A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: Eighty-one Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
In a time of rapid change in the world economy, this fascinating, concise, and user-friendly primer is the most reliable tool for keeping track of what's happening.
What is the new economy? What is globalization? Is the euro the final seal on European Union? How is e-commerce transforming our world beyond economics? What is virtual money, and does it have real value? How do social concerns and societal ills (drugs, poverty, AIDS, endangered natural resources) play a part in the rapidly changing world economy? What are multinationals, and do they signal the end of nationalism? These and many other pertinent issues are addressed in an enlightening and entertaining handbook for those who want to be economically literate (and who doesn't?).
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What Is the WTO?
Who Invests in the Global Marketplace?
What Is Equity?
What Is a Balance Sheet?
What Is a Proﬁt and Loss Statement?
What Are Eurocurrencies and Eurobonds?
How Are Ratings Used to Evaluate International Investments?
How Is Gold Part of the World Economy?
What Are Derivatives?
What Is an Option?
What Are Stock Options?
What Is 1 Currency Option?
What Is a Hedge Fund?
What Is Net Worth?
What Is Bankruptcy?
What Is Venture Capital?
What Is an IPOP
1 Leveraged Buyout?
What Are the Risks of International Investing?
How Are Illegal Goods Traded on the Vorlds Black
What Is a Stock Index?
How Do Investors Buy Foreign Shares?
What Is an Equity Fund?
What Is a Capital Market?
What Is 1 Bond?
What Is Hot Money? 5100
What Is the New Econoiny? 5102
What Are the Tiger Economies of Southeast Asia?
What Is Hyperinflation?
What Is the World Bank?
What Is Dollarization?
What Are Regional Development Banks?
How Does a Swiss Bank Account Work?
What Is Economic Espionage?
What Are Economic Sanctions?
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