Barton Biggs was a rare breed of investment strategist. His career spanned over five decades, and his advice to investors large and small earned him a reputation as one of the most forward-thinking money managers of his era. Now, by popular request, 'Biggs on Finance, Economics, and the Stock Market' brings together the best writing this legendary figure produced during his long tenure as Morgan Stanley’s global investment strategist.
Modern Islamic finance has been around for more than forty years, yet its size and influence in the banking industry has expanded massively in just the last decade - boasting a phenomenal 20% annual growth rate. Thomson Reuters Asia finance journalist Emmy Abdul Alim has brought together an elite group of leaders who have broken new ground in Islamic finance and let them express, in their own words, their views on the development, rise, and future course of the industry.
A Jungian approach to explaining the anatomy of a financial bubble, 'The Mystery of Market Movements' attempts to answer the key questions of when and why financial bubbles are likely to form. By exploring the collective unconscious and its archetypes, investors will learn how archetypes drive the financial markets; and identify irrational behaviors and the hidden investment opportunity they create.
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The first complete history of Merrill Lynch, this book traces Merrill Lynch’s impact on the world of finance from the day Charlie Merrill opened his one-man shop in 1914 to the final shareholder meeting prior to its acquisition by Bank of America written by the son of a Merrill Lynch founding father.
Using the latest research from Moody's, along with examples from top Chinese securities firms, author Wu Xiaoqiu has developed an important formula that securities firms in China can use to carve out success. The four-part framework presented in ‘Chinese Securities Companies’ recognizes that the situation in China is fiercely competitive, and that the standard advice may not apply. This book details how to establish a place in the 100-year history of securities trading.
Emerging market expert Dr Jerome Booth argues that finance theory has misunderstood risk and that this has led to poor investment decisions. His new book, 'Emerging Markets in an Upside Down World', describes the complex and changing global environment currently facing the investor and asset allocator. It raises many questions often bypassed because of the use of simplifying assumptions and models, and offers discussions on a variety of regulatory and policy issues.