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- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 111.00
This new edition of Forecasting Volatility in the Financial Markets assumes that the reader has a firm grounding in the key principles and methods of understanding volatility measurement and builds on that knowledge to detail cutting-edge modelling and forecasting techniques. It provides a survey of ways to measure risk and define the different models... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 119.00
The book provides deep insights into the signal extraction problem - especially at the boundary of a sample, where asymmetric filters must be used - and how to solve it optimally. The traditional model-based approach (TRAMO/SEATS or X-12-ARIMA) is an inefficient estimation method because it relies on one-step ahead forecasting performances (of a model)... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 20.00
Michael Moe was one of the first research analysts to identify Starbucks as a huge opportunity following its IPO in 1992. And for more than fifteen years, he has made great calls on many other stocks, earning a reputation as one of today?s most insightful market experts. Now he shows how winners like Dell, eBay, and Home Depot could have been spotted... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 29.99
Over the next 25 years developing countries will move to center stage in the global economy. Global Economic Prospects 2007 analyzes the opportunities - and stresses - this will create. While rich and poor countries alike stand to benefit, the integration process will make more acute stresses already apparent today - in income inequality, in labor... more...
- Free Press 1990; US$ 21.95
What Do Citicorp, UPS and Marriott have in common? They are "breakthrough" service providers, firms that changed the rules of the game in their respective industries by consistently meeting or exceeding customer needs and expectations. To find out how these companies do it, service management experts James Heskett, Earl Sasser, and Christopher Hart... more...
- Free Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Even today with quality improvement the battle cry of American industry, the quality programs in most companies are limited to "conformance to technical standards," according to quality expert Bradley Gale. While some have ventured a step farther to measure customer satisfaction, few of them, Gale demonstrates, have attempted to track market-perceived... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 15.95
At last, in this book, the great paradox of measurement is resolved. According to the authors' original -- and revealing -- research companies that manage by measurement outperform less disciplined competitors by an average three-year return on investment of 80 percent versus an average ROI of 45 percent. Yet few companies have put in place a disciplined... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 20.95
With acquisition activity running into the trillions of dollars, the acquisition alternative continues to be the favorite corporate growth strategy of this generation's executives. Unfortunately, creating shareholder value remains the most elusive outcome of these corporate strategies. After decades of research and billions of dollars paid in advisory... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 55.00
The crash of 2008 revealed that the world's central banks had failed to offset the financial imbalances that led to the crisis, and lacked the tools to respond effectively. What lessons should central banks learn from the experience, and how, in a global financial system, should cooperation between them be enhanced? Banking on the Future provides... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 23.00
In this compelling new book, Michael E. Raynor, coauthor of the national bestseller The Innovator?s Solution , shows that Disruption, Clayton M. Christensen?s landmark theory that explains how fringe ideas come to redefine entire markets, not only explains why new businesses emerge and mature companies fall ? it actually helps to predict the future... more...