500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said by Philip Jenks

By Philip Jenks

A set of the main memorable prices on funds, wealth, funding, and company luck, from a large choice of assets. together with: - mythical traders: Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Jim Slater - Old-time billionaires: John D. Rockefeller, J. Paul Getty, Andrew Carnegie - monstrous swinging dicks: invoice Gates, Chris Gent, Allan Leighton - marketers: Sam Walton, Ray Kroc, Jeff Bezos - Wits: H.L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker - Comedians: Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Stephen Fry - Bankers and economists: Milton Friedman, J.K. Galbraith, John Maynard Keynes - Statesmen: Napoleon, Churchill, Thatcher - Rogues: Robert Maxwell, Ivan Boesky, Al Capone - Philosophers: Hegel, Goethe, Aristotle and plenty of extra! Ordered via topic, with a entire index, this e-book includes sharp insights, witty one-liners, and considerate observations of the top calibre. even if you will want anything enjoyable to dip into, otherwise you are looking to pepper your dialog and writing with apercus so that it will have your viewers gasping in admiration, this can be the resource.

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Because Kate does not have the cash to pay her debt, she might not actually pay as promised. Unless she finds a way to come up with the money on time or to convince Paul to wait or accept an alternative payment, Kate will default. However, if Kate actually has more than $10,000 in her bank account and the $1,000 promise is her only debt, she does have the ability to pay this debt later. Kate’s problem in this example might be called a pure liquidity problem. This kind of problem can usually be remedied.

If capital requirements are increased, there is nothing in the regulation that would prevent these corporations from issuing additional shares and raising new funds to make any loans and investments that they might find profitable. Banks that do not have access to the stock markets, as well as those that do, can increase their equity by retaining and reinvesting their profits. What the banks would choose to do with the funds and why they would make these choices are different matters that are obviously important.

Subsidizing banks to borrow excessively and take on so much risk that the entire banking system is threatened is just like subsidizing and encouraging companies to pollute when they have clean alternatives. Most investments involve risks. If investments are funded by borrowing, the risks are borne not just by the borrowers but also by the lenders, and possibly by others. The borrowing itself magnifies risk, and it creates fundamental conflicts of interest that can also lead to inefficiencies. These conflicts of interest and inefficiencies explain much of what is wrong with banking and suggest what to do about it.

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