Over 9,000 terms clearly defined
This dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of all the terms used in banking and finance at all levels of complexity ranging from personal bank accounts to international money funds. This is an invaluable tool for financial professionals, students and anyone interested in trying to make sense out of the newspaper headlines about chaos in the financial sector. It features more than 9000 entries providing clear, up-to-date coverage of timely topics, encyclopedic comments on banking and finance practices, explanation of complex terms such as “poison pills” and special supplements on currency, international banks and stock exchanges.
“Completely updated...entries are short and concise as might be expected from a dictionary. However, many entries also show how a term may be used in context- adding to the usefulness of the volume. Additionally some entries have been further developed with explanatory comments...if you are unsure of what is meant by Chinese walls, peppercorn rent, gnomes of Zurich, or bear hug, this volume will come in handy. It is also priced attractively for students.” – Reference Reviews