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TICKER from SEC XBRL Data

A firm’s ticker is an identifier of the stock trading symbol which researchers use in sample selection of archival research. One of the financial statement research data challenges is getting the ticker from SEC data because the SEC focus is … Continue reading

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ASC Video Introduction Using Askaref

GAAP codification is the authority for financial statements. For an introduction to GAAP codification using www.askaref.com go to this link http://www.screencast.com/t/K8gruSHTv

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Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Overview

The Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) code for a line item is one of the search outputs of www.askaref.com the mobile device resource. The ASC code is required by the SEC in accounting working papers. It is also making appearances in … Continue reading

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XBRL Taxonomy Short List

On the Professor Applications of this blog, there is an XBRL Taxonomy short list of line items that is a good start for covering the line items used in Introductory and Intermediate Accounting textbooks.  This short list can be used … Continue reading

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Executive Compensation and XBRL

Executive compensation is one of the most frequently discussed topics in the popular press, and yet where is it in the XBRL taxonomy?  The first choice of the income statement doesn’t have it as a separate line item, probably because … Continue reading

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