Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean

Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean

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Review Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean

by KAREN BERMAN, JOE KNIGHT, & JOHN CASE (Contributor)

Description

Authors Karen Berman and Joe Knight’s “Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean” exposes the recurring flaws and limits of the human brain and the common mistakes & habits one does when investing. “Financial Intelligence” also delves into the subconscious of how market trends move and what ‘message the numbers are saying’.   

In this revised edition, “Financial Intelligence” also briefly provides some basic knowledge and understanding of how basic finance work, including recurring problems that follow it from the past to the modern age. Featuring an accessible, easy-to-understand, and fascinating documentation of existing companies, “Financial Intelligence” can bring the interest of finance to readers whether they have an extensive financial background or not.

About the Author

Karen Berman and Joseph Knight are the founders of the Los Angeles-based Business Literacy Institute. They train managers at major organizations such as American Express, P&G, Pacific Life, GM, and Tyco International. They have also been interviewed in a wide range of print media including BusinessWeek, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Times.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • Part One: The Art of Finance (and Why it Matters)
    • Part Two: The (Many) Peculiarities of the Income Statement
    • Part Three: The Balance Sheet Reveal the Most
    • Part Four: Cash is King
    • Part Five: Ratios: Learning What the Numbers Are Really telling You
    • Part Six: How to Calculate (And Really Understand) Return on Investment
    • Part Seven: Applied Financial Intelligence: Working Capital Management
    • Part Eight: Creating a Financially Intelligent Company
  • Appendix: Sample Financials
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • About the Authors