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  • Der Anti-Stress-Trainer für Versicherungsmaklerby Claudia Girnuweit; Peter Buchenau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.15

    Dieses Buch aus der Anti-Stress-Trainer-Reihe bietet eine Burnoutprophylaxe für alle, die selbstständig in der Versicherungsbranche tätig sind. Die Welt der Finanzdienstleister/ Versicherungsmakler ist heute geprägt von Administration und Dokumentation. Zeit für Vertrieb und Verkauf und ein ausgeglichenes Privatleben bleibt da sehr wenig, Stress... more...

  • The Real Costs of American Health Careby David Goldhill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Original Selection   Despite all attempts to make it otherwise, the American health care system remains arcane, bloated, inefficient, and damaging to our health. We pay high premiums, endure exorbitant out-of-pocket costs, see little to no information about treatment options, and suffer often meager and sloppy care. The Affordable... more...

  • Shadow Bankingby Roy Girasa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This comparative study explores how shadow banking differs from the traditional banking system. It discusses the origins, history, purposes, risks, regulatory constraints, and projected future evolution of both financial sectors of the world economy. This thorough examination of non-bank financial intermediaries follows the migration of services... more...

  • Finance and the Behavioral Prospectby James Ming Chen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.04

    This book explains how investor behavior, from mental accounting to the combustible interplay of hope and fear, affects financial economics. The transformation of portfolio theory begins with the identification of anomalies. Gaps in perception and behavioral departures from rationality spur momentum, irrational exuberance, and speculative bubbles.... more...

  • Extreme Events in Financeby Francois Longin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    A guide to the growing importance of extreme value risk theory, methods, and applications in the financial sector Presenting a uniquely accessible guide, Extreme Events in Finance: A Handbook of Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications features a combination of the theory, methods, and applications of extreme value theory (EVT) in finance and... more...

  • The Patient Paradigm Shiftsby Judy L. Chan

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    The dynamics of health care are shifting the patient paradigm in dramatic ways. The former patient is now both a consumer and a customer. The mantra of this new consumer is ?convenient, fast, simple, and high value.? Their expectations for health care are similar to what they experience in other industries such as transportation, banking, short-stay... more...

  • Entwicklungen der Betriebshaftpflichtversicherung des Krankenhausträgersby Marc Anschlag

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 64.04

    Die Betriebshaftpflichtversicherung bewahrt Krankenhausträger und mitversicherte Betriebsangehörige vor den finanziellen Folgen einer Haftpflicht gegenüber Dritten. Geschädigten steht sie als solventer Schadensträger zur Verfügung. Zahlreiche Versicherer hatten in der Vergangenheit Abwicklungsverluste in diesem Geschäftsfeld zu verzeichnen. Dieses... more...

  • Predictive Data Mining Modelsby David L. Olson; Desheng Wu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 76.20

    This book reviews forecasting data mining models, from basic tools for stable data through causal models, to more advanced models using trends and cycles. These models are demonstrated on the basis of business-related data, including stock indices, crude oil prices, and the price of gold. The book?s main approach is above all descriptive, seeking to... more...

  • Portfolio Construction, Measurement, and Efficiencyby John B. Guerard Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This volume, inspired by and dedicated to the work of pioneering investment analyst, Jack Treynor, addresses the issues of portfolio risk and return and how investment portfolios are measured.  In a career spanning over fifty years, the primary questions addressed by Jack Treynor were: Is there an observable risk-return trade-off? How can stock... more...

  • Praxisleitfaden betriebliche Altersvorsorgeby Robert Schwarz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 18.29

    Altersarmut? Nein danke! Handlicher Praxisleitfaden zur bAV für Vermittler, Personalverantwortliche und Berater Dieser Leitfaden aus der Praxis für die Praxis erläutert übersichtlich und auf das Wesentliche reduziert die Regelungen zur betrieblichen Altersvorsorge. Das Buch ist insbesondere für Vermittler direkt vor Ort beim Kunden einsetzbar, dient... more...