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Experience has told us that when the economy turns bad, it’s time to expect more accounting shenanigans from public companies. This can happen in three ways.
Sometimes, a company has been using aggressive accounting for years, and a dismal economic picture makes it difficult to hide the old chicanery any further. Other times, a firm decides to use accounting tricks to mitigate the impact of poor operating results.
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Already pinched, many Canadians anxious about higher rates
BMC's 3Q Net Doubles; Lumber Price Hikes Help Sales Grow 7.3%
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/page/222BMC Stock Holdings, corporate parent of the nation's second-biggest full-service lumberyard, reported today its net income doubled to $18.4 million in the third-quarter from a year-earlier $9.2 million on a 7.3% increase in net sales to $881 million.Operating income actually dipped 1.2% to $33.3 million. The big change in net income stemmed largely from the fact that the company incurred a $12.5 million loss last year on extinguishment of debt but didn't report any such action this year.
Dorel take US$12.5 million Q1 impairment charge due to Toy â€˜Râ€™ Us liquidation
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/page/224In addition, the company says its profitability was hurt by a shift from its stores to online purchases in Chile, production challenges at a Chinese factory, high raw material prices, restructuring costs at its sports division and investments in technology in home furnishings.
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What is Stagflation?
Stagflation as experienced in the 1970’s was a combination of a slowdown in the economy at the same time as prices were rising. Today, the U.S. economy is definitely slowing, if it is not already in recession, and at the same time, we are seeing inflationary pressures on energy and food. When energy and food prices increase together, it often signals a recession as the consumer’s discretionary spending is heavily constrained. A larger part of a decreasing pie is eaten up by these 2 items.