This handbook provides a basic foundation with deep insight into the current global economic and financial crisis. The author has effectively employed a user-oriented approach to illustrate the complex mechanics of financial accounting for investments in a dynamic, volatile environment. With clear writing and pragmatic yet detailed guidance, this is a good resource for a novice researching accounting for equity investments.  No library, investment advisor or CPA practitioner should be without this handbook in their collection.

Prof. (retd.) Girish G Yajnik : alumni of USC Darla Moore School of Business and a research faculty member of University of South Carolina.