Why Standard Costing Is The Choice For Manufacturers

It may have purchased the wrong grade of material or hired employees with more or less experience than required. For example, purchasing substandard materials may lead to using more time to make the product and may produce more scrap. The substandard material may have...

Negative Retained Earnings A Guide for Investors

Large dividend payments that have either exhausted retained earnings or exceeded shareholders’ equity would produce a negative balance. Combined financial losses in subsequent periods following large dividend payments can also lead to a negative balance. At...