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10-K Filings Guide: Introduction

10-K Filings Guide: Introduction

If you use just one document when writing about a public company, use the 10-K –

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10-K Filings Guide: Basics

10-K Filings Guide: Basics

Our popular business beat basics series is now available all in one place in ebook form

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10-K Filings Guide: Traps and Mistakes

Find what’s missing In general, 10-K filings are much more consistent across companies and even industries

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10-K Filings Guide: Tips and Tricks

10-K Filings Guide: Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks One big use for the 10-K is context: If you want to put

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10-K Filings Guide: Resources

Quite a few experts and organizations have written up quick (and not so quick) guides to

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8-K Filings Guide: Introduction

When there’s news at a publicly traded company, there’s probably also an 8-K filing. These are

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8-K Filings Guide: Kinds of 8-Ks

As mentioned in the Introduction, 8-K filings come in a bewildering variety. Below, we’ve identified some

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8-K Filings Guide: Tips and tricks

The 8-K’s strong suit for reporters is news. After all, companies use them to disclose (or

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8-K Filings Guide: Traps and Mistakes

Most 8-K filings are pretty straightforward, but some can still prove confusing. Some companies bury important

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8-K Filings Guide: Resources

The SEC’s Edgar database is free and relatively simple. Start with the company search page to

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