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The Community Bond: an innovation in social finance By The Centre for Social Innovation
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The Centre for Social Innovation catalyzes and supports social innovation in Toronto and around the world. We create community workspaces, incubate emerging enterprises, and develop new models and... More > methods with world-changing potential. This book contains the story of how our small, community-based social enterprise bought a building. It is also a guide to help your organization leverage its most important asset - its social capital - to pursue its mission, build its resiliency and create more vibrant communities.< Less
Very High Finance & Policy of a Patriot By Paul Cahill & Otto Strasser
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Two essays from Candour's long history. First, Paul Cahill combines with his splendid literary gift a deep insight into that all too frequently submerged part of history which concerns the... More > government of the world by financial powers. Secondly we have the text of an exclusive interview with German patriot, Otto Strasser.< Less
The Betrayal of Finance: Twelve Reforms to Restore Confidence By Georges Ugeux
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How could a few hundred financial executives, board members and regulators allow finance to threaten the world economy? Finance turned its back on its fundamental vocation to serve the economy.... More > Financiers themselves managed to reap the profits of their institutions for their personal benefit. To restore confidence, the world of finance will need to reform itself and turn to the service of its customers and shareholders.< Less
The Fundamentals of Trade Finance: 1st Edition By Brian Murray & Joseph F. Greco Ph.D
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With the existence of the World Trade Organization, North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union, trade continues to play a crucial role in a globalizing economy. Technology and... More > economic integration only will continue to foster the growth of trade. Exporting and importing used to be limited to large corporations, but now even small businesses can explore opportunities in international markets. Methods of organizing, financing and managing risk in trade are explored in the pages of this text. The authors also examine critical topics such as logistics and insurance, international commercial banking, and exchange rates. This book takes a practical approach, making it a worthwhile read to experienced traders and learners alike. Gain a competitive advantage and navigate business challenges with the lessons in The Fundamentals of Trade Finance.< Less
Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report To Congress By U.S. Department of the Treasury & U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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This paper lays out the Administration’s plan to reform America's housing finance market to better serve families and function more safely in a world that has changed dramatically since its... More > original pillars were put in place nearly eighty years ago. Our plan champions the belief that Americans should have choices in housing that make sense for them and for their families. This means rental options near good schools and good jobs. It means access to credit for those Americans who want to own their own home, which has helped millions of middle class families build wealth and achieve the American Dream. And it means a helping hand for lower-income Americans, who are burdened by the strain of high housing costs. But our plan also dramatically transforms the role of government in the housing market. In the past, the government’s financial and tax policies encouraged housing purchases and real estate investment over other sectors of our economy, and ultimately left taxpayers responsible...< Less
Gold, Blood, and Power: Finance and War Through The Ages By James Lacey et al.
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cCicero once pointed out that the crucial sinew of war is, and always has been, “endless streams of money.” Wars throughout history have been waged for only as long as the money has held... More > out. If silver and gold continued to pour forth from a state’s treasury, then a ruler or government could tap a never-ending supply of soldiers and war materiel. However, soon after the supply of coin was expended, armies began to vanish and sources of supply would dry up. Only when new methods of providing long-term finances started to evolve, first in the Netherlands and soon thereafter through the Bank of England, do we begin to witness progress toward a financial revolution that was still evolving at the start of the 20th century. By World War II, however, this process was complete. For the first time in recorded history, a major war was fought where the manpower and productive capacity of states was exhausted before any major state’s finances gave out.< Less
The Money Guide: Personal Finance for Teens and Generation Debt (Full Color Version) By Kari K. Spencer
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Financial coach Kari Spencer’s answer to a generation's cry for sound financial information. Unfortunately for many of today’s youth, school has not prepared them to survive and thrive... More > financially in the real world. Many young people graduate from college with a mountain of student debt and a financial miseducation. The American dream to buy a house, support a family, retire in style-seem sadly out of reach.In spite of the obstacles, given the right financial information, they can take control of their own financial future. The Money Guide addresses situations that young people face and offers realistic solutions. Sincerely and with a dose of light irreverence, Kari tells her young, readers precisely what actions to take and why. She takes teens past broke to a place of financial security, and even wealth. She starts the journey by showing them how to harness the most powerful, but fleeting, financial tool that they temporarily possess: time on their side.< Less
The Money Guide: Personal Finance for Teens and Generation Debt (Full Color Version) By Kari K. Spencer
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Financial coach Kari Spencer’s answer to a generation's cry for sound financial information. Unfortunately for many of today’s youth, school has not prepared them to survive and thrive... More > financially in the real world. Many young people graduate from college with a mountain of student debt and a financial miseducation. The American dream to buy a house, support a family, retire in style-seem sadly out of reach.In spite of the obstacles, given the right financial information, they can take control of their own financial future. The Money Guide addresses situations that young people face and offers realistic solutions. Sincerely and with a dose of light irreverence, Kari tells her young, readers precisely what actions to take and why. She takes teens past broke to a place of financial security, and even wealth. She starts the journey by showing them how to harness the most powerful, but fleeting, financial tool that they temporarily possess: time on their side.< Less
Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability By Gene Beck
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This unique and comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of the 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the... More > emerging sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The merging interactions encompass a wide range of legacy as well as emerging renewable energy technologies, including their integral finance and sustainability business components. The volume's over 8,000 entries makes it the largest dictionary ever compiled on these specific subjects. Intended to help novices and experts alike cut through the confusion and better understand the vocabulary of this fast growing field, this comprehensive body of knowledge concisely explains both the technologies and the thousands of related new technical terms and acronyms. The result is a practical tool that should find a central place on the desk of anyone involved in energy, management and development of sustainability issues anywhere in the world.< Less
FAST MONEY : Secrets of the Finance-Centric Global Economy By Shiv Srikantia
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By about 1995, when Wall Street discovered a new use for advanced mathematics, Investment Banks and Hedge Funds began hiring physicists with Ph.D. degrees. With a new set of formulas developed by... More > physicists who came to be known as Quants, wealth could be created by managing risk scientifically. In good faith therefore, the quant physicists set out to create an ambiance where enormous sums of borrowed money could be intelligently poured into speculative investments. Mathematical equations were now poised to shape the world’s economies in ways that mankind might never have imagined thirty years ago. As an honest career counselling guide therefore, this book will either talk you into a fast-paced high pressure job in Wall Street or quietly talk you out of it ! NOTE : To make this a standalone publication, a few chapters and excerpts from the book titled "American Capitalism, Americanomics, and Multinational Corporations" have been included in the presentation.< Less

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