Finance: The Basics

2nd Edition

By Erik Banks

© 2011 – Routledge

296 pages

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About the Book

First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"In this second edition (1st ed., 2006), Banks (author of several works including The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Finance, Investment, and Banking, Sep'10and The Failure of Wall Street, June '05) provides a concise introduction to fundamental financial concepts. The book is readable and well organized and includes many relevant real-world examples. Recommended" -- J. Fitzpatrick, SUNY Fredonia (CHOICE, June 2011)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Concepts and Tools 1. The World of Finance 2. The Financial Statements 3. Financial Concepts and Tools Part 2: Instruments and Transactions 4. Common and Preferred Stock 5. Loans and Bonds 6. Investment Funds 7. Derivatives and Insurance 8. Corporate Finance Part 3: Participants and Markets 9. Financial Participants 10. The Global Finance Markets.

About the Author

Erik Banks is a senior risk advisor at the European universal bank UniCredit. He has held senior risk positions at Citibank, Merrill Lynch and in the hedge fund sector, in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Munich. He is the author of several books on risk, derivatives, emerging markets and governance.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS001000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / General
BUS001010
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / Financial
BUS027000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance