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    Valuing the Future: A Conversation About Investment (Paperback) By (author) Ben Paton, Illustrated by Chris Duggan

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    DescriptionThe book is a dialogue between a money manager and a young man who asks whether or not he should invest. Their conversation explores How 'for money' and 'not-for-money' investment differ; How accounting and economic assets compare with social and natural assets; How time is central to all of investment, building capabilities in the present which can deliver resources in the future; How banks collectively create and destroy money; How the yield curve shows the market interest rates for financial assets of different durations; How competitive advantage is important in determining the returns achieved on real assets; How 'fundamental value' differs from price, or what someone is prepared to pay; How 'fundamental analysis' and 'technical analysis' of price data provide insights into risk; How mean-variance analysis of price data is the conventional approach to risk; How the economic ecosystem creates prices How capitalism may be a lousy system and yet the best available as it adapts continuously to align money prices and human values.


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    Title
    Valuing the Future
    Subtitle
    A Conversation About Investment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ben Paton, Illustrated by Chris Duggan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780957039612
    ISBN 10: 0957039611
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FIN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.0T
    BIC subject category V2: KCZ, KFFM
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Libri: I-BE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27830
    DC22: 332.6
    BISAC V2.8: BUS036000, BUS001000
    BIC subject category V2: KCJ
    DC23: 332.6
    Thema V1.0: KFFM, KCZ, KCJ
    Illustrations note
    6 figures; 5 cartoons
    Publisher
    Sociables Publishing
    Imprint name
    Sociables Publishing
    Publication date
    31 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Surrey