  • Once in Golcondaby John Brooks

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    From the  New York Times ?bestselling author of  Business Adventures  comes the chronicle of the stock market crash of 1929 and its aftermath Legend had it that anyone who passed through Golconda, a city in southern India, attained tremendous wealth. But Golconda, now in ruins, ran out of riches, and its glory vanished forever. Some have painted... more...

  • The Go-Go Yearsby John Brooks; Michael Lewis

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    A humorous and keen look at the roller-coaster boom and bust of the 1960s and 1970s by the  New York Times ?bestselling author of  Business Adventures John Brooks blends humor and astute analysis in this tale of the staggering ?go-go? growth of the 1960s stock market and the ensuing crashes of the 1970s. Swiftly rising stocks promised fast money... more...

  • One Step Aheadby Timothy Spangler

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 16.99

    Never has there been such an appetite and desire to understand the financial institutions that govern us. But despite dominating international headlines, alternative investment vehicles including private equity and hedge funds remain elusive with few able to explain their success. In this accessible and timely study, award-winning writer Timothy... more...

  • Berkshire Beyond Buffettby Lawrence A. Cunningham

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Berkshire Hathaway, the $300 billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world?s largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand Berkshire, and many assume it cannot survive without Buffett. This book proves that assumption wrong. In a comprehensive portrait of the distinct corporate... more...