QFinance: The Ultimate Resource
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA | pages: 2200 | 1999 | ISBN: 1849300003 | PDF | 32 mb
The phrase Ultimate Resource is no misnomer; this tome covers a huge amount of material, ranging from biographies of finance leaders and thinkers to mathematical tools, written by more than 300 experts. Besides being expansive, Qfinance offers unique, authoritative guidance for the stressed, information-hungry professionals and librarians attempting to assist business and economics students and faculty. It contains, among other things, a comprehensive financial dictionary of more than 9,000 terms; more than 2,000 business-related quotes; and digests of some 125 outstanding reads in finance, from popular materials to intellectual cornerstones. The material is divided into nine distinct sections to ensure ease of access, and each section is extensively cross-referenced across and within topics. More than 300 step-by-step guides in the “Checklists” section are unique and practical. The “Finance Information Sources” section accumulates data sources from around the world, organized into 60 subject areas and including books, journals, Web sites, and key organizations. In the “Country and Sector Profiles” section, 192 countries and 26 industry sectors are analyzed.