Today is a very special episode with Dr. Howard Schilit. Dr. Schilit is the Sherlock Holmes of Accounting and helped pioneer the field of forensic. It has been 25 years since Howard M. Schilit first published Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial. Financial Shenanigans, Fourth Edition: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports, 4th Edition by Howard Schilit and Jeremy Perler.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you purchase the book via the Amazon links above we earn a small fee. A solid basic book on financual to look for when analyzing the shenanigans of a company.

Definitely don’t be afraid to read it even though there’s an “accounting” word in the title The last two instead deflate the current period to be able to look better than merited in the future.

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Anyone who uses a discounted cash flow analysis to value companies will appreciate the wisdom in Financial Shenanigans. It is up to the investors to look at this with a healthy skepticism.

Feb 22, Ray Smith rated it it was amazing.

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The danger, of course, like many examples here show, is when they feel tempted to just carry on with the theatre, with tricks getting compounded over time until we have a bomb to be disposed or get exploded.

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Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports

What makes this b What finanncial this book unique is that there is not a lot of material out there on this topic which is easily relatable to a practicing analyst.

Establishing the Foundation Chapter 1: It has an extensive explanation for each type with examples. Financial Shenanigans brings you completely up to date on accounting chicanery in the global markets, shining a light on the most shocking frauds and financial reporting miscreants.

But what the book does not do is show you where you can find such information in the quarterly or annual shareholder reports. It is a fknancial gem.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Description The bestselling classic from the “Sherlock Holmes of Accounting”-updated to reflect the key case studies and most important lessons from the past quarter century. Occasionally he offers a pungent detail or two on the company’s story, but it would be better if he gave a little more–like this executive went to jail, or that executive was forbidden by the SEC to ever run a publicly traded company again, etc.


Various “blind man can also see methods” can be done without in my opinion. Financial Shenanigans is the best book about accounting gimmicks that I have ever read. Get your free copy today Sign-in to get your free copy or create a new account.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It costs you nothing extra and the purchase is entirely confidential. No wonder everyone always talks about Read this book for my audit 2 class. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Very clear break down of how companies manage money inappropriately. Enjoy and thanks for the listen finanial check out the book here. HardcoverSecond Editionpages.

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If anything the only two downsides from this book are below: Easy to follow and actually a fun read from a typically dull subject. Jul 09, Papal Bull rated it liked it Shelves: I immersed myself in the book all day while my wife and kid were doing their things around me over the weekend. It has a nice cheat sheet when you look at financial statements. Don’t have an account? Send me ocassional third party offers Yes No.

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