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Reading Financial Reports For Dummies

Published 04-05-2022

Your personal roadmap to becoming fluent in financial reports

At first glance, the data in financial reports might seem confusing or overwhelming. But, with the right guide at your side, you can learn to translate even the thickest and most complex financial reports into plain English.

In Reading Financial Reports For Dummies, you'll move step-by-step through each phase of interpreting and understanding the data in a financial report, learning the key accounting and business fundamentals as you go. The book includes clear explanations of basic and advanced topics in finance, from the difference between private and public companies to cash flow analysis.

In this book, you'll also find:

  • Full coverage of how to analyze annual reports, including their balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flow, and consolidated statements
  • Real-world case studies and financial statement examples from companies like Mattel and Hasbro
  • Strategies for analyzing financial reports to reveal opportunities for operations optimization

Reading Financial Reports For Dummies is a can't-miss resource for early-career investors, traders, brokers, and business leaders looking to improve their financial literacy with a reliable, accurate, and easy-to-follow financial handbook.

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Finite Math For Dummies

Published 05-15-2018

Use mathematical analysis in the real world

Finite math takes everything you've learned in your previous math courses and brings them together into one course with a focus on organizing and analyzing information, creating mathematical models for approaching business decisions, using statistics principles to understand future states, and applying logic to data organization.

Finite Math For Dummies tracks to a typical college-level course designed for business, computer science, accounting, and other non-math majors, and is the perfect supplement to help you score high! 

  • Organize and analyze information
  • Apply calculation principles to real-world problems
  • Use models for business calculations
  • Supplement your coursework with step-by-step example problems

If you’re not a math person or just want to brush up on your skills to get a better grade, Finite Math For Dummies is your ticket to scoring higher! 

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Business Statistics For Dummies

Published 11-26-2013

Score higher in your business statistics course? Easy.

Business statistics is a common course for business majors and MBA candidates. It examines common data sets and the proper way to use such information when conducting research and producing informational reports such as profit and loss statements, customer satisfaction surveys, and peer comparisons.

Business Statistics For Dummies tracks to a typical business statistics course offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides clear, practical explanations of business statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that shows you how these concepts apply to the world of global business and economics.

  • Shows you how to use statistical data to get an informed and unbiased picture of the market
  • Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning
  • Helps you score your highest in your Business Statistics course

If you're studying business at the university level or you're a professional looking for a desk reference on this complicated topic, Business Statistics For Dummies has you covered.

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