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  1. Getting Acquainted With Treasury Stock

    Getting Acquainted With Treasury Stock

    When publicly traded businesses decided to buy back some of their outstanding shares, ...
  2. How To Analyze A Company's Financial Position

    How To Analyze A Company's Financial Position

    Find out how to calculate important ratios and compare them to market value.
  3. Financial History: The Evolution Of Accounting

    Financial History: The Evolution Of Accounting

    Follow accounting from its roots in ancient times to the profession we now depend ...
  1. How and where is revenue recognized from barter transactions?

    Find out how the IRS requires companies that engage in barter transactions to recognize the revenue from such transactions ...
  2. When should a company recognize revenues on its books?

    When a company makes revenues from its operations, it must be recorded in the general ledger and then reported on the income ...
  3. Why do accountants use debits and credits instead of simple pluses and minuses? Why ...

    Debits and credits, and the technique of double-entry accounting, are credited (no pun intended) to a Franciscan monk by ...
  4. Given a good bookkeeping system, would financial accounting be necessary?

    Bookkeeping and financial accounting may seem like they are new creations, but variations have been around for millennia. ...
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