The Devil's Financial Dictionary

Author: Jason Zweig

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1610396065

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Your Survival Guide to the Hades of Wall Street The Devil's Financial Dictionary skewers the plutocrats and bureaucrats who gave us exploding mortgages, freakish risks, and banks too big to fail. And it distills the complexities, absurdities, and pomposities of Wall Street into plain truths and aphorisms anyone can understand. An indispensable survival guide to the hostile wilderness of today's financial markets, The Devil's Financial Dictionary delivers practical insights with a scorpion's sting. It cuts through the fads and fakery of Wall Street and clears a safe path for investors between euphoria and despair. Staying out of financial purgatory has never been this fun.

Exam Prep for: A Devils Dictionary of Business Jargon

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications


Category: Education

Page: 800

View: 1164


Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services). This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text A Devils Dictionary of Business Jargon Items include highly probable exam items: Enron, source document, Brand, Indirect costs, Yield to maturity, Futures contract, Variable cost, Interest expense, Saving, Monte Carlo, Vacation, Wall Street, property, Debtor, Corporate governance, and more.

Latin American Spanish Phrasebook

Author: Roberto Esposto

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740597128

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 258

View: 7919


Introduces Spanish grammar and provides useful phrases for meeting people, getting around, shopping, and handling emergencies.

The Devil's Dictionary

Complete & Unabridged

Author: Ambrose Bierce

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486146898

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 2113


Complete and unabridged, this paperback gift edition of an American humor classic presents more than 1,000 comic definitions praised by H. L. Mencken as "some of the most gorgeous witticisms in the English language."

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Author: Silvana Amar

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602391386

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 320

View: 689


Small enough to keep on any nightstand, this practical guide also includes a “dreamer’s notebook” for dreamers to jot down recollections as they awaken. Now, there is no longer any need to constantly wonder what that weird dream last night meant. Open the pages of The Bedside Dream Dictionary and discover what your subconscious mind is trying to tell you!

The Devil's Dictionary of Wall Street

Author: Michael Silverstein,Professor of Anthropology Linguistics and Psychology Michael Silverstein, M.a

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781490462370

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 92

View: 3405


Ambrose Bierce's DEVIL'S DICTIONARY was a delightful collection of quirky definitions, naughty verse and satirical pieces skewering an overblown and profoundly corrupt Gilded Age. Michael Silverstein's new DEVIL'S DICTIONARY OF WALL STREET applies the same approach to today's overblown markets and their puffed up denizens. Its hundreds of painfully funny definitions, poems, and encounters featuring Selig Cartwright, Goldman Sachs washroom attendant, will make you laugh—and think.

Hydroinformatics Tools for Planning, Design, Operation and Rehabilitation of Sewer Systems

Author: J. Marsalek,Cedo Maksimovic,Evzen Zeman,Roland Price

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401718180

Category: Science

Page: 530

View: 5946


Hydroinformatics systems are systems that combine computational hydraulic modelling with information systems (including knowledge-based systems). They are gaining rapid acceptance in the areas of environmental planning, design and management. The present book focuses exclusively on sewage systems, starting with their planning and then going on to discuss their design, operation and rehabilitation. The very experienced authors discuss business and information needs in the management of urban drainage, tools for collecting and archiving such data, and their use in modelling catchment hydrology, sewer systems hydraulics, wastewater quality, wastewater treatment plant operation, and receiving waters. The control and operation of sewer systems in real time is described, followed by a discussion of their maintenance and rehabilitation. Intelligent decision support systems for managing the urban drainage business process are presented. Audience: Researchers into sewer design, municipal engineers, planners and managers interested in an innovative approach to all aspects of the planning, design and operation of sewer systems.

The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies

Author: Tony Blackshaw,Garry Crawford

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446202321

Category: Travel

Page: 272

View: 9182


What is Leisure Studies? Who are the key figures in the field? How can we evaluate the relevance of concepts in the field? This is the first full length Dictionary of Leisure Studies. It examines the key concepts, assesses the work of central figures and helps students zero-in on essential issues and conceptual distinctions. The Book: • Provides an unprecedented critical survey of the field • Offers students authoritative, comprehensive accounts of the basic concepts and leading figures • Provides students with core resources to write essays and pass exams Written by teachers experienced with the needs of undergraduates and postgraduates in the field, the book will be quickly recognized as a vital asset in making sense of Leisure Studies.