Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business (Columbia Business School Publishing)
Through a range of case studies, Narrative and Numbers describes how storytellers can better incorporate and narrate numbers and how number-crunchers can calculate more imaginative models that withstand scrutiny. Damodaran also looks at more established business models such as Apple and Amazon to demonstrate how a company’s history can both enrich and constrain its narrative. Narrative and Numbers reveals the benefits, challenges, and pitfalls of weaving narratives around numbers and how one can best test a story’s plausibility.
Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices (Center on Global Energy Policy Series)
Crafting an engrossing journey from the gushing Pennsylvania oil fields of the 1860s to today’s fraught and fractious Middle East, Crude Volatility explains how past periods of stability and volatility in oil prices help us understand the new boom-bust era. Tracing a history marked by conflict, intrigue, and extreme uncertainty, McNally shows how―even from the oil industry’s first years―wild and harmful price volatility prompted industry leaders and officials to undertake extraordinary efforts to stabilize oil prices by controlling production. Herculean market interventions―first, by Rockefeller’s Standard Oil, then, by U.
CMT Level I 2017: An Introduction to Technical Analysis
Covered topics address theory and history, markets, market indicators, construction, confirmation, cycles, selection and decision, system testing, and statistical analysis. The Level I exam emphasizes trend, chart, and pattern analysis. This cornerstone guidebook of the Chartered Market Technician(R) Program will provide every advantage to passing Level I.
CMT Level II 2017: Theory and Analysis
Everything you need to pass Level II of the CMT Program CMT Level II 2017: Theory and Analysis fully prepares you to demonstrate competency applying the principles covered in Level I, as well as the ability to apply more complex analytical techniques. The Level II exam emphasizes trend, chart, and pattern analysis, as well as risk management concepts. This cornerstone guidebook of the Chartered Market Technician(R) Program will provide every advantage to passing Level II.