Financial times. "As a qualified accountant who did his credit risk training in the late 1980s, I remembered reckoning that I could understand a bank's balance sheet within a couple of hours.
I tested my recollection recently on one of HSBC's competitors. Sure enough, the financial statements from 1990 are much clearer than those today, and 1/8 of the length! " By Verdley on Banks have become too complex to grasp. Bloomberg - Business & Financial News, Breaking News Headlines. Forbes.com - Business News, Financial News, Stock Market Analysis, Technology & Global Headline News. Reuters. Wall street journal.