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It teaches the art of skepticism and critical thinking. Ivy rated it really liked it Jun 08, The title can be a bit misleading. In the author’s defense, they state in the introduction that accounting is assumed, so it’s not really fair to fault them for this. Julia rated it it was amazing Mar 01, Want to Read saving….

Whether you are an investor, an investment advisor, or a teacher, Financial Friddson Analysis will prove very valuable. While purchasing this book, I was in two minds due to high price.

Pyang rated it it was amazing Jan 18, He has had a front-row seat to see the birth, death, and rebirth of the high-yield bond market. Financial Statement Analysis, 4th Edition. Unlike the textbook approach, in which rational companies disclose audited statements in order to convey impartial data about their financial condition, “Financial Statement Analysis” begins with the proposition that the producers of financial statements have motives other than those suggested by traditional texts.


A Practitioner’s Guide, 4th Edition.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It teaches the stateemnt of skepticism and critical thinking. Books by Martin S. Rivkin Executive Vice President retired Citigroup Investments “Fridson and Alvarez provide a valuable practical guide for understanding, interpreting, and critically assessing financial reports put out by firms.

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Refresh and try again. The other chapters in the section focus on the computation of the various ratios used in credit and equity analysis.

Study Guide for Trading for a Living: The issue was a bit advanced. Each projected statement income, cash flow, and balance sheet is accompanied by a line-by-line description of relevant issues economic, financiall, etc As he so accurately states in Financial Statement Analysis, the credit investor is statemennt to engage in a game of cat-and-mouse with company management’s intent on minimizing their cost of capital by putting a positive statementt on their financial statements.

This book provides an excellent bird’s eye view of the accounting practices, highlighting the most common pitfalls an analyst can fall in. Inside the Black Box Rishi K. It should be required reading and a constant reference source on the bookshelf of any investor intending to buy individual company stocks or bonds.

In the Fourth Edition of Financial Statement Analysis, Marty clearly demonstrates that despite the enactment of Sarbanes-Oxley inand other attempts to curtail abuse of the system, one needs a critical analytical eye to be certain that management is not trying to obfuscate the truth. The Fourth Edition of Marty’s terrific book is the bible on how to detect and deal with these efforts. In Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition, leading investment authority Martin Fridson returns with NYU Professor Fernando Alvarez to provide the analytical framework you need to scrutinize financial statements, whether you’re evaluating a company’s stock price fnancial determining valuations for a merger or acquisition.


Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide, 4th Edition

Sep 21, Prashant Ghabak rated it really liked it Shelves: The next chapter discusses expense recognition using a similar framework.

Part 2 provides an intoduction to the financial statements, devoting a chapter to each. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Be the first to ask a question about Financial Statement Analysis. Selected Works Political Economy. But with Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition, you’ll learn how to handle the practical challenges that are part of this business. Einar Otnes rated it really liked it Nov 27, As buffet said “return of investment is more imp than return on investment” and this book does the job perfectly.