Accounting

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    Examine the divergence of GAAP and adjusted earnings in the years leading up to 2 ...
  4. What are Financial Statement Assertions?

    Understand financial statement assertions and what they mean in accounting. For investors, ...
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    Find out why GAAP and non-GAAP earnings diverged in 2015. Determine which one deserves ...
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    Find out why GAAP and non-GAAP earnings diverged in 2015. Determine which one deserves ...
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    Learn why famed short seller and hedge fund manager Jim Chanos believes that the ...
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  4. SEC Investigates Alibaba's Accounting Practices ...

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  5. Intuit Stock Rises Ahead of Q3 Earnings (INTU)

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  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. Free & operating cash flows: What's the Difference?

    Learn the difference between free cash flow and operating cash flow. Explore how analysts use earnings and cash flow to evaluate ...
  2. How do you read a P&L statement?

    Understand the basics of reading a profit and loss statement, including key concepts such as revenue, net operating income, ...
  3. What is the Difference Between Operating Income and Net Income?

    Understand the difference between operating income and net income, including the calculations and interpretations of each, ...
  4. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

    Share ownership in a private company is usually quite difficult to value due to the absence of a public market for the shares. ...
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