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Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide, Fourth Edition by FERNANDO ALVAREZ, MARTIN FRIDSON

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Additional Praise for Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition

“This is an illuminating and insightful tour of financial statements, how they can be used to inform, how they can be used to mislead, and how they can be used to analyze the financial health of a company.”

–Jay O. Light, Dean Emeritus, Harvard Business School

Financial Statement Analysis should be required reading for anyone who puts a dime to work in the securities markets or recommends that others do the same.”

–Jack L. Rivkin, Director, Neuberger Berman Mutual Funds and Idealab

“Fridson and Alvarez provide a valuable practical guide for understanding, interpreting, and critically assessing financial reports put out by firms. Their discussion of profits–‘quality of earnings’–is particularly insightful given the recent spate of reporting problems encountered by firms. I highly recommend their book to anyone interested in getting behind the numbers as a means of predicting future profits and stock prices.”

–Paul Brown, Associate Dean, Executive MBA Programs, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University

“Let this book assist in financial awareness and transparency and higher standards of reporting, and accountability to all stakeholders.”

–Patricia A. Small, Treasurer Emeritus, University of California; Partner, KCM Investment Advisors

“This book is a polished gem covering the analysis of financial statements. It is thorough, skeptical, and extremely practical in its review.”

–Daniel J. Fuss, Vice ...

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