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Finance: Money & Banking Library Guide: Reference

Finance: Money & Banking: Reference Sources

Reference materials are shelved alphabetically by call number in the Reference Room. Ready Reference materials are held at the Reference Desk. Reference materials are for in-library use only.


Banking and Finance to 1913 Banking and Finance to 1913 REF HG2461 .B33 1990
Chronicles America’s material civilization through its business figures and businesses. A record of American aspirations – of success and of failure. A history of the impact of business on American life. Individual volumes cover a particular industry during a defined period, providing a history expressed through biographies and buttressed by a wide range of supporting entries. >>About This Book


Cooperative/Credit Union Dictionary and Reference REF HD2954 .C67 1990


A Dictionary of Finance and BankingA Dictionary of Finance and Banking REF HG151 .D54 2008
Covers all aspects of finance and banking, from personal investments to international trading. Indispensable for students and professionals of accountancy, banking, and commerce, and ideal for anyone involved in public finance or financial trading. Over 5,100 entries. Expanded coverage of central banking and monetary policy. New feature panels on key topics, including the Financial Times Share Indexes and bankruptcy law. Up-to-date coverage of the world’s important financial centres, reflecting recent changes to financial institutions. >>About This Book


Dictionary of Finance and Investment TermsDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms REF HG151 .D69 2006
Barron’s Financial Guides. More than 5,000 terms related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, tax laws, and transactions in the various financial markets, with up-to-date information on federal income tax regulations and requirements.
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Dictionary of Financial Formulas and RatiosDictionary of Financial Formulas and Ratios REF HG151 .M24 2008
The book is organized by topics (such as liquidity, profitability or inventory ratios). Each chapter discusses the topic’s formulas and ratios, how they are calculated and how they can be used in corporate management. >>About This Book


Dictionary of International Economics Terms REF HF1359 .D4956 2006
Provides access to the terms of general economics for students and professionals in the growing world of international finance, and especially in its interaction with banking and the stock exchange. It also includes international definitions (UK, European and USA) of the everyday jargon, acronyms and newly adopted words that are now common in national and international financial dealings. >>Google Books Preview


Encyclopedia of Banking & Finance REF HG151 .M8 1994
Contains almost 4200 entries. In addition to definitions of thousands of basic banking, business, and financial terms, in-depth entries provide a wealth of valuable information such as historical background, analysis of recent trends, illustrative examples, statistical data, and citation of applicable laws and regulations.


The Encyclopedia of MoneyThe Encyclopedia of Money REF HG216 .A43 2009
Features: 350 fully updated A-Z entries on the development, functions, and dysfunctions of money, banking, and credit systems; Dozens of photographs and illustrations of coinage and paper money from different times and places; Glossary of key terms such as federal reserve system, capital controls, float, credit crunch, and world bank; Index offering access to entries by several criteria, including individuals involved and countries affected. >>About This Book / Google Books Preview


The Federal Reserve System: An Encyclopedia REF HG2563 .H235 2005
The entries in this encyclopedia deal with the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the U.S. It does not, however, deal solely with how the Federal Reserve operates or its current institutional structure. The entries chosen range across the Federal Reserve operations and how monetary policy functions in the U.S. >>Table of Contents / Google Books Preview


International Dictionary of Banking and FinanceInternational Dictionary of Banking and Finance REF HG151 .C53 1999
Provides access to the specialist terms of banking and general finance for students and professionals in the growing world of banking and its interaction with building societies and the stock exchange. It should also assist private investors and people who read financial journals and the financial pages of daily newspapers. Includes definitions of the everyday jargon, acronyms and newly adopted words that are now common in national and international financial dealings. >>About This Book / Google Books Preview


The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and FinanceThe New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance REF HG151 .N48 1992 (3 volumes)
Includes 1008 essays, arranged in a single alphabetical sequence. The essays are concerned with empirical matters, such as institutional analysis and description, monetary history, and problems of financial regulation. In addition, the main sequence includes 70 short glossarial entries defining particular terms, which give definitions of technical terms employed in the essays as well as descriptions of institutions referred to there. >>About This Book


The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865 REF HB235 .U6 D47 2005
Starting with the founding of America and extending through the Colonial Era to the Civil War, this volume focuses on what things cost and how much workers made. Efforts have been made to include nearly every item necessary for everyday life so students, historians and the simply curious can explore the wage and price structure of early America. Also illustrated are commodity values, investment data and income opportunities.
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The Value of a Dollar: Prices and Incomes in the United States, 1860-2004 REF HB235 .U6 V35 2004
This book is about practical economy: what things have cost and how much money people have had to buy them. Records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities.


World Monetary Units: An Historical Dictionary, Country by CountryWorld Monetary Units: An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country
REF HG216 .B465 2008x
Includes information about what monetary units have been used in 203 countries and four confederations, how their names changed over the years, and how they are divided into smaller units. Each country or confederation’s entry typically covers the last 100 to 150 years. Many of the monetary units can best be understood in the context of the political history, geography, and the languages of a country, and for these reasons, each country’s history is briefly narrated. >>About This Book