Sally Liu

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Dear 2016: It's over between us

Dear 2016,<p>Pack your bags; we're done. It was one disappointment after another with you.<p>Just how bad were you? Let us count the ways.<p><b>You just took and took and took, 2016</b><p>You took Prince, Bowie, Cohen.<p>You took Pat Conroy and Harper Lee. Muhammed Ali and Arnold Palmer.<p>You took Gene Wilder, Alan …

12 Ways to Change Your World

It would be truly amazing to overcome your fears and be amazing every day. What if you could leave a legacy? Here are my notes on how to be amazing …

12 Unusual, Quirky Gifts You Can Only Find in San Francisco

For the people on your gift list who have been swept off their feet by San Francisco's foggy charms, there is a nearly unlimited array of local …

Gone with the Wind (1939)

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Inspiration: 7 Tips for Taking Amazing Photos

France Duque and Jesse Rambis have a pretty picture-perfect life. After founding Los Angeles-based production company Gremly Media, the model-worthy …

Mobile Photography

Music Midtown on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>iPhone Screenshots<p>Description<p>This is the Official Music Midtown Mobile App for 2017! A …

Firms Say Goodbye to Prettied-Up Financial Reports

At SEC’s direction, earnings releases emphasize GAAP figures over more-flattering customized metrics<p>By<p>Tatyana Shumsky<p>Tatyana Shumsky<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@MissShumsky<p>Tatyana.Shumsky@wsj.com<p>More companies are giving investors the bad news first, in response to heavier regulatory scrutiny …

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Few Are Prepared to Comply With New Lease Accounting Standards

NEW YORK, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 9.8 percent of more than 5,400 financial and accounting professionals say their companies are prepared to …

Increased competition in audit markets impact audit quality negatively

A recently released international study finds that mandatory rotation of auditing firms could lead to more “opinion shopping” by companies looking …

Accountant Suspended Over Failure to Spot Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission last week suspended an accountant for conducting a faulty audit of the financial statements of a public …

Corruption

Should companies eliminate audits?

Do the millions that large companies spend on annual audits actually provide the information investors need and are paying for? And are the earnings …

Nurturing the human element

CORE PRINCIPLES FOR PROFESSIONALS<p>Through its global career progression framework, PwC tracks, communicates, and monitors its professionals' …

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are balanced.<p>U.S. army soldiers are seen marching in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York, March 16, 2013. …

Matrimonial Moneyball

Sabermetrics, the Sunday Times, and the So-Called Women's Sports Section<p><i>Every Sunday, the</i> New York Times <i>publishes the wedding announcements of the</i> …

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Creative Corridors Coalition

Once in a lifetime, an opportunity comes along that will be remembered for lifetimes to come...<p>Creative Corridors Coalition is that …

Zanzibar: A taste of Africa's Spice Islands | CNN Travel

This is the Most Romantic Hotel in the World

Who wouldn't fall in love in/with a private plunge pool?<p>Readers called La Casa Que Canta—also known as The House that Sings—a “small paradise.” And …

Dubai opens massive Marvel-branded indoor theme park

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As summer temperatures soared outside, the world's largest indoor theme park, featuring popular Marvel and Cartoon …

Here’s Every Product It Took to Get Kim Kardashian’s $516 Fresh-Faced Look at the 2016 MTV VMAs

Here's what it's like to travel 8 hours across Japan by train

The high speed trains of Japan, the Shinkansen, are legendary. They aren't the only trains, though. Here's what it's like to go from Nagasaki to Tokyo by train.<p>There's a romance to travelling by train. The rhythm of the rails, the sway of the cars, the speed of the scenery. I can't help but think …

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

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