Accounting

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    Understand four major reasons that financial statements published in 2016 are more ...
  1. GAAP vs. Non-GAAP: Which Should You Consider ...

    Find out why GAAP and non-GAAP earnings diverged in 2015. Determine which one deserves ...
  2. Why Billionaire Chanos Is Shorting Alibaba (BABA, ...

    Learn why famed short seller and hedge fund manager Jim Chanos believes that the ...
  3. The Pros and Cons of Executives' Pay Tied to ...

    Watch for situations where lavish executive compensation is either not justified ...
  4. SEC Investigates Alibaba's Accounting Practices ...

    The way Alibaba adds together earnings from its various divisions, has been a source ...
  5. Intuit Stock Rises Ahead of Q3 Earnings (INTU)

    Wall Street expects the financial software company to deliver year-over-year increases ...
  6. Mind the GAAP: Buyer, Beware Profit 'Adjustment'

    S&P 500 companies are reporting "adjusted" earnings that are much more enticing than ...
  1. Accounting Basics

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

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  3. Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings ...

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find ...
  4. Accounting and Valuing Employee Stock Options

    Learn the different accounting and valuation treatments of ESOs, and discover the ...
  1. How do I become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)?

    Understand what it means to hold the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Learn how a candidate can work to become a ...
  2. What is the difference between tangible and intangible assets?

    Discover the difference between tangible assets and intangible assets and the types of assets that are in each. Additionally, ...
  3. What is a good debt ratio, and what is a bad debt ratio?

    Learn about the factors that influence how investors and lenders evaluate the debt ratio for a company and why the answer ...
  4. Can working capital be depreciated?

    Learn the difference between expensing and depreciation for current and long-term assets, and how working capital can be ...
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