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Wells Fargo CFO calls commercial real estate a ‘long movie’

CFO Dive

The office market is under the most pressure, the bank’s finance chief Michael Santomassimo said on Monday.

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Project Titan(ic)

Corporate Finance

In 2014, Apple was rumored to have approved Project Titan, Apple's development of an electric car. In 2015, Apple formally introduced the new project. At its height in 2018, Project Titan employed 5,000 people. Now, nearly a decade later after it started, Apple announced that it is shutting down Project Titan, the option to abandon. With shrinking demand for electric cars, Apple must have believed that spending more money on the new car isn't worth the payoff, even though Apple has probably alre

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How ERP Supports Lean Management Manufacturing

Navigator SAP

There are many ways to drive profitability in manufacturing, but one of the most widely used is the lean manufacturing methodology which focuses on cutting unneeded processes for a focus on what really matters for production. The use of a manufacturing execution system in resource planning, specifically an enterprise resource planning solution (ERP), helps manufacturers achieve the goals of a lean approach.

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All-Time Highs Are Historically Bullish

Barry Ritholtz

A quick note to answer this question: What happens after markets make a new all-time high (after a year w/o one)? Check out the table above, via Warren Pies. He spoke with Batnick and Josh earlier this month. Going back to 1954, markets are always higher one year later – the only exception was 2007. That was after housing had peaked, subprime mortgages were defaulting, and the great financial crisis was about to start.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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Businesses must prioritize GST compliance to handle tax notices, says expert

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Tax experts stress the urgency of prioritizing GST compliance, emphasizing prompt response to summonses and adherence to regulations amidst increasing scrutiny, while urging for simplified tax procedures.

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Lufthansa CFO to step down amid board reshuffle

CFO Dive

The airline is overhauling its executive leadership team in the face of repeated labor strikes by its ground staff in its home country of Germany.

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Preparing for the next step: is your company ready for an IPO?

Future CFO

For many entrepreneurs, an initial public offering (IPO) represents a significant milestone or growth opportunity. The potential rewards can be substantial. However, navigating the path to an IPO can be complex and demanding, requiring significant planning and preparation. Undoubtedly, it is crucial for any company considering an IPO to thoroughly prepare before embarking on such a significant endeavor.

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30-year TIPS auction gets real yield of 2.20%, highest in 14 years

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The Treasury’s auction of a new 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security — CUSIP 912810TY4 — generated a real yield to maturity of 2.20%, the highest for this term at auction since February 2010.

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RBI extends Interest Equalisation Scheme for Export Credit Until June 30

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The decision to extend the scheme comes after the Union Cabinet approved an additional allocation of Rs 2,500 crore in December, ensuring the continuation of the interest equalisation subsidy scheme on pre- and post-shipment rupee export credit until the end of June.

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Accounting Software and ERP Readiness Guide

In this white paper, we explore the factors to consider in deciding whether the time is right for your Company to consider a new ERP or accounting software, the total cost of ownership and plans necessary to make the potential leap to these systems.

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Why Growth-Focused Manufacturers Need an Industrial Manufacturing ERP Solution

Navigator SAP

No manufacturer has a zero-growth strategy. But homegrown or outdated technology can make a manufacturing business look like it is slumping toward a no-growth goal. The difference between a growing manufacturing operation and a stagnant one often comes down to inadequate technology that was not built for the pace and needs of the marketplace today. Manufacturers that want to improve performance and growth should be looking at modern product manufacturing ERP solutions such as SAP S/4HANA Cloud P

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New Prophix CFO: championing the ‘data steward’ shift

CFO Dive

The “bird’s eye view” of the business provided by finance chiefs makes them ideal choices as stewards of data, Prophix CFO Aaron Levine says.

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KPIs To Track Your Advisor Marketing And Figure Out What’s Actually Working (Or Not)

Nerd's Eye View

In the early days of the financial advice industry, an advisor's options for generating new business were somewhat limited. Cold calls, country club memberships, Chamber of Commerce networking, and referrals (from clients or centers of influence) were staples for growth, and determining how successful those sales-centric efforts were was rather straightforward.

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Let’s check in on the I Bond’s next fixed rate

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Earlier this year, I think most I Bond investors were assuming that the I Bond’s next fixed rate would end up being lower than the current 1.30%, the highest fixed rate since November 2006.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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India Inc behemoths lead private capex push, but is it enough?

CFO News

Earlier industry experts wanted the government to spend, now the gears have changed they want India Inc to spend. Large corporations have shown their commitments but India certainly needs private capex push. Here is my view.

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Material Resource Planning and Its Role in Manufacturing

Navigator SAP

Industrial and manufacturing solutions have significantly evolved over the years as computers have become more powerful and manufacturing efficiency has gone from a competitive advantage to table stakes. Manufacturers now use a manufacturing execution system in resource planning and execution (MES), a material resource planning system (MRP) for preparing a batch manufacturing record, and an enterprise resource planning solution (ERP) for tying it all together.

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Economists predict 2.2% GDP growth, outstripping prior 2024 forecast: NABE

CFO Dive

Data on the job market, and consumer and producer prices, suggest the Fed may need to keep the main interest rate at a 40-year high longer than markets anticipated.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (February 24-25)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that while both the total number of RIAs and advisor headcount have seen significant gains in recent years, client assets remain concentrated among the largest firms, according to data from Cerulli Associates, with the 7% of RIAs with at least $1 billion of AUM managing 71% of total RIA assets.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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MiB: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Barry Ritholtz

 This week, we speak with Andrew Slimmon , managing director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management , where he leads the Applied Equity Advisors team. He is also the lead senior portfolio manager on all long equity strategies for the applied equity advisors team, as well as a member of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Global Investment Committee.

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Bandhan Bank appoints Rajeev Mantri as CFO

CFO News

Mantri, previously CFO at Citi India for three years, brings 25 years of banking experience to his new role as CFO at Bandhan Bank.

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What is a Manufacturing Execution System?

Navigator SAP

A key component of lean manufacturing methodology is using a manufacturing execution system for monitoring, tracking and controlling the manufacturing process. Although this isn’t the only manufacturing resource planning method that businesses lean on, it is a key industrial manufacturing solution that plays an important role within an overall lean manufacturing methodology strategy.

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SEC charges husband for insider trading on wife’s deal-making for BP

CFO Dive

A Houston resident overheard merger negotiations by his wife, a former BP employee, and engaged in insider trading, the SEC alleged.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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Project Titan(ic)

Essentials of Corporate Finance

In 2014, Apple was rumored to have approved Project Titan, Apple's development of an electric car. In 2015, Apple formally introduced the new project. At its height in 2018, Project Titan employed 5,000 people. Now, nearly a decade later after it started, Apple announced that it is shutting down Project Titan, the option to abandon. With shrinking demand for electric cars, Apple must have believed that spending more money on the new car isn't worth the payoff, even though Apple has probably alre

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At the Money: Woke Investing vs. Values-Based Investing

Barry Ritholtz

 At the Money: Woke Investing vs. Values-Based Investing Meir Statman, February 28, 2024  There’s been criticism of what some call “Woke Investing.” But “Value-based investing” is more politically agnostic than its critics realize. Used by Pro-life investors like the Catholic Church, it aligns capital with deeply held beliefs – be they left or right.

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Paytm issue may be reviewed, scrutiny on Byju's progressing well: ICAI

CFO News

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India President Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal on Sunday said its financial reporting review board (FRRB) may deliberate on issues of the fintech firm in the near future.

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6 Ways ERP Production Planning Helps Manufacturers

Navigator SAP

Few areas impact a manufacturer more than efficient production planning, and few tools are better for production planning than an enterprise resource planning solution (ERP). Manufacturers that use an ERP for industrial manufacturing can precisely analyze and juggle the variables that go into efficient production planning, and ERP for industrial product manufacturing is a cornerstone technology for a lean manufacturing methodology.

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Having the right software can be critical in juggling and meeting those high expectations. The path to the right software, however, is paved with challenging decisions.

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AI, employee balance key to driving tech strategy: IMA

CFO Dive

Treating AI like a new colleague, rather than a replacement for employees, can help CFOs more seamlessly incorporate the technology.

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Chartis Research ranks ION Commodities as a leading technology provider for energy markets for the fourth time in a row

Reval

London – 28 February 2024: ION Commodities, a global leader in energy and. The post Chartis Research ranks ION Commodities as a leading technology provider for energy markets for the fourth time in a row appeared first on ION.

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Transcript: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Barry Ritholtz

Transcript: The transcript from this week’s MiB: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management , is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , YouTube , and Bloomberg. All of our earlier podcasts on your favorite pod hosts can be found here. ~~~ XXXXX ~~~ The post Transcript: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management appeared first on The Big Picture.