ISBN13:978-0143116172 ISBN10: 0143116177 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1594201929 ISBN10: 1594201927
Summary: ''Before regulators throw block trades, bond swaps, bridge financing, butterfly spreads and Black-Scholes out with the bathwater, they should find time to read Niall Ferguson?s The Ascent of Money.? ?The Wall Street Journal ?[An] excellent, just in time guide to the history of finance and financial crisis.? ?The Washington Post ? Shrewdly anticipates many aspects of the current financial crisis, which has toppled banks, precipitated gigantic government bailouts and upended global
Summary: ''Before regulators throw block trades, bond swaps, bridge financing, butterfly spreads and Black-Scholes out with the bathwater, they should find time to read Niall Ferguson?s The Ascent of Money.? ?The Wall Street Journal ?[An] excellent, just in time guide to the history of finance and financial crisis.? ?The Washington Post ? Shrewdly anticipates many aspects of the current financial crisis, which has toppled banks, precipitated gigantic government bailouts and upended global markets.? ?Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ...show less
Edition/Copyright:08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Penguin Books, Inc. Published: 10/27/2009 International: No
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ISBN: 9780143116172. Book is in very good condition. Financial history. Soft cover. shelf YY-3
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New York, 2008 Paperback Fifth Impression Very Good. No Dj 8vo. pp. v 442, the author shows us that "finance is the foundation of human progress. Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot, lucre, moolah, readi...show morees, the wherewithal: Call it what you like, it matters. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, it's the sinews of war. To revolutionaries, it's the chains of labor. But in The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that finance is in fact the foundation of human progress. What's more, he reveals financial history as the essential backstory behind all history."previous owners inscription on title page. ...show less
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