For students and practitioners alike, this resource provides retail and investment banking terms, products, theories, and concepts through more than three thousand terms in the fields of banking practices, laws, and regulations. Original.
Gary Gastineau and Mark Kritzman team up once again for the third edition of this classic reference tool designed for financial analysts and managers. Anyone involved in financial risk management must have a proper understanding of the words, terms, and phrases used in this fast paced field-and Dictionary of Financial Risk Management clearly provides that understanding. Risk management terminology is a part of almost any financial operation, including cash, forwards/futures, swaps, options-and is found in many disciplines: probability and statistics, tax and financial accounting, and law. The vocabulary of the risk manager continues to expand with the creation of new products and new concepts. This volume carefully defines and illustrates all the words and phrases that financial professionals need to know and understand. The Dictionary of Financial Risk Management includes listings of common acronyms, profit/loss diagrams of new financial instruments, and extensive coverage of derivatives and quantitative techniques. This invaluable reference guide provides comprehensive definitions of the key terms and concepts that many financial professionals need to know on a day-to-day basis.
An original analysis of central banking as global governance, developing the social relations of money, credit, and debt.
Presents more than 5,000 terms and descriptions related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, tax laws and more, in an updated edition that includes diagrams and charts and takes into account new financial regulations and recent dramatic swings in equities, credit and other financial resources. Original.
This new edition has been expanded to a total of more than 7,500 terms. It's an indispensable reference for business proprietors and managers, as well as for consumers who need to understand the terminology of investment, banking, taxes, law, real estate, management, computers, and other aspects of business.
This dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the terms used in banking and finance, ranging from personal bank accounts to international money markets. It is aimed at professionals working in or involved with banking and finance, and for students, whether studying A-Levels, degree or professional qualifications in banking and finance. Fully revised and updated this dictionary contains over 9000 entries providing clear, up-to-date coverage of all aspects of banking and finance. The book also includes encyclopedic comments on banking and financial practice, expanding on complex terms such as "poison pills" and "bills of exchange", and special supplements on money, currencies, international banks and stock exchanges.
More than 5,000 terms related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, tax laws, and transactions in the various financial markets are presented alphabetically with descriptions. The new ninth edition has been updated to take account of new financial regulations and recent dramatic swings in equities, credit, and other financial developments. Readers will also find a list of financial abbreviations and acronyms, as well as illustrative diagrams and charts. HereÕs a valuable, thorough dictionary for business students, financial professionals, or private investors.
The vocabulary of Judaism includes religious terms, customs, Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish terms, terms related to American Jewish life and the State of Israel. All are represented in this new guide, with easy to read explanation and cross-references.
A practical guide to translation as a profession, this book provides everything translators need to know, from digital equipment to translation techniques, dictionaries in over seventy languages, and sources of translation work. It is the premier sourcebook for all linguists, used by both beginners and veterans, and its predecessor, The Translator’s Handbook, has been praised by some of the world’s leading translators, such as Gregory Rabassa and Marina Orellana.