Pocket Dictionary of Finance An essential reference for busy finance professionals, the Pocket Dictionary of Finance will help you keep up-to-date with the latest terminology. Over 5,000 clear definitions of key finance terms Compiled by an international team of expert researchers and information 1 specialists Covers the fields of accounting, currency & exchange, economics, insurance, markets, regulation, risk, statistics, investments, and treasury management Abbreviations, acronyms, and jargon clearly defined Mini-essays explain more complex concepts Reflects the language of the global finance industry
Book DescriptionWith more than 6,000 entries, the definitive guide to World Business English. The Ultimate Business Dictionary provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of key business terminology and concepts available. Containing definitions of more than six thousand entries, The Ultimate Business Dictionary reflects the globalization of English as the lingua franca of business, and offers several unique features, including translations of all terms into Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish (Castilian and Latin American); abbreviations, acronyms, and slang; concise biographical profiles of key business thinkers and leaders; listings of international stock exchanges and trade organizations; and a section on finance and accounting terms and ratios.
With innovations such as DefinitionsPLUS and vocabulary builders, the Collins Cobuild Intermediate Dictionary of British English transforms the learner's dictionary from an occasional reference into the ultimate resource and must-have dictionary for language learners. The definitions have been created using a controlled vocabulary, and each definition has been reviewed by a team of classroom teachers to ensure that they are appropriate for learners at the intermediate level.
The "Longman Children's Picture Dictionary" presents 800 words in a variety of richly illustrated and photographed topics. The "Teacher's Resource Book" provides a wide range of ideas and materials for practicing and reviewing vocabulary in the Picture Dictionary. Key features: Over 850 photocopiable flashcards. 27 photocopiable board games. A selection of activity and game ideas. Lesson notes for each dictionary topic.
The "Chartered Management Institute: Dictionary of Business and Management" is the most authoritative business dictionary available. It features: - More than 6,500 jargon-free definitions of key terms. - Entries drawn from the core areas of general management, human resources, marketing, e-commerce, accounting and finance, economics, statistics, and operations and production. - Biographical entries that detail the lives and careers of influential business thinkers and leaders. - Mini-essays to explain complex concepts. - Worked examples of financial ratios. - World English terms to give a global perspective on the practice of management. An essential resource for managers of all levels as well as business students, the Dictionary defines the world of work.
The Berlitz Pocket dictionary series, ideal for travelers and students, is the perfect take-along reference for language learners. It offers quick, easy access to thousands of entries and provides a wealth of modern and idiomatic phrases not normally found in a dictionary this size.
This is the ideal dictionary for learners of Italian. It contains up-to-date vocabulary, culture notes on Italian culture, and web addresses for further research. What's more, the Language in Use and Banking & Finance supplements make this the ideal dictionary for people learning Italian for both business and for pleasure. This third edition of the acclaimed Collins Italian Dictionary uses the multi-million word language database, the Collins Corpus, to ensure that the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today.
Everything you need to quickly acquire a solid working knowledge of more than 3,000 essential real estate terms In real estate, as in any type of business, an undefined term at a critical moment can equal a missed opportunity, or worse. That's why you need a reliable, up-to-date resource that gives you instant access to definitions of every important term you're likely to encounter in the course of doing business. That's why you need the Dictionary of Real Estate. Accessible, practical, and easy to use, it defines more than 3,000 essential commercial and residential real estate terms from the areas of appraisals, escrow, investment, finance, accounting, law, agency and ethics, construction and architecture, property management, marketing, computers and software, and more. When you look it up in the Dictionary of Real Estate, you get everything you need to quickly acquire a solid working knowledge of the term in question, including: Detailed, thoroughly cross referenced definitions in plain English Practical examples and real world applications Up to date coverage of the latest techniques and approaches Documents, charts, tables, and graphs Professional quality diagrams, illustrations, and line drawings Fully workedformulas and equations Expert cost cutting tips and moneymaking strategies Supplying you with more definitions, examples, illustrations, and practical examples than any other professional resource in the field, the Dictionary of Real Estate is one investment you simply can't afford to pass up.
Case Studies in Islamic Banking and Finance is a pioneering resource that provides practical insights into the real world of Islamic financial transactions, and illustrates the complexities of this rapidly growing mode of modern finance. Based around 12 individual cases, the book stimulates discussion and develops the reader's understanding of Islamic finance by contrasting the theoretical concepts discussed in the author's companion text Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance with practical real world situations. The cases cover core Islamic banking and finance topics including the Ijara, Mudaraba and Musharaka contracts; Islamic mortgages for home finance; leverage; and issues involved in opening an Islamic bank. Financial statement analysis for Islamic banks, the implications for fund management for equity investing and the impact of loan defaults on Islamic and conventional banks are also included. Each chapter concludes with a set of questions designed to test the reader's understanding of each case, with suggested solutions at the end of the book. This book is a must have resource for those wishing to apply their understanding of this complex subject and is an essential read for anyone seeking practical examples of how to apply the concepts in a real world environment.
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The new Collins Chinese Pocket Dictionary offers the user up-to-date coverage of today's Chinese and English. Clear layout and presentation of information makes it ideal for learners of both languages. This new edition of the Collins Chinese Pocket Dictionary has been designed for those studying both English and Chinese, whether at school, for work or for travel. It is the ideal text for anyone who needs reliable information in a handy, portable format. The Collins Chinese Pocket Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of Chinese and English, with thousands of phrases and examples guiding the user to the most appropriate translation. To help with the pronunciation of Chinese words, the dictionary includes pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples. Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries. In addition, the dictionary also includes both simplified and traditional or complex Chinese characters. Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. The radical index is a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find Chinese characters without knowing their pronunciation. A practical supplement covers correspondence in Chinese and English, including sample letters, emails and CVs. Other titles in the Collins Chinese Dictionary range include: Collins Chinese Dictionary and Collins Gem Chinese Dictionary.
This authoritative and comprehensive dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of approximately 3,500 key economic terms. Covering all aspects of economics including economic theory and policy, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics, this is the essential reference work in this area. The new edition of this dictionary has been updated to include entries on China, India, and South America, to reflect the increase in prominence of these regions in the global economy. There is strong coverage of international trade and many entries on economic organizations and institutions from around the world. Fully revised to keep up to date with this fast-moving field, this new edition expands the coverage to include entries such as austerity measures, General Anti Abuse Rule, propensity score matching, and shadow bank. Entries are supplemented by entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website, giving the reader the opportunity to explore further the areas covered in the dictionary. Useful appendices include a list of institutional acronyms and their affiliated websites, a list of Nobel prize-winners in economics, the Greek alphabet, and a list of relevant websites. As ideal for browsing as it is useful for quick reference, this dictionary remains an essential guide for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance, as well as for professional economists and anyone who has to deal with economic data.
Interviews with the professionals driving the rapid global growth of Islamic finance Though the modern Islamic finance system has existed for more than forty years, its size and influence in the banking industry has expanded massively in just the last decade. This book looks at Islamic finance from the perspective of the experts shaping the industry, including some of the founders of the first Islamic banks—Haj Saeed Lootah, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Al Faisal Al Saud, and Sheikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel—as well as other professionals who have greatly influenced the industry. Editor Emmy Alim offers rare insight on Islamic finance with these insightful interviews focused on the development, rise, and future trajectory of Islamic finance. Features rare insider perspective on the rise of Islamic finance with interviews from the top names in the industry in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States An ideal resource for bankers and finance professionals working in traditional finance as well as Islamic finance Written by Emmy Alim, Editor for Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Gateway, a multi-platform forum for experts and professionals in the Islamic finance industry
Longman Pocket Activator is ideal for students who need and quick and easy reference to American words and phrases. This popular, pocket-size dictionary also has a hard-wearing plastic cover. Easy to use for quick reference, the Longman Pocket Dictionary series provides compact and affordable help in a whole range of language areas. Each book has all the reliability and accessibility which Longman Dictionary users have come to expect. Thousands of examples.Ideal for quick reference at work, at school or for self-study.