How to Read a Financial Report

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471646938
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Hidden somewhere among all the numbers in a financial report is vitally important information about where a company has been and where it is going. This is especially relevant in light of the current corporate scandals. The sixth edition of this bestselling book is designed to help anyone who works with financial reports--but has neither the time nor the need for an in-depth knowledge of accounting--cut through the maze of accounting information to find out what those numbers really mean.

How to Read a Financial Report

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118735587
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An updated new edition of the comprehensive guide to reading and understanding financial reports Financial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a foreign language that only accountants can understand. This new Eighth Edition of How to Read a Financial Report breaks through that language barrier, clears away the fog, and offers a plain-English user's guide to financial reports. This updated edition features new information on the move toward separate financial and accounting reporting standards for private companies, the emergence of websites offering financial information, pending changes in the auditor's report language and what this means to investors, and requirements for XBRL tagging in reporting to the SEC, among other topics. Makes it easy to understand what financial reports really say Updated to include the latest information financial reporting standards and regulatory changes Written by an author team with a combined 50-plus years of experience in financial accounting With this new edition of How to Read a Financial Report, investors will find everything they need to fully understand the profit, cash flow, and financial condition of any business.

The Comprehensive Guide on How to Read a Financial Report Website

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118735714
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This plain-English user's guide to reading financial reports explains how to determine what information is being presented and features the latest information on financial reporting standards, regulatory changes and requirements for XBRL tagging in reporting to the SEC.

Crash Course in Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis

Author: Matan Feldman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118160614
Format: PDF
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Seamlessly bridging academic accounting with real-life applications, Crash Course in Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis, Second Edition is the perfect guide to a complete understanding of accounting and financial statement analysis for those with no prior accounting background and those who seek a refresher.

Financial Statements

Author: Thomas R. Ittelson
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1601630239
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides an introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers by way of a transaction-based, business training tool. Includes real-life examples of how financial statements are built and how they interact to present a true financial picture of the enterprise.

How to Use Financial Statements A Guide to Understanding the Numbers

Author: James Bandler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780786301973
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Small business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals, and managers with little or no financial background are some of the people who need to understand financial statements--but struggle for a grasp of even the simplest figures. Written especially for the nonfinancial professional, this practical guide includes an overview of financial statements--what they are and what they tell us--a thorough yet basic introduction to the actual concept, and easy-to-undertand explanations of profit and loss, statement of cash flows, and special reporting issues.

How to Read a Balance Sheet The Bottom Line on What You Need to Know about Cash Flow Assets Debt Equity Profit and How It all Comes Together

Author: Rick Makoujy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071703446
Format: PDF
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Put the most valuable business tool to work for you! The balance sheet is the key to everything--from efficient business operation to accurate assessment of a company’s worth. It’s a critical business resource--but do you know how to read it? How to Read a Balance Sheet breaks down the subject into easy-to-understand components. If you're a business owner or manager, this book helps you . . . Manage working capital Generate higher returns on assets Maximize your inventory dollars Evaluate investment opportunities If you're an investor, this book helps you . . . Determine the market value of a company's assets and operations Predict future earnings and trends Assess the impact of capital expenditures Identify potential "red flags" before the crowd How to Read a Balance Sheet gives you the bottom line of what you need to know about: Cash Flow * Assets * Debt * Equity * Profit and how it all comes together.

Financial Intelligence Revised Edition

Author: Karen Berman
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1422144119
Format: PDF
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Explains what business numbers mean and why they matter, and addresses issues that have become more important in recent years, including questions about the financial crisis and accounting literacy.

The Accounting Game

Author: Darrell Mullis
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 140223161X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Fantastic Learning Tool...Don't let this book title fool you. It is not an oversimplification of accounting and financial principles. It is, however, a serious and very effective examination of a very small but progressively complex business. There are not many books available on the market that make a complex and dry subject understandable and even fun. This book successfully does just that." -Amazon Reviewer The Clearest Explanation Ever of the Key Accounting Basics The world of accounting can be intimidating. Whether you're a manager, business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, you've likely found yourself needing to know basic accounting...but baffled by complicated accounting books. What if learning accounting could be as simple and fun as running a child's lemonade stand? It can. The Accounting Game presents financial information in a format so simple and so unlike a common accounting textbook, you may forget you're learning key skills that will help you get ahead! Using the world of a child's lemonade stand to teach the basics of managing your finances, this book makes a dry subject fun and understandable. As you run your stand, you'll begin to understand and apply financial terms and concepts like assets, liabilities, earnings, inventory and notes payable, plus: --Interactive format gives you hands-on experience --Color-coded charts and worksheets help you remember key terms --Step-by-step process takes you from novice to expert with ease --Fun story format speeds retention of essential concepts --Designed to apply what you learn to the real world The revolutionary approach of The Accounting Game takes the difficult subjects of accounting and business finance and makes them something you can easily learn, understand, remember and use! "The game approach makes the subject matter most understandable. I highly recommend it to anyone frightened by either numbers or accountants." -John Hernandis, Director of Corporate Communications, American Greetings