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Finance consists of many different subject areas. In the Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LCCS), which is used by most academic and research libraries, Finance is generally organized in HG1-9999, however, other topics of interest to financiers (e.g. HF1040-1054 Commodities. Commercial products or HF5601-5689 Accounting. Bookkeeping) appear in other areas of the collection, especially H (Social Sciences). Public Finance is covered in HJ9-9940.

HG178 Liquidity
HG179 Personal finance
HG1501-3550 Banking
HG3691-3769 Credit. Debt. Loans (Including credit institutions, credit instruments, consumer credit, bankruptcy)
HG3810-4000 Foreign exchange. International finance. International monetary system
HG4001-4285 Finance management. Business finance. Corporation finance
HG4301-4480.9 Trust services. Trust companies
HG4501-6051 Investment, capital formation, speculation
HG4530 Investment companies. Investment trusts. Mutual funds
HG4538 Foreign investments
HG4551-4598 Stock exchanges
HG4621 Stockbrokers. Security dealers. Investment advisers
HG4701-4751 Government securities. Industrial securities. Venture capital
HG8011-9999 Insurance

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