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Understanding Basel III, What is different after October 2013
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
I found this approach interesting: "The Basel III rules which provide that capital ratios have to be raised. Yet, in my opinion, extra rules cannot solve all of our problems. For every new rule will lead to creative solutions to evade that rule. By making new rules, we won't make bankers less greedy, nor will we make them more ethical. Instead of overregulating every detail ...
Understanding Solvency II, What is different after September 2013
Series: Understanding Solvency II, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance / risk assessment & management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
The Steering Committee of the EU-U.S. Dialogue Project will host a public event on Saturday, 14 December 2013 ahead of the NAIC Fall National Meeting in Washington, D.C. The event will be held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The purpose of the public event is to launch the initiatives set out in the EU-U.S. Dialogue Project.
Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, What is different after September 2013
Series: Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board released its second progress report on its interim inspection program for auditors of brokers and dealers, covering the audit deficiencies and independence findings identified in inspections performed from March 2012 to December 2012. For this report, PCAOB inspectors reviewed 43 audit firms covering portions of 60 audits of brokers and dealers ...
Money and Politics as Nature Intended
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In Money and Politics as Nature Intended, David Mint takes the reader on a mind boggling philosophical journey that will stretch and challenge their belief system around Money and Politics to an extent never before imagined.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 23, 2013
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 22. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
Every time I read that banks must start 'ring-fencing' their retail operations so that they will be able to fail without endangering depositors, I remember the cold war, especially the Berlin wall. Yes, I am an old man (born in 1959). Yes, I am feeling well. No, there is "no doubt as to the person's state of mind" (at the time of writing this newsletter). First, we read about the need ...
What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Who knew indie publishing could be this much fun? Whether you have published before or are contemplating your first book, Pamela Fagan Hutchins makes an overwhelming field manageable by presenting tried and true how-tos and a myriad of resources, including the marketing plan that got her debut novel national distribution - all with her tongue firmly planted in her cheek.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 16, 2013
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 21. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
What is shadow banking? We have some great answers from Europe, important answers. Although shadow banking assets have decreased slightly since 2008, the global figure in 2011 was €51 trillion. "Shadow banking can be defined as a system of credit intermediation that involves entities and activities outside the regular banking system. Shadow banks are not regulated like banks, though ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 9, 2013
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
This is an interesting graph that illustrates the degree and significance of interconnectedness among the market participants in Luxemburg. Look at the linkages between the banking sector and investment funds at Number 4 below. The application of network analysis techniques enables linkages between different sectoral components to become visible;
Fundamentals of Shiftwork Scheduling, 3rd Edition: Fixing Stupid
Series: Shiftwork, Fatigue and Safety, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,130. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
This book is for shiftwork schedulers and for teams involved in fatigue risk management systems (FRMS) for 24/7 operations. The book covers shift lengths from four to 24 hours, and numbers of crews from one to five. Shift plan examples include 4-, 6-, 8- 12- and 24-hour shift lengths, split-crew plans, a plan for part-time workers, and eight-plus-twelve-hour shift length combination plans.
Carriers of Information: A Canadian Approach to Records Management
You set the price! Words: 171,540. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Digital information is now the norm, yet traditional principles of records management are enduring. The Canadian social and legal environment sets the stage for applications and programs. The methodology and models help preserve unique business documents of an organization. Educators and managers will find this text is a wealth of balanced course material useful for curriculum and training.
Understanding Basel III, What Is Different After July 2013
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Training
Changes... Changes... We have a very interesting definition of the leverage ratio from the Basel Committee: "The Basel III leverage ratio is defined as the Capital Measure (the numerator) divided by the Exposure Measure (the denominator), with this ratio expressed as a percentage." "The basis of calculation is the average of the three month-end leverage ratios over a quarter.
Outlawed Songs and Poems
Price: Free! Words: 193,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting
I have written over 480 Mini Stories, Poems and Song lyrics, and they have No Copyrights, for they were not written onto paper! I am giving this ebook away free to the public, hoping you will pass this ebook unto others, so one day, what I want to happen, will happen in my lifetime! If not, I know one day, it will happen.... Written by Keith Ray Elam, Founder of Hemp Publishing Company®
HR Ready: Creating Competitive Advantage Through Human Resource Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Providing competitive advantage should be the ultimate objective of everything HR does. This book explores the seven pillars of being HR Ready and asks what HR organisations need to do to be fully prepared for a post-recessionary world that is unpredictable and uncertain.
Understanding Basel III, What is different after June 2013
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,980. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Law » Banking
His speech is interesting. We can even find more about meritocracy: "A meritocracy is a system in which the people who are the luckiest in their health and genetic endowment; luckiest in terms of family support, encouragement, and, probably, income; luckiest in their educational and career opportunities; and luckiest in so many other ways difficult to enumerate—these are the folks who reap...
Understanding the Laws of Unintended Consequences
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
Understanding the Laws of Unintended Consequences is both a humorous and serious look at the results of our decisions and actions in business and life and the informal set of “laws” that the author has defined to characterize stimulating events and their results.
Biography of SP Malhotra
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Character At Work: A Field Guide for Creative Performers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Office and Administrative Support
A unique and often humorous personal view of how creative character interplays in American workplaces by a long established business author for HarperCollins.
Moving Beyond The Monkey Mind
Price: Free! Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
Do you want to be more effective at one thing or all things, perhaps like a fictional character? Do you want to have an idea about China and why it's in the news every day? Do you want to do business in the East? Can the wisdom of east and west be combined? This book looks at these points. Attempting to 'move beyond the monkey mind'. What actually works and how to do it from east and west.
Flipping Houses Exposed: 34 Weeks In The Life Of A Successful House Flipper
Price: Free! Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Read about 34 weeks of everything a successful house flipper did to generate 495 leads for deals, analysis of those deals, the 10 houses bought and flipped, the final numbers from the flips and everything in between. This is really an adventure that you can take part in to see what the life of a real estate investor flipping houses is really like, written in a fun and energetic way.