Comeback : Restoration of American Banking Power in the New World Economy

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In Comeback, Smith reveals the past and present of U.S., European, and Japanese banking, asserting that European and Japanese financial systems are ill-prepared for the future while U.S. banking will Succeed by splitting into two distinct parts - large, technologically advanced retail companies and market-oriented investment bankers and wholesalers.
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  • Paperback | 357 pages
  • 152.4 x 230 x 19.05mm | 500g
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0875845673
  • 9780875845678

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Part I: The United States: Surviving the Decline. Legacies of the 1980's: Reaganomics: Vision or Voodoo? Mergers, buyouts, Junk Bonds and Greed. The Decimation of the S&Ls. Banking at the Brink. Fall from grace. Cleaning Up the Mess. Terra Nova. The New Wholesalers: The Equity Era. TheVolatileLife. Come the Free Markets. New Men and Aliens. Part II The Rising Tide in Europe. Renaissance: 1992 and all That. The First European merger Boom. Not So Quiet on the Eastern Front. Universal Strategies: Universal Differences. Deutsche Bank ber Alles, Entangling Alliances. Alternative Approaches: Les Affaires Fran aises. Ruling Britannia. Memorable Mistakes. Part III Japan Comes Back to Earth: The Rising of the Sun Empire Economics. MacArthur's Proconsulate. Economic Software. The Supernova Fades: The "Bubble Economy". Innocents Abroad. Whether the Cost of Capital Advantage? Discarding the Third World Remnants: The Emperor's Clothes. Further Deregulation and Other Miseries. Part IV: Becoming Champions: Competition and success: Getting the Strategy Right Measuring Success. The New World Order. Appendices. Notes. index.
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