Facebook Pixel Code
x
We use cookies to create the best experience for you. Keep on browsing if you are OK with that, or find out how to manage cookies.

Finance & Accounting Book Report/Review

The Entire UK Financial System in a Vry Drastic Manner
According to Solomon (1992), media reporting and coverage have an effect on people’s behaviour (p. 573). Indeed, people were not aware of Northern Rock’s crisis until the media made an announcement, and it was then that people made a run on the bank.
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
The Different Ways of Achieving Accountability in Terms of Preventing the Risk of Conducting Accounting Fraud
Other than identifying and implementing the corporate goals, development of business plans to enable the company meet its business objectives, and implement organizational policies that are designed to support the business objectives, the roles and responsibility of the board of directors is to control the daily business operations, resource acquisitions, and improve the business services.
Pages: 12 (3000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Summarize 4 chapters from Introduction to Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting by IVES,Johnson, Razek, Hosch
In contrast to business resources, many government and not-for-profit assets are restricted only for particular purposes. if the central government gives a state government a monetary grant for low-income housing, the resource can be used only in that effect, no matter how rewarding other purposes may be.As already discussed for governments and not-for-profits, profit is not a true indicator for either external parties or internal departments. The relevant performance measures must pertain to
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Fundamental Economic Models of Behavioural Financial Changes in Books' Benoit Mandelbrot and Edgar Peters
In analyzing, the following logarithmic is used; St=In (Pt/P (t-1). Typically, “The St is the logarithmic return at time t” (Peter, 1996). The following steps are considered in the calculation.• One should convert yield or price series into logarithmic returns.• Should apply equations for different increments of time, which may differ according to the period of time.
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Speculative investor behavior in a stock market with heterogeneous expectations
Has been carried out some decades later by Gordon; nowadays there is no doubt on the interdependence between dividend consistence, dividend growth and their positive externalities on share price, and consensus has been found on a broader basis in support of this hypothesis.Beja (1976): in this analysis, the author firstly assumed that investors act in light of the information they retain, and therefore, an accurate investigation of the factors influencing the share price reaction to news and
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Book Report on The First Billion is the Hardest
He started from a scratch and founded Petroleum Exploration Inc. (PEI) his first oil company alongside two partners for 5000 dollars, this was his launching pad into eh world of business and he expanded the company through taking clever risks intelligence an raw hard work that saw his spend days on the roads looking for investors. He later founded Mesa oil, which was one of Americas 20 biggest oil companies and using his aggressive takeover and risk taking strategies he managed to improve the
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Book Report and Analysis
Forecasting is something that is decided by a human being, not nature. With all its vagaries, nature is reliable that a small number of people trying to guess about something.In most things we normally do, we focus on probability and measurement. The case is true if the principles of Bernoulli, Pascal’s Triangle, and Bayes’ table are anything to go by. We tend to base everything on the aspect of measurement.When we do all these, what risk do we put on ourselves? Do we get relevant
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
International Financial Management
Brick’s argument was valid on principle, Mr. Cheap, the purchasing director argues that this was not possible in practice due to the fact that the American dollar, which has come to be a major currency pegging for world currency, is not in good condition due to poor balance of payment issues. Innocent, the legal secretary said that, although the exchange rates were seen to shift greatly over short periods of time, this was nothing to worry about since the rates moved both unfavorably as well
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
'Fault Lines' by Raghuram Rajan
Rajan contends that the tail risk taking conduct in the cutting edge intense money related framework is not a simple issue to address. While the free market framework ought to support great risk management and punish exorbitant risk taking in principle, in practice things can spiral out of hand. Besides, government mediation at those times can indeed lessen business sector teach and even help such hazard taking conduct through making an ethical risk issue (Rajan). Rajan accepts that
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Handbook Assignment (Accounting Principals and etiquette)
Technology has also made it feasible to come up wih a more comprehensive and reliable financial data in a very short time (Coyne et al, 2010).The use of technology has enabled accounting firms to gain competitive advantage in report preparation. These days, the need for real time financial information and reports at the click of a button seems to be the trend. However, one negative feedback of using technology in writing financial information is that less people will be employed thus rendering
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Beyond Greed and Fear---Trash Behavioral Finance as Completely as Possible
In the case of a scientist studying weather patterns, we do not expect the weather to recognize this and as a result change the way it behaves. However, if it were to be a human being studied it will be a different story because human research subjects are in a greater sense more complex. Once we get an impression that we are under investigation or someone is conducting an experiment our behavior changes automatically. We start behaving different than we will on normal occasions and our answers
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Financial Comparison of Pepsi Co. and Coca-Cola
It means investors have been getting better returns from Coca-Cola while PepsiCo’s shareholders have received reduced returns in 2005 than in 2004. This leads to more trust of investors on Coca-Cola and they will be encouraged to invest more in this company than in PepsiCo. The return on capital ratio means how well a company manages its assets to garner profit. Coca-Cola’s management of assets has been prudent since the ratio has increased from 15% in 2004 to 17% in 2005. Comparatively,
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
BOOK REVIEW
To highlighten the plight of the characters in the two settings, it is good to compare the novel and the movie, which seem to glorify the fact that only businessmen and women who are fully committed to their personal corporate agenda have the means and the ability to succeed in a tough economic environment. It will be naivety and ignorance to argue that both the characters in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross and Sam Forster’s novel Alpha Male: A Tale of the Battle of Commerce act in the best
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Accounting Study Guide
President feels that detailed information about the nursing services attributed to the patient care need to be understood in another level, particularly the insurance givers who seem not understand the mix of services offered by a diverse group of professional with dissimilar level of skills. This aspect is the one that leads to the nursing service cost.On a similar note, the pilot study done at the Braintree hospital by Mary Jean, the vice president, indicated that, absence of hard data made
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Wealth building
Wealth is created through work and then application of certain financial laws that allows individuals to save the proceeds of their work, resulting in accumulated financial wealth over time (Taylor, 210). However, working purely focusing on creating wealth is a major mistake that many people do. Wealth cannot be achieved through seeking money directly (Taylor, 1). The successful process of creating wealth starts with the appreciation of the work that an individual does. It is only through
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
You Are an Entrepreneur
A wide range of concepts that comprises of the product lines, geographic regions and functions for example in case of a business it is required or expected to separate and distinguish each business operation according to the performance and function such as production, accounting and sales. The sources of revenue for restaurants are in case of food and beverage sales for the restaurants, earning or generating revenue from merchandise which includes gift cards or gift certificates and the
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Prospect Theory and Utility Theory
However, Kahneman and Tversky have explained in their article that these three basic rules are generally violated.Prospect theory is behavioral study of people and it defines how people choose between potential outcomes that include risks. According to this theory, people’s choice making decision is based more on the probable loss or gains rather than the actual outcome, and people make assessment of such loss or gains using simple and common logical references. This theory is descriptive as
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Prospect Theory and Utility Theory
Second, people choose those options when their assets have less utility than the utility derived from integrating their prospects with their assets. The idea of risk aversion is quite simple in the sense that people tend to accept that choice which has absolute certainty of expected outcome over the choice which is risky with the same expected outcome. This phenomenon of preferring certainty over risky outcomes is termed as certainty effect. However, Kahneman and Tversky have explained in their
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Have Rating Agencies Become More Conservative Implications for Capital Structure and Debt Pricing
Astonishingly, firms with BBB rating by 1985 have been seen to lose their creditworthiness by recent times.The implications of this increased conservatism can be viewed in two dimensions. First, if the increased stringency applied by these agencies occurred when the latter was warranted given the changes in the macroeconomic environment and their effects on general default risk, then there would be no observable change in default risk as seen between the years 1985 and 2009. On the contrary, if
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay
Corporate finance
Finance thus deals with the use of finance in a business to create value for the owners of the business. while delivering quality products and maintaining top-level business performance. It thus deals with a range of areas. Investment analysis is undertaken within the business in order to set the criteria and stages through which projects that are targeted to earn revenue within the business will receive funding (Tudose 2012, 279-280). This process prioritizes the projects in a way that the
Pages: 9 (2250 words), Book Report/Review
Preview Essay

More Finance & Accounting Book Report/Review

1 - 20 results of 62 items
WE CAN HELP TO FIND AN ESSAYDidn't find an essay?

Please type your essay title, choose your document type, enter your email and we send you essay samples

Contact Us