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Risk Management

The Ultimate Guide to Financial Risk Management as Applied to Corporate Finance
Narrated by: Michael Reaves
Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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If you're looking for a practical audiobook that provides useful knowledge about risk-management concepts, then pay attention....

Plenty of people think they can beat the market. They pick high-growth stocks or value stocks, they watch their portfolios carefully, and they think they'll do well. But if they don't know about risk management, they could experience failure.

Basic concepts of risk management are useful to the individual investor or the small-business owner. In this audiobook, we might not go into the advanced details of how to calculate the Black-Scholes formula or run a global banking RM function, but we'll show you how thinking about risk in an educated way can transform your investment and business prospects.

Here are some of the topics that are discussed in this audiobook:

  • The benefits of risk management
  • The basic concepts and vocabulary of risk management you must know
  • Enterprise risk management, including crucial questions for your analysis to be a success and much more
  • Risk management models and "The Greeks"
  • Credit risk management, including, for example, three ways to manage risk on a credit portfolio
  • Essential aspects of market risk management
  • Operational risk management
  • Hedging your bets
  • Managing assets and portfolios
  • Losses and limits
  • Instruments for managing risk
  • And much, much more

So, if you want to learn more about risk management, click "Buy Now"!

©2018 Greg Shields (P)2018 Greg Shields

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  • Philo
  • 12-10-2018

Too basic and simplistic for me

It might be okay as a very first appetizer, but if you have a need to dig in in any depth at all, you will want to look further, fast. It does give a feel for some major areas and topics.

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  • Abigale
  • 06-08-2018

Excellent narration

Enlightening and thought provoking about the way things have been done and the way they could be done.

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  • light
  • 06-08-2018

Good advice, easy to follow

Really good book, a bit longer than it needed to be but very good at pointing out massive flaws in what people understand by the term 'risk'.Really great guide!!!

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  • pelsori
  • 06-08-2018

An ok book

As someone that manages hedging and risk management teams myself, this is certainly a book that I would recommend to practitioners. Finally, it is clear that the author and the people he thanked in the acknowledgments spent quite a bit of time proofreading the final guidance. The writing is clear, well-articulated, and thoughtful.

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  • Moon
  • 06-08-2018

A Great Find!

Greg has done a great job in this updated edition of Financial Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls. Greg is one of the world's top risk management experts and this book reflects his in-depth knowledge of the topic. A must BOOK for business executives and risk management professionals.

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  • Smith
  • 06-08-2018

A practical approach

I found Greg s’ book to be a solid road map of Enterprise Risk Management best practice complete with step-by-step guidance on how to be successfully.Highly recommended!

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  • fiona
  • 06-08-2018

great overview

Explains things sufficiently to ensure you appreciate and understand the facts and concepts of the Risk Management Framework. As a Business Architect working in Risk for Banks I find the book an excellent source of reference to ensure my own logic is sound.

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  • L.Sara
  • 06-08-2018

Stunningly

Good book...covers all the basics for a newbie but has all the Advanced data for an individual who is already in the field!!!

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  • Steven
  • 05-08-2018

Good.....insightful

Very informative and insightful detailing an inside look into the internal workings of boards of directors. The role of governance, risk management, and compliance is certainly a key part for continued effectiveness in the boardroom, highly recommended.

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  • Oscar Lola
  • 05-08-2018

Guide to Financial Risk Management

Rick's vast knowledge of the subject and deep domain expertise are brought together to provide a framework for risk management to drive corporate success. He shows that risk management is much more than a 'check box' task for executives--it can be a source of tremendous shareholder value.

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  • KN'London
  • 15-09-2019

Clear, concise, and to the point

Gives a good overall view of different types of risks faced by banks. I enjoyed it!

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  • Jacey Leesha
  • 05-08-2018

Basic and very useful info

Listening this AUDIObook when my school textbook failed to address risk management in an understanding way. Very good book for overall risk management.

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  • Fable
  • 05-08-2018

Soiled method

This is a solid method. However, due to the detail and amount of effort to maintain and create the documentation, I wonder how many companies have deployed this methodology with success?

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  • Ella
  • 04-08-2018

Excellent narration

this is written for an audience with genuine interest risk management primarily focused on financial firms. Well written, especially for those with some working knowledge of the subject. While not a textbook, it has gotten large and may not be the best choice for a curious first timer.

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  • Derya
  • 04-08-2018

had a lot of information

A brief history of the Basel regulation is given and how important volatility is for the risk management. The different forms of value at risk is introduced and how it is used in the different risk measurement. It is the main book on the theme and I think the practical action will take place in the application of the theory. No mater how long it is relevant. You can read it with the basic skills in maths and no long mathematical treatise are used. It is easy to understand.

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  • Delja
  • 04-08-2018

MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Clear and very well written... a must for anyone interested in risk management. Overall, pretty good book.

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  • James
  • 04-08-2018

Good and Realistic!!!

A wonderful overview of financial risk management. I am not a financial analyst, but I can appreciate the clearly described systems put in place to adjust for risk. The book certainly gives a greater appreciation of what financial analysts are considering when they look at a company's balance sheet.

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  • Brantley
  • 04-08-2018

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This book really helped get me set up with a solid basis- more complete and easier to digest- than anything else out there. I work in a big financial company, too, and this helped shed light on how the concepts fit together. Too bad my management didn't know it before the crisis!

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  • Bill Boone
  • 04-08-2018

5 Stars

This book is a great starting place to become familiar with the basic tenets of risk management.It offers these in a straight forward and sometimes fun way.

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  • Anna
  • 04-08-2018

Nice info

I'm actually studying actuarial science, but this was a great introduction to a related (necessary) topic. Very informative and easy to understand.