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Net Sales and Operating Income

When reviewing a company's Annual Report, what could explain Net Sales remaining fixed over a two year period, but Operating Income halving over the same period? I was thinking increased costs.
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How to get variables for calculating “intrinsic value” of Berkshire Hathaway?

I would like to calculate Berkshire Hathaway's balance sheet value and "intrinsic value" as described in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway - Uncovering Intrinsic Value. However, I can't figure out ...
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Tax considerations for outsourcing freelance work to foreign country

I've seen this asked a few different ways (closest was here), but I am looking to find out from the business's perspective, how to report (if necessary) the amount paid to a foreign contractor. My ...
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What are alternative ways to title a year-to-date (YTD) figure in a financial report? [closed]

In most of my financial reports, I provide monthly numbers and YTD numbers. Now its easy to denote the 'Month' label in the column headers, but when it comes to the year-to-date (YTD), I feel the ...
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How to find SEC filings that are important to stock market

I want to find the most important sec filings in history, when I searched the edgar database, I find several confusions. When I search apple's filings, 10-Q report usually comes one day after the ...
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What does Capital Surplus mean?

Given this information below, what does capital surplus mean? When does a capital surplus go up? What is the formula of capital surplus? I have read Wikipedia's definition, and it only seem to ...
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If my identity is stolen, is there another way to authenticate identity to the major credit bureaus other than my credit history?

Supposedly, one is able to monitor their credit rating with the three major credit bureaus to prevent/stop identity theft. However, the yearly report can only be viewed by answering questions about ...
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Where can I find all public companies' information?

Warren Buffett mentions that in his early days he used Moody's Manual, which centralized all public companies's information into a manual, to go through all companies and find interesting ones to ...
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Why were numbers on these income statements recorded differently from year to year?

Below are two different income statements for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. I am wondering how can their net income and other line items be recorded so differently across two consecutive financial ...