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The Downfall Of Money

Author : Fred Taylor
ISBN : 9781408839911
Genre : Business & Economics
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A timely narrative account of the biggest financial crisis in modern history and its human consequences by the author of Dresden and The Berlin Wall.
Category: Business & Economics

The Downfall Of A Hustler

Author : G. Money
ISBN : 1646544587
Genre : Fiction
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Rich is no stranger to the game and the betrayal that comes with it. Rich and his crew have run Fellwood Homes Projects for a long time while trying to balance his relationship with his fiancée, Alexis. But when Alexis feels she's not getting the attention she needs and things start to go wrong, she is forced to take action, and Rich is forced to fight back and stay clear of two dirty cops, Sergeant Giles and Officer Gratton, aka Spike, who is trying to tear him and his crew down. In the end, will Rich and his crew be able to stand tall in the street they help build, or will they fall at the hands of the law?
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The Downfall Of The Gold Standard

Author : Gustav Cassel
ISBN : 9781351337984
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this book, originally published in 1936, the author charts the sequence of events which converted him from an advocate of the restoration of the gold standard to a convinced opponent. His indictment of the gold standard is comprehensive and he attributes it as the chief cause of the economic difficulties of the 1920s. An invaluable commentary on the monetary instability of these crucial years, this book was written not only for economists and bankers but also for those interested in following the narrative of the most tumultuous events in the history of money.
Category: Business & Economics

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Money For Teens

Author : Susan Shelley
ISBN : 9781440695629
Genre : Business & Economics
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You're no idiot, of course. Money's always on your mind; if you're not working to make more, you're wondering where it all went. Will you have to give up movies and CDs to get your bank account to grow? Play it smart and you can have it all! Whether you're saving for something big like college or wondering why you're always broke, this info-packed book has the answers you need. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Money for Teens' can show you how to: -Stop the bleeding! Easy ways to get a grip on your expenses. -Make sense of bank and credit card statements. -Work wise and shop smart; get the most of your money. -Pay less for the things you buy - even designer labels! -Learn what it takes to be a teen entrepreneur.
Category: Business & Economics

Money Language And Thought

Author : Marc Shell
ISBN : 0801846935
Genre : Business & Economics
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In Money, Language, and Thought, Marc Shell explores the interactions between linguistic and economic production as they inform discourse from Chretien de Troyes to Heidegger. Close readings of works such as the medieval grail legends, The Merchant of Venice, Goethe's Faust, and Poe's "The Gold Bug" reveal how discourse has responded to the dissociation of symbol from thing characteristic of money, and how the development of increasingly symbolic currencies has involved changes in the meaning of meaning. Pursuing his investigations into the modern era, Shell points out significant internalization of economic form in Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. He demonstrates how literature and philosophy have been driven to account self-critically for a "money of the mind" that pervades all discourse, and concludes the book with a discomforting thesis about the cultural and political limits of literature and philosophy in the modern world.
Category: Business & Economics

History Of Paper Money And Banking

Author : William Gouge
ISBN : 9781257075614
Genre : History
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""As soon as Independence had been won from Great Britain, the decks were clear for a second fight. That fight, as is usually found after a successful revolution, was the fight to decide whether independence was to be true independence or whether, after the change of names, the financial system was to re-establish over the new government that same control which it had exercised over the old."" This is the story of the first 40 years of that war. A shorth history of paper money and banking in the U.S. An inquiry into the principles of the American banking system Letter to Andrew Jackson An inquiry into the expediency of dispensing with bank agency and bank paper in fiscal concerns of the U.S. Journal of Banking Banking as it ought to be Banks of the United States William M. Gouge and the formation of orthodox American monetary policy
Category: History

Fourth Branch Money Trail

Author : Daniel Shine Kim
ISBN : 9781432784669
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This book introduces a concept that, to my knowledge, has not yet been introduced to the world. This concept is a system-oriented structure that enables complete transparency in financial transactions. It shows compelling arguments abound for the development of such a system and explores many different types of financial corruption and hidden deals that led to the recent economic recession. Furthermore, and perhaps more importantly, every element of society is reduced by financial corruption. Different types of corruption, in fact, may coexist more easily in a society where financial dealings are not completely transparent. As the title states it, I promise you that this system will prevent most of the world's financial corruption if it is implemented.With the Fourth Branch Concept, any attempt to steal money would be detected on the first day. This book also goes into a new concept of the education system, an improved-new form of government, an improved social safety net, essential points of economy and many including new methods that could bring down health care costs significantly. The Fourth Branch-Money Trail puts forth an idea that may help remedy the current state of affairs, and as such is a timely book with clear audiences: the serious average citizens, the intelligent students and teachers, the politicians who take interest in societal reform and the families and friends who enjoy discussions of world events at all gatherings. No doubt, all of us know these types of gatherings, and many of us have been part of them. As the title states it, I promise you this system will prevent most of the world financial corruption if it is implemented. A good example would be Mr. Madoffs Ponzi scheme. It took about 50 government agents over 10 years time to reveal this crime, but if this simple concept of the fourth branch-money trail was implemented, this would not have been able happen. With the Fourth Branch Concept, any attempt to steal money would be detected on the first day. This book also goes into a new concept of the education system, an improved-new form of government, an improved social safety net, essential points of economy and many including new methods that could bring down health care costs significantly. The Fourth Branch-money trail puts forth an idea that may help remedy the current state of affairs, and as such is a timely book with clear audiences: the serious average citizens, the intelligent students and teachers, the politicians who take interest in societal reform and the families and friends who enjoy discussions of world events at all gatherings. No doubt, all of us know these types of gatherings, and many of us have been part of them.

The Origins Of Business Money And Markets

Author : Keith Roberts
ISBN : 9780231526852
Genre : Business & Economics
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To understand business and its political, cultural, and economic context, it helps to view it historically, yet most business histories look no further back than the nineteenth century. The full sweep of business history actually begins much earlier, with the initial cities of Mesopotamia. In the first book to describe and explain these origins, Roberts depicts the society of ancient traders and consumers, tracing the roots of modern business and underscoring the relationship between early and modern business practice. Roberts's narrative begins before business, which he defines as selling to voluntary buyers at a profit. Before business, he shows, the material conditions and concepts for the pursuit of profit did not exist, even though trade and manufacturing took place. The earliest business, he suggests, arose with the long distance trade of early Mesopotamia, and expanded into retail, manufacturing and finance in these command economies, culminating in the Middle Eastern empires. (Part One) But it was the largely independent rise of business, money, and markets in classical Greece that produced business much as we know it. Alexander the Great's conquests and the societies that his successors created in their kingdoms brought a version of this system to the old Middle Eastern empires, and beyond. (Part Two) At Rome this entrepreneurial market system gained important new features, including business corporations, public contracting, and even shopping malls. The story concludes with the sharp decline of business after the 3rd century CE. (Part Three) In each part, Roberts portrays the major new types of business coming into existence. He weaves these descriptions into a narrative of how the prevailing political, economic, and social culture shaped the nature and importance of business and the status, wealth, and treatment of business people. Throughout, the discussion indicates how much (and how little) business has changed, provides a clear picture of what business actually is, presents a model for understanding the social impact of business as a whole, and yields stimulating insights for public policy today.
Category: Business & Economics

Don T Sweat The Small Stuff About Money

Author : Richard Carlson
ISBN : 9781401305888
Genre : Business & Economics
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This #1 bestselling guide to managing your career and living comfortably with your finances reveals fascinating insights for everyone from businesspeople to those who manage the household budget. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff About Money illuminates how to: Learn more about the relationship between moods and money Be aware of what you don't know, and what you're not good at Spend the bulk of your time on the "critical inch" of your business Avoid giving away your power.
Category: Business & Economics

Paper Money Collapse

Author : Detlev S. Schlichter
ISBN : 9781118877364
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explore the inevitable collapse of the fiat monetary system Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money, Second Edition challenges the mainstream consensus on money and monetary policy. While it is today generally believed that the transition from 'hard' and inflexible commodity money (such as a gold standard) to entirely flexible and potentially unlimited fiat money under national central banks allows for superior economic stability, Paper Money Collapse shows that the opposite is true. Systems of highly elastic and constantly expanding money are not only unnecessary, even for growing economies, they are always extremely destabilizing. Over time, they must lead to substantial imbalances, including excessive levels of debt and distorted asset prices, that will require ever faster money production to sustain. Ultimately, however, there is no alternative to a complete liquidation of these distortions. Based on insights of many renowned economists and in particular of the Austrian School of Economics, the book explains through rigorous logic and in precise language why our system of flexible fiat money is incompatible with a market economy and therefore unsustainable. Paper money systems have always led to economic disintegration—without exception—throughout history. It will not be different for our system and we may be closer to the endgame than many think. The updated second edition incorporates: A new introduction and an extended outlook section that discusses various "endgames" Responses to criticisms, alternative views, and a critical assessment of 'solutions' Comments on recent policy trends, including attempts to exit the 'easy money' policy mode An evaluation of new crypto-currency Bitcoin Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money, Second Edition clarifies the problem of paper money clearly and eloquently, and proposes multiple routes to a solution.
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Author : Émile Zola
ISBN : 9780191507908
Genre : Fiction
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'The irresistible power of money, a lever that can lift the world. Love and money are the only things.' Aristide Rougon, known as Saccard, is a failed property speculator determined to make his way once more in Paris. Unscrupulous, seductive, and with unbounded ambition, he schemes and manipulates his way to power. Financial undertakings in the Middle East lead to the establishment of a powerful new bank and speculation on the stock market; Saccard meanwhile conducts his love life as energetically as he does his business, and his empire is seemingly unstoppable. Saccard, last encountered in The Kill (La Curée) in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, is a complex figure whose story intricately intertwines the worlds of politics, finance, and the press. The repercussions of his dealings on all levels of society resonate disturbingly with the financial scandals of more recent times. This is the first new translation for more than a hundred years, and the first unabridged translation in English. The edition includes a wide-ranging introduction and useful historical notes. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Taming The Money Sharks

Author : Philip Shu-Ying Cheng
ISBN : 9781118550434
Genre : Business & Economics
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Easy-to-follow guidelines from a pro for simplifying yourinvestments, protecting yourself from the investment sharks andachieving financial freedom Drawing on his years as an investor for leading banks in theU.S. and Asia, Philip Cheng delivers down-to-earth strategiesguaranteed to make you "shark-proof" while you optimize investmentreturns. Statistics show that only 20% of small investors ever comeclose to achieving their investment goals. The other 80% get eatenalive by "investment sharks"—investment advisors, fundmanagers and other hucksters out to line their pockets with yourhard-earned cash. Motivated by a sense of fair play, Cheng resolvedto write an investor's survival guide in which he'd shareeverything he's learned in his years as a successful professionalinvestor. The result is Taming the Money Sharks. Theeasy-to-follow guidelines you'll find in this book will help younavigate the shark-infested waters of the investment world, all theway to the financial freedom you dream of and deserve. A must-have survival guide for novice investors, and a sourceof fresh thinking and innovative strategies for experiencedinvestors Features many illustrations, summaries, charts, real-worldexamples along with other powerful tools to help you avoid commonmistakes and win at the investment game Lays out 8 proven strategies for investing systematically andsurviving and thriving in the shark-infested waters of the stockmarket
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Drugs And Money

Author : Robert E. Grosse
ISBN : 0275970426
Genre : Social Science
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Explores how drug traffickers convert profits from street sales of cocaine and crack into bank accounts, airplanes, securities investments, and other uses.
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The Downfall Of Ji Hyeong Geun

Author : Na Do-hyang
ISBN : 9788993360660
Genre : Literary Collections
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Once Ji arrives in Cheorwon, an important city where a rail center is being built, he lives with the laborers and is exposed to the stark conditions of Korea, which is undergoing a radical transformation under the whip of the Japanese colonizers. By chance, he meets Yi-hwa, a “fallen woman” who used to live next door to his family during his childhood. His complex and contradictory Neo-Confucian and Christian derived emotions about Yi-hwa leads him to inadvertently commit a crime, resulting in theft and the betrayal of his hometown friend; thus culminating in Ji’s downfall.
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Endless Money

Author : William Baker
ISBN : 0470558008
Genre : Business & Economics
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A detailed look at how, and why, the American financial systemhas reached its current state Today's economy and capital markets are faced with the long-termbuildup of public and private credit. Furthermore, we face highertaxes, greater spending, and more debt. We are now at a criticalcrossroads and our leaders have few realistic solutions. Proposalscalling for tax reforms or fewer regulations have fallen on deafears. In fact, U.S. democracy has become more socialist and reformis needed immediately. Endless Money is an examination ofhow the U.S. government and the country's financial systems haveembraced socialism, and why cultural deterioration reinforces thetrend and jeopardizes democracy. In it, author William Baker seesthis socialism embodied in two things. The first is thesocialization of income, the second is the socialization ofcredit. Explores the present socialistic qualities of the Americangovernment and its financial system Looks back at how today's conditions relate not just to theGreat Depression, but ancient empires such as Rome Calls for radical changes such as reduced regulatory power ofthe Federal Reserve, a considerable devaluation of the dollar interms of gold, and repeal of income tax Includes a Web site devoted to book, with recommendations,quotes from the financial community, and think tank contacts Insightful and informative, Endless Money examines ourcurrent economic condition and describes what the United States cando to get back on the right economic track.
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Secrets Of An Undercover Agent 3 The Downfall

Author : Bethany K. Scanlon
ISBN : 9781452478173
Genre : Fiction
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The sequel to Secrets of an Undercover Agent #2Also includes Lady Marmalade; Prequel to Secrets of an Undercover Agent.
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Beyond Money Cars And Women

Author : Jasmin S. Greene
ISBN : 9781443810517
Genre : Social Science
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Masculinity and hip hop are two topics that have been gaining wide attention in recent years. However, research has often been limited to solely criticizing the hip hop movement and examining the culture from a very parochial outsider’s perspective. An in-depth study of the relationship between hip hop and black masculinity, with commentary from the very men who are affected by it, is missing from the academia. It is with this thought that I have written my book. I wish to give a voice to those who have not yet been heard from, to examine and bring to light the damaging as well as positive affects that hip hop has on black men by talking to every day black men themselves, and to show that the hip hop phenomenon can be used as a great political tool for mobilizing this generation. This book examines stereotypical definitions of black manhood and looks at how specific images and lyrics in hip hop promote these stereotypes. I discuss how young black men, often growing up without fathers, look to the males in hip hop as role models. I argue that negative aspects of hip hop are really affecting young black men and that artists need to be more conscious of their impact and role in the black community. I also discuss many positive hip hop artists and music and that conscious hip hop is kept underground intentionally by corporations. I have integrated a case study throughout the book, where I interviewed young black men on ideas of masculinity, education and hip hop. I end by discussing the positive in hip hop, and by giving examples of how it can be taken so much farther, especially to connect the young urban community with politics and social awareness.
Category: Social Science

Mo Money Mo Power

Author : Main D
ISBN : 9781477124161
Genre : Fiction
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Notorious drug lord Spanky of Grand Rapids Michigan found out that club soda was going to be worth some billions in a few years so he decided he was going to bully Red out of his night club, basically make him sale it for a little bit of nothing, Red wasnt going to waste any time with Spanky crap so he sold the club to three friends Chuck, Tim, and Lil Tony for a better deal after that all hell broke loose once Spanky realized that he would never be the owner of club soda.
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Turning Money Into Rebellion

Author : Gabriel Kuhn
ISBN : 9781604863161
Genre : History
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Blekingegade is a quiet Copenhagen street. It is also where, in May 1989, the police discovered an apartment that had served Denmark’s most notorious twentieth-century bank robbers as a hideaway for years. The Blekingegade Group members belonged to a communist organization and lived modest lives in the Danish capital. Over a period of almost two decades, they sent millions of dollars acquired in spectacular heists to Third World liberation movements, in particular the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). In May 1991, seven of them were convicted and went to prison. The story of the Blekingegade Group is one of the most puzzling and captivating chapters from the European anti-imperialist milieu of the 1970s and ’80s. Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark’s Revolutionary Bank Robbers is the first-ever account of the story in English, covering a fascinating journey from anti-war demonstrations in the late 1960s via travels to Middle Eastern capitals and African refugee camps to the group’s fateful last robbery that earned them a record haul and left a police officer dead. The book includes historical documents, illustrations, and an exclusive interview with Torkil Lauesen and Jan Weimann, two of the group’s longest-standing members. It is a compelling tale of turning radical theory into action and concerns analysis and strategy as much as morality and political practice. Perhaps most importantly, it revolves around the cardinal question of revolutionary politics: What to do, and how to do it?
Category: History