Join Rudolph Rosenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video The cash flow statement in detail, part of Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reports.
- [Voiceover] Now let's look at…the cash flow statement in detail.…Compared to the balance sheet and the income statement,…the cash flow statement is quite simple.…It is reporting the inflows and outflows of cash…from the company by breaking it down into big categories.…It's starting from the beginning balance…and ending with the ending balance.…The beginning balance is the cash position…at the start of the reported period.…The cash position is a fancy name…for the balance on your bank account…at a certain date.…
If you are looking at a cash flow statement…for the past year,…then it is the cash position…as of the first of January of that year.…And in the same logic, the ending balance…is the cash position at the end of the 31st of December.…The beginning balance is always equal…to the ending balance of the previous period.…This year's beginning balance…is therefore equal to the ending balance of last year.…To work from the beginning balance to the ending balance,…we start with the first category,…which is the cash from operations.…
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- What is a financial statement?
- Reading the balance sheet
- Understanding depreciation, liabilities, and equity
- Reading the income statement
- Understanding revenue, costs, profitability, and net income
- How cash flow works
- Analyzing financial documents with context<br><br>
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1. Financial Statements
2. The Balance Sheet
3. The Income Statement
4. The Cash Flow Statement
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