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The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

By: D. R. Williams

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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The funding of biopharmaceutical research and development provides a comprehensive critical review of the funding of research and development (R&D) in the human biopharmaceutical market sector. It addresses both private and public funding sources available in the US and internationally. The biopharmaceutical market is among the most research-intensive market sectors globally. Clinical researchers face a multitude of public and private funding options with respect to bringing their idea or innovation to market. These funding options are continually changing and complex, and are expected to...

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Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, + Website, 5th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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A one-stop shop for background and current thinking on the development and uses of rates of return on capital Completely revised for this highly anticipated fifth edition, Cost of Capital contains expanded materials on estimating the basic building blocks of the cost of equity capital, the risk-free rate, and equity risk premium. There is also discussion of the volatility created by the financial crisis in 2008, the subsequent recession and uncertain recovery, and how those events have fundamentally changed how we need to interpret the inputs to the models we use to develop these...

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The Heston Model and its Extensions in Matlab and C#, + Website

The Heston Model and its Extensions in Matlab and C#, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

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Tap into the power of the most popular stochastic volatility model for pricing equity derivatives Since its introduction in 1993, the Heston model has become a popular model for pricing equity derivatives, and the most popular stochastic volatility model in financial engineering. This vital resource provides a thorough derivation of the original model, and includes the most important extensions and refinements that have allowed the model to produce option prices that are more accurate and volatility surfaces that better reflect market conditions. The book's material is drawn from...

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FT Guide to Banking

FT Guide to Banking

By: Glen Arnold

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 17-APR-2014

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The Financial Times Guide to Banking is a comprehensive introduction to how banks and banking works. Best-selling author Glen Arnold provides you with a foundation for understanding the wide variety of activities undertaken by banks. He shows you why these global institutions are so important to consumers and finance professionals alike and explains how their activities impact on everyday life.   The Financial Times Guide to Banking will give you:   -    A thorough understanding of all types of banking from retail through to asset management and investment banking.   -    An...

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Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

By: Jeffrey A. Edwards

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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Many empirical researchers yearn for an econometric model that better explains their data. Yet these researchers rarely pursue this objective for fear of the statistical complexities involved in specifying that model. This book is intended to alleviate those anxieties by providing a practical methodology that anyone familiar with regression analysis can employ—a methodology that will yield a model that is both more informative and is a better representation of the data. This book outlines simple, practical procedures that can be used to specify a model that better explains the data. Such...

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The Seven Sins of Wall Street

The Seven Sins of Wall Street

By: Bob Ivry

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing—and should make us not just afraid but very afraid—are the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis. Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details the operatic ineptitude of America's best-compensated executives and the ways the government kowtows to what it mistakenly imagines is their competence and success. Ivry shows that the only thing that has changed since the meltdown is how...

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A comprehensive guide to reading and understanding financial reports Financial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a foreign language that only accountants can understand. This comprehensive version of How to Read a Financial Report breaks through that language barrier, clears away the fog, and offers a plain-English user's guide to financial reports. The book features new information on the move toward separate financial and accounting reporting standards for private companies,...

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Regulation

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Regulation

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Regulation volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention and organize your study...

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Auditing and Attestation volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention and organize your...

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Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Financial Accounting and Reporting

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Financial Accounting and Reporting

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Financial Accounting and Reporting volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention...

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How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers, 8th Edition

How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers, 8th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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An updated new edition of the comprehensive guide to reading and understanding financial reports Financial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a foreign language that only accountants can understand. This new Eighth Edition of How to Read a Financial Report breaks through that language barrier, clears away the fog, and offers a plain-English user's guide to financial reports. This updated edition features new information on the move toward separate financial and accounting...

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America’s Fiscal Constitution

America’s Fiscal Constitution

By: Bill White

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse (PublicAffairs, April 1, 2014) tells the remarkable story of federal leaders who imposed clear limits on the use of federal debt. For almost two centuries those limits allowed the federal government to borrow for only four purposes. That traditional fiscal constitution collapsed in 2001, when federal elected officials broke the traditional link between federal tax and spending policies. For the first time in history, the federal government cut taxes during war, funded permanent new programs entirely with debt, and became dependent...

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All the Presidents’ Bankers

All the Presidents’ Bankers

By: Nomi Prins

Publisher: Nation Books

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Who rules America? All the Presidents’ Bankers  is a groundbreaking narrative of how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government, dictated foreign and domestic policy, and shaped world history. Culled from original presidential archival documents,  All the Presidents’ Bankers  delivers an explosive account of the hundred-year interdependence between the White House and Wall Street that transcends a simple analysis of money driving politics—or greed driving bankers. Prins ushers us into the intimate world of exclusive clubs, vacation spots, and Ivy League...

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Panic, Prosperity, and Progress: Five Centuries of History and the Markets

Panic, Prosperity, and Progress: Five Centuries of History and the Markets

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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A detailed guide to financial market performance during financial crises With the financial markets seemingly careening from one crisis to another, it's vital for today's investors and traders to have an historical perspective on market performance during times of great turmoil. In this book, Tim Knight provides an exhaustive analysis of financial market behavior prior, during, and following tumultuous events since 1600. Making copious use of charts and basic technical analysis, Knight demonstrates how external shocks tend to create extreme reactions in the financial markets and how...

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Leveraged Buyouts: A Practical Guide to Investment Banking and Private Equity, + Website

Leveraged Buyouts: A Practical Guide to Investment Banking and Private Equity, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

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A comprehensive look at the world of leveraged buyouts The private equity industry has grown dramatically over the past twenty years. Such investing requires a strong technical know-how in order to turn private investments into successful enterprises. That is why Paul Pignataro has created Leveraged Buyouts + Website: A Practical Guide to Investment Banking and Private Equity. Engaging and informative, this book skillfully shows how to identify a private company, takes you through the analysis behind bringing such an investment to profitability—and further create high returns for the...

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Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets

Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2013

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A comprehensive guide to the dynamic area of finance known as market microstructure Interest in market microstructure has grown dramatically in recent years due largely in part to the rapid transformation of the financial market environment by technology, regulation, and globalization. Looking at market transactions at the most granular level—and taking into account market structure, price discovery, information flows, transaction costs, and the trading process—market microstructure also forms the basis of high-frequency trading strategies that can help professional investors generate...

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Investment Banking For Dummies

Investment Banking For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Enrich your career with a review of investment banking basics One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investment banking. It clearly outlines strategies for risk management, key investment banking operations, the latest information on competition and government...

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Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce

Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce

By: Francisco Liébana-Cabanillas; Francisco Muñoz-Leiva; Juan Sánchez-Fernández; Myriam Martínez-Fiestas

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Recent innovations in the field of information technology and communications are radically changing the way international organizations conduct business. In this competitive environment, having the necessary tools to streamline business transactions and secure digital payments is crucial to business success. Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical findings on electronic payment systems in the digital marketplace. Focusing on the importance of e-commerce in business development, including the...

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Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems

Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems

By: Theodosios Tsiakis; Theodoros Kargidis; Panagiotis Katsaros

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Advancements of information systems are rapidly altering both the economy and society. This progression of information creates operational and strategic advantages which is important to the success of organizations and firms. Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems explores the value of information and its management by highlighting theoretical and empirical approaches in the economics of information systems. By providing insight into how information systems can generate economic value for businesses and consumers, this book is essential for professors,...

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PCI DSS: A Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition

PCI DSS: A Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition

By: Alan Calder; Geraint Williams

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Get started with PCI DSS Protect your customers’ card data All businesses that accept payment cards are prey for hackers and criminal gangs trying to steal payment card details and commit identity fraud. The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) exists to ensure that businesses process credit and debit card orders in a way that effectively protects cardholder data. Failing to comply with the standard can have serious consequences for your ability to process card payments. An ideal introduction and a quick reference to PCI DSS, including version 3.0 Co-written by a...