Accounting

  1. Material Adverse Effect A Warning Sign For Stocks

    Material Adverse Effect A Warning Sign For Stocks

    Learn what this phrase means and how to spot it in a company's financial statements. ...
  2. Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    These documents hold very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  3. An Introduction To Depreciation

    An Introduction To Depreciation

    Companies make choices and assumptions in calculating depreciation, and you need ...
  4. 10 Sources Of Nontaxable Income

    10 Sources Of Nontaxable Income

    Taxes are often a deterrent from investing and saving. These financial practices ...
  5. How To Calculate A Z-Score

    How To Calculate A Z-Score

    Investors need to know how to detect signs of looming bankruptcy. The Z-score can ...
  6. 12 Things You Need To Know About Financial Statements

    12 Things You Need To Know About Financial Statements

    Discover how to keep score of companies to increase your chances of choosing a winner. ...
  1. Microsoft Recognizes A Multi-Billion Dollar Error

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Energy Companies Reporting Net Losses

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

    Shaw Group Stumbles

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

    Accounting Basics

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

    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

    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 ...

    Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings ...

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find ...
  1. What are the differences between gains & losses and revenue & expenses?

    Learn how to distinguish between gains, losses, revenues and expenses. Take a look at how accountants record each category ...
  2. What are the differences between gross profit and gross margin?

    Learn how gross profit and gross margin are calculated and how each is used in fundamental analysis. Generally, these numbers ...
  3. What are the differences between gross profit and net income?

    Find out how companies determine gross profits and net income, and how these figures provide quick snapshots of their financial ...
  4. What are the differences between gross profit and EBITDA?

    Learn how to distinguish between gross profit and EBITDA figures and where to find the information necessary to calculate ...
  1. Series 24

    FINRA/NASAA Series 24 Exam Guide
  1. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  2. 5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    In the corporate world, several entities have major reasons to be grateful.
  3. 7 Currency Blunders You Could Cash In On

    7 Currency Blunders You Could Cash In On

    The government has made its share of mistakes when it comes to printing money, and ...
  4. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Bankruptcy can be a result of overspending or bad planning, but sometimes, it's no ...
  5. 9 Ways To Trim The Fat From Your Spending

    9 Ways To Trim The Fat From Your Spending

    Bad spending habits are not always obvious. What could you be doing to ensure that ...
  6. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
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