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Investments & Securities

  • Managing Currency Options in Financial Institutionsby Yat-Fai Lam; Kin-Keung Lai

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book introduces how we can manage currency options with the Vanna-Volga method. It describes the underlying theories and applications of the Vanna-Volga method in managing currency options of a financial institution, conforming to the Basel III regulatory requirements which demand a high consistency between the valuation and market risk calculation... more...

  • A First-Class Catastropheby Diana B. Henriques

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 22.40

    The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed-- f rom the bestselling author of The Wizard of Lies Monday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst day in Wall Street history. The market fell 22.6 percent – almost twice as bad as the worst day of 1929 – equal to a one-day loss... more...

  • Stock Trader's Almanac 2018by Jeffrey A. Hirsch

    Wiley 2017; US$ 50.00 US$ 43.99

    The best data in the business, updated for 2018 Stock Trader's Almanac 2018 provides the cleanest historical data in the business to give traders and investors an advantage in the market. The 2018 edition is consistent with decades of the Stock Trader's Almanac showing you the cycles, trends, and patterns you need to know in order to invest... more...

  • Retire on Real Estateby K. Kai Anderson; Amanda Han

    AMACOM 2017; US$ 14.99

    Retire on Real Estate helps anyone, of any age, take advantage of this often overlooked income generator. Written by a seasoned real estate investor and landlord, the book exposes the cracks in most retirement portfolios, opens your eyes to the benefits of rental income, and lays out a complete plan of action for building and managing this income stream. more...

  • Law, Normative Pluralism, and Post-Disaster Recoveryby Vivencio O. Ballano

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book looks at how the multiplicity of formal and informal normative systems that actualize the post-disaster recovery goals of the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 has resulted in the inadequate housing and relocation of Typhoon Ketsana victims in the Philippines. Using the sociological and normative pluralist perspectives... more...

  • Responsible Investmentby Rory Sullivan; Craig Mackenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.00

    Most investment today is conducted by a relatively small number of institutional investors – pension funds and investment managers – who manage the pensions and saving funds of millions of ordinary people. The manner in which these institutional investors invest and discharge their responsibilities as the owners of companies is, therefore, of critical... more...

  • The Short Guide to Sustainable Investingby Cary Krosinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    The vast majority of invested assets do not consider environmental, social or governance (ESG) factors. Socially responsible investing (SRI) emerged to address these challenges, but it remains largely deployed in "negative strategies" such as sector screening, and continues to be a small investment niche, largely due to perceptions about potential... more...

  • Valuing Corporate Responsibilityby Rory Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.00

    Investors have taken a long time to pay attention to corporate responsibility. Despite the growing number of companies that were taking action to manage the social and environmental impacts of their activities and operations and that were reporting on their corporate responsibility performance, mainstream investors' interest in governance issues was,... more...

  • Dilemmas in Responsible Investmentby Céline Louche; Steve Lydenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Imagine that you are a responsible investment money manager. One of your clients is asking you to sell her holdings in a company because it has been accused in the press of contracting with suppliers that have abusive labour conditions. You have to evaluate and benchmark the CSR performance of a number of companies from the same industry but among... more...

  • Positive Financeby Hervé Guez; Philippe Zaouati

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    For some, finance is the enemy: solely responsible for the global financial crisis and symbolic of an outdated model that is catapulting us toward social and ecological ruin. Such a view can seem tempting. The 2007-2008 meltdown of the financial system was intimately bound to the financialization of the economy and its consequences. However, in reality... more...