Spending vs Investing: Make the right choice

View photos<p>The affluent professionals belonging to the younger generation or the “working millennials” in Asia share a common interest – spending. …

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Hope yet for economy despite dark days

There can be no question these are challenging times.<p>Abroad, the scourge of terror leaves lash marks across our most loved global cities, while, in …


License needed to plant marijuana for medicine, says ex-solon

BAGUIO CITY---A former lawmaker, who first discussed the possibility of legalizing marijuana for its medicinal value in 2004, said weed farmers would …


The Accounting Industry's Death is Great News for Your Business

We're living during a watershed moment for accounting, which creates repercussions throughout the business world. A new normal will rise from the ashes of the archaic industry, and this revival will lower costs and increase transparency for businesses in every sector.<p>Change isn’t comfortable -- …

Small Business

How to Design Website from an Emotional Prospective

I am not a Psychologist. Neither an avid reader on psychological anatomy but that one thing I am pretty sure about myself is that I am a 156Lbs pack …

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How a New Audit Rule Could Bring Sunshine to U.S. Markets

New rules under consideration at the SEC would make auditors describe significant issues they raised with companies they audit<p>With luck, it may soon become a little harder for companies to keep investors in the dark. The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering whether to adopt a rule …

United States

Scrapping compulsory maths has dire consequences for SA accountants

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has criticised government's move to repeal maths as a compulsory requirement for …

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Where was KPMG, Wells Fargo’s auditor, while the funny business was going on?

As calls for the replacement of Wells Fargo’s board mount, experts say attention — and blame — for a continuing pattern of misbehavior should also be focused on the company’s external auditor, KPMG LLP.<p>The record of management failures at Wells WFC, -0.23% started with revelations last year that …


A Divided Country Is Exactly What Trump Wants

He thinks it will save him. It explains his combative remarks about Charlottesville.<p>WASHINGTON — Let’s be clear about what President Donald Trump was up to Tuesday during his press conference in Trump Tower, and what his longer-range plan is for surviving, if not prospering, in the White House for …

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Chamber Urges SEC to Nix Auditor Disclosure Rule

In a strongly worded letter, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to turn thumbs down…


One-Year-Ahead Value Anomalies: 15 Stocks To Outperform

Can investors actually exploit documented abnormal returns reflected in financial statement information?<p>A new study by Amor-Tapia and Tascon (2016) …


Pitch update: Spotify, Malibu, UKTV and McDonald's

Keep up to date with the latest in agency new business with Campaign's Thursday round-up of pitch lists, reviews and wins.


120 new accountancy apprenticeship positions created

Some 120 new apprenticeship positions are being created with the start of Ireland's first-ever accountancy programme.<p>Under the scheme, major firms …

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Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created Equal

Tokens may be all the rage in blockchain – but as entrepreneur Pavel Kravchenko points out, despite the singular name, they're not all the same.


White House to ratchet up pressure on China

<b>WHITE HOUSE TO RATCHET UP PRESSURE ON CHINA</b> — POLITICO’s Doug Palmer: “President Donald Trump is slated to take a break from his New Jersey vacation to return to Washington on Monday to announce an executive action that could lead to an investigation over alleged violations of U.S. intellectual …


Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices Inc. says a new revenue-recognition accounting rule that goes into effect for public companies in 2018 will impact the timing of when it will recognize sales of its own electronic devices as well as the gross amount of sales it claims.<p>The Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, …


Frank Dinucci's Cloud Accounting Workshop Draws Many Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennial entrepreneurs are changing the face of the world with breakthrough innovations across diverse industries. Numerous problems of yesteryear have now galvanized a new age of startups that provide out-of-the-box solutions. Some pressing issues which …

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Accountant who stole £350,000 walks free because she’s not made of ‘prison stuff’

An accountant who stole £350,000 has been spared jail as she is ‘not the general stuff of which the prison population is made’, according to a …


Cognitive computing will transform the accounting profession

Managing change in an increasingly digital world is both a challenge and an opportunity for accounting firms. Today, we are entering the era of the …


Search Is On for Top Audit Regulator

WASHINGTON—One of the highest-paying jobs in regulating Wall Street is about to be open—and the boss is taking applications.<p>U.S. officials are looking to hire a new chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, a little-known body that oversees the country’s largest accounting firms …

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How this 'secret songwriter' accountant broke the news to her boss

Ruth Picker, Ernst & Young's Asia Pacific risk management leader, recalls how terrified she was when she finally revealed to her boss that she wanted …

Australian News

Gold Resource Corp.: A Low-Cost Producer?

Is Arista really the low-cost gold mine it is touted to be?<p>On by-products and co-products.<p>Will cash flow pay for mine development in Nevada?<p>Gold …


Henny’s new free Essential tax app

Wollongong businesswoman launches free finance and tax app for new and existing small businesses


How does your accounting firm compare?

Back by popular demand, <i>The Australian Financial Review's</i> ranking of the top accounting firms in Australia and New Zealand.<p>The 2017 top accounting …

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Toshiba wins auditor sign-off

Toshiba's (OTCPK:TOSYY) auditor gave an "adverse opinion" on the company's internal controls in an annual report filed today, showing the …


New Stocks On Dividend Growth Model Portfolio: July 2017

Five new stocks make our Dividend Growth Stocks Model Portfolio this month.<p>Our Dividend Growth Stocks Model Portfolio underperformed the S&P 500 last …


ACADIA Reports Strong Earnings Resulting From Accounting Change

ACADIA's Q2 earnings report appears strong, with NUPLAZID net sales of $30.5 million<p>ACADIA's "sell-in" accounting method should be viewed as …


Plug Power: Q2 Takeaways - Expect Full-Year Targets To Be Missed By A Wide Margin

H1/2017 cash usage of almost $80 million with cash consumption most likely to continue during Q3.<p>Deployment schedule slippage does not bode well for …


There's A Reason Valeant Pharmaceuticals Bulls Didn't Stay Convinced

Revenue continues to fall, assisted by sales of revenue-bearing assets<p>Papa's debt-reduction plan doesn't make a meaningful dent in interest …


Why accountancy firm is on the up

A LOCAL accountancy and advisory firm has expanded its senior team to help satisfy demand from the local business community.<p>CLB Coopers, which has an …