This book is a must-buy book for any serious Excel developer. Excel is the industry standard for financial modelling, providing a number of ways for users to extend the functionality of their own add-ins, including VBA and C/C++. This is the only complete how-to guide and reference book for the creation of high performance add-ins for Excel in C and C++ for users in the finance industry. Steve Dalton explains how to apply Excel add-ins to financial applications with many examples given throughout the book.
Artificial neural networks may probably be the single most successful technology in the last two decades which has been widely used in a large variety of applications. The purpose of this book is to provide recent advances of architectures, methodologies, and applications of artificial neural networks.
In this chapter students obtain the programming skills needed to write financial VBA programs which require the use of loops, conditional statements, and matrix operations. This topic will describe: Dim statements and option explicit, debugging, data types (as object), the use of functions in functions, for loops and nested loops, arrays and option base 1.
No matter what area of finance you’re interested in–financial management, investments, or financial institutions–Financial Management and Analysis, Second Edition provides the foundations of finance that will allow you to understand financial decision-making and its role in the decision-making process of the entire firm. Crisp writing and focused content clearly ties theory and practice together in one complete package.
This pocket book is meant for anyone who is interested in the applications of finance, particularly business students. The applications in financial market and, to some extent, in banking are briefly discussed and shown in examples.
For students it complements the textbooks recommended by lecturers because it serves as an easy guide in financial mathematics and other selected topics in finance. These topics usually found in a course such as financial management or managerial finance at the diploma and undergraduate levels....
Give future and current managers a thorough understanding of the financial theory that is essential for developing and implementing effective financial strategies in business today. Brigham/Ehrhardt's leading FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 13E is the only text that strikes a perfect balance between solid financial theory and practical applications.
The Financial Valuation Workbook (FVW) contains both educational exercises that
guide the reader through a complete business valuation and valuation tools that
professionals can use in preparing business valuations. It is structured to be used on
a stand-alone basis. It is also a companion text to Financial Valuation: Applications
and Models (FV) (John Wiley & Sons), where the subject matter contained in the
workbook is expanded upon.
This book is for anyone who wants to do any application development in Excel. Even for an old hand at Excel development, a brief skim through reveals valuable nuggets of information.
Excel Add-in Development in C/C++: Applications in Finance is a must-buy book for any serious Excel developer. Excel is the industry standard for financial modelling, providing a number of ways for users to extend the functionality of their own add-ins, including VB. C/C++.
The past three decades have been a remarkable period for innovation. This
is no less true, and probably truer, for financial innovation. No prior period
of equal length has ever witnessed anything that even comes close.
This innovation has included amazing advances in financial theory, computational
capability, new product design, new trading processes, new markets, and new
applications. In fact, each of these innovations has supported and reinforced the
The objective of this book is to introduce recent advances and state-of-the-art applications of
Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) in various fields. MCS is a class of statistical methods for
performance analysis and decision making based on taking random samples from underly‐
ing systems or problems to draw inferences or estimations.
Let us make an analogy by using the structure of an umbrella to define and exemplify the
position of this book within the fields of science and engineering. Imagine that one can place
MCS at the centerpoint of an umbrella and define the...
Even the limited extent of convex analysis we covered in Chapter G endows one with surprisingly powerful methods. Unfortunately, in practice, it is not always easy to recognize the situations in which these methods are applicable.
Tax compliance is relatively high when the agency can match data from third parties (such as information on W-2 forms supplied by employers and financial institutions) to income tax returns and notify taxpayers of discrepancies. The net misreporting rate for income that is subject to third-party reporting is less than 5 percent.
Chapter 4 - Understanding income statements. This chapter describe the components of the income statement and alternative presentation formats of that statement; describe general principles of revenue recognition and accrual accounting, specific revenue recognition applications (including accounting for long-term contracts, installment sales, barter transactions, gross and net reporting of revenue), and implications of revenue recognition principles for financial analysis;...
In May 2000, HHS announced five initiatives to strengthen human subject protection in clinical
research. One of these was to develop guidance on financial conflict of interest that would serve
to further protect research participants. As part of this initiative, HHS held a conference on the
topic of human subject protection and financial conflict of interest on August 15-16, 2000.
One way to reduce wage earnings risk is to save more. This saving converts
human capital to financial capital at a higher rate. It also enables the financial capital
to have a longer time to grow until retirement. The value of compounding returns
in financial capital over time can be very substantial.
And one way to reduce human capital risk is to diversify it with appropriate
types of financial capital. Portfolio allocation recommendations that are made
without consideration of human capital are not appropriate for many individual
The issue of compensation for executives of firms that have received government support during
the financial crisis. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Title VII of P.L. 111-
5) restricts the compensation of executives of companies during the period in which any
obligation arising from financial assistance provided under the Troubled Assets Relief Program
(TARP) remains outstanding and requires the Secretary of the Treasury to develop appropriate
standards for executive compensation.
Logistics Finance has achieved good results in the theoretical study and practical application. However, more macro and micro factors restrict the de elopment of logistics financial services, credit system is incomplete, no uniform industry standard, the flaw of enterprise management system, the lack of innovativespirit and talent and other factors have become important factors constraining service development.
Chapter 2 - Basic financial statements. After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the nature and general purpose of financial statements, explain certain accounting principles that are important for an understanding of financial statements and how professional judgment by accountants may affect the application of those principles, demonstrate how certain business transactions affect the elements of the accounting equation: Assets = Liabilities+ Owner's Equity,...
This version was issued in November 2008. Its effective date is 1 July 2009. IFRS 1 First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards was issued by the International Accounting Standards Board in June 2003. It replaced SIC-8 First-time Application of IASs as the Primary Basis of Accounting (issued by the Standing Interpretations Committee in July 1998).