Tuesday, January 3, 2012

How to Understand Company Financials

Sure, you know how to find raw financial numbers (use Mint, Orbis or Mergent for that) but what if you need help figuring out what they actually mean?

There are a lot of helpful books for that.

They are located on the fifth floor:

Browse the HG4028.B area here (includes e-books)

Also helpful: Corporations - valuation

There are also a lot of books on recognizing fraud, such as the wonderfully named Financial Shenigans (e book included in link)

Bonus: You can keyword search for books that address specific issues to an industry, such as how to analyze oil companies.

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