Microsoft has an interesting, if dubious, ..... accounting scheme where profits from successful quarters aren't reported so that less successful quarters can be padded; this creates a false growth curve that is smooth and steady, not the typical up and down earnings you'd expect from a company that relies on periodic product rollouts.

Microsoft has an interesting, if dubious, ..... accounting scheme where profits from successful quarters aren't reported so that less successful quarters can be padded; this creates a false growth curve that is smooth and steady, not the typical up and down earnings you'd expect from a company that relies on periodic product rollouts. (*) cookie jar (*) mattress pad (*) petty cash (*) piggy bank


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