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    Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Compilation Guide

    This edition of Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Compilation Guide (Manual) updates and merges into one volume methodological and practical aspects of the compilation process of monetary statistics. The Manual is aimed at compilers and users of monetary data, offering guidance for the collection and analytical presentation of monetary statistics. The Manual includes standardized report forms, providing countries with a tool for compiling and reporting harmonized data for the central bank, other depository corporations, and other financial corporations. http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“zzNBDwAAQBAJ”, 500,400);

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    The Motley Fool Investment Guide

    For Making Sense of Investing Today…the Fully Revised and Expanded Edition of the Bestselling The Motley Fool Investment Guide Today, with the Internet, anyone can be an informed investor. Once you learn to tune out the hype and focus on meaningful factors, you can beat the Street. The Motley Fool Investment Guide, completely revised and updated with clear and witty explanations, deciphers all the new information — from evaluating individual stocks to creating a diverse investment portfolio. David and Tom Gardner have investing ideas for you — no matter how much time or money you have. This new edition of The Motley Fool Investment Guide is built for today’s investor,…

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    World Investment Report 2017

    This report presents the latest trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) and contains an in-depth analysis of policy developments, investment prospects, and key emerging issues related to investment. The report finds that in 2016, global flows of FDI fell by about 2 per cent, to $1.75 trillion. Investment in developing countries declined even more, by 14 per cent, and flows to LDCs and structurally weak economies remain volatile and low. Although UNCTAD predicts a modest recovery of FDI flows in 2017-2018, they are expected to remain well below their 2007 peak. Furthermore this report builds on the track record and presents policy advice on how to deal with close to…

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    The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report

    From the Publisher: In the wake of the most significant financial crisis since the Great Depression, the President signed into law on May 20, 2009, the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009, creating the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The Commission was established to “examine the causes, domestic and global, of the current financial and economic crisis in the United States.” The 10 members of the bi-partisan Commission, prominent private citizens with significant experience in banking, market regulation, taxation, finance, economics, housing, and consumer protection, were appointed by Congress on July 15, 2009. The Chair, Phil Angelides, and Vice Chair, Bill Thomas, were selected jointly by the House and Senate…

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    Smarter Investing

    [ BACK JACKET] Simple and effective advice on investing for anyone who wants their money to work harder than they do.”;An excellent step-by-step guide to the basics, as well as the complexities, of personal investment. This book gives you what you need to plan your investment strategy with confidence and sleep easy at night.”; Matthew Hunt, Chief Investment Officer and Principal of Prospect Wealth Management “;This book is a ‘must read’ for anyone with personal, trust or pension assets to invest.”; Mark R. Richardson, Former CEO and CIO Chase Asset Management Inc. “;Smarter Investing reflects the uncomplicated yet innovative approach to understanding investing that Tim adopts in his consulting and…

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    Value Averaging

    Michael Edleson first introduced his concept of value averaging to the world in an article written in 1988. He then wrote a book entitled Value Averaging in 1993, which has been nearly impossible to find—until now. With the reintroduction of Value Averaging, you now have access to a strategy that can help you accumulate wealth, increase your investment returns, and achieve your financial goals. http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“VGTypWBMn2MC”, 500,400);