Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Finance. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!
Best Upcoming Finance Books of May 2017
Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought
Drawing on psychology, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and other fields, Adaptive Markets shows that the theory of market efficiency isn’t wrong but merely incomplete. When markets are unstable, investors react instinctively, creating inefficiencies for others to exploit. An ambitious new answer to fundamental questions in economics, Adaptive Markets is essential reading for anyone who wants to know how markets really work.
The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of Economics, and the Sweep of Human Interaction
In The End of Theory, Richard Bookstaber, one of the world’s leading risk managers, discusses why the human condition and the radical uncertainty of our world renders the standard economic model–and the theory behind it–useless for dealing with financial crises. None. Instead, Bookstaber argues for a new approach called agent-based economics, one that takes as a starting point the fact that we are humans, not the optimizing automatons that standard economics assumes we are.
Finance for Normal People: How Investors and Markets Behave
Finance for Normal People teaches behavioral finance to people like you and me – normal people, neither rational nor irrational. Meir Statman, a founder of behavioral finance, draws on his extensive research and the research of many others to build a unified structure of behavioral finance. Its foundation blocks include normal behavior, behavioral portfolio theory, behavioral life-cycle theory, behavioral asset pricing theory, and behavioral market efficiency.
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck and Get Your Financial Life Together (#GYFLT). . Let’s #GYFLT.
Dignity in the Workplace: New Theoretical Perspectives (Humanism in Business Series)
Introducing a theory of workplace dignity into the field of management studies, this innovative new book presents an alternative paradigm based on principles of human dignity which is integrated into a theoretical approach to the topic. The author addresses and analyses the causes and consequences of the dominant political-economic paradigm within management studies. Further, it presents a theoretical alternative which can constitute a foundation for a new way of thinking about organisations, management, and leadership.
The Money Formula: Dodgy Finance, Pseudo Science, and How Mathematicians Took Over the Markets
Explore the deadly elegance of finance’s hidden powerhouse The Money Formula takes you inside the engine room of the global economy to explore the little-understood world of quantitative finance, and show how the future of our economy rests on the backs of this all-but-impenetrable industry. Rather than rehash tales of post-crisis fallout, this book focuses on preventing the next one. By exploring the heart of the shadow economy, you’ll be better prepared to ride the rough waves of finance into the turbulent future.
The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return
. ” The characterization of finance as deceitful, infamous, and vulgar still rings true today – particularly in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. How can finance become more accessible and also recover its nobility.
Tiny House Basics: Living the Good Life in Small Spaces
Tiny House Basics ─ The joy of tiny house living Tiny house living is sustainable living: Tiny House Basics is an adventure in off grid living. Tiny house living tips and tricks: As avid campers and off roaders, Shelley and Joshua present the best tips and tricks to help you enter the world of small space living. You will learn about: • How to maintain a good relationship in a small space • Practical downsizing for everyone • Small space living with pets • The pros and cons of off grid living and on grid living • How to make your small space feel big • Keeping your small space feeling fresh with practical storage solutions and design tips • Equipping your space for entertaining • Accordion/bi-fold style windows • How downsizing and simplifying your life will allow you more freedom and time.
Small Money Big Impact: Fighting Poverty with Microfinance
Make your money make a difference—and enjoy attractive returns Small Money, Big Impactexplores and explains the globally growing importance of impact investing. Explore the global impact investing phenomenon Learn how microloans work, and how they make a difference Discover why investors are increasingly leaning into impact investing Consider the factors that inform impact investing decisions Part social movement and part financial strategy, impact investing offers the unique opportunity for investors to power tremendous change with a small amount of money— expanding their portfolios as they expand their own global impact. Small Money, Big Impact provides the expert guidance you need to optimize the impact on your portfolio and the world.
Financial Valuation: Applications and Models, + Website (Wiley Finance)
A practically-focused resource for business valuation professionals Financial Valuation: Applications and Models provides authoritative reference and practical guidance on the appropriate, defensible way to prepare and present business valuations. Learn best practices from 30 field-leading experts Follow clear examples for complex or unfamiliar scenarios Access practical tools that streamline the valuation process Understand valuation models and real-world applications The business valuation process can become very complex very quickly, and there’s no substitute for clear guidance and a delineated framework in the run-up to completion. Financial Valuation: Applications and Models is the all-encompassing, expert guide to business valuation projects.