The Almighty Dollar: Follow the Incredible Journey of a Single Dollar to See How the Global Economy Really Works
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* This is a future classic: a truly popular book that allows readers with little or no knowledge of economics to understand the global economy, by means of one simple concept.; * Dharshini David is a rising star - a born communicator and trained economist who has reported on business and economics stories around the world.; * Dharshini will be on television and radio to promote the book.; * Could not be more relevant: perfect reading for all of those who want to make sense of what is happening on the news, and to understand the realities of our globalised world.
`Brilliantly revealing' - Ian King, business presenter, Sky News, and Times columnist; `Readable and illuminating' - The Bookseller
Dharshini David is an economist and broadcaster. From 2009 she fronted Sky News' daily financial coverage from the heart of the City, as well as co-presenting the channel's flagship Sky News Tonight programme. Before joining Sky, Dharshini advised Tesco's board on broadcast media. Prior to that, she was the face of the BBC's Wall Street coverage in New York, from where she presented a daily business show, and covered business, economics and consumer issues in London across the BBC, from the BBC1 Ten O'Clock News to Panorama and Radio 4's Today programme. Dharshini was recruited by the BBC while working on HSBC Investment Bank's trading floor as its UK Economist. This is her first book.
Contents; Introduction 1; 1 Worshipping at the temple of low prices and endless offers: The USA to China 15; 2 Making - and working - the global red carpet: China 41; 3 Finding love in the Niger Delta: China to Nigeria 65; 4 Spicing up the recipe for success: Nigeria to India 89; 5 The dark price of black gold: India to Iraq 119; 6 Funding the means of destruction: Iraq to Russia 143; 7 The trials of a blended family: Russia to Germany 169; 8 A bad day at work for the Masters of the Universe: Germany to the UK 195; 9 Feeding the addiction: The UK to the USA 221; Further reading 251; Acknowledgements 255; Index 257