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Doc Martin - The Edge - Feature Length Special (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD]
Doc Martin - The Edge - Feature Length Special (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Martin Clunes
Price: 8.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Embarassing compared to the quality of the early series., 31 Jan 2014
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Cashing in on the justified praise given to the first 4 series a bit sad really. Buy borgen instead, not funny but interesting.


Get Rich Blogging
Get Rich Blogging
by Zoe Griffin
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a universal theory., 31 Jan 2014
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This review is from: Get Rich Blogging (Paperback)
I bought this looking for clues how to monetise my private research. While the book offers good advice it does seem restricted to mass gossip type content rather than something more serious, sadly this is more to do with the state of society rather than the authors efforts and achievements.
There are better ways of spending your money.


The Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank That Runs the World: The Inside Story of the Central Bankers' Secret Bank
The Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank That Runs the World: The Inside Story of the Central Bankers' Secret Bank
by Adam LeBor
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.60

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Reads like fiction., 31 Jan 2014
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I bought this because my work lets me know of the role that the BIS plays in modern financial policy making but I knew little of the institute itself. This is a history book not a financial one and its a good read, in fact if some of its core though historical characters were developed this could be misinterpreted as a good work of fiction.
It started getting a bit anti Nazi in parts but that is its historical setting, it's a bit lacking in recent events but then it is subject to a 30 year secrecy rule. A good read worth buying.


When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence
When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence
by Stephen D. King
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.60

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Didn't answer the question, 14 Jan 2014
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You're probably considering buying this book with this question in mind "What happens when the money runs out?" You'll be disappointed. What you'll get is six chapters of economic history which don't get me wrong is interesting, a couple of chapters of economics/politics, a chapter complaining about the mess we're in, half a chapter stating the obvious and half a chapter stating what we already know about what we want doing. The only original thought in the last chapter was the use of nominal GDP targets instead of inflation when forming monetary policy. Given that the FED has moved towards unemployment as a justification for interest rate changes and the BoE is on record saying the interest rates are no longer effective, this is a bit late.
I was expecting to be told of solutions that you'll find in most decent financial newspapers but I really wanted to know what were the obstacles to implementing them and how they might be overcome. A couple of worked scenarios would have been a bonus. But no, I'm on my second coffee thinking I'm getting to the climax and then the next page is the bibliography. It's like bad sex and sadly you can't smoke inside these days to make up for it.


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