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By Burton S. Kaliski

Designed for the nonspecialist, the
Encyclopedia of industrial and Finance has
been thoroughly reviewed, revised and
expanded during this moment version from
Macmillan Reference USA™, an imprint
of Gale, a part of Cengage studying. All
libraries – public, educational and special
corporate holdings – will take advantage of the
Encyclopedia’s finished coverage
of subject matters from today’s dynamic business
The first variation warranted this review
from selection; “The entries are well
written, informative, and supply cogent
introductions to complicated company topics
without being over simplistic.” Now,
the moment variation provides information
relevant to the ever-changing fields of
business and finance within the parts of:
■ Accounting
■ Economics
■ Finance
■ info Systems
■ Management
■ Marketing
Presented in volumes, the
Encyclopedia features:
■ nearly 280 thoroughly revised
essays and 30 new essays; alphabetically
arranged in a hugely readable format
■ variety of pictures, tables and
graphs to help the text
■ “Further Readings” information,
directing readers to assets for
continued study

The Encyclopedia provides in-depth essays
on new parts of shock for today’s
business world.
Additional new essays cover:
■ e-marketing
■ id Theft
■ Forensic Accounting
■ eco-friendly Marketing
Essays brought within the first version, have
been up to date to mirror the industry’s
current scenario. for example, what
are the consequences of the Sarbanes-
Oxley Act and concentrate on moral practices
on today’s concerns? One want simply glance to
the media for his or her relevance because the trials
of former executives from the hot York
Stock trade, Enron company, Kmart
Corporation and Tyco foreign Ltd.
make headlines on a standard basis.
■ highschool and faculty scholars will
consult the Encyclopedia for aid in
preparing a reports
■ the instructor will find supplementary
data at the historical past of desktops and
■ The enterprise expert will locate a
summary of antitrust legislation and more
■ basic readers will entry the complete range
of subject matters as applicable to their specific
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Interest expense is incurred as a result of borrowing money. On the other hand, interest revenue is earned by lending money. For example, the amount of interest expense, as a result of borrowing $1000 on January 1, 20XX, and repaying $1120 on December 31, 20XX is $120 ($1120‫מ‬$1000). The lender, on the other hand, received $1120 on December 31, 20XX in exchange for lending $1000 on January 1, 20XX, or a total of $120 in interest revenue. Thus, with regard to any particular lending event, interest revenue equals interest expense.

JUDITH CHIRI INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGY Interactive is a new buzzword, but its sense is ancient, a lot more ancient than that of the telephone or telegraph. The interesting scientific question now is: How long have people been using words and sentences to communicate with each other? Humans are not a passive animal; they are very communicative. The only 100% interactive (audio) technology remains today as it was at its beginning in 1875: the telephone—if interactive means truly equal two-way or multiple-way communication.

S. S. M. Best Company. (1999). Best’s Insurance ReportsLife/Health-United States. 1999 ed. tions (groups of insurers), risk retention groups, purchasing groups, and fraternal organizations (primarily life and health insurance). An insurer within a given state is classified domestic, if formed under that state, foreign, if incorporated in another state, or alien, if incorporated in another country. FUNCTIONS The key functions of an insurer are marketing, underwriting, claims (investigation and payment of legitimate claims as well as defending against illegitimate claims), loss control, reinsurance, actuarial, collection of premiums, drafting of insurance contracts to conform with statutory law, and the investing of funds.

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