By Bruce Wasserstein
Big Deal is a penetrating examine the area of mergers and acquisitions. Bruce Wasserstein has labored on over 1,000 bargains and divulges the interior tale of the billion buck bargains that form America's financial system.
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1981: 53-61). The end of the 1980's saw a few rays of hope that the steel industry was being more cooperative with BLS by reporting actual transactions prices (Betsock and Gerduk, 1993). The problem of obtaining genuine transactions prices doubtless affects a· broad range of commodities besides steel, as earlier studies have demonstrated (Flueck, 1961: 419-20; Ziemer and Galbraith, 1983: 164-75). 3. QUARTERLY ESTIMATES BEA prepares quarterly estimates of inventory change and GDP through the year.
But in terms of this date, the "recovery" phase is extraordinarily weak relative to all other recessions since World War 15 The appropriate strategy may follow the "socioeconomic systems approach" advocated by Guy Orcutt et al. (1961), which was ahead of its time. 2 1977 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 II. And in large measure, the slow recovery can be blamed on the absence of the inventory buildup that usually occurs early on in the recovery period. Second, data revisions announced in the January 1993 issue of the Survey of Current Business demonstrate the imprecise nature of our observations of inventory movements.
Inventories subject to LIFO costing were equal to the sum of the LIFO value of inventories plus the LIFO reserve. In addition, for 42 all non-LIFO inventories, respondents were requested to distinguish inventories valued on a cost basis from inventories valued on a market basis. " In its 1991 revision BEA accepted the end-of-1982 LIFO inventories as shown in the Census of Manufactures for each 4-digit industry. It extrapolated LIFO proportions (LIFO inventorieslbook value of all inventories in the industry) back to 1977 and forward by LIFO proportions from Census for 2-digit industries (see Tables 2 and 3).