Essays Tagged: "Banks"

Hackers hacking the net

Valuable information or valuables themselves can be stored in protected areas such as banks, stores, or even computers. Wherever they are, there will always be the threat of a criminal m ... al mastermind who will attempt to break into these protected areas. In the modern age of computers, banks are no longer the main target of extracting lucrative amounts of money illegally. In this day ...

(5 pages) 308 0 3.9 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Computer Generated Evidence In Court

ision Committee recognised, 'the increasing use of computers by the Post Office, local authorities, banks and business firms to store information will make it more difficult to prove certain matters s ...

(19 pages) 182 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Responsibility in The Great Gatsby

d Daisy, use their wealth to hide from what the poor must face everyday. Tom and Daisy lived on the banks of the East Egg, where they enjoyed the finer things in life. And no matter what happened they ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Computer Crimes

been reimbursed. The Citibank system allows customers to transfer their money to accounts at other banks. The hackers found a way to crack the system and made about 40 transfers of money totaling mor ...

(3 pages) 153 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Importance of the Emperor in chinese history and development

Ancient China's civilization began approximately 8,000 years ago on the banks of three great rivers. These were the Yellow in the north, the Wei in the northwest and the Ya ...

(5 pages) 119 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This Essay is a case study on Nick Leeson and the Barings Bank fiasco. It is aptly titled: "THE COLLAPSE OF BARINGS - WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH £827 MILLION?"

INTRODUCTIONThe failure of banks is not unknown and over recent years there have been many cases of banks collapsing. The fall ... pse, Barings was taken over by a Dutch bank (ING), now called ING-Barings. ING was one of two Dutch banks bargaining for the take-over. The acquisition was part of ING's strategy of positioning itself ... Perhaps the threat of tighter penalties would help to avoid such incidents. With tighter regulation banks will also be forced to disclose full information about their risk positions and risk control s ...

(17 pages) 254 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Immigration into McHenry County

were pursuing unsettled land. While traveling Northwest over an ocean of prairie, they reached the banks of the Fox River. With it's high bluffs and deep valleys, the area also was home to such game ... home to such game as deer, lynx, and wolves. Not knowing of the Indian settlement already along the banks, the Gillians settled in this location.The first year on the banks of the Fox River was tough. ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Multimedia Presentation Programs

here start in the 1940's. In the beginning they were mainly used for keeping financial records by banks and insurance companies, and for mathematical computations by engineers and the U.S. Military. ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer crimes, due to society's declining ethical standards more than any economic need

Computers are used to track reservations for the airline industry, process billions of dollars for banks, manufacture products for industry, and conduct major transactions for businesses because more ... . An example of this kind of crime is the Well Fargo Bank that discovered an employee was using the banks computer to embezzle $21.3 million, it is the largest U.S. electronic bank fraud on record. (P ...

(7 pages) 266 2 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Automobiles History

States today topicture a country with out it's endless interstate's, or places such asrestaurants, banks and shops without 'drive-threw' access.The corner gas station itself has become an American ic ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

How well did the New Deal combat the Depression?

When Roosevelt took office, in 1933, he had three goals in mind, to save the banks, save the people, and to rebuild the economy. He set his sights on returning the banks to thei ... the banks to their prosperous days of the pre-depression age.Since the beginning of the Depression, banks were closing faster than the people could withdraw all of their money. He countered this by cl ... sing faster than the people could withdraw all of their money. He countered this by closing all the banks and had Congress pass an Emergency Banking Act that made federal loans available to private ba ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

the book "1984" - George Orwell - discusses differences between the world in the book and how it is now

Orwell said in his novel, just not as drastic. Now in 2001, we have surveillance cameras in stores, banks, and even at some stoplights. When one goes to the airport, they have to go through extensive ... e human that they are watching is abiding all of the laws that the government has made for them. In banks, for instance, there are security cameras everywhere, just in case a robbery occurs, so they c ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social Security

to 1935, there had been the Great Stock Market Crash, which caused the failure of a great number of banks and the bankruptcy of many people and industries. the employment rate was critically high for ...

(5 pages) 223 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Virtual Banking

ancial services. With Internet banking, customers do not need to have special bank-issued software. Banks maintain their identity and can differentiate themselves by customizing the services and infor ... e survey (Web-Tech, Inc., May 17, 1995), eighty-two percent of 18- to 34-year olds polled preferred banks with 24-hour service.Customers are also demanding a more sophisticated mix of products tailore ...

(7 pages) 403 1 2.9 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Commercial Banking and Finance"

with the help of the Commercial Banking book. Thank youCommercial Banking and FinanceAssessment OneBanks exist to make profits to their shareholders, and a lot of the time, that it exactly what happe ... areholders, and a lot of the time, that it exactly what happens. Its not all smooth sailing though, banks are often exposed to various risks while attempting to generate profits. Some of these risks a ...

(2 pages) 250 1 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Why does the United States have an inconvertible money standard?

a problem because people would eventually realize that there wasn't that much gold available in the banks so sooner or later, they will want to go and try to cash in their dollars for gold, causing a ... later, they will want to go and try to cash in their dollars for gold, causing a run on all of the banks. Since all this gold cannot be produced, how will the limited amount be distributed? They woul ...

(1 pages) 87 3 1.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

About Establishing With Aboriginal Communities and Fishing Rights In New France! Very Detailed!

y having no knowledge of the techniques what so ever. As the countries joined into the fishing, the banks began to get less plentiful and less of a profit. Salt and preparation also had to be taken ca ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Enron Fails

y law, a business can continue to operate while it tries to negotiate new credit with companies and banks to whom it owes money.Enron began failing in October as some of its financial problems became ... ng energy markets in many countries including Germany, Britain and India. Reports say companies and banks that have lent money to Enron could lose at least five-thousand-million dollars. Experts say w ...

(2 pages) 401 5 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Electronic Wallet " VISA "

ards and debit cards are definitely the future. These plastic cards will make the everyday life for banks and retailers a lot easier. Of course they still like to receive money, but cash payments have ... e money, but cash payments have to be tallied. This takes a lot of time and is a great cost for the banks and retailers. But all of this can be avoided if the customers would be more willing to use de ...

(2 pages) 257 3 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Apple Computers (short)

BM but they turned it down because they wanted to do it their own way. They tried to get loans from banks but they were turned down various times. But eventually they got their loans and where on the ...

(1 pages) 102 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science