The first two editions of Financial Shenanigans contained a wealth of information on how businesses play it fast and loose with earnings reports. And now the 3rd Edition builds on this strong foundation, broadening its focus to include global markets and arming us with all-new information on how to detect shenanigans in cash flow statements; EBITBDA, same-store sales, capitalization reports and corporate communications; and other sources. Other indispensable resources include:
The latest information on other problem areas, including pension accounting, financial instruments, and off-the-balance-sheet entities
Key sections on financial institutions
Tips, tricks, and checklists to help you research businesses before you invest in them
About The Author
Howard Schilit, Ph.D., CPA, is the founder and chief executive officer of the Financial Shenanigans Detection (FSD) Group, LLC, which alerts its clients to accounting chicanery. Previously he founded the Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA).