Money Changers by Robert G. Williams
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Money Changers
By Robert G. Williams

The Money Changers

A Guided Tour Through Global Currency Markets

By (author) See other recent books by Robert G. Williams
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $72.00
Your Price: $64.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.24 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Money Changers by Robert G. Williams

Book Description

At almost $2 trillion per day in trades, currency markets vitally link the world together. Yet few people understand how they work and why they are prone to instability and bouts of panic. This book takes the reader behind the scenes on a tour of the places, the machines, the circuitry and the people involved in moving world money. This journey begins as a traveler removes foreign currency from an ATM machine in Istanbul. The author guides us from the periphery of the market into its neural centers in financial hubs such as London and New York. Currency traders, market analysts, money managers and payments systems architects show their workplaces and reveal their day-to-day experiences in this unpredictable and rapidly evolving world. The experts interviewed may use unfamiliar terms, but the logical progression of the chapters and participants' stories told in workplace settings bring abstract concepts down to earth. After completing the tour, the reader will have a clear picture of the geographical and structural organization of global currency markets and the people who run them. This vision of a volatile, evolving structure will provide a useful framework for deciphering the complex causes of yet unforeseen financial events.

Buy Money Changers book by Robert G. Williams from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781842776957
ISBN-10: 1842776959
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 157mm x 18mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Money Changers book by Robert G. Williams and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Robert G. Williams

Robert G. Williams is Voehringer Professor of Economics at Guilford College. Originally a Central Americanist scholar, he turned his attention to world currency markets in 1995.His previous books include States and Social Evolution - Coffee and the Rise of National Governments in Central America (UNC Press 1994).

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Robert G. Williams close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close