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Boom Bust: House Prices, Banking and the Depression of 2010
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
In the two and a half years since the first edition appeared, events have unfolded as predicted. In 2005 the consensus among forecasters was that the boom in house prices would cool to an annual 2 or 3% rise over the following years. In fact, in keeping with the ‘winner’s curse’ phase of the cycle described by the author, prices have risen by more than 10% per annum in Britain.
Dollars From Heaven, Volume II
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Dollars From Heaven, Volume II is the second book in the Dollars From Heaven Trilogy. The text of the book discusses and defines the financial mess We The People are in by heavily exposing the banking and government schemes used to separate the consumers from their hard earned money in forms of fees, interest, bank cards and taxes among others.
American Banking Through Crises and Consolidation: How Four Banks Bought 50% of America's Biggest Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mergers & acquisitions
Six weeks in the autumn of 2008 dramatically changed the direction and structure of American banking by taking size and consolidation to a new level that few fully yet understand. Like in all financial crises an inevitable result is the big banks get bigger and the number of banks fewer.
Major Bank Fraud Cases - A Critical Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
As a timely reminder for all Bankers and those involved in critically examining bank fraud cases this book traces out what went wrong in each of the Major Bank Fraud cases, what was the modus operandi and what were the major deviations which facilitated this fraud and learning points based on the experience gained in critical examination of more than 150 cases. 50 case studies are discussed.
Understanding Basel III, What Is Different After March 2014
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs has published its report looking at EU proposals for rescuing failing banks, describing them as inadequately funded, overly complicated and politically unrealistic. Report The report, entitled 'Genuine Economic and Monetary Union' and the implications for the UK also calls on the UK Government to get strongly involved ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, March 3, 2014
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 43. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. Well in the House of Lords I am sure they found the rock. The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs, has published its report looking at EU proposals for rescuing failing banks, describing them as inadequately funded, overly complicated and politically unrealistic. Some of the ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After January 2014
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
Risk management and compliance: A game that you never get bored of... There are so many surprises and inconsistencies. I have spent considerable time trying to understand better the European EMIR (Regulation No 648/2012), and how it affects the implementation of the Basel III / CRD IV, Solvency II and the Dodd Frank Act. I am very surprised! EMIR is based on Basel 2 (no, not Basel 3).
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday January 13, 2014
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 36. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Training
It is always interesting when Americans discuss European laws and regulations. This time, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Federal Insurance Office (FIO) submitted to Congress a report on how to modernize and improve the system of insurance regulation in the United States. It covers some interesting parts of the Solvency II directive of the European Union: "Solvency II includes ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After December 2013
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Training
There are so many different opinions about the role of the leverage ratio after the crisis. In UK, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has requested that the Financial Policy Committee conducts a review into the role for the leverage ratio within the capital framework for UK banks. The letters between the Chancellor and the Governor of the Bank of England ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After November 2013
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Training
What is Basel III super-equivalent? Using Basel III as an excuse and imposing requirements beyond what is required by Basel III (like stricter interpretations, national options and discretions, and front-running). We also call it "gold plating". What Governor Daniel K. Tarullo said: "The proposed LCR we review today is "super-equivalent" to the Basel Committee's LCR standard.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, November 11, 2013
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 29. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
What is Basel III super-equivalent? My definition: Using Basel III as an excuse and imposing requirements beyond what is required by Basel III (like stricter interpretations, national options and discretions, and front-running). We also call it "gold plating". What Governor Daniel K. Tarullo said: "The proposed LCR we review today is "super-equivalent" to the Basel Committee's LCR standard...
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 ...
Where Does Money Come From? A Guide to the UK Monetary and Banking System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
where does money come from? reveals how the bulk of today’s money supply is created and allocated by commercial banks in their role as providers of credit. The fact that private banks can create money is understood by central banks, but little known by the public. The authors argue that this system is inherently unstable and this second edition includes sections on Libor and quantitative easing.
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 ...
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 ...
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;
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.
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...