4. Financial Statements

  1. Pamela Peterson Drake and
  2. Frank J. Fabozzi

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267790.ch4

The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management

The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management

How to Cite

Drake, P. P. and Fabozzi, F. J. (2010) Financial Statements, in The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267790.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470609712

Online ISBN: 9781118267790

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Keywords:

  • financial statements;
  • business decisions;
  • shareholders' equity;
  • cash flows;
  • generally accepted accounting principles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Accounting Principles: What Are They?

  • The Basic Financial Statements

  • How Are the Statements Related?

  • Why Bother about the Footnotes?

  • Accounting Flexibility

  • U.S. Accounting vs. Outside of the U.S.

  • The Bottom Line

  • Solutions to Try It! Problems

  • Questions