Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. They are all in search of new baseball knowledge—insights that will give the little guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money.
The subject matter offers an authoritative discussion of the fundamentals of both, the fixed income and equity markets, underwriting, securitizations, derivatives, currency among other products through the lens of leading industry practitioners. Key Learning Concepts Understand the impact of both global and domestic regulatory changes Learn about the products that holistically make up the capital markets Explore the components of the infrastructure that underpins these markets Examine the tools used for trading and managing risk Review new product innovations
This book is focused on advisors. It is about trying to help advisors more effectively position their firms and practices to maximize the opportunities created by a changing consumer population. Said simply, many advisors are confused about clients' demands in this quickly evolving financial advice industry. Many clients are equally confused about the choice between using a "robo advisor" or hiring a personal one. This book will help advisors articulate their value proposition in the future, provide a roadmap for how they should manage their firm or practice to deliver on promises made to clients (practice management component) and show advisors how the consumer perceives the service from top advisors to maximize a firm's future value.
Behavioral finance is finance for normal people, like you and me. This book is also about transformation from normal-ignorant to normal-knowledgeable, learning the lessons of behavioral finance and applying them to banish ignorance, gain knowledge, and increase the ratio of smart to stupid behavior on our way to what we want. This book offers behavioral finance as a unified structure that incorporates parts of standard finance, replaces others, and includes bridges between theory, evidence, and practice
Market Masters is the definitive book on investing in the Canadian market, featuring exclusive and insightful conversations and first-hand advice from Canada's top investors. These interviews delve into each investor's investment philosophies, strategies, and processes, as well as their successes, challenges, and outlooks in the market. Learn proven investing strategies, processes, and approaches that you can easily apply to the market to make your winnings more plentiful, predictable, and profitable.
The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) is a unique, public–private partnership dedicated to growing Toronto region’s financial services cluster and building it as a “top ten” global financial services centre. Established in 2001, TFSA is a collaboration involving three levels of government, the financial services industry and academia.