Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet by Gary A. Giroux
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Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet
By Gary A. Giroux

Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet

The Search for Financial Reality

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Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet by Gary A. Giroux

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Praise for Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet "Gary Giroux brings a breezy, entertaining writing style that really helps the reader untangle arcane accounting practices, including stock options, pensions, off--balance sheet items, and the rest of his a dirty thirty.a " --Edward Swanson, Durst Chair and Professor of Accounting, Texas A&M University "Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet provides equity investors with clear explanations of todaya s financial environment together with specific analysis tools to assess the quality of earnings. Gary Giroux provides a valuable and easy--to--use scoring system where investors assign grades to help them in their investment decisions. Earnings Magic is a must--read for any investor in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow 30). Giroux thoroughly analyzes some of the biggest and best known companies." --Andrew McLelland, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Auburn University YOUR KEY TO EVALUATING A COMPANYa S EARNINGS QUALITY Wouldna t you like to know as much as you could about a company before you invest in it? Financial information on companies is readily available, but not necessarily easy to interpret. With shrewd tips and state--of--the--art analytical tools, Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet arms you with the key strategies and principles to help you evaluate whether a companya s bottom line is headed toward excellence or financial abuse. This eye--opening guide expertly walks you through the tangle of potentially inflated earnings and misleading accounting disclosures to determine a companya s financial reality.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471768555
ISBN-10: 0471768553
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 164mm x 27mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Gary A. Giroux

Detecting Earnings Management by Gary A. Giroux Detecting Earnings Management, Paperback (December 2003)

This brief and timely text describes the current environment and provides practical details on specific earnings management potential. It shows students how aggressive earnings management can be detected, based on publicly available information. Throughout the text, the authors use multiple perspectives to enhance understanding of the material.

Core Concepts of Financial Analysis by Gary A. Giroux Core Concepts of Financial Analysis, Paperback (December 2003)

Based on a formal six-step process for analysis and decision-making, this bookAC employees an external focus, with particular emphasis on credit and equity investment decisions.

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Author Biography - Gary A. Giroux

GARY GIROUX, CPA, PhD, is Shelton Professor of Accounting at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD from Texas Tech University and has been at Texas A&M for over two--and--a--half decades. Dr. Giroux has published over fifty articles in various professional journals and is the author of Core Concepts of Financial Analysis: A User Approach, Detecting Earnings Management (Wiley), and Dollars & Scholars, Scribes & Bribes: The Story of Accounting.

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