Book Description: Numbers are the language of business. This book helps you make sense of them--fast. John Tracy is a master at pulling the meaningful figures out of the pile of numbers generated by the accounting department. Here he offers a quick review of both the basic financials as well as more advanced accounting tools, including* Income statements and cash flow statements* Budgeting and evaluating business investment performance* Capital investment, operating ratios, benchmarking tools, and moreReaders will not only understand the theory behind all of these topics but see how to apply them in real situations.JOHN A. TRACY (Boulder, Colorado) is a professor of accounting at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author of the bestselling How to Read a Financial Statement which has sold over 100,000 copies.