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[E-BOOK] Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making, 6th Edition


Financial Accounting, 6th Edition presents accounting in a cutting-edge interactive digital format designed to motivate students by taking the road blocks out of self-study and to facilitate mastery though drill-and-skill practice.

Available as a full-colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this text enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment, and supports lecturers with an extensive and easy-to-use teaching and learning package.

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$how Me the MONEY Book 3

“An invaluable rudder for investors to overcome their fears and boost their conviction and courage to invest when, as they say, ‘there is blood in the streets’. Read it now, and re-read it again when the next crisis comes. It will be a good antidote to counter the paralysis of fear, for we can be sure that when that time comes, our resolve to invest will fall as fast as the market.” -David Gerald, President/CEO, Securities Investors Association (Singapore) “Hooi Ling has the uncanny ability to write with impressive clarity and her hallmark brevity. … comprehensive, in-depth and objective analysis of the securities and investment instruments. I would highly recommend all and sundry who aspire to be an intelligent investor to read the latest book by Hooi Ling and all her earlier books.” -Robson Lee, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP $how Me The Money is a series about learning how to grow your money. Teh Hooi Ling brings to both layman and seasoned investor important economic concepts and the investment strategies of the world’s leading financial experts. Using real data, Teh shows how these strategies would have worked in the Singapore market over the years and signposts the lessons to be learnt and pitfalls to avoid. In $how Me The Money Book 3, Teh brings us the big picture. She gazes into the crystal ball of market timing, shows us how to fight the paralysis of fear and brings home the importance of a clear plan to overcome inertia in the darkest hour so that we won’t miss out on any market recovery. Book 3 is indispensable both for the macro-view and the intricacies of good investing.

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A Dictionary of Accounting

This best-selling dictionary includes more than 3,700 entries covering all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, direct taxation, indirect taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions. It boasts feature entries on key areas (e.g. Bankruptcy Law and the FTSE share indexes), and its international coverage includes important terms from UK, US, Australia, India, and Asia-Pacific. Over 250 new entries have been added to this edition to reflect the very latest developments in the accounting profession, e.g. the growing importance of International Accounting Standards, recent legislation, UK tax changes, and reliefs and allowances (e.g. Entrepreneurs’ Relief, Annual Investment Allowance). In addition, coverage of taxation, finance, and audit has been increased and all entries have been revised to ensure they are up-to-date. With its authoritative and straightforward definitions and its wide-ranging coverage, this dictionary is essential for students and professionals in accounting and finance. It is also an ideal source of reference for anyone seeking a clear guide to the often-confusing world of accountancy terms.

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A Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism and its Crisis: Demystifying Finance

The recent financial meltdown and the resulting global recession have rekindled debates regarding the nature of contemporary capitalism. This book analyses the ongoing financialization of the economy as a development within capitalism, and explores the ways in which it has changed the organization of capitalist power. The authors offer an interpretation of the role of the financial sphere which displays a striking contrast to the majority of contemporary heterodox approaches. Their interpretation stresses the crucial role of financial derivatives in the contemporary organization of capitalist power relations, arguing that the process of financialization is in fact entirely unthinkable in the absence of derivatives. The book also uses Marx’s concepts and some of the arguments developed in the framework of the historic Marxist controversies on economic crises in order to gain an insight into the modern neoliberal form of capitalism and the recent financial crisis. Employing a series of international case studies, this book will be essential reading for all those with an interest in the financial crisis, and all those seeking to comprehend the workings of capitalism.

About the Author

Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos is Lecturer of Economics at Kingston University, London, UK. John Milios is Professor of Political Economy and History of Economic Thought at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Spyros Lapatsioras is Lecturer of the History of Economic Thought at the University of Crete, Greece.

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A Practical Guide to Financial Reporting Standards 6th Edition

A Practical Guide to Financial Reporting Standards (Singapore), 6th Edition serves as an excellent guide to the Financial Reporting Standards (FRSs) and Interpretations of Financial Reporting Standards (INT FRSs) issued by Accounting Standards Council (ASC) that are effective as at 1 January 2017. It also covers three major FRSs that are effective on:

1 January 2018 (FRS 109 Financial Instruments and FRS 115 Revenue from Contracts with Customers), and
1 January 2019 (FRS 116 Leases).

Its comprehensive coverage of Singapore’s accounting standards will help both accounting practitioners and students cut down on research time and aid them in preparing their accounts and financial statements efficiently.

Key Features & Benefits

Ensures compliance in preparation of accounting and financial statements and helps readers to effectively apply all the existing FRSs in their financial reporting.
Guides readers expertly through the full range of implications and repercussions that are likely to arise from the revised and amended standards.
Questions-and-Answers dealing with the more complex accounting issues are included at the end of chapters to enhance understanding of the accounting requirements of the FRSs.
Users of financial statements including investors, employees, lenders, suppliers and customers, will benefit from using the guide to help them understand and interpret financial reports.

NEW in this Edition

Since the publication of the 5th edition of this book in 2013, there have been some important changes to the FRSs in Singapore that necessitate this 6th edition:

A new standard FRS 114 Regulatory Deferred Accounts was issued and is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2016
A new standard FRS 115 Revenue from Contracts with Customer was issued, which supersedes FRS 11 and FRS 18 and the related INT FRS, effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018
A new standard FRS 109 Financial Instruments was issued, which supersedes FRS 39, effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018
A new standard FRS 116 Leases was issued and supersedes FRS 17 and the related INT FRS effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019, and
Several FRSs were amended through the various Improvements to FRSs and Amendments to FRSs.

Topics Covered

All Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (FRSs)
Interpretations of Financial Reporting Standards (INT FRS)

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A Practical Guide To Financial Reporting Standards 7th Edition

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This book serves as a comprehensive guide to all the Financial Reporting Standards (FRSs) and INT FRS issued by the Accounting Standards Counci; Singapore that are effective as at 1 January 2018 (As well as FRS 116 Leases which is effective from 1 January 2019).

A Practocal Guide to Financial Reporting Standards (Singapore), 7th Edition gives extra emphasis on areas where formal guidance is ambiguous and difficult to understand. Comprehensive illustrations covering both simple and complex scenarios are provided in every chapter to provide useful guidance for practical application and implementation of the respective accounting standards.

An outstanding source of reference, this seventh Edition helps to provide a strong understanding standards both for accounting practitioners to enhance their practical working knowledge and for students looking to excel in their field of study and their future careers.

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A Practitioner’s Guide to the FCA Listing Regime 2014/2015 27th Edition

This title is the definitive, annual guide to the requirements of the Listing, Prospectus, and Disclosure and Transparency Rules. It offers practical guidance on the eligibility criteria and continued obligations for listing on the London Stock Exchange. The disclosure requirements and the contents, approval and publication of prospectuses are also covered. The 2014/2015 edition will be fully updated to cover all Listing Regime developments since publication of the 2013/2014 edition.

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A Practitioner’S Guide to the Regulation of Investment Banking 3rd Edition

A Practitioner’s Guide to Investment Banking is a complete guide to the regulation of investment banking activities, helping you to understand how changes to the UK financial regulatory systems affect your organisation and your responsibilities – and how to remain compliant with UK, European and international regulations.

The new 3rd edition covers the most important developments since the publication of the previous edition in 2006.

  • Covers all the latest regulatory developments to impact investment banking activities, including the Banking Reform Bill; Basel III; MiFID II, Dodd Frank; the Market Abuse Directive Review
  • Deals with all types of investment banking transactions including equity captial markets, derivatives, loan markets and short selling
  • Explains how the new UK regulatory structure and the role of the Prudential Regulation Authority impact investment banking
  • Covers the practice impact of the Banking Reform Bill and the ring-fencing of retail banking operations
  • Includes guidance on the impact of the Dodd Frank Act outside the US
  • Advises on key areas of compliance such as governance, client assets, market abuse and confidentiality
  • Includes chapters from some of the foremost banking and finance regulatory practitioners in the UK
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A Practitioner’s Guide to the UK Financial Services Rulebooks 6th Edition

Following the recent fundamental change in the structure of the UK regulatory regime, A Practitioner’s Guide to the UK Financial Services Rulebooks is perfectly times to help you understand the impact on your practice.

Formerly entitled A Practitioner’s Guide to the FSA Handbook, this new 6th edition covers all changes following the establishment of the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority and the creation of the new rulebooks. The new edition is written to follow closely the structure of the handbooks and covers all the significant regulatory developments and how they will impact your day-to-day practice.

Written by a team of leading practitioners who are among the best-known advisors in the City, this book is a detailed, thorough guide and commentary on the handbooks.

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A Primer of National Finance

Originally published in 1919, A primer of National Finance discusses elements of financial principles with reference to facts and figures of British National Finance, Britain’s financial position and general outline of where finances stood at the time of publication. Higgs aims to explain essential information about the political economy in a simple and concise way to reach a wider audience on issues related to wealth and production. This title will be of interest to students of Economics and Political History.

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A Theory of Speculative Bubbles and Crashes: A study on phase transitions in financial markets with networked agents

Most of us would accept that recent large economic fluctuations have been caused by crashes of speculative bubbles in asset markets. For example, few would disagree that the most important cause of the global financial crisis in 2008 was the collapse of an unprecedented bubble in U.S. housing markets. However, the reasons why bubbles frequently occur in various financial markets, and why bubbles collapse are not always well understood. The book provides a new theoretical explanation of bubbles and crashes to help answer questions relating to how asset bubbles come about, why they persist, and the causes of the subsequent crashes. In this innovative volume, Taisei Kaizoji proposes a stock market model in which noise traders and fundamentalists who follow the traditional asset pricing model coexist. A distinctive feature of this study is that the so called noise-trader’s behavior is modeled in a framework of Keynes’ beauty contest metaphor. The author elucidate a mechanism in which (i) noise-traders’ herd behavior gives cause to a bubble, and (ii) their trading momentum prolongs the bubble, (iii) the bubble inevitably results in a crash, and (iv) the cycles of bubble and crash are repeated. The results give a possible theoretical solution to the equity premium puzzle. This model will deepen our understanding of the mechanism of bubbles and subsequent crashes and help to bring about an innovation in financial economics which allow us to consider the laws of capitalist economies in a new light.

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