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A complete guide to investing in and managing a portfolio of mortgage- and asset-backed securitiesMortgage- and asset-backed securities are not as complex as they might seem. In fact, all of the information, financial models, and software needed to successfully invest in and manage a portfolio of these securities are available to the investment professional through open source software. Investing in Mortgage and Asset-Backed Securities + Website shows you how to achieve this goal.The book draws entirely on publicly available data and open source software to construct a complete analytic framework for investing in these securities.
If you were a mouse trapped in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese, what would you do? Over a decade ago the bestselling business fable Who Moved My Cheese? offered its answer to this question: accept that change is inevitable and beyond your control, don’t waste your time wondering why things are the way they are, keep your head down and start looking for the cheese. But success in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, leadership and business growth–as well as personal growth–depends on the ability to push the boundaries, reshape the environment, and play by a different set of rules: our own.
The easy way to make sense of investing when you’re just starting outToday’s 20- and 30-somethings have witnessed a miserable investment market during most, if not all, of their adult lives. But going forward, the opposite is more likely to be true. In order to build a retirement portfolio that is capable of covering expenses in your golden years, it is necessary to start saving and investing while you are young. Investing in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies offers investment advice for taking the first steps as you star out on your own earning a livable income.I
Telling Fairy Tales in the Board Room contains five stories that dramatize five key themes of dysfunctional leadership and how coaches can intervene.
Government policies, marketing campaigns of banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, and consumers’ protective actions all depend on assumptions about consumer financial behavior. Unfortunately, many consumers have no or little knowledge of budgeting, financial products, and financial planning. It is therefore important that organizations and market authorities know why consumers spend, borrow, insure, invest, and save for their retirement – or why they do not. Understanding Consumer Financial Behavior provides a systemic economic and behavioral approach to the way people handle their finances.
The European payment market has undergone rapid transformation in recent years due to changes in payment habits, new business rules and new legal frameworks and regulation. There has also been an advent of new technologies and payment solutions which has altered the European payments landscape drastically.This book provides an overview of the key issues involved in this new payments landscape. The authors discuss fundamental problems such as substitution between cash and non-cash payment instruments, payment costs, the economics of fees, and the demand for cash and deposit money.
Payment systems are the indispensable infrastructure for financial markets and business activities. Every commercial trade and financial transaction is finalized only when the final settlement is made through a payment system. If operational failures would occur in a payment system, preventing smooth transfers of funds, national economies and financial markets would be thrown into extreme confusion and seriously damaged. Therefore, the safety and efficiency of payment systems is incredibly important for national economies and financial systems to function effectively.
Guerrilla Marketing’s Greatest Hits—Updated, Adapted, Remastered… The only book to deliver The Best of Guerrilla Marketing—a combination of the latest secrets, strategies, tactics, and tools from more than 35 top-selling Guerrilla Marketing books—updated for a new generation. ”When they write the history of marketing thought, Jay doesn’t get a page… he gets his own chapter.”—Seth Godin, author of Poke the Box “This book is the culmination of Guerrilla Marketing’s huge footprint on the marketing landscape.
This book is about starting and sustaining a technology user group. User groups are a wonderful way to connect with local and like-minded professionals for networking and learning. All the forums and social media on the internet can’t replace face-to-face time spent discussing problems, upcoming technologies, and other pertinent topics. What every user group needs is leaders to organize meetings, find speakers, and connect the community.What every leader needs is good advice and guidance on how to begin a group and nurture new leadership to keep the group sustainable, and Michelle Malcher provides just that right sort of guidance in her book on User Group Leadership.
Your indispensable guide to mastering the efficient use of D3.js in professional-standard data visualization projects. You will learn what data visualization is, how to work with it, and how to think like a D3.js expert, both practically and theoretically.Practical D3.js does not just show you how to use D3.js, it teaches you how to think like a data scientist and work with the data in the real world. In Part One, you will learn about theories behind data visualization. In Part Two, you will learn how to use D3.j
Der Erfolg eines Multi-Channel-Systems hängt maßgeblich davon ab, wie gut die Hürden aus Kundensicht und operativer Sicht überwunden werden.
Die Autorin untersucht mit Hilfe der einschlägigen Literatur, persönlicher Erfahrungen in ihrer Arbeit als Personalberaterin (Partnerin bei NeumanNPartners) und aufgrund von zehn Tiefeninterviews mit den Spitzen der deutschen Wirtschaft, die entsprechend verarbeitet werden, was visionäre Unternehmensführung ist und was nicht.
In diesem Band präsentieren Expertinnen und Experten aus Wissenschaft und Praxis Beiträge zu den wesentlichen Teilbereichen des Verbandsmanagements.
Rainer Rainer analysiert und kommentiert die aktuelle Situation des Marktes für Online- und mobile Musikdienste in Europa aus der Perspektive aller involvierten Interessensträger. Er klärt den Bedarf eines gesetzlichen Rahmenwerkes und erarbeitet ein alternatives Lizenzmodell, das dem europäischen Markt die dringend erforderlichen Impulse geben kann.
Authors: Thraen, Joachim JanPublication in the field of economic sciencesJoachim Jan Thraen uses insights from history to provide a fresh perspective on China’s potential transition towards a global innovation leader. He applies historical evidence from countries like the United States, Germany, and Japan in the 19th and 20th century and builds on results from four case studies to reveal key strategies that firms can utilize to leverage China as a global hub of innovation. China’s large market, strong manufacturing networks, increasing R&D capabilities, and a government strongly supporting innovation provide unique opportunities for new forms of innovation driven by efficiency, rapid commercialization, and large volumes.
Erkennen, was wird: Das ist das Ziel, wenn es um die Beobachtung der Aktienkurse geht. Profis der Szene, die sich auch um Theorien der treffsicheren Analyse Gedanken machen, haben verschiedene Charts entwickelt, um diese Vorhersagen aus relevanten Daten der Vergangenheit zu extrahieren. Liniencharts, Barcharts, Candlestick-Charts und Point-and-Figure-Charts sind die bekanntesten und derzeit am häufigsten eingesetzten grafischen Darstellungen als Hilfsmittel für eine Prognose der Aktienentwicklung.
RECORDS MANAGEMENT, 9e is a comprehensive introduction to the complex field of records management. Alphabetic filing rules are included, along with methods of storing and retrieving alphabetic, subject, numeric, and geographic records. Thorough coverage is provided for filing and maintenance of paper, automated, micro image, and electronic imaging records.
The world–famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me if You Can now reveals the mind–boggling tricks of the scam trade–with advice that has made him one of America’s most sought–after fraud–prevention experts. "I had as much knowledge as any man alive concerning the mechanics of forgery, check swindling, counterfeiting, and other similar crimes. Ever since I’d been released from prison, I’d often felt that if I directed this knowledge into the right channels, I could help people a great deal.
Welcome to the world of international business! No matter where you look, the world is dominated by global business and investment decisions. Choi, Frost, and Meek present a dynamic, up-to-the-minute, and engaging introduction to international dimensions of accounting and financial reporting. Highlights of the Fourth Edition include: *A timely approach to capital market, managerial, taxation, and institutional material *A review of the newly restructured International Accounting Standards Board *A revised examination of accounting, reporting, and disclosure practices—now with many new examples from both developed and emerging market countries *An expanded list of relevant international Web site addresses and data sources *Many new discussion questions, exercises, and cases that cover a variety of situations and settings
Discover the simple process to start YOUR very own online business today and start making money! (FREE BONUSES INCLUDED)Do you want to be financially independent? Tired of being told when to get up, when to clock in, when to go on break? What if you could run your own business on your own time and make MORE money in the process…In Online Business: The Simple Guide to Make Money Online – Work From Home & Create Passive Income, you’ll learn a simple business plan blueprint you can follow to start your own online business very quickly.
In Craft Pricing Power the founders of Liberty Jane Clothing share their journey to understand and use the most powerful and important pricing principles available today.If you’re ready for a pricing plan that will help you launch a profitable craft business that is easy to follow, filled with practical advice, and proven to work, this book is for you.
ClickBank Money MachineMake Money Online with ClickBank Affiliate MarketingHave you ever tried to find a way to make money online? If we type in “How To Make Money Online” in the Google search engine, there are 2.4 million websites with the related keywords. These websites all claim how you can make a boat load of money if you send them $49.00 and follow simple instructions. Through my experience with making money online, most of these websites are scams. The reason why these scammers continue to prey on the internet is because they are making money.
This book draws on a wide range of practical examples to describe how conflicts within organisations are traditionally managed and the complementary conflict management methods that can be employed. Stephan Proksch clearly explains these innovative methods and their potential applications. The central focus is on mediation as an effective form of conflict resolution. Discussion and questioning techniques as conflict management tools are explained in simple and concise terms.
Svenja Hofert stellt zahlreiche agile Ideen vor und zeigt, wann und wie diese in der Praxis eingeführt und umgesetzt werden können. Ob Visualisierung von Arbeitsprozessen, konsultativer Einzelentscheid oder Retrospektiven: Sie lernen, wie Sie Instrumente nutzen und sich Stück für Stück dem agilen Gedanken nähern. Ein Wertecheck hilft Ihnen einzuschätzen, welche Methode für Ihr Unternehmen wirklich passt.Wenn Sie agiler führen, schaffen Sie die Voraussetzung, damit Ihre Teams und Mitarbeiter komplexe Anforderungen besser bewältigen und innovativer sein können.
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