looking for resources to improve financial knowledge
Thread poster: Paul Morris

Paul Morris  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Mar 22, 2006

I have been looking for some resources which will be useful for me in gaining a better understanding of financial matters - accounts, international finance, all the usual things that come up in translations and in which I would like to specialise further.

Does anyone have any recommendations for good educational books, resources, courses which are aimed at theory, rather than practice?

Thanks in advance


 

Monique Laville  Identity Verified
Italy
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glossaries Mar 22, 2006

[some resources which will be useful for me in gaining a better understanding of financial matters

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/business/longterm/glossary/indexag.htm

http://www.lexicool.com/dlink.asp?ID=0EX6BW91269


 

Marcela Mestre  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 07:45
English to Spanish
try this one Mar 22, 2006

http://myphlip.pearsoncmg.com/cw/mplistres5.cfm?vbookid=111
There is theory (.ppt files) as well as practice (Multiple Choice and True or False exercises).
Hope this helps.
mm


 

Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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Investopedia Mar 22, 2006

http://www.investopedia.com/

Look at the top for the Dictionary, Articles, and Tutorials tabs.


 

Translation Link
United States
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English to Indonesian
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INVESTORWORDS Mar 22, 2006

http://www.investorwords.com/
You can subscribe and can get the term of the day (and its description) via email. Many of my colleagues find it helpful.

Good luck!

Kate


 

Charlie Bavington (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:45
French to English
Your local library? Mar 23, 2006

Just an idea - gets you out of the house, is easier on the eyes than reading from a screen, you can read in the bath, and it's freeicon_smile.gif

 

Paul Morris  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:45
Spanish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks everyone!! Mar 23, 2006

Thanks for all that everyone - have only had a chance for a quick glance, so all this is now on my 'self-improvement' pile along with yoga, more exercise etc. still left over from my new years resolutionsicon_smile.gif

The LIBRARY!!! Are you mad???? You mean I actually have to leave my desk??? What kind of insane suggestion is that???

(actually that is a great idea, and the obvious answer now I come to think of it).

On similar lines, has anyone taken any evening classes or similar in financial matters?


 

Kameliya  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 15:45
English to Russian
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Another link May 4, 2006

Hi!
Here is another link that has revision notes on accounting and finances. Hope you will find it useful too!Cheers and good luck!
http://www.tutor2u.net/revision_notes_accounting.asp


 

Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
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English to Russian
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great book for a beginner May 5, 2006

http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/Bookshop/detail.asp?item=100000000041654

and

http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/Bookshop/detail.asp?item=100000000041655

No doubt it can be found in any good library.

[Edited at 2006-05-05 10:05]


 


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