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The number games: from cash-flow cons to misleading metrics, spotting jugglery in financial data
While trying to size up a company’s performance or financial standing based on documents and public data, one may encounter creative renditions of numbers that can mislead and play tricks. What are the ways in which such manipulation can find its way into financial statements, and what are the tell-tale signs?
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