Thursday, March 21, 2019
Tech Data’s Goodwill Adjustment

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
There’s Taxes, and There’s Taxes

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Adventures in Tax Cuts and Net Income

Monday, March 11, 2019
Big Moves in Goodwill, Intangible Value

Friday, March 8, 2019
CVS, Goodwill, and Enterprise Value

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Summary of Our Goodwill Research/ How-To

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
What Does ‘Other’ Mean? An Example

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Another Tale, Buried in the Footnotes

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Low Latency Calcbench

Monday, February 11, 2019
Now Streaming on Hulu: Red Ink

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Early Look at 2018 Tax Decline

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
You Revised WHAT, Netflix?

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Talking About Huawei Exposure

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Another Discrepancy in Reported Numbers

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Finding Revised Facts: Hertz Edition

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
GE Commercial Aviation Services: Bringing Numbers to Light

Monday, January 21, 2019
Differences in Earnings Releases and 10-Ks

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Importance of Textual Analysis

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
A Look at Climate Change Disclosures

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Quants: Point-in-Time Data for Backtesting

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iXBRL on the rise!
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Most Calcbench users have heard about XBRL. eXtensible Business Reporting Language (or XBRL for short), is an XML based mark-up computer language and is the basis of most of the data we offer at Calcbench.

Fewer may have heard about Inline-XBRL (iXBRL for short). iXBRL is a standard which combines a webpage with embedded XBRL tags. This way, companies who file an iXBRL document actually have control over the layout and formatting of the document. In other words, companies can file a document that would have the XBRL benefits (machine readable) and still control how the information is displayed (using iXBRL).  

There was some debate on whether allowing companies to file in iXBRL instead of or in addition to the regular XBRL format was good or not. Regardless, on June 13, 2016, the SEC allowed companies to file in iXBRL (SEC No 34-78041). At Calcbench, we keep track of what filings are in iXBRL and have seen a significant increase over time and it seems like more and more companies are choosing to take advantage of the new format.

Want to see it for yourself? Go to the multi-company page or the Excel add-in and look for the metric is_ixbrl (in the standardized metrics menu, look under “general”, for “Inline XBRL Filing”).*

*available to subscribers at the professional level.  

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