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Understanding Financial Statements A Journalist's Guide by Jay Taparia

Understanding Financial Statements A Journalist's Guide


Understanding Financial Statements A Journalist's Guide by Jay Taparia

Provides the essentials for understanding a company's financial health by explaining how companies formulate their financial documents and how to evaluate financial statements.


. . . more than lives up to its title and is a good resource for the novice business journalist.


About the Author

Jay Taparia CFA MBA is a lecturer in finance at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is also director of education for the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago and founder and principal of Sanskar Investments, a money management consulting company. He previously was a senior portfolio manager within the Investment Advisory Group at Bank One Investment Management, where he managed more than $600 million in private client assets. He frequently speaks to large companies, media organisations and professional groups about understanding financial analysis.

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Publication date

15th July 2003


Jay Taparia

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Marion Street Press Inc.


124 pages


Financial reporting, financial statements



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