Here is an inside look at the mechanics of banking for the business person who deals with banks on a regular basis. The many-faceted role of banks is explained, primarily as it relates to small and medium-sized businesses. Attention is given to matters such as business loans, international banking, account analysis, evaluating a bank's health, how banks analyze financial statements, and more.
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How Banks Work 7
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