This text provides a modern statement of the theory and practice of domestic and international banking and finance. Today, banks are no longer limited to retail deposit-taking and lending operations; they engage in wholesale banking activities, off-balance sheet business, and activities beyond domestic markets. The principles of all these types of bank services are lucidly discussed. Separate chapters provide general background on payments systems, Eurocurrency markets, bank safety and depositor protection. The authors' conception is unique in providing a comparative study in a geographical sense (they deal with banking in the U.S., Britain, and Australia) and in an institutional sense, trac...
A story of a young African American male through trials and tribulations of his life, finds a driven purpose, despite being black, vulnerable and male in America. Kevin T. Davis Sr, who was born and raised in the rough streets of Baltimore, Maryland, was determined to overcome the odds. He enlisted in the United States Navy and pursued a naval career that would take him all over the world and eventually, landed him in the White House working for the first African American President of the United States of America. He shares his story of hope, bravery, wisdom and sheer determination to take command of his life and reach his full potential of abundance in effort to empower, encourage, enlighten and evolve the mindset of our youth today
Become a cyber-hero - know the common wireless weaknesses "Reading a book like this one is a worthy endeavor towardbecoming an experienced wireless security professional." --Devin Akin - CTO, The Certified Wireless Network Professional(CWNP) Program Wireless networks are so convenient - not only for you, but alsofor those nefarious types who'd like to invade them. The only wayto know if your system can be penetrated is to simulate an attack.This book shows you how, along with how to strengthen any weakspots you find in your network's armor. Discover how to: Perform ethical hacks without compromising a system Combat denial of service and WEP attacks Understand how invaders think Recognize the effects of different hacks Protect against war drivers and rogue devices
In common with other volumes in the series, this book contains essays that review recent developments in an important field of economics, in this case financial and monetary economics. The issues covered include financial intermediation and the operation of financial markets.
Peterson's Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2012 contains a wealth of info on accredited institutions offering graduate degrees in these fields. Up-to-date info, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable data on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time & evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. There are helpful links to in-depth descriptions about a specific graduate program or department, faculty members and their research, and more. Also find valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.
Originally published in 1995, The Business of Higher Education focuses on innovation in student financial services. It looks at the area of banking function as a tool for colleges and universities, and how this can be used to meet the market demand for new services. It also addresses how this can be used to balance the financial aid budget. The book documents just how much each colleges and universities have changed over the last decade and how each has changed given that market forces increasingly shape institutional aspirations.
TEXAS POLITICS TODAY is the standard in its coverage of Texas institutions, policies, and politics. It combines a comparative approach with tightly integrated learning objectives and questions addressing the Texas GOVT2306 Core Objectives. The text closes the gap between theory and practice with its Insiders and Politics in Practice features. The text reveals the inner workings of Texas elites, interest groups, campaign megadonors, and policy makers. The authors tapped their resources among political activists and officeholders to provide students with exclusive essays written by essayists ranging from the governor to campaign consultants to marijuana advocates, showing students how real-world politics operates in Texas. Texas Politics Today stimulates critical thinking and civic participation with a special focus on current political issues ranging from immigration, LGBT politics, gun control policies, abortion laws, and Latino politics to the culture wars in education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
A member of Chicago's elite Murder Task Force unit describes the lives of its public defenders, many of whom juggle dozens of clients and death-row cases simultaneously, in a sobering account that focuses on the dramatic trial of an accused cop killer. Reprint.