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Fundas : Financial Shenanigans Part 2: Manipulating Expenses

In the first part of this series, we wrote about how companies could manipulate earnings. We continue here with examples on how companies manipulate ...
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Fundas : Financial Shenanigans Part 1: Manipulating Revenues

This is a quick note to the shady promoter community. If you're looking to hoodwink the public investors then this series is for you. It will help you find ...
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Fundas: The Important Connections between Financial Statements (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series we covered the connections between the P&L and the Balance Sheet. The article can be found here. In . . ...
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Fundas: The Important Connections between Financial Statements (Part 1)

In two part series on Fundas this time we look at how the financial statements (Income/P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flows) are connected. Our aim is to help ...
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Fundas : Intangible Assets

This time we have a new "funda" for you: Intangibles. This is a cool sounding term ("How intangible!") but it's often confusing, and sometimes it hides things ...
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Fundas : Understanding Economic and Market Value Added (EVA & MVA)

While looking at earnings growth, one refers to growth in bottomline or net profits. These are also known as accounting profits. While there is no doubt that ...
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Fundas : Understanding Operating Leverage

Leverage amplifies the profitability of companies. First thing that comes to mind when one speaks of leverage is the debt that the company has on its balance ...
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Fundas: Understanding Financial Ratios – Part 3 : Valuation

In continuation to our financial ratio series, in this post we look at the valuation ratios. This is the final post in the ratio series. See: Ratios Part ...
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Stocks and Stuff : What we wrote about of Stocks in 2018

2018 is sliding towards a close and it’s been a very interesting year in the markets. Here’s a quick review of analysis that we have done – ...
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Fundas: Understanding Financial Ratios – Part 2: Leverage and Profitability

In continuation to our series on Ratios, in this post we will look at the Leverage and the Profitability ratios. See our previous post on Ratios, Part ...
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