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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Stephen H. Axilrod
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (2013, May 2nd).
The Federal Reserve System--the central bank of the United States, better known as The Fed--has never been more controversial. Criticism has reached such levels that Congressman Ron Paul, contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, published End the Fed, with blurbs from musician Arlo Guthrie and actor Vince Vaughn. And yet, amid a slow economy and partisan gridlock, the Fed has never been more important.Stephen H. Axilrod explains this influential agency-its powers, operations, how it sets policy-in The Federal Reserve, a timely addition to Oxford's acclaimed series What Everyone Needs to Know. Of the two major governmental tools for shaping the economy, Congress controls fiscal policy-taxation and spending-and the Fed makes monetary policy-influencing how much money circulates in the economy, and how quickly. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Holly Berkley
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press, Inc. (2013, Feb 16th).
In just a few short years, social media has become a worldwide phenomenon where Facebook updates or tweets are mini press releases read by thousands of people every day. Your small business can also get in the game, using social media as a free public relations tool! In this book, authors Berkley and Walter answers all of these questions and explain why social media is such an important tool for small business. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability