A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 08, 2013
“Bad numbers are harder to add up than good ones” (accounting adage)

Entry in progress—B.P.

ARmy Rumour SErvice (ARRSE)
Blogg
10-08-2007, 14:22
Re: Is a global recession on the way?
Ah, there is an old saying:
Bad numbers are harder to add up than good ones.

Reuters
Thursday Papers: tips and comment
Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:53am GMT
(...)
* Mark to market—an old adage runs that bad numbers are harder to add up than good ones. Fair Value accounting is charged with making that doubly true

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Sunday, September 08, 2013 • Permalink