Google SpreadSheets is dominating the headlines today. Some rather interesting reactions from across the web, though the ones which stand out are stinging. “How seriously are real users supposed to take this stuff? Google could cut off …
The explosion of demand for high-end TV series and the emergence of deep-pocketed new buyers such as Netflix and Amazon has been an enormous windfall for marquee talent. Just ask Robert De Niro, or David Letterman, or Katy Perry. …
Here is Planned Parenthood’s 2011-2012 Annual Report. The company reported assets of nearly $1.2 billion yet Americans provided the tax-exempt organization $542.4 million in government grants. What do you get for your fungible taxpayer …
Generous shoppers at Kiwi Property’s seven New Zealand shopping centres raised nearly $100,000 over Christmas through the company’s gold coin gift wrapping programme. In exchange for a gold coin donation, volunteers from 16 local …
The nine-page report on the firm's site opens with a terrifying anecdote: "A spreadsheet error at a major financial institution was deemed a significant factor in a $1 billion financial statement error in the classification of securities. The error ...
= No data from prior period. = Earnings increase of 25% or more. = Earnings decrease of 25% or more. P = Profit in latest period vs. year earlier loss. L = Loss in latest period vs. year earlier profit.
It was, therefore, a bit of bombshell when spreadsheet errors were recently discovered in one of their academic papers. Anyone who uses spreadsheet software (such as Microsoft Excel) to perform complex calculations, or just to do their …
The IMF has released end-December 2016 results of the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS). The new data shows that Netherlands have the largest inward direct investment with $4.1 trillion and U.S. has the largest outward …
For the investor in bitcoins or the stock market, there is nothing you can actually see, except on some spreadsheet perhaps. The only similarity between real …