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Peter Temple - Author

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Four-time winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction, Peter Temple is Australia’s most acclaimed crime and thriller writer. He is the author of four Jack Irish novels: Bad Debts  (1996), Black Tide (1999), Dead Point (2000) and White Dog (2003). He has also written three other standalone novels: An Iron Rose (1998), Shooting Star (1999) and In the Evil Day (2002).

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First Steps in economic indicators

First Steps in economic indicators

Author: Peter Temple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2002

Economic Indicators are anything but just numbers - they are the keys to unlocking invaluable information about market behaviour. Covering all the major indicators reported by private and government statistical agencies - including the pricing index, employment figures, retail sales, housing - this comprehensive resource provides full descriptions of indicators and what they represent, their impact on the direction of interest rates, exchange rates, and the stock market, and how and why the market reacts as it does. The book also offers brief guidelines for gearing your investment strategies to these ever-changing economic statistics. Written in a clear non-technical terms and clearly organized by sectors of the economy, this accessible guide: takes a closer look at GDP, with an overview of the macro-economic framework using the standard national income computing methodology compares and contrasts consumer sector indicators to distinguish which series are more reliable and consistent differentiates between all measures of inflation, and makes the key distinction between inflation in the goods market and inflation in the services market explores foreign market indicators, including the monthly and quarterly indicators for the foreign exchange, domestic bond and equity markets features revealing did you know? titbits and cautionary tales, as well as special factors unique to specific indicators.

First Steps in Bonds

First Steps in Bonds

Author: Peter Temple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2001

With uncertain and volatile stock markets making many investors cautious many are turning to bonds which, whilst being by no means risk free, are a lot less volatile than shares. Many professional investors routinely use bonds - often as a core constituent of a diversified portfolio - so it is only a matter of time before private investors do the same. First Steps in Bonds introduces readers to the key issues revolving around the bond markets. It covers in detail each of the main segments of the market - government bonds, corporate bonds, Eurobonds and other types. Supported by illustrative stories, trading scenarios and worked examples, it will lead investors through the concepts whilst always keeping one eye on the reality of the markets. By cutting through all the jargon used by the professionals, the author provides you with the practical guidance and sensible strategies to enable you to trade in bonds with confidence. First Steps in Bonds cuts through the seeming complexity of bond markets and enables the reader to become familiar with bonds quickly and easily. It teaches you: what bonds are, how they differ from shares and why you should invest in them how to analyze and value bonds, and the tools needed to make decisions about them the external events and market technicalities that drive bond markets techniques for dealing in bonds, selecting a broker, and finding information on bonds the characteristics and advantages of collective investment in bonds how to deal in government bonds through online dealing services. Peter Temple worked as a city analyst for 18 years, and has been a financial journalist for thirteen. He has also been an active and successful private trader for the past 15 years. First Steps in Bonds Take your first steps with confidence.

Hedge Funds Courtesans of Capitalism

Hedge Funds Courtesans of Capitalism

Author: Peter Temple Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2001

This title looks at the workings of hedge funds showing their successes and failures. Well known hedge funds are scrutinized through research and interviews with fund managers, consultants, regulators, and central banks.

Private Equity Examining the New Conglomerates of European Business

Private Equity Examining the New Conglomerates of European Business

Author: Peter Temple Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/1999

Private Equity Examining the New Conglomerates of European Business a This is the authoritative work on private equity, giving the business manager a genuine insight into how this relatively new form of ownership works.a Frank Neale, Phildrew Ventures a A truly revealing insight into the world of private equity, MBOs and MBIs. A really enjoyable read.a Barrie Pearson, Livingstone Guarantee a An excellent insight into the changing world of venture capital and private equity.a Charles Richardson, Director of Corporate Affairs, 3i How should entrepreneurs and company managers seeking capital go about the task, and what can they expect if they are successful? What do private equity investors look for in the companies they back? What are the lessons from the successes and (equally important) the failures of the past? And should politicians and financial regulators be concerned about the huge investment funds now being assembled to invest in private equity in Europe? The answers to all of these question can be found in this book.

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