Part I. Components and Connections in Financial Statements.1. Starting with Cash Flows.2. The Three Financial Statements.3. Profit Isn't Everything.4. Sales Revenue and Accounts Receivable.5. Cost of Goods Sold Expense and Inventory.6. Inventory and Accounts Payable.7. Operating Expenses and Accounts Payable.8. Operating Expenses and Prepaid Expenses.9. A Unique Expense: Depreciation.10. Accruing the Liability for Unpaid Expenses.11. Income Tax Expense and Its Liability.12. Net Income and Retained Earnings; Earnings Per Share.13. Cash Flow from Operating (Profit-making) Activities.14. Cash Flow from Investing and Financing Activities.15. Footnotes to Financial Statements.Part II. Financial Statement Analysis.16. Impact of Growth and Decline on Cash Flow.17. Financial Statement Ratios.18. Profit Analysis for Business Managers.Part III. Reliability of Financial Reports.19. Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards.20. Accounting Methods and Massaging the Numbers.21. Audits of Financial Reports in Post-Enron Era.22. Parting Comments.Index.