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Revenue Recognition

| February 9, 2017

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are general guidelines, which instruct firms on how to form their financial statements and how to accurately measure their profit levels. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) forms a conceptual framework that defines the nature and purpose of accounting and provides a theoretical framework regarding the manner […]

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Critically evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of England being a mixed economy rather than a pure command or completely free-market.

| February 8, 2017

Abstract: Different economies of the world choose one of the three economic systems: command economy, free market economy, and mixed economy to suit their needs and aims most appropriately. While each of these economic systems have their own advantages and disadvantages, most of the economies of the world are currently mixed economies.

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Has the Single Market project in Europe been a success?

| February 6, 2017

Abstract The establishment of the EU’s single market was intended to create jobs and enhance prosperity. Since it was established in 1992, significant benefits have been made to the EU’s internal market and a lot of opportunities have been created.

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The requirement for employers to allow maternity leave under United Kingdom law is a disadvantage to women in the workplace.

| February 6, 2017

Introduction Women in the workplace have historically struggled to be on an equal footing with men both in terms of pay and positions that they could achieve.

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Insights provided by behavioural finance for personal finance strategy creation

| January 20, 2017

Abstract Behavioural finance’s potential to impact personal finance planning has long been a topic of substantial debate.  

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Analysis of Motives and Prospects within the OLI Framework: A Case Study of German FDI in China

| January 20, 2017

Abstract This study deals with an analysis of German FDI in China using the OLI framework, an eclectic framework for analysing FDI. Other theories that aid in explaining German FDI’s motives and prospects in China are the internalisation theory and the product cycle theory.

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Research Proposal: An evaluation of risk management and corporate strategy in low budget airlines. A case study of EasyJet.

| January 19, 2017

Abstract This research paper will be looking at the risk management and corporate strategy approaches taken by low budget airlines and, in particular, by EasyJet.

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Long-term performance of IPOs: Evidence from Singapore Market

| January 16, 2017

Introduction Stock markets are a key part of the capitalistic economic system as they bring together those in need of capital and those with surplus capital to invest. Initial public offerings of companies whose share capital had previously been privately held provides just such an opportunity.

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Financial Statements and Stakeholders

| January 14, 2017

Introduction In this report six different users of financial statements will be identified. Each user group will be described and the reasons why they use financial statements will be examined. Analysis and calculations of relevant and specific financial information will be performed to reflect the performance of the company, and how this is seen by […]

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The fundamentals behind London’s current housing crisis and potential solution?

| January 14, 2017

Introduction The assignment will consider the housing market within London, paying close attention to the housing policy and macro-economic conditions that have led to the current ‘crisis’ within the city’s housing market.

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Future of Singapore Public Housing Loan

| January 14, 2017

Abstract The Singapore government together with the housing finance consider the public housing as one of the various achievements they have accomplished. Public housing accommodates more than 80% of the residents in Singapore. A majority of the residents, close to 90%, is designed as Housing Development flats (HDB). 

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Capital Markets and Market Efficiency

| January 14, 2017

Part 1 The Efficient market hypothesis states that all financial markets are efficient in their use of information to determine prices. This means that investors cannot expect to achieve excess profits that are more than the average market profits with similar risk factors, given all available information at the current time of investment, aside from […]

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An Exploration Of The Traditional Customs Union Theory And The Static And Dynamic Effects Of Economic Integration

| January 12, 2017

Introduction The benefits gained from regional integration are widely documented in literature and have been known since the time of classical economists (Oslington, 2013). Regional integration has become the subject of great interest due to the perceived benefits of preferential trade arrangements such as customs union, free trade area, and common market among many others.

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Individual Report on Econometric Models

| January 12, 2017

Context This report pertains to the selection of an academic paper (Caporale et al., 2009) which is examined based on its aims and results, citing new insights offered by its analysis. It also involves another paper (Oshio et al., 2011) that cited that of Caporale et al.

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Root Causes of Financial Crisis in the 1990s

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The objective of this paper is to discuss the root causes of financial crisis in the 1990s. In this light, the paper has identified financial liberalisations that occurred in the late 1980s as a principal cause of crisis in the 1990s. The paper begins by presenting a discussion of financial liberalisation in section 2 […]

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Report to the Management of Wilson, Tan & Associates

| November 26, 2016

Introduction This report provides an evaluation of the performance of the performance of two U.K companies that operate in the fashion industry with the objective of identifying a suitable takeover target for Wilson & Tan Associates. The report covers the financial performance of the two companies based interpreted in the context of the business environment […]

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Momentum trading and Business Cycle Risk: Evidence from BRIC Countries

| November 25, 2016

1. Introduction. BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries are growing at an alarming rate. This growth can be attributed to a number of factors including globalisation, financial liberalisation which has led to an increase in cross-border capital flows, technological developments and the internet.

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6AC001 Advanced Financial reporting

| November 22, 2016

1.0 Introduction In recent years, there has been an important increase in claims about the practice of creative accounting in the corporate world. In the opinion of Coombes & Watson (2001, 89) corporate world is a legal way of doing illegal things.

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An appraisal of UK’s opposition to the proposed EU Financial Transaction Tax

| November 21, 2016

Introduction The European financial transaction tax (FTT) is a proposal by the European Commission expected to be introduced in 2014, covering the 27 state members of the EU. This tax is intended to cover financial transactions between financial institutions, with proposed charges against exchange of shares and bonds, and derivative contracts.

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How does bilateral trading differ from electricity pooling?

| November 19, 2016

ABSTRACT Liberalisation in the energy sector opened opportunities for new market entrants leading to high competition in the market. As such, countries were forced to change their models of electricity trading in order to remain efficient and competitive in the market.

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