Professor Baruch Lev highlights the decreasing relevance of financial reports, from his book, "The End of Accounting"
— July 7, 2016
Excerpt from Yahoo Finance -- "The main issue is that accounting is hopelessly behind business development. Starting [in] the mid-80s, companies changed completely the business models, to investments in tangibles, in brands, in patents, in information systems, out of fixed, heavy assets, machines, factories. Accounting still provides information on those assets that are on the decline and not on those that are increasing."