The Fisherman and the Rhinoceros: How International Finance Shapes Everyday Life
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BeschreibungIn this informative and entertaining book, the authors address the question of whether modern international finance with its complex financial products is, in fact a boon or a burden to the "real" economy that is populated and relied upon by the vast majority of citizens.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction The Parable of the Fisherman and the Rhinoceros The Parable of the Blind Pearl-Fisher and Geronimo The Parable of the Genoese Merchant and the Molecule Conclusion References.
PortraitERIC BRIYS is a managing director at Deutsche Bank where he heads the Insurance Strategies Group. He has worked previously for Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining the investment banking world he was a Professor of Finance at the HEC School of Management. He has published six books on finance and economics and more than thirty scientific articles. FRANCOIS DE VARENNE is vice-president at Deutsche Bank where he covers European insurance and reinsurance companies. He has worked previously for Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining the investment banking world he was head of financial and economics affairs at the French Federation of Insurance Companies. An engineer, an actuary and a PhD in finance by training he has published two books and more than ten scientific articles.
Pressestimmen..."a crisp and imaginative essay..."
--Sunday Times, Book of the Week, 3rd September 2000 "The book deserves a wide audience."
--European Business Forum, October 2000 "By using parables and historical examples, the authors make complex financial concepts simple to understand and this short but pitchy little book is a fine introduction to the heady world of boom and bust."
--Portfolio International, November 2000
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2000
Seitenanzahl: 114 Seiten