I learnt quite a lot from reading this article. Firstly, I grasped the meaning of key terms such as internal restructuring. Secondly, I also learned to show differences between company profits by using tables which can make it easier for readers to follow.
Anver, Versi, ex al. "Africas Top 100 bank African Business Annual Rankings." African Business. Business Source Premier (2008): 2p. Oct2008
The article talks about banking in Africa and outlines information about the top 1000 banks found on the continent. Whilst the total assets of the 1000 banks are estimated to be $856 billion, it can be noted that about 84% of the banking assets are held by the top 30 banks. South Africa has 43% of the continent’s total bank assets.
This article is also related to accounting where the author mainly relied on using numbers and statistics to illustrate the structure of banking in Africa. The author also talks about profits in the banking sector which is related to accounting.
This article is very enlightening particularly when I am also writing something characterised by figures and statistics. The article is arranged in a nice format where ideas flow in a sequence which is easy to follow. It compares the operations of each bank as well as the profits.
Steve, Forbes. "Two Biggest Things Still To Do." Forbes 182. Business Source Premier (2008): 1p. 13 Oct. 2008.
This article is about fraud which is often found in many U.S. companies. It can be noted that the reason behind fraud is mainly caused by risky borrowing and lending. The crimes are often discovered by accident or following tip-offs. Those who often commit the crimes do not want to