Items tagged with "analysts"

Join the XBRL API Beta Test Group

We’re getting ready to publish an updated application programming interface (API) with enhanced capabilities – including the use of any/all data sets produced using the XBRL Specification – and we’re looking for feedback from potential users on functionality, efficiency and usability of this protocol. This updated, open, easy-to-use offering will be the API standard to extract, process, and create XBRL content, which can include data in instance documents, XBRL databases, and taxonomies.

The Calcbench Insider: February 2018

In this issue:

  • New earnings release tools
  • Cash: Yep, companies had lots of it.
  • Early look at leasing costs.

Point of View

Banks need more pieces of the financial puzzle

Campbell Pryde, President and CEO, XBRL US

Financial statements are just one piece of the puzzle in evaluating cash flows from an investment. Shouldn’t all data needed to evaluate cash flows be available in structured format?

Calcbench Newsletter (December 2017)

In this issue:
In this issue:

  • Talking about bitcoin
  • Corporate financial highlights
  • Breakups can be painful

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Explores an Earnings Release Case Study

This Novaworks article recaps a presentation & audience discussion with Michelle Savage, Vice President of Communication for XBRL US, and Scott Theis, CEO of Novaworks, LLC and Chairman of XBRL US’s Domain Steering Committee, on the proposed development of an XBRL taxonomy to represent the data held within the release, which could be beneficial to […more]

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Discusses Who’s Using XBRL and Why

This Novaworks article recaps CFA’s Investor Forum 2017, where a panel of industry experts discussed case studies that illustrate XBRL’s use in accounting and financial reporting and the rationale behind its adoption. This panel discussed different ways in which XBRL is employed in the financial sector.

Calcbench Newsletter (November 2017)

In this issue:

  • Advanced Calcbench: How to use the XBRL Data Query tool
  • Tracking disclosure of hurricane damage
  • Time to regulate the unicorns?

CFA Institute Publishes Blog: Realizing the Potential of Structured Data

Despite its presence and use for several years now, XBRL has not achieved its full potential for either investors or companies in the United States. One reason is that companies continue to see structured data as a compliance and cost burden, and they have shared these views with regulators. Securities regulators worldwide are examining costs […more]

Calcbench Newsletter (September 2017)

In this issue:

  • Health of the health insurers
  • Business services sector: key metrics
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s list of priorities for inspecting audit firms this year
  • FASB’s new standard for hedge accounting

Improve Underwriting Efficiency – Learn How to Use the Surety Standards Toolkit

3:00 PM EDT Tuesday, September 19, 2017
XBRL US Webinar
Watch/listen to replay

The Work-in-Process (WIP) report and other financials can be delivered in useable form directly from contractor to surety eliminating manual rekeying of data, improving timeliness and access to credit for contractors. Financial data standards can automate the process. Join this webinar to view demonstrations for creating and consuming XBRL-formatted WIP reports.