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26 Sep 2016

The price of the dream: subprime mortgages in the African-American community

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

Let us first say that the financial disaster which has just recently occurred has effected the entire world, regardless of race, color, or creed. It is perhaps a testament to the new levels of equality and interconnectedness that what may have started out primarily among certain populations can...

16 Sep 2016

Financial anomalies and behavioral finance

Essay - 25 pages - Finance

A market in which prices of all securities quickly and fully reflects all available information. OR The market operating on the hypothesis known as Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) that states the securities markets are efficient with the prices of securities reflecting their economic...

29 Mar 2016

Corporate Governance in U.K and Corporate Financial Performance

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

The issue of corporate governance and whether it affects the financial performance have for many rears been a center of curiosity for economic researchers. Researchers have been seeking to establish whether or not there is a direct relationship between these two forces in the corporate world....

22 Mar 2016

Evaluate the predictability of excess stock returns

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

First and foremost, predictability of excess returns in the stock markets is an issue which is affected by not just a factor but many factors in the environment. The issues which daily affects the markets such as politics and economical environments will definitely affect the predictability of...

24 Jul 2015

How to synergize the works of internal auditors and external auditors to listed companies

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Internal and external auditors have been used over the years to promote transparency and compliance with the accounting procedures in listed companies. The external and internal auditors have had separate duties in the audit process. However, conflicts have been witnessed between the internal and...

21 Jul 2015

European Sovereign Debt Crisis and its impact on financial markets and institutions

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

The European Sovereign Debt Crisis of was basically the failure of the Euro which was the monetary symbol that tied together 17 Countries across Europe (Arezki et. al, 2011). This therefore means that the start of all these is retraced back to the second world war in 1945. At this time Europe was...

04 Sep 2014

Along Way Gone- Effects of war on today's modern society

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

A long Way Gone primarily brings into light the effects of war on today's modern society amongst them violation Human Rights as spelt out by UN Charter in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Through the noble eyes of a former child soldier Ishmael Beah, the memoir, though immeasurably...

12 Aug 2014

Balance of Ethics and Privacy in business (YourFace)

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

Ethics is concerned with right and wrong in a particular society (Reamer, 2013). The definition means there are different definitions of ethics depending on the society. For example, there are assessments based on the intention of actions as well as on the outcomes of the actions. For example, in...

12 Mar 2012

Case study: France telecom

Essay - 12 pages - Finance

The French government created France Telecom in 1988. The company was privatized in 1997, and in the following year lost the state monopoly as the telecommunications industry opened up to competition. Given the context, the company then began to expand through a number of...

16 Feb 2011

Is the Subprime crisis a financial or global crisis?

Essay - 25 pages - Finance

Was the subprime crisis predictable? Some analysts predicted it in 2005 as a continuation of a long boom, during which loans to U.S. households rose sharply. Now the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED), led for over 20 years by Alan Greenspan takes a systematic approach to support the banking crisis stock...

16 Feb 2011

Money laundering in the financial community: one of the dark sides of globalization

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Economically, globalization may appear beneficial in that it enhances trade between men and generates growth. Many of its adverse effects are, however, the game of criminal organizations. Indeed, with the rise of movements of people, goods and capital, globalization tends to increase the capacity...

16 Feb 2011

Does IFRS enhance the presentation of financial statements?

Essay - 14 pages - Finance

The international financial environment is constantly changing ever since the International Financial Reporting Standards [International Financial Reporting Standards] (IFRS) have been implemented. Moreover, the unprecedented financial scandals of recent years have further accelerated the...

16 Feb 2011

Report on the Italian taxation

Essay - 14 pages - Finance

Faced with economic developments and globalization, it became common to see companies in different countries better meeting the demands and also strive hard in order to save some money. The establishment of French companies is easier in Europe because of the existence of certain conventions...

16 Feb 2011

Impact of standards of IAS/IFRS in the financial communication

Essay - 13 pages - Finance

The advent of international accounting standards of IAS / IFRS as a reference system leads to a revolution in the world of business and communication thereof. International standards have a privilege over the economic approach to business, and are not historical as is often the case in...

16 Feb 2011

Report of training course at Deloitte

Essay - 39 pages - Finance

The author of this article was hired within the audit firm of Deloitte Consulting in Neuilly sur Seine. The decision to integrate in the firm to start on the career had been motivated by several factors. First, the undeniable reputation of the firm, coupled with financial education imparted by...

29 Sep 2010

Did the subprime crisis affect the hedging market?

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

The aim of this paper is to analyze if the financial crisis has changed the use of hedging techniques. Forecasting is the process of estimation of unknown situations. Forecasting is use to estimate a risk. It can be exchange rates risks, economic exposure, translation exposure, etc. In this...

29 Sep 2010

Term paper: the subprime crisis:Reasons & Effects

Essay - 8 pages - Finance

Since the last few years, a frightening phenomenon concerning subprime is being observed in the United States of America. Some people think that the financial crisis that the whole world is living through is related to the subprime crisis, and some think that it was the beginning of a very slow...

29 Sep 2010

Derivative products

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

It is an indisputable fact that the present financial and economical tsunami is one of the worst slowdowns just close to the previous one, being the economic collapse in 1929. Indeed each semester previsions a particular percentage of growth. However, this foresight is depleting in terms of the...

29 Sep 2010

Risk management

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Measuring operational risk allows, in so many ways to anticipate the continuous and discrete potential risks that hold many intangible elements. By sophistical trends, we can measure how it could affect any project on the long term and involve in its management ways. Even the measurement needs to...

29 Sep 2010

The evolution and implications of Hedge Fund institutionalization

Essay - 12 pages - Finance

Hedge funds and their managers, once obscure enigmas of the investment community, have become in the last decade household names due to their overwhelming publicity as money-hungry madmen. Part of the reason why these loosely regulated funds have drawn so much attention is because their explosive...

29 Sep 2010

Critical analysis of the arguments surrounding the morality of engaging in "insider trading" in securities markets: although it is illegal in most stock markets, could the practice ever be eradicated totally and would this be desirable?

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

As the securities markets were expanding rapidly in the second part of the 20th century, a widespread assumption maintaining that insider trading must be prohibited on moral grounds took root in the collective consciousness. These economic transactions are illegal in most stock markets and the...

29 Sep 2010

Investment management and modern portfolio theory

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

Various assets or types of investment (stocks, bonds and cash equivalents) held and/or managed directly by investors, constitute a portfolio. In order to build up a coherence between risk tolerance and the investing objectives, investors favor large cap value stocks based on index funds if their...

29 Sep 2010

Compare the 1997 Asian financial crisis with the subprime crisis

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

The subprime crisis was triggered by an expectation of defaults of payments on subprime mortgages in the US. It is an on-going crisis that has already led to the free fall of the US housing prices, billions of losses by banks, and generally speaking a slow-down (maybe a recession) of the American...

29 Sep 2010

Evaluation of Capital Gains Tax Proposals for 2008/09 in UK

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

Capital Gains tax (CGT) has been much reformed in history because it is a very complex tax. CGT is "a tax on the increase in the value of an asset between its acquisition and its disposal" (IFS). Chancellor Alistair Darling introduced his Pre-Budget Reporting on 9 October 2007 which showed many...

29 Sep 2010

There is no such thing as a perfect capital structure

Essay - 6 pages - Finance

The relevance of a company capital structure has been the subject of several theories and debate. The capital structure of a company is a mix of different securities. Capital structure refers to the way a corporation finances itself through a combination of equity sales, equity option, bonds and...

29 Sep 2010

The Relationship between Risk and Return

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

Incertitude about expected returns is one of the criteria which influence the largest number of strategic investment decisions. Thus the relationship between risk and return is a fundamentally financial relationship, because it affects expected rates of return on investment. This relationship...

29 Sep 2010

American Grain Corporation

Essay - 14 pages - Finance

American Grain Corporation: When shareholders are about to invest in project, they need to know what the financial consequences of it are. They need to plan the expenses and the possibilities of return on investment, regarding how long it will take to start earning a profit. To choose the project...

29 Sep 2010

Is "Al-Dar Islamic Fund", created by Pictet, a Geneva based Private Bank, Islamic compliant?

Essay - 10 pages - Finance

Who has created the ?Al-Dar Islamic Fund'? Is it Pictet which is a Geneva based Private Bank which is in compliance with the Islamic culture? The answer to this buzzing mind boggling question is ?No'. As confirmed, the contained shares are not Islamic compliant and secondly the...

29 Sep 2010

When Outsourcing Goes Wrong: A Look into the Outsourcing Relationship between Alcatel and HFS

Essay - 8 pages - Finance

The issue of outsourcing has been the topic of debate among business corporations. As companies continue to outsource the business operations and processes to other countries, there has been a division among those who embrace outsourcing and those who are oppose to it. On one...

29 Sep 2010

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is one of the most important pieces of legislation affecting corporate governance and the practice of public accounting since the US securities laws of the early 1930s. The Act is relatively recent in the history of American accountancy. It was signed into law on 30 July...

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