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The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash
Charles R. Morris
Previously published as The Trillion Dollar Meltdown Now fully updated with the latest financial developments, this is the bestselling book that briefly and brilliantly explains how we got into the economic mess that is the Credit Crunch. With the housing markets unravelling daily and distress signals flying throughout the rest of the economy, there is little doubt that we are facing a fierce recession. In crisp, gripping prose, Charles R. ...
Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology
We are facing a future of unbounded complexity. Whether that complexity is harnessed to build a world that is safe, pleasant, humane and profitable, or whether it causes us to careen off a cliff into an abyss of mind-numbing junk is an open question. The challenges and opportunities--technical, business, and human--that this technological sea change will bring are without precedent. Entire industries will be born and others will be laid to ...
Trillion the Three-headed Lion
The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything
Inside the Trillion Dollar Industry That Owns Everything What do Dunkin' Donuts, J. Crew, Toys "R" Us, and Burger King have in common? They are all currently or just recently were owned, operated, and controlled by private equity firms. The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything takes the reader behind the scenes of these firms: their famous billionaire founders, the overlapping stories of ...
The New Wellness Revolution: How to Make a Fortune in the Next Trillion Dollar Industry
Paul Zane Pilzer
Read the Preface, Introduction, and Chapter 1 at thewellnessrevolution.paulzanepilzer.com. Five years ago, Paul Zane Pilzer outlined the future of an industry he called “wellness” and showed readers how they could get in on the profitable bottom floor. The New Wellness Revolution, Second Edition includes more guidance and business advice for entrepreneurs, product distributors, physicians, and other wellness professionals. It’s an ...
Trillions of Snowflakes: How The Spirit of Santa Lives On
H R Nowak
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Calla has had her heart crushed when other kids told her that Santa is nothing but a lie, after making a wish, she finds out the truth, thanks to the help of a very special elf.
Trillion Dollar Economists: How Economists and Their Ideas have Transformed Business (Bloomberg)
A detailed look at how economists shaped the world, and how the legacy continues Trillion Dollar Economists explores the prize-winning ideas that have shaped business decisions, business models, and government policies, expanding the popular idea of the economist's role from one of forecaster to one of innovator. Written by the former Director of Economic Research at Bloomberg Government, the Kauffman Foundation and the Brookings Institution, ...
Millions, Billions, & Trillions: Understanding Big Numbers
David A. Adler
What does a million look like? A billion? A trillion? These huge numbers are hard to visualize. This book explains quantities in terms children can understand. For example, one million dollars could buy two full pizzas a day for more than sixty-eight years, it would take the heads of ten thousand people together to have one billion hairs. This dynamic math duo explains the concepts of millions, billions, and trillions in a lighthearted way.
The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy: How the New World Order, Man-Made Diseases, and Zombie Banks Are Destroying ...
William Morrow Paperbacks
“Jim Marrs can’t be ignored. Few in this country shout about The Truth louder than he.” — Dallas Observer In The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy, Jim Marrs, the New York Times bestselling author of Rule by Secrecy and The Rise of The Fourth Reich, offers a terrifying proposition: that the current economic collapse has been engineered by a ...
Count to a Trillion
John C. Wright
Tor Science Fiction
John C. Wright burst upon the SF scene a decade ago with the Golden Age trilogy, an innovative space opera. He went on to write fantasy novels, including the popular Orphans of Chaos trilogy. And now he returns to space opera in Count to a Trillion . After the collapse of the world economy, a young boy grows up in what used to be Texas as a tough duellist for hire, the future equivalent of a hired gun. But even after the collapse, there is ...
The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India
Michael J. Silverstein
Harvard Business Review Press
Meet your new global consumer You’ve heard of the burgeoning consumer markets in China and India that are driving the world economy. But do you know enough about these new consumers to convert them into customers? Do you know that: There will be nearly one billion middle-class consumers in China and India within the next ten years? More than 135 million Chinese and Indians will graduate from college in this timeframe, compared to ...
The Hermetic Millennia (Count to a Trillion)
John C. Wright
Continuing from Count to a Trillion , Menelaus Illation Montrose—Texas gunslinger, idealist, and posthuman genius—has gone into cryo-suspension following the discovery that, in 8,000 years, a powerful alien intelligence will reach Earth to assess humanity’s value as slaves. Montrose intends to be alive to meet that threat, but he is awakened repeatedly throughout the centuries to confront the woes of an ever-changing and violent world, ...
Trillion-Dollars Moms: Marketing to a New Generation of Mothers
Book by Bailey, Maria, Ulman, Bonnie
The Next Trillion: Why the Wellness Industry Will Exceed the $1 Trillion Healthcare (Sickness) Industry in ...
Paul Zane Pilzer
In The Next Trillion, Pilzer exposes the truth about why half the U.S. population is unhealthy and overweight: Americans have become caught between the economic interests of the trillion-dollar food industry and the trillion-dollar healthcare or "sickness" industry. In analyzing these two gigantic industrial complexes, Pilzer focuses on an emerging "wellness" industry that will soon occupy an additional one-seventh, or "next trillion," of the ...
One Trillion Dollars
Bastei Entertainment, 2014
Yesterday John Fontanelli was just a pizza delivery guy in New York City. One day later he's the richest man in the world. One trillion dollars - one million times one million - $1,000,000,000,000: more money than anyone could imagine. For generations the Vacchis, an old Italian family of lawyers and asset managers, had supervised the fortune as it grew over five hundred years, until one particular date that the benefactor had stipulated in his ...
Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction
Brian Wilson Aldiss
First edition bound in brown cloth. A Fine copy in a fine DJ.
Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea
St. Martin's Griffin
Adam Roberts revisits Jules Verne's classic novel in a collaboration with the illustrator behind a recent highly acclaimed edition of The Hunting of the Snark It is 1958 and France's first nuclear submarine, Plongeur , leaves port for the first of its sea trials. On board, gathered together for the first time, are one of the Navy's most experienced captains and a tiny skeleton crew of sailors, engineers, and scientists. The Plongeur ...
Solar Trillions: 7 Market and Investment Opportunities in the Emerging Clean-Energy Economy
Solar Trillions reveals market opportunities worth $35+ trillion of the $382 trillion the world will spend in energy by 2050. Like mobile phones, personal computers and the Internet in the 80s and 90s, solar is growing exponentially and it will soon grab a large share of the energy market. The author shows immediate as well as long-term market opportunities and why science facts and tech trends make solar inevitable. Here are the seven amazing ...
The Judge of Ages (Count to a Trillion)
John C. Wright
The year is 10,515 AD. The Hyades Armada, traveling at near lightspeed, will reach Earth in just four centuries to assess humanity's value as slaves. For the last 8,000 years, two opposing factions have labored to meet the alien threat in very different ways. One of them is Ximen del Azarchel, immortal leader of the mutineers from the starship Hermetic and self-appointed Master of the World, who has allowed his followers to tamper ...
Who Killed Health Care?: America's $2 Trillion Medical Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure
In the battle for U.S. health care, patients and doctors are losing. Who Killed Health Care? shows how to win the war. One of the nation's most respected health care analysts, Regina Herzlinger exposes the motives and methods of those who have crippled America's health care system-figures in the insurance, hospital, employment, governmental, and academic sectors. She proves how our current system, which is organized around payers and ...
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