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4 videos covering each of Facebook’s condensed and adapted financial statements

Recently, I created some videos about each of the four basic financial statements, using Facebook’s financial statements as the data source for the statements. I condensed and adapted each of Facebook’s financial statements into a shorter, more digestible length for the introductory accounting student. Here are the four videos and the related links: Video topic […]

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What information is provided in McDonald’s basic financial statements?

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is a publicly held corporation with more than $31 billion in assets. It started in 1940 as a BBQ restaurant in San Bernardino, California. In 1948, McDonald’s switched to burgers, shakes, potato chips, and pie. Its Golden Arches are generally believed to be the most recognized symbol in the world. To […]

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What information is provided in Facebook’s basic financial statements?

Facebook, Inc., is a publicly held corporation and is frequently in the news.  For example, in August 2016, it announced a new feature called “Lifestage,” which is an iOS app that emulates Snapchat and is designed to be used by teens. Also in that same month, Mark Zuckerberg sold $95 million of his Facebook shares. […]

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How is 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s earnings quality from 2013 – 2015?

Harry London, a steelworker in Canton, Ohio, started making chocolates for his family and friends around the start of the 20th Century. By 1922, he had enough demand for his fine chocolates that he left his steel-working job and started Harry London Candies. Harry London used the kitchen in his home to create his chocolates […]

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How does the new equity issued by Sonos, the wireless internet-enabled speaker maker, affect its financial statements?

Sonos is a maker of wireless internet-enabled speaker systems.  It was founded in California in 2002 and has experienced rapidly growing sales.  Its CEO, John MacFarlane, indicated that Sonos would exceed $1 billion in sales in 2014. In December 2014, the privately-held Sonos issued an additional $130 million in new equity. It will be using […]

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How will a $37 million expansion to retool an assembly plan impact GM’s financial statements?

General Motors (GM) is considering a $37-million expansion to one of its Michigan assembly plants.  The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia crossovers are built at the Lansing Delta Township plant. GM officials have not announced what the $37-million expansion will include but they have applied for tax incentives from the City of Lansing […]

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