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Accounting Quotes

I will continue to push for a full accounting of the historical record so that we may preclude these types of failures from happening again,
Curt Weldon Permalink
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The film industry is famous -- or infamous -- for its creative accounting techniques that can turn obvious profits into paper losses, so fooling a bunch of state bureaucrats would be child's play.
Dan Walters Permalink
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[WorldCom spokesman Brad Burns said Friday one of McLucas' charges is to determine something not yet clear: when the accounting discrepancies began.] We're looking at everything to make sure we get to the bottom of exactly what's happened, ... Everything is on the table on that front.
Brad Burns Permalink
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Political elections are a good deal like marriages, there's no accounting for anyone's taste
Will Rogers Permalink
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John McCain
I don't think we'll completely close the book until there is a full and complete accounting of those who are still listed as missing in action, but I think this is progress, I think this is good for America, and I think it's good for the Vietnamese people because this will be a boost to their economy and increased trade between our two nations,
John McCain Permalink
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Accounting is a hot domain with the number of accounting majors up nationwide. I think the recent scandals have brought a new level of attention to the accounting profession as gatekeepers and custodians of social interest.
Paul Browne Permalink
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The market is nervous. We're in a transition period as we get through all the accounting issues.
Alan Skrainka Permalink
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This corporation resorted to a variety of legal, regulatory and accounting contortions to keep investors and the public in the dark, ... It is now high time for the Congress to flip on the light and get to the bottom of this situation.
Ron Wyden Permalink
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Obviously the final accounting is yet to come, (but) we do think we're actually going to see profits decline year over year.
Thomas McInerney Permalink
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[The Financial Accounting Standards Board—the group that sets American accounting standards—has voted to examine stock options as it grapples with pressure from investors to reform option accounting.] This is monumental, ... This sets in motion the move to expense stock options. A while back this would have been a death wish on the part of the FASB but now the environment has changed.
David Hawkins Permalink
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It was the latter that set off alarm bells in the accounting department, which might have been willing to let the plane pass, but not one with floats.
Bob Poole Permalink
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That's one option voters and non-voters embrace. It puts undocumented immigrants into some kind of accounting system.
Mark DiCamillo Permalink
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That's just goofy. Making it easier for the accounting side shouldn't even be a consideration. They ought to be more concerned about students.
John Alexander Permalink
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We feel it's unreasonable that for a minor accounting infraction, we essentially had our entire slate eliminated. You're talking about 66 percent of the people running for election.
Dave Knapp Permalink
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I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting.
Anna Chlumsky Permalink
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We intend to submit a complete accounting of the pattern of evidentiary manipulation and misdirection employed by the independent counsel to the Judiciary Committee,
Gregory Craig Permalink
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The committee is profoundly disturbed about the recent string of allegations that companies...may have engaged in questionable accounting practices.
James Greenwood Permalink
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Corporate accounting concerns caused fierce investor buying of U.S. Treasury bonds, thereby lowering their yields,
Frank Nothaft Permalink
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Some basic accounting fiscal areas that we would expect for $1 billion operation were just not up to what we would have expected. You would expect to go to personnel files to find salary information, and it wasn't there. In some cases, there wasn't a personnel file.
Bruce Myers Permalink
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You won't know the discount, if there is a discount, until after all the accounting is done.
Dan Delano Permalink
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We are looking at all the accounting issues we have looked at all along, and at this point, we don't have any conclusions. We are still hoping to wrap up the investigation by the end of December, and if we don't make it we'll do it in January.
Warren Rudman Permalink
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Given the company's prior accounting and regulatory issues, this is likely to have a meaningful negative impact on the stock today.
Michael Hecht Permalink
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We are pleased to report that all outstanding issues involving the SEC's financial review, as well as the accounting issues related to DFG, have now been resolved, ... Today's earnings release brings this matter to a close and we now look forward to proceeding with the Tyson transaction.
Robert Peterson Permalink
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By allowing Delta to merge with Continental or Northwest, we would have three extremely large airlines accounting for 75 percent of market. But it would be harder for American and United to dominate Delta if Delta were to merge.
Henry Harteveldt Permalink
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It's not that Japan or Europe have better accounting systems than we do,
Tom Gallagher Permalink
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With recent growth, we were soon going to need an upgrade for our Sage MIP Fund Accounting product. The new product configuration gives us the freedom to grow without upgrading products and without fees. In addition, the new workflow navigator built into the latest version of Sage MIP Fund Accounting will make processing payroll even easier, and the new payroll reports will help our management and department heads stay on top of costs.
Connie Miller Permalink
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We now believe that we have identified all, or nearly all, of the remaining (accounting) issues.
Ed Breen Permalink
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Accounting and other issues are still overriding the market. There have been some reasonably good economic numbers but the earnings situation hasn't gotten as good as it could. You could make a case for the bull and the bear.
Peter Mancuso Permalink
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The accounting charges seem to be mostly timing -- instead of earning in one period they have to state them in another period.
David Healy Permalink
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Big 5 Sporting Goods continues to be hampered by distribution center inefficiencies and higher accounting/auditing costs. It remains unclear when distribution center problems will be corrected.
Rick Nelson Permalink
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