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Finding Stories in Financial Filing Footnotes

As a business journalist, you know that the public financial filings of corporations are vital to your

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Tips for Understanding an IPO Filing

Initial public offerings are big for investors—and big news for business journalists. Because of SEC regulations,

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 5: “Real Stuff,” Commodities and Futures Contracts

Previous posts introduced the markets and the best-known investment vehicles, stocks and bonds. But even if

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Monsanto’s SEC Penalty for Improper Rebate Accounting

This is one of a series of articles focused on financial accounting disclosures and how you

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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

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

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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