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Banks and Banking

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World Economy Explained outlines the background of the economic problems that have shaken the world in recent years. It describes how our global economic system has evolved and how it operates today. The series also explains some of the causes and effects of the financial problems that many people and countries are currently facing.

Banks and Banking looks at the way modem banks work and how these huge international organizations developed from the simpler companies of the past....

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Overview

World Economy Explained outlines the background of the economic problems that have shaken the world in recent years. It describes how our global economic system has evolved and how it operates today. The series also explains some of the causes and effects of the financial problems that many people and countries are currently facing.

Banks and Banking looks at the way modem banks work and how these huge international organizations developed from the simpler companies of the past. It describes how the credit crunch started and some of the effects it has had. It explains how arid why some banks were bailed out, as well as what the future of banking might be. Quoting many firsthand accounts, it encourages readers to form their own views about world economic issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781926722757
  • Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2012
  • Series: World Economy Explained Series
  • Pages: 46
  • Age range: 13 - 16 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

What Has Happened to the Banks? 6

The Background of Banking 8

How Banks Work 12

Just Your Type? 16

Safe as Houses 20

At the Center of Things 24

When Things Go Wrong 26

The Credit Crunch 30

The Human Dimension 34

Safeguards and Rescue Plans 38

Looking Ahead 42

Glossary 44

Further Reading and Web Site Links 45

Index 46

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