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Investing with the Trend: A Rules-based Approach to Money Management

Investing with the Trend: A Rules-based Approach to Money Management

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 04-APR-2014

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Investing with the Trend provides an abundance of evidence for adapting a rules-based approach to investing by offering something most avoid, and that is to answer the "why" one would do it this way. It explains the need to try to participate in the good markets and avoid the bad markets, with cash being considered an asset class. The book is in three primary sections and tries to leave no stone unturned in offering almost 40 years of experience in the markets. Part I - The focus is on much of the misinformation in modern finance, the inappropriate use of Gaussian statistics, the...

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What Your Boss Really Wants from You

What Your Boss Really Wants from You

By: Steve Arneson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

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Take Charge of the Relationship That Matters Most to Your Career Your most important work relationship is with your boss. You need it to go well. But even the best bosses can be hard to read, and some seem downright inscrutable. Your boss isn’t going to change for you—don’t waste your time trying. The solution lies in figuring out what makes your boss tick and adapting your own work style to make the relationship better. But how do you do that? In this pragmatic and accessible guide, top executive coach Steve Arneson shows how to find the answers to fifteen essential questions that will help...

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The Basics of Achieving Professional Certification: Enhancing Your Credentials

The Basics of Achieving Professional Certification: Enhancing Your Credentials

By: Willis Thomas

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

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This easy-to-use guide can help anyone looking to achieve professional certification make informed decisions about the many options available. It can also help avoid the pitfalls of making the wrong choice as a result of being incorrectly informed. Examining the range of professional certifications offered by associations and organizations, it explains how to select the right professional certification and outlines best practices for completing the certification process. It includes a CD that supplies permanent access to a suite of helpful training and development tools and software. ...

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Life at the Speed of Passion

Life at the Speed of Passion

By: Wright Eve

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Life at the Speed of Passion will revolutionize the way you think about what your life looks like, what you do for a living and why you do it. Through her meteoric rise in the corporte and sports world, Eve has learned to master the craft of confident decision-making while blending it with personal integrity to create a life more passionate and purposeful than she ever imagined. ...

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The Professional Woman's Guide to Giving Feedback

The Professional Woman's Guide to Giving Feedback

By: Katie Botten

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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It can be difficult for women to get ahead at work, particularly in male-dominated environments. However, there are ways to get an edge at work and great feedback is one of them. It may seem like a small element of business life, but knowing how to use feedback effectively can not only allay everyday stresses and anxieties, but it can drive business performance to excellent results. This book will demonstrate exactly how women can use feedback in this way, explaining with clarity and practicality exactly how to make the most out of feedback, and to bring confidence and results at...

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Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever

Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever

By: Karen Hough

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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If you’re like most people, the phrase “You’ll be giving a presentation” is on a par with “It looks like that molar will have to come out.” Well, let’s be honest: you’d prefer the surgery, wouldn’t you? One reason most people regard public speaking as a nightmare is that they have to be “perfect.” They drive themselves crazy trying to conform to all sorts of handed-down rules that tie them up in knots and put their audiences to sleep. But Karen Hough knows that by throwing out those rules, relaxing, being yourself, and even making “mistakes,” you’ll connect with your audience much more...

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A little book full of enormous value for novices and seasoned venture capitalists alike After having been thrown for a loop by the bursting of the tech bubble more than a decade ago, the venture capital industry suddenly has come roaring back to life over the past two years. In 2011 alone, more than $7.5 billion in venture capital was invested—representing more than a 19% increase over the previous year—in more than 966 companies. A majority of these companies reside in the life sciences, Internet, and alternative energy sectors. In today's weak job market, VC is more important than...

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Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example

Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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How to make better decisions and achieve your goals What shapes a person's career and life, and defines them as a leader? Their decisions. We all want to be more productive and deliver our best results. But doing this effectively—and consistently over time—is a significant challenge. Managing it all is hard, and leading in today's hyper-paced world is even harder. The good news is that leadership expert Steve McClatchy makes it easier. In Decide, McClatchy—who works with Fortune 1000 people every day to help them achieve outstanding levels of performance—shows you how to cut through...

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Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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An accessible guide to identifying and profiting from financial market trends Profiting from long-term trends is the most common path to success for traders. The challenge is recognizing the emergence of a trend and determining where to enter and exit the market. No body is more familiar with this situation than author Tina Logan. Now, in Profiting from Market Trends, she shares here extensive insights in this area with you. Divided into four comprehensive parts trend development, change in trend direction, reading the market, and profiting from technical analysis this reliable...

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Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-APR-2013

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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An award winning system developer explains how to create, test, and implement a profitable trading system Traders have long been drawn to the idea of translating their strategies and ideas into trading systems. While successful trading systems have been developed, in most cases, they work very well for a period of time in specific markets, but perform less well across all markets in all time frames. Nobody understands this better than author Keith Fitschen—a thought-leader in trading system development—and now, with Trading Strategy Generation + Website, he shares his extensive...

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Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Created especially for the Australian customer! Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure that the numbers add up every time. Follow the bookkeeping cycle -- make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly Translate the financial lingo -- know your assets...

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The Go-To Expert

The Go-To Expert

By: Heather Townsend; Jon Baker

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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“Differentiating yourself from your peers is the challenge that every professional faces. This book gives you the clarity, process and confidence to make yourself stand out in a crowded market place.” Toni Hunter, Partner, George Hay Chartered Accountants   “This easy-to-read book shows you how to build a firm foundation to win business regularly from your network. Highly recommended for any corporate professional or small business owner.” Charlie Lawson, National Director, BNI UK & Ireland     The Go-To Expert provides no-nonsense advice on managing your transition into a...

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Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Do you struggle with keeping your books? Do you dread facing your finances? Do you constantly fear that the tax man will come knocking? Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days is your step-by-step guide to taking the stress out of keeping your books! This small business guide covers all of the basics, from setting up a general ledger through to confidently conquering your BAS, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to move to more advanced systems and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of taxation tips,...

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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

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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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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Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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A definitive book for any CEO—first time or otherwise—of a high-growth company While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren't—and they're often young and relatively inexperienced in business in general. Author Matt Blumberg, a technology and marketing entrepreneur, knows this all too well. Back in 1999, he started a company called Return Path, which later became the driving force behind the creation of his blog, OnlyOnce—because "you're only a first time CEO once." Now, more than a decade later, he's written Startup CEO. As the fifth book in the...

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How to Tell Anyone Anything

How to Tell Anyone Anything

By: Richard S. Gallagher

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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No one likes to be criticized. But when feedback is necessary—whether it’s with a boss, someone we manage, or another co-worker—it takes great communication skills to successfully get the message across with feelings and relationships intact. Drawing from the latest in psychology on how best to connect with others, How to Tell Anyone Anything steers readers away from the common mistake of focusing on what’s wrong, and shows them instead how to provide clear, constructive, positive messages that create real behavior and performance change. Complete with illuminating examples and a unique...

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Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security

Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Learn to identify the social engineer by non-verbal behavior Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security focuses on combining the science of understanding non-verbal communications with the knowledge of how social engineers, scam artists and con men use these skills to build feelings of trust and rapport in their targets. The author helps readers understand how to identify and detect social engineers and scammers by analyzing their non-verbal behavior. Unmasking the Social Engineer shows how attacks work, explains nonverbal communications, and demonstrates with visuals...

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How To Pass The CPA Exam: The IPassTheCPAExam.com Guide for International Candidates

How To Pass The CPA Exam: The IPassTheCPAExam.com Guide for International Candidates

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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A CPA exam guide written specifically for international students The US CPA qualification exam is the most popular professional accounting qualification not just in the United States, but around the world as well. As international testing centers open across the globe, increasing numbers of non-American students are taking the exam, but lack a study resource written specifically for them. Author Stephanie Ng passed the exam in less than a year and operates a popular exam test-prep website at IPassTheCPAExam.com. In How to Pass the CPA Exam, Ng explains her techniques and study tactics...

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The Other Kind of Smart

The Other Kind of Smart

By: Harvey DEUTSCHENDORF

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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We have known for years that the difference between those who become successful in life and those who struggle is their degree of emotional intelligence (EI), or "people skills.” Now, The Other Kind of Smart shows readers how they can increase their emotional intelligence and overcome the barriers that are preventing them from realizing their true potential. Emotional intelligence coach Harvey Deutschendorf has shown thousands of people how to relate emotional intelligence to everyday situations. Here, he uses the proven techniques of storytelling, combined with quotes and exercises, to show...

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Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

By: Alan Stephenson; David Reese; Mary Beadle

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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This book provides the aspiring broadcast performer with the skills, techniques, and procedures necessary to enter this highly competitive field....