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Market Size and Liquidity | What is Forex? Unlike other financial markets like the New York Stock Exchange, the forex spot market has neither a physical location nor a central exchange. The forex market is considered an Over-the-Counter (OTC), or “Interbank”, market due to the fact that the entire market is run electronically, within a network of banks, continuously over a 24-hour period. This means that the spot forex market is spread all over the globe with no central location. They can take place anywhere, even at the top of Mt. The forex OTC market is by far the biggest and most popular financial market in the world, traded globally by a large number of individuals and organizations. In the OTC market, participants determine who they want to trade with depending on trading conditions, attractiveness of prices, and reputation of the trading counterpart. The chart below shows the ten most actively traded currencies. The dollar is the most traded currency, taking up 84.9% of all transactions. The Dollar is King Speculation

Errors in Accounting Errors of Commission These errors by definition are of clerical nature. These errors may be committed at the time of recording and/or posting. At the time of recording, the wrong amount may be recorded in journal which will be carried throughout. Such errors will not affect the agreement of the trial balance. These errors may also be committed at the time of posting, by way of posting wrong amount, to the wrong side of an account or in the wrong account. For example, an amount of Rs. 10,000 received from customer (Debtor) is correctly recorded on the debit side of the cash book but while posting, the customer's account is credited with Rs. 1,000. Errors of Omission The errors of omission may be committed at the time of recording the transaction in the books of original entry or while posting to the ledger. For example, Machinery purchased for Rs. 50,000 by issuing a cheque is recorded first in the credit side of cash book, in the bank column.

Adjusting Entries in Accounting | Accounting: Accounting Cycle | Posted by Professor Cram in Accounting Cycle Adjusting Entries in Accounting – Introduction Adjusting Entries are journal entries that are made at the end of the accounting period, to adjust expenses and revenues to the accounting period where they actually occurred. Generally speaking, they are adjustments based on reality, not on a source document. This is in sharp contrast to entries during the accounting period (such as utility bills or fees for services rendered) that depend on source documents. Preparing adjusting entries is a key step in the ongoing accounting cycle, coming right after you’ve completed preparing a trial balance. Types of Adjusting Entries Examples of Adjusting Entries By their nature, all adjusting entries will involve a pairing of either an asset or liability account with a revenue or expense account.

Real Life Accounting - Learn Accounting Step by Step - Online & E-book Tutorials Teaching Basic Accounting Accounting Concepts and Conventions Author: Jim Riley Last updated: Sunday 23 September, 2012 Accounting concepts and conventions In drawing up accounting statements, whether they are external "financial accounts" or internally-focused "management accounts", a clear objective has to be that the accounts fairly reflect the true "substance" of the business and the results of its operation. The theory of accounting has, therefore, developed the concept of a "true and fair view". The true and fair view is applied in ensuring and assessing whether accounts do indeed portray accurately the business' activities. To support the application of the "true and fair view", accounting has adopted certain concepts and conventions which help to ensure that accounting information is presented accurately and consistently. Accounting Conventions The most commonly encountered convention is the "historical cost convention". Under the "historical cost convention", therefore, no account is taken of changing prices in the economy. Accounting Concepts

Auditing: Four Types of Reports essays Auditing: Four Types of Reports 1: There are four different types of audit reports. There are (1) unqualified reports, (2) qualified reports, (3) adverse reports, and (4) disclaimer reports. An unqualified report is issued when the independent auditor finds that the books and records of the company being audited conform to generally accepted accounting principles. A qualified report would be issued when the auditor encounters one of two types of situations which do not comply with generally accepted accounting principles. More sample essays on Auditing: Four Types of Reports Australian Accounting Standards .... how accounting standards can deal with four types of issues .... and ensure the shareholders that the reports give a .... Implementation and Evaluation .... items used for the comparison are called match types. .... Accountant .... Scenario planning .... you develop a sensitivity to the types of issues .... in respect to the current practice of internal auditing.