Accounting

Articles

  1. Getting Acquainted With Treasury Stock

    When publicly traded businesses decided to buy back some of their outstanding shares, ...
  2. Inventory Valuation For Investors: FIFO And LIFO

    We go over these methods of calculating this component of the balance sheet, and ...
  3. A Day In The Life Of An Auditor

    If you like the idea of examining and attesting to a company's financial performance ...
  4. Explaining Amortization In The Balance Sheet

    Amortization is important to account for intangible assets. Read to find out more ...
  5. Top 4 Most Competitive Financial Careers

    If your goals include a big paycheck and working for a Wall Street firm, then you ...
  6. A Day In The Life Of A Public Accountant

    Here's an inside look at the workdays of two experienced CPAs, to give you an idea ...

Stock Analysis

  1. Microsoft Recognizes A Multi-Billion Dollar Error

    Microsoft's large goodwill writedown is a reminder of the cost of overpaying in mergers ...
  2. E&P Operators Drop Natural Gas PUD's

    Several exploration and production companies have been forced to remove natural gas ...
  3. David Einhorn's New Target: Green Mountain

    Einhorn's case doesn't hinge on valuation alone but rather accounting and other issues ...
  4. Obama Goes To War With The Oil Industry

    The Obama administration has proposed an expensive jobs bill and is targeting the ...
  5. Energy Companies Reporting Net Losses

    Some exploration and production companies reported GAAP losses in the second quarter ...
  6. Shaw Group Stumbles

    Shaw Group posted a disappointing third quarter, which the market disliked along ...

Tutorials

  1. Accounting Basics

    What is accounting? Learn the basics of this essential way of recording and summarizing ...
  2. Personal Income Tax Guide

    If the sight of your W-4 has you in the doldrums, read on to learn how to beat the ...
  3. Accounting and Valuing Employee Stock Options

    Learn the different accounting and valuation treatments of ESOs, and discover the ...
  4. Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings ...

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find ...

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