Praise for Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet
"Gary Giroux brings a breezy, entertaining writing style thatreally helps the reader untangle arcane accounting practices,including stock options, pensions, off-balance sheet items, and therest of his 'dirty thirty.'"
--Edward Swanson, Durst Chair and Professor of Accounting,Texas A&M University
"Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet provides equityinvestors with clear explanations of today's financial environmenttogether with specific analysis tools to assess the quality ofearnings. Gary Giroux provides a valuable and easy-to-use scoringsystem where investors assign grades to help them in theirinvestment decisions. Earnings Magic is a must-read for anyinvestor in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow 30). Girouxthoroughly analyzes some of the biggest and best knowncompanies."
--Andrew McLelland, Assistant Professor of Accounting, AuburnUniversity
YOUR KEY TO EVALUATING A COMPANY'S EARNINGS QUALITY
Wouldn't you like to know as much as you could about a companybefore you invest in it? Financial information on companies isreadily available, but not necessarily easy to interpret.
With shrewd tips and state-of-the-art analytical tools,Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet arms you with the keystrategies and principles to help you evaluate whether a company'sbottom line is headed toward excellence or financial abuse. Thiseye-opening guide expertly walks you through the tangle ofpotentially inflated earnings and misleading accounting disclosuresto determine a company's financial reality.