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Royal Bank of Scotland losses more than treble to £7bn
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The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide: Advice on Taxes, Investing, Real Estate, and Retirement for Global Families in the U.S. and Abroad The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide: Advice on Taxes, Investing, Real Estate, and Retirement for Global Families in the U.S. and Abroad
by Andrew Fisher

The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide is the long-awaited financial handbook for cross border families, with expert insight from a financial advisor who specializes in expat issues. Whether you're an American living abroad, or foreign-born and living in the U.S., this book demystifies the complex issues surrounding the worldwide tax system.



Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

This is the highly anticipated third edition of the best-selling book which has become the definitive resource for understanding venture capital fundraising. Whether you are an entrepreneur, lawyer, student or just have an interest in the venture capital ecosystem, Venture Deals is for you.



A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America
by Leland Faust

Leland Faust unmasks Wall Street's unsavory tactics in powerful detail by giving readers a high-level view of how the financial services industry misleads them, overcharges them, and exposes them to needless risk. He documents the financial industry's alluring come-ons, airbrushed risks, high-stakes gambling, half-truths, misleading statements, outlandish predictions, tricks to overcharge customers, bad deals, and outright fraud by the most prominent and renowned of Wall Street's players.



The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations
by Linda Davis Taylor

The Business of Family is not a business book about how to make money. The Business of Family is about the most important business of all—your family.



The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy
by Tim McCarthy

Expert investor Timothy McCarthy helps guide the reader along a straightforward path to investment success by telling engaging and actual stories to illustrate each of his seven lessons of successful investing.



The Investor's Paradox: The Power of Simplicity in a World of Overwhelming Choice The Investor's Paradox: The Power of Simplicity in a World of Overwhelming Choice
by Brian Portnoy

The Investor's Paradox fills a wide void in the literature for those seeking the right path forward, one that is neither overly technical nor oversimplified. Finding simplicity in a complex world isn't necessarily easy, but the payoff is enormous.



Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
by Robert A.G. Monks

An experienced, highly successful businessman, Fortune 500 board member, lawyer and former public official explains how a very few individuals could reverse the trends that threaten the very fabric of the United States -- and calls them out by name.



The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything
by Jason Kelly

In The New Tycoons, Bloomberg News reporter Jason Kelly demystifies the complex world of private equity by telling the stories of the top firms and their leaders. The book details how their role as investors, owners, and employers has put them at the center of our lives.



The Art & Science of Technical Analysis: Market Structure, Price Action & Trading Strategies The Art & Science of Technical Analysis: Market Structure, Price Action & Trading Strategies
by Adam Grimes

This book, written for both the self-directed and institutional trader, explores the tools and techniques of discretionary trading—the art of trading. Not just a collection of trading patterns and ideas, this is a book that looks deeply into the art of technical analysis, and gives traders the tools and techniques they need to profit in today's competitive marketplace.



Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
by Howard Marks

Whether you've already read The Most Important Thing, a book that distilled the wisdom of Marks's celebrated client memos into a single volume, or are new to the book, The Most Important Thing Illuminated will give you an unprecedented look into how America's top investors make decisions and achieve financial success.



Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance
by Michael R. Powers

A distinctive characteristic of earthquakes, hurricanes, bombings, and other insurance risks is that they impact the values of stocks, bonds, commodities, and other human-made financial products. Michael R. Powers guides readers through the methods available for identifying and measuring risks, financing their consequences, and forecasting their future behavior within the limits of science.



Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance
by Kent Osband

Sparking a revolution in investment risk analysis, Osband recasts the market as a learning machine rather than a knowledge machine. The market continually errs, corrects itself, and makes new errors. Respecting that process, without idolizing it, will promote wiser investment, trading, and regulation. With uncertainty embedded at its core, Osband's rational approach points to a finance theory worthy of twenty-first-century investing.