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Financial Accounting in an Economic Context / Edition 8
     

Financial Accounting in an Economic Context / Edition 8

by Jamie Pratt
 

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ISBN-10: 0470635290

ISBN-13: 9780470635292

Pub. Date: 12/14/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This text offers a "Wall Street," real-world approach by presenting accounting in an economic context. Three fundamental themes: economics, measurement, and mechanics, direct students to not only comprehend financial statements, but also the effect of the decisions behind the statements for all stakeholders. A new, flexible structure allows instructors to teach

Overview

This text offers a "Wall Street," real-world approach by presenting accounting in an economic context. Three fundamental themes: economics, measurement, and mechanics, direct students to not only comprehend financial statements, but also the effect of the decisions behind the statements for all stakeholders. A new, flexible structure allows instructors to teach from either a user- or preparer-orientation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470635292
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2010
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1: An Overview of Financial Accounting.

1. Financial Accounting and its Economic Context.

2. The Financial Statements.

Part 2: Use, Measurement, and Mechanics of Financial Statements.

3. Using Financial Statement Information.

4. The Measurement Fundamentals of Financial Accounting.

5. The Mechanics of Financial Accounting.

Part 3: Assets: A Closer Look.

6. The Current Asset Classification, Cash, and Accounts Receivable.

7. Merchandise Inventory.

8. Investments in Equity Securities.

9. Long-Lived Assets.

Part 4: Liabilities and Stockholder's Equity: A Closer Look.

10. Introduction to Liabilities: Economic Consequences, Current Liabilities, and Contingencies.

11. Long-Term Liabilities: Notes, Bonds, and Leases.

12. Stockholders' Equity.

Part 5: Income and Flows.

13. The Complete Income Statement.

14. The Statement of Cash Flows.

Appendix A: The Annual Report of Nike, Inc.

Appendix B: The Time Value of Money.

Appendix C: Quality of Earnings Cases.

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