Visual Explorations In Finance


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Edited by Guido Deboeck, a leading exponent in the use of computation intelligence methods in finance and economic forecasting, and the originator of SOM, Teuvo Kohonen. An 8-page color section makes this book unique, colorful and exciting to read. Each chapter contains exercises and solutions, perfectly suited to aid self-study.

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Author by Guido Deboeck
Genre eBook Mathematics
Read Book 258
ISBN Number 9781447139133

Visual Finance


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Visual Finance is a powerful, simple tool that you can learn in a couple of hours, and easily apply to real life. Over the past five years, this model has been used in thousands of "finance for non-financial managers" training sessions in more than 30 countries. Now for the first time, it has been finally released in a paperback format. Accounting is perceived as being tedious, complicated and too theoretical. Non-financial managers are less than enthusiastic about accounting. One of the possible reasons might be the way business schools teach it. In a recent study only 46% of respondents have average or higher financial literacy and could understand financial statements. Stop avoiding financial topics during team meetings. Save your company from making costly mistakes and begin to maximize on all the valuable opportunities.

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Author by Georgi Tsvetanov
Genre eBook Accounting
Read Book 180
ISBN Number 1518647456

Visual Quantitative Finance


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This book makes quantitative finance (almost) easy! Its new visual approach makes quantitative finance accessible to a broad audience, including those without strong backgrounds in math or finance. Michael Lovelady introduces a simplified but powerful technique for calculating profit probabilities and graphically representing the outcomes. Lovelady's "pictures" highlight key characteristics of structured securities such as the increased likelihood of profits, the level of virtual dividends being generated, and market risk exposures. After explaining his visual approach, he applies it to one of today's hottest investing trends: lower-volatility, higher-income strategies. Because of today's intense interest in alternative investments and structured securities, this book reviews their unique advantages to investors, managers and advisors of retail and institutional portfolios. Visual Quantitative Finance focuses on key topics directly related to the design, pricing and communication of structured securities, including stochastic price projections and the framework underlying options pricing formulas. The key is Lovelady's explicit use of probabilities in a spreadsheet format. By working directly with the underlying assumptions, he transforms the Black-Scholes framework into five columns of a simple Excel spreadsheet, with no complicated formulas -- making structured securities far more intuitive to design, evaluate and manage. For all investors, students, and financial professionals who are interested in quantitative finance, risk measurement, options pricing, structured securities, or financial model building - and for everyone who needs to explain these topics to someone else. For those with quantitative backgrounds, this guide offers powerful new tools for design and risk management, simplifying the design and evaluation of innovative instruments. For everyone else, Lovelady makes the subject comprehensible for the first time.

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Author by Michael Lovelady
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 336
ISBN Number 9780132929226

Visual Guide To Financial Markets


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A highly visual look at major investment opportunities from theminds at Bloomberg The essential guide for anyone trying to get a handle on thefundamentals of investing, the Bloomberg Visual Guide toFinancial Markets distills 30 years of Bloomberg expertise intoone straightforward, easy-to-read volume. The book teaches readersabout three basic investment options—governments, companies,and real assets, including gold and other commodities—andoffers valuable insights into money-market securities, bonds,stocks, derivatives, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, andalternatives. Designed to help financial professionals, students of finance,and individual investors understand the markets in which they'reinvesting, the book begins with simple investments before moving onto more complex choices. Explains bonds, stocks, derivatives, mutual funds,exchange-traded funds, and alternatives such as hedge funds Explores the three Rs of returns, risks, and relative valuethat are associated with each type of investment Provides a highly visual presentation with an emphasis ongraphics and professional applications The Bloomberg Visual Guide to Financial Markets gives thereader a clear picture of what underlies market structure,instruments, and dynamics and how to capitalize on theseelements.

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Author by David Wilson
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781118233252

The Visual Mba


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Learn an entire MBA course without spending thousands and waving goodbye to two years of your life. If you want to succeed in business then an MBA programme is the best way to build expertise, knowledge and experience. But an MBA programme at any top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and money. In The Visual MBA, Jason Barron offers a radical solution, explaining all key business school concepts through illustrations. When Barron started his MBA course, he decided to draw all his notes so that other people could benefit from them. And it's a good thing he did, because research shows that more than 65% of us are visual learners and that our brains process illustrations 60,000 times faster than text. From Marketing, Ethics and Accounting to Organisational Behaviour, Finance, Operations and Strategy, The Visual MBA distils the most important principles of an MBA into an accessible, informative and easily-digestible guide. Jason Barron is a product manager and illustrator who helps people realise their creative ideas through visual learning. He spent 516 hours in class and countless hours studying at home completing his MBA. Along the way, rather than taking notes that he would never read again, Jason created sketchnotes for each class and has turned them into an interesting and engaging resource so that you don't have to sit through another class again!

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Author by Jason Barron
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780241386699

Handbook Of Financial Data And Risk Information Ii


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A comprehensive resource for understanding the issues involved in collecting, measuring and managing data in the financial services industry.

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Author by Margarita S. Brose
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781107012028

The Infographic Guide To Personal Finance


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This illustrated beginner’s guide to personal finance distills essential information into small, easy-to-follow steps to help you get your finances in order. Get your finances in shape! In The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance, you will learn all the skills you need to make good financial decisions and grow your personal wealth. Full of colorful descriptions organized in an easy-to-read format, this book contains infographics such as: -Choosing your bank -Building an emergency fund -Choosing a financial planner -Where your money is going -What not to buy -Health insurance -Property insurance -What federal taxes pay for With the help of this guide, you’ll learn how to make good investments, save for big things like a house or college tuition, budget, and more!

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Author by Michele Cagan
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 128
ISBN Number 9781507204665

The Visual Mba


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Jason Barron spent 516 hours in class, completed mountains of homework and shelled out tens of thousands of dollars to complete his MBA at the BYU Marriott School of Business. Along the way, rather than taking boring notes that he would never read (nor use) again, Jason created sketch notes for each class—visually capturing the essential points of his education—and providing an engaging and invaluable resource. Once finished with his MBA, Jason launched a widely successful Kickstarter campaign distilling these same notes into a self-published book to help aspiring business leaders of all backgrounds and income levels understand the critical concepts one learns in business school. Whether you are thinking about applying to business school, are currently in college studying business, or have always wondered what is taught in an MBA program, this highly entertaining and visual book is for you.

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Author by Jason Barron
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780358025399

Behavioral Finance The Second Generation


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Behavioral finance presented in this book is the second-generation of behavioral finance. The first generation, starting in the early 1980s, largely accepted standard finance’s notion of people’s wants as “rational” wants—restricted to the utilitarian benefits of high returns and low risk. That first generation commonly described people as “irrational”—succumbing to cognitive and emotional errors and misled on their way to their rational wants. The second generation describes people as normal. It begins by acknowledging the full range of people’s normal wants and their benefits—utilitarian, expressive, and emotional—distinguishes normal wants from errors, and offers guidance on using shortcuts and avoiding errors on the way to satisfying normal wants. People’s normal wants include financial security, nurturing children and families, gaining high social status, and staying true to values. People’s normal wants, even more than their cognitive and emotional shortcuts and errors, underlie answers to important questions of finance, including saving and spending, portfolio construction, asset pricing, and market efficiency.

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Author by Meir Statman
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 246
ISBN Number 9781944960865

Microsoft Visual Basic 6 0


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This three-volume set written by the Visual Basic team covers the most commonly sought information about Visual Basic technology. The Language Reference provides A-Z listings for the objects, functions, statements, methods, properties, and events encompassed by the Visual Basic language. The Controls Reference describes the custom controls that ship with Visual Basic. Finally, the Component Tools Guide contains information about component tools, from add-ins and dynamic link libraries to ActiveX components.

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Author by
Genre eBook BASIC (Computer program language)
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ISBN Number UCSC:32106014885120