Greg Dickman's Financial Forecasting and Data Analysis is another in his series of well received textbooks. His popular approach provides students with a complete, easily comprehensible overview of the principles of forecasting and data analysis. Using an engaging and accessible writing style, this text gives students a detailed grasp of the theory underlying the computations. Readers are taken step by step through the basic financial, mathematical and statistical concepts. Each new principle is reinforced with worked examples and a variety of meaningful problems to try. Case studies throughout simulate work situations and make the student appreciate the importance of both the calculation and its interpretation as applied to the real world. This text is intended to meet the needs of the National Training Package Competencies FNSICORG517A: Prepare financial forecasts and projections and analyse market data.