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Financial Risk Manager Handbook + Test Bank: FRM Part I / Part II, 6th Edition

Financial Risk Manager Handbook + Test Bank: FRM Part I / Part II, 6th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

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The essential reference for financial risk management Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, the Financial Risk Manager Handbook is the core text for risk management training programs worldwide. Presented in a clear and consistent fashion, this completely updated Sixth Edition, mirrors recent updates to the new two-level Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam, and is fully supported by GARP as the trusted way to prepare for the rigorous and renowned FRM certification. This valuable new edition includes an exclusive collection of interactive multiple-choice questions from recent...

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Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals

Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

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Business scandals are always with us from the South Sea Bubble to Enron and Parmalat. As accounting forms a central element of any business success or failure, the role of accounting is crucial in understanding business scandals. This book aims to explore the role of accounting, particularly creative accounting and fraud, in business scandals. The book is divided into three parts. In Part A the background and context of creative accounting and fraud is explored. Part B looks at a series of international accounting scandals and Part C draws some themes and implications from the country...

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Few business activities can match Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in terms of the potential for reward and for danger. A successful merger or acquisition can allow a mid-tier company to leap into the top tier, bringing rich rewards to that company, and its employees and shareholders. The failure of a merger can, on the other hand, have a devastating impact, resulting a loss of credibility, destruction of value and in some cases bringing the parties to ruin. Depending on how you measure it, between 50% and 80% of M&A deals fail to attain their objectives, before or even after the deal is done....

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The Essential Guide to Internal Auditing, 2nd Edition

The Essential Guide to Internal Auditing, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2011

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The Second Edition of The Essential Guide to Internal Auditing is a condensed version of the Handbook of Internal Auditing, Third Edition. It shows internal auditors and students in the field how to understand the audit context and how this context fits into the wider corporate agenda. The new context is set firmly within the corporate governance, risk management, and internal control arena. The new edition includes expanded coverage on risk management and is updated throughout to reflect the new IIA standards and current practice advisories. It also includes many helpful models, practical...

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Reaching Key Financial Reporting Decisions: How Directors and Auditors Interact

Reaching Key Financial Reporting Decisions: How Directors and Auditors Interact

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-APR-2011

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The regulatory framework for financial reporting, auditing and governance has changed radically in recent years, as a result of problems identified from the Enron scandal and more recently from the drive to implement global standards. In a key regulatory change, a company audit committee is now expected to play a significant role in agreeing the contents of the financial statements and overseeing the activities of the auditors. Finance Directors, Audit Committee Chairs and Audit Engagement Partners are required to discuss and negotiate financial reporting and auditing issues, a significant...

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Cash Flow Analysis and Forecasting: The Definitive Guide to Understanding and Using Published Cash Flow Data

Cash Flow Analysis and Forecasting: The Definitive Guide to Understanding and Using Published Cash Flow Data

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2012

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This book is the definitive guide to cash flow statement analysis and forecasting. It takes the reader from an introduction about how cash flows move within a business, through to a detailed review of the contents of a cash flow statement. This is followed by detailed guidance on how to restate cash flows into a template format. The book shows how to use the template to analyse the data from start up, growth, mature and declining companies, and those using US GAAP and IAS reporting. The book includes real world examples from such companies as Black and Decker (US), Fiat (Italy) and Tesco...

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Handbook of Probability

Handbook of Probability

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

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THE COMPLETE COLLECTION NECESSARY FOR A CONCRETE UNDERSTANDING OF PROBABILITY Written in a clear, accessible, and comprehensive manner, the Handbook of Probability presents the fundamentals of probability with an emphasis on the balance of theory, application, and methodology. Utilizing basic examples throughout, the handbook expertly transitions between concepts and practice to allow readers an inclusive introduction to the field of probability. The book provides a useful format with self-contained chapters, allowing the reader easy and quick reference. Each chapter includes an...

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Handbook of Market Risk

Handbook of Market Risk

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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A ONE-STOP GUIDE FOR THE THEORIES, APPLICATIONS, AND STATISTICAL METHODOLOGIES OF MARKET RISK Understanding and investigating the impacts of market risk on the financial landscape is crucial in preventing crises. Written by a hedge fund specialist, the Handbook of Market Risk is the comprehensive guide to the subject of market risk. Featuring a format that is accessible and convenient, the handbook employs numerous examples to underscore the application of the material in a real-world setting. The book starts by introducing the various methods to measure market risk while continuing to...

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Nonparametric Statistical Methods, 3rd Edition

Nonparametric Statistical Methods, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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Praise for the Second Edition "This book should be an essential part of the personal library of every practicing statistician."—Technometrics Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition of Nonparametric Statistical Methods includes additional modern topics and procedures, more practical data sets, and new problems from real-life situations. The book continues to emphasize the importance of nonparametric methods as a significant branch of modern statistics and equips readers with the conceptual and technical skills necessary to select and apply the appropriate procedures for any...

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Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with MATLAB

Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with MATLAB

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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Explore and analyze the solutions of mathematical models from diverse disciplines As biology increasingly depends on data, algorithms, and models, it has become necessary to use a computing language, such as the user-friendly MATLAB, to focus more on building and analyzing models as opposed to configuring tedious calculations. Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with MATLAB provides an introduction to model creation using MATLAB, followed by the translation, analysis, interpretation, and observation of the models. With an integrated and interdisciplinary approach that embeds...

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Trading the Measured Move: A Path to Trading Success in a World of Algos and High Frequency Trading

Trading the Measured Move: A Path to Trading Success in a World of Algos and High Frequency Trading

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

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A timely guide to profiting in markets dominated by high frequency trading and other computer driven strategies Strategies employing complex computer algorithms, and often utilizing high frequency trading tactics, have placed individual traders at a significant disadvantage in today's financial markets. It's been estimated that high-frequency traders—one form of computerized trading—accounts for more than half of each day's total equity market trades. In this environment, individual traders need to learn new techniques that can help them navigate modern markets and avoid being whipsawed...

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Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide

Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2013

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Get professional results with your new Canon EOS 70D, thanks to this portable guide If you want more instruction on your Canon 70D than the manual can offer you, this book is what you need. Packed with photography how-tos and no-fail formulas for getting great results, this handy guide goes above and beyond competitive digital SLR books with step-by-step techniques, professional shooting tips, and more. Learn how to take advantage of the advanced features of your new camera with pages of helpful examples and dazzling, full-color photographs. Take this portable reference in your kit when...

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Textual Information Access: Statistical Models

Textual Information Access: Statistical Models

By: Eric Gaussier; Francois Yvon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2012

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This book presents statistical models that have recently been developed within several research communities to access information contained in text collections. The problems considered are linked to applications aiming at facilitating information access: - information extraction and retrieval; - text classification and clustering; - opinion mining; - comprehension aids (automatic summarization, machine translation, visualization). In order to give the reader as complete a description as possible, the focus is placed on the probability models used in the applications concerned, by...

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Cyber Conflict: Competing National Perspectives

Cyber Conflict: Competing National Perspectives

By: Daniel Ventre

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2012

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Today, cyber security, cyber defense, information warfare and cyber warfare issues are among the most relevant topics both at the national and international level. All the major states of the world are facing cyber threats and trying to understand how cyberspace could be used to increase power. Through an empirical, conceptual and theoretical approach, Cyber Conflict has been written by researchers and experts in the fields of cyber security, cyber defense and information warfare. It aims to analyze the processes of information warfare and cyber warfare through historical, operational...

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Advanced Mobility and Transport Engineering

Advanced Mobility and Transport Engineering

By: Slim Hammadi; Mekki Ksouri

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2012

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Multimodal transport network customers need to be directed during their travels. A travel support tool can be offered by a Multimodal Information System (MIS), which allows them to input their needs and provides them with the appropriate responses to improve their travel conditions. The goal of this book is to design and develop methodologies in order to realize a MIS tool which can ensure permanent multimodal information availability before and during travel, considering passengers' mobility. The authors propose methods and tools that help transport network customers to formulate...

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Threat Modeling: Designing for Security

Threat Modeling: Designing for Security

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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Adam Shostack is responsible for security development lifecycle threat modeling at Microsoft and is one of a handful of threat modeling experts in the world. Now, he is sharing his considerable expertise into this unique book. With pages of specific actionable advice, he details how to build better security into the design of systems, software, or services from the outset. You'll explore various threat modeling approaches, find out how to test your designs against threats, and learn effective ways to address threats that have been validated at Microsoft and other top companies. Systems...

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Mezzanine Financing: Tools, Applications and Total Performance

Mezzanine Financing: Tools, Applications and Total Performance

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

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An in-depth explanation of mezzanine finance Mezzanine finance products, which have grown increasingly popular in recent years, involve a unique and complex form of analysis because of their hybrid nature. Because mezzanine finance involves no collateral, it accentuates legal terms, term sheets, and contracts, in addition to depicting dynamics of both debt and equity. Experienced chairman, lecturer, and professor of investment banking Luc Nijs presents readers with a thorough description of product groups, structuring and pricing, and cultural discrepancies in terms of regulation and...

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Analyzing how hacks are done, so as to stop them in the future Reverse engineering is the process of analyzing hardware or software and understanding it, without having access to the source code or design documents. Hackers are able to reverse engineer systems and exploit what they find with scary results. Now the good guys can use the same tools to thwart these threats. Practical Reverse Engineering goes under the hood of reverse engineering for security analysts, security engineers, and system programmers, so they can learn how to use these same processes to stop hackers in their...

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International GAAP 2014: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles under International Financial Reporting Standards

International GAAP 2014: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles under International Financial Reporting Standards

By: Ernst & Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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International GAAP 2014 goes much further than explanation. It provides a comprehensive guide to interpreting and implementing IFRS in a relevant business context and provides insights into how complex practical issues should be resolved in the real world of global financial reporting. This book is an essential tool for anyone applying, auditing and interpreting, regulating, studying or teaching international financial reporting. Written by financial reporting professionals from the International Financial Reporting Group of EY, this three-volume guide to reporting under IFRS provides...

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Cybersecurity: Managing Systems, Conducting Testing, and Investigating Intrusions

Cybersecurity: Managing Systems, Conducting Testing, and Investigating Intrusions

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

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A must-have, hands-on guide for working in the cybersecurity profession Cybersecurity involves preventative methods to protect information from attacks. It requires a thorough understanding of potential threats, such as viruses and other malicious code, as well as system vulnerability and security architecture. This essential book addresses cybersecurity strategies that include identity management, risk management, and incident management, and also serves as a detailed guide for anyone looking to enter the security profession. Doubling as the text for a cybersecurity course, it is also a...