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Finance: Topic Overviews

This guide lists eBooks and databases with information related to finance.

Topic Overviews (E-Books)

Begin your research by reviewing a broad subject overview that will provide a framework for understanding the topic. Try these databases to find brief histories, important statistics, and related authoritative information.

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Encyclopedias & Handbooks (E-Books)

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Encyclopedia of Business and Finance

Designed to meet both the specific research and general inquiry needs of all of these students by providing easy to understand essays covering all of the foundational topics, themes, and theories that will be covered in their business degree curricula. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include academics and business scholars from leading business programs.

How Finance Works

How different financial levers can affect a company's performance. The different ways in which companies fund their operations and investments. Why finance is more concerned with cash flow than profits. How value is created, measured, and maximized. The importance of capital markets in helping companies grow.

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FinTech Future: The Digital DNA of Finance

Fintech is challenging banks and squeezing all our financial transactions onto a mobile screen! Should we be worried?  We make payments via PayPal or Paytm, shop on Amazon or Flipkart, book accommodation on Airbnb or Oyo and call a cab using Uber or Ola apps.

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

Covers the entire spectrum of activities in a typical merger transaction--starting from searching for candidates to closing the deal.

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Venture Capital Investments

Venture Capital is a form of financing provided by wealthy investors, investment banks and other financial institutions to start-ups and small- to medium-sized enterprises with strong growth potential in exchange of private equity stakes. These investors are also known as venture capitalists.

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Corporate Financial Reporting

Critically examines contemporary corporate financial reporting, arguing that the complexity of the reporting process and the myriad of issues facing the directors, accountants and auditors can only be successfully understood from a firm conceptual base.

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Entrepreneurial Finance

A practical approach for entrepreneurs and investors, this book provides readers with the fundamental knowledge to finance, start, grow, and value new ventures, without the complex finance terms and calculations.

Databases for Company bond, debt, fixed income Information