Financial Accounting Standards Board

  1. Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    These documents hold very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  2. The Importance Of Other Comprehensive Income

    The Importance Of Other Comprehensive Income

    Understanding and analyzing OCI greatly improves financial analysis, especially for ...
  3. Enron: The Fall Of A Wall Street Darling

    Enron: The Fall Of A Wall Street Darling

    Enron is a classic example of greed gone wrong and how investors were led astray. ...
  4. What You Should Know About Inflation

    What You Should Know About Inflation

    Find out how this figure relates to your investment portfolio.
  5. A New Approach To Equity Compensation

    A New Approach To Equity Compensation

    The new financial accounting standard known as FAS 123R could take a bite out of ...
  6. Cleaning Up Dirty Surplus Items On The Income ...

    Cleaning Up Dirty Surplus Items On The Income ...

    Dirty surplus items can skew net income. Knowing how to account for them will give ...
  1. Employee Stock Options (ESO)

    Employee Stock Options (ESO)

    Employee stock options are a form of equity compensation granted by companies to ...
  1. What is the difference between IAS and GAAP?

    To answer this question, we must first define what IAS and GAAP are, in order to get a better grasp of the function they ...
  2. What is the difference between principles-based accounting and rules-based accounting?

    Almost all companies are required to prepare their financial statements as set out by the Financial Accounting Standards ...
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