A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

Author: Jonathan Law
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192506927
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With over 5,500—including 150 new—accessible entries, this sixth edition of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Banking has been fully revised and updated to take into account the ever-developing financial landscape of the last five years. This comprehensive A-Z defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance. Now with expanded international coverage to reflect the on-going globalization of financial markets and the growing importance of development finance, with new entries such as village banking, Islamic Development Bank, and M-Pesa. Quick links for additional online resources relating to the field can also be found on the companion website to expand reading and delve deeper into the world of finance and banking. With clear and accessible definitions, this jargon-free dictionary is a companion volume to the other financial titles in this bestselling series (A Dictionary of Business and Management, A Dictionary of Accounting, and A Dictionary of Economics), and provides accurate and valuable information for students, practitioners, private investors, and readers of the financial pages alike.

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

Author: Market House Books
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191044598
Format: PDF, ePub
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This best-selling Dictionary of Finance and Banking includes over 5,200 entries. The fifth edition has been fully revised and updated, and adds more than 150 new entries. These focus particularly upon recent terminology, institutions, and safety measures coined or introduced since the economic crash of 2008-9, including reactions to the crisis such as the Asset Protection Scheme and the Financial Stability Oversight Council. The dictionary defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance. Now with expanded coverage of capital structure and corporate restructuring. Recommended up-to-date web links for many entries, accessed via the Dictionary of Finance and Banking website, provide valuable extra information. With clear and accessible definitions, this jargon-free dictionary is a companion volume to the other financial titles in this best-selling series, A Dictionary of Business and Management, A Dictionary of Accounting, and A Dictionary of Economics, and provides accurate and valuable information for students, practitioners, private investors, and readers of the financial pages alike.

A Dictionary of Law

Author: Jonathan Law
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192523422
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This bestselling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,800 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Now in its ninth edition, it has been fully updated to incorporate recent case law and the latest legislation, such as the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Brexit legislation, and changes in consumer, tax, and family law. Over 100 new entries have been added, including Article 50, Brexit, the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, and intercountry adoption. In addition, there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.

A Dictionary of Business and Management

Author: Jonathan Law
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199684987
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains over 7,100 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. In its sixth edition, it features the very latest developments, such as those relating to information technology (including mobile technology), and the financial crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis. Entries have been updated to refer to recent events and news in the field, for example the LIBOR scandal. Over 100 new entries have been added including bitcoin, Cog's Ladder, mobile commerce, Six Sigma, social media, theory of institutional deficiencies, and zero-hours contract. Furthermore, there is expanded coverage of areas such as financial regulation and corporate social responsibility, with a number of new entries offering insight into these topics, including aw-shucks defence and Financial Conduct Authority. The new edition of this established bestselling dictionary elucidates modern financial and management jargon, defining entries in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. With recommended web links for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Business and Management companion website, this edition is more informative than ever. This A--Z reference work is essential for business students, teachers and professionals, and useful for anyone needing a guide to business terminology.

A Dictionary of Economics

Author: John Black
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199696322
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Visit www.oup.com/uk/reference/resources/economics to find recommended web links for many entries"--P. 4 of cover.

Wirtschaftssprache Englisch

Author: Hermann Fink
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3486791826
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Das Werk richtet sich an alle, die sich mit der Übersetzung von Wirtschaftstexten aus der deutschen in die englische und aus der englischen in die deutsche Sprache befassen, vornehmlich aber auch an diejenigen, die sich auf die Fremdsprachenprüfungen der Industrie- und Handelskammern sowie der staatlichen und privaten Prüfungseinrichtungen, auf schulische und/oder wissenschaftliche Prüfungen in der englischen Wirtschafts- und Wirtschaftsfachsprache (z.B. an Handelsschulen, Wirtschaftsgymnasien, Fachhochschulen und Universitäten) vorbereiten möchten, oder ganz einfach Freude an der Sprache und/oder am Übersetzen von wirtschaftlich ausgerichtetem Textmaterial haben. Ihnen allen wird mit dem Kompendium eine Hilfe zur Selbstarbeit, den Lehrenden eine Handreichung und Grundlage zu ihrer Arbeit geboten.

Die Blockchain Revolution

Author: Don Tapscott
Publisher: Plassen Verlag
ISBN: 3864704065
Format: PDF
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Blockchain ermöglicht Peer-to-Peer-Transaktionen ohne jede Zwischenstelle wie eine Bank. Die Teilnehmer bleiben anonym und dennoch sind alle Transaktionen transparent und nachvollziehbar. Somit ist jeder Vorgang fälschungssicher. Dank Blockchain muss man sein Gegenüber nicht mehr kennen und ihm vertrauen – das Vertrauen wird durch das System als Ganzes hergestellt. Und digitale Währungen wie Bitcoins sind nur ein Anwendungsgebiet der Blockchain-Revolution. In der Blockchain kann jedes wichtige Dokument gespeichert werden: Urkunden von Universitäten, Geburts- und Heiratsurkunden und vieles mehr. Die Blockchain ist ein weltweites Register für alles. In diesem Buch zeigen die Autoren, wie sie eine fantastische neue Ära in den Bereichen Finanzen, Business, Gesundheitswesen, Erziehung und darüber hinaus möglich machen wird.

A Dictionary of Economics

Author: Nigar Hashimzade
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191077348
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This authoritative and comprehensive dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of approximately 3,500 key economic terms. Covering all aspects of economics including economic theory and policy, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics, this is the essential reference work in this area. The new edition of this dictionary has been updated to include entries on China, India, and South America, to reflect the increase in prominence of these regions in the global economy. There is strong coverage of international trade and many entries on economic organizations and institutions from around the world. Fully revised to keep up to date with this fast-moving field, this new edition expands the coverage to include entries such as austerity measures, General Anti Abuse Rule, propensity score matching, and shadow bank. Entries are supplemented by entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website, giving the reader the opportunity to explore further the areas covered in the dictionary. Useful appendices include a list of institutional acronyms and their affiliated websites, a list of Nobel prize-winners in economics, the Greek alphabet, and a list of relevant websites. As ideal for browsing as it is useful for quick reference, this dictionary remains an essential guide for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance, as well as for professional economists and anyone who has to deal with economic data.