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1 February 2010 Multimedia

Financial Analysis—How to Spot Red Flags

  1. Thomas R. Robinson, PhD, CFA

Some companies thrive. Some companies struggle. Many companies are under pressure to announce increased earnings and improved financial ratios year on year. What's real and what's not so substantial? As an analyst, investor, customer, are there signs you can spot that tell you the company is thriving or struggling? Could early warning signals have been detected in the financial reports of Enron, Parmalat, and other large companies?

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