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Gallup Poll results released in 2005 showed that accountants are steadily regaining the public’s confidence. The profession’s positive rating of 45% was 14 percentage points higher than in 2004—an improvement greater than that of any other business sector—and nearly equal to its 47% rating in 2001, just before the accounting scandals.

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VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.