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Small business uncertainty rises as Fed mulls ‘higher-for-longer’ rates

CFO Dive

Fed officials in a meeting Wednesday will likely downgrade from three to two their median projection for the number of quarter-point cuts in the federal funds rate this year, according to futures traders and economists.

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How to Integrate and Extend SAP Business ByDesign

Navigator SAP

One of the advantages of using the SAP Business ByDesign ERP solution is that most of what a business needs for a complete backend business system solution comes included with Business ByDesign right out of the box. Where additional functionality is needed, Business ByDesign integration points and extensions can help. SAP Business ByDesign is built on a modular framework.

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Seattle Redux: Misunderstanding Seasonal Adjustments

Barry Ritholtz

@TBPInvictus here. About a decade or so ago, the city of Seattle undertook to raise its minimum wage, over time, to $15/hour. (Massive credit to my friend Nick Hanauer for his efforts to make that happen.) What followed in the immediate aftermath of both the announcement and implementation was nothing less than a apocalyptic, collective head explosion on the right about the devastating effects the increase would have, particularly in the food services sector: However, there’s little doubt that t

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Goldman Sachs Now In Riyadh

Global Finance

Goldman Sachs became the first Wall Street bank to comply with Saudi Arabia’s Regional Headquarters (RHQ) program and secure a license to establish its Middle Eastern base in Riyadh. The kingdom’s new rules, which took effect on January 1, 2024, require companies to maintain a regional headquarters in Saudi Arabia with at least 15 employees, including high-ranking C-suite executives overseeing operations in other countries.

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Master Your Expenses: The Ultimate Corporate Card Checklist

Choosing the right corporate card program is key to managing employee spending effectively. This checklist highlights important factors to consider, like ease of administration, card acceptance, real-time data, and software integration. It also details features like customizable policy controls, dynamic approvals, and robust analytics to help optimize expense management.

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Summer Reading List Of “Best Books” For Financial Advisors – 2024 Edition

Nerd's Eye View

The first half of 2024 has been a solid start for most advisory firms, with markets enjoying moderate growth (a pleasant follow-through after a particularly strong 2023!), client retention rates remaining robust, and at least a bit of client referral growth trickling in. Which is leading to healthy profit margins at the typical advisory firm, as more and more advisors eye the possibility that AI will produce even more business efficiencies (and stronger profitability) in the year to come.

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Real yields continue their wild ride

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com If you follow me on Twitter (yes, I still call it Twitter), you might have seen a very recent (June 5) post observing that real yields appeared to be heading back below 2.

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ION becomes approved vendor for equities trading on BSE

Reval

MUMBAI, India – 12 June 2024: ION, a global leader in trading, analytics, The post ION becomes approved vendor for equities trading on BSE appeared first on ION.

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Ghana Adopts Blockchain To Stem Fraud

Global Finance

Ghana reached a $3 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last year. Now, it will become the first African country to reduce public corruption via adopting blockchain technology for all government procedures. “We are going to adopt blockchain technology to ensure that all data and transactions in the government space are transparent and tamper-proof,” said Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia at the May 14th Commonwealth Regional Conference and Annual General Meeting of Hea

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Modi 3.0 has heavy lifting to do on tax reforms to managing stock risks

CFO News

Economists outline key priorities for India's incoming government, emphasizing the need for growth, job creation, and macro stability. Pronab Sen highlights the importance of sustainable livelihoods, while Pranjul Bhandari suggests that 'easy' reforms could maintain 6.5% growth. However, achieving 70 million jobs requires politically sensitive reforms in agriculture, labor, and land.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

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

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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Office fit-out cost growth downshifts to 2.7%: JLL

CFO Dive

While U.S. and Canadian workers are typically in the office just 3.1 days a week, employers are still spending more when building new space.

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May’s inflation report gives the Fed breathing room

Tips Watch

Both all-items and core inflation came in below expectations. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The Federal Reserve, which is set to provide future rate predictions this afternoon, got a bit of good news this morning from the May inflation report.

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FLSA & Noncompete Changes – What to Know

VCFO

Looming Changes to FLSA Requirements and Noncompete Agreements – The Big Picture for Your Business Two imminent changes in employment regulations could significantly impact your business operations and compliance status. Legal objections have been filed that will impact implementation dates and possibly final form. While the final fate and ultimate form of these proposed changes are yet to be entirely determined, it is highly recommended that you take a proactive approach to assessing the depth

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Corporations Offshoring Office Hubs From US To Southeast Asia

Global Finance

Singapore is the biggest beneficiary of the post-pandemic trend of US employees abandoning in-office work. Will the shift to Southeast Asia continue? General Electric announced in April that it was selling, the New York property where Jack Welch once held forth to his acolytes at the company’s fabled management academy, for $22 million. The same month, Apple went public with plans for a $250 million expansion of its Singapore regional hub, adding that it was considering increasing its manufactur

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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When Are Advisors (Financially) Liable For Negligent Investment Advice? (And Who Pays For It)

Nerd's Eye View

Financial advisors, as professionals whose clients rely on their advice to make financial decisions, are legally and financially responsible for the advice that they give. For example, if an advisor recommends an investment that prioritizes the commission they would receive rather than any benefit the client would derive from it, they could incur fines and sanctions for violating their fiduciary duty as an advisor.

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Chemours appoints new CFO after accounting probe

CFO Dive

The appointment comes after the chemical company discovered that three of its top executives, including its then-CFO, engaged in unethical financial practices.

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1,008: Managing Change and Ensuring Stability | Erica Gessert, CFO, Upwork

CFO Thought Leader

In the throes of the Great Recession, Erica Gessert faced one of her first tests of leadership. As the head of investor relations for Virgin Mobile, she found herself navigating the collapsing financial sector. Key banks that were integral to the company’s operations began to crumble, and the economic landscape was fraught with uncertainty. Keeping investor concerns top-of-mind, Gessert was able to help steady Virgin Mobile and bring into full view the path leading beyond the crisis.

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How Nonprofits Can Harness the Power of AI in Marketing

The Charity CFO

Today we welcome Josi Garfield on the Modern Nonprofit Podcast for a topic that is particularly modern – artificial intelligence (AI). As the founder of Branch Out Social , a platform dedicated to empowering nonprofits through social media and marketing strategies, Josi has her finger on the pulse of digital marketing trends. In this conversation, Josi shares how nonprofits can harness the power of AI in their marketing efforts.

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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Innovation Beyond Technology: Q&A With J.P. Morgan Payments’ Lori Schwartz

Global Finance

Lori Schwartz, Global Head of Liquidity & Account Solutions and Digital & Design at J.P. Morgan Payments, discusses fostering innovation within the corporate treasury with Global Finance. GF : How has artificial intelligence affected your organization’s performance in the past year? Lori Schwartz : We are looking at ways to harness the power of such technology to simplify and make our internal processes more efficient.

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The strategic value of data hygiene: a guide for finance leaders

Cube Software

Understanding data hygiene Data hygiene refers to the process of ensuring that your data is clean, accurate, and reliable. In the world of FP&A, this means having data that you can trust to make informed decisions. Without proper data hygiene, you risk working with outdated, duplicated, or incorrect information, which can lead to costly mistakes.

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How CFOs can tap a holistic strategy to cut through indirect tax noise

CFO Dive

Taking a platform-based approach can help CFOs get a clearer handle on the data they need to comply with disparate indirect tax requirements.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (June 8-9)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" - this week's edition kicks off with the news that recent surveys indicate that consumers continue to trust human financial advisors more than Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tools. Nonetheless, respondents (particularly those in younger generations) do not see this as an either-or choice, but rather anticipate benefitting from working with human advisors who leverage AI tools for certain tasks (e.g., detecting fraud

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How Automation is Driving Efficiency Through the Last Mile of Reporting

Speaker: Jamie Eagan

As organizations strive for agility and efficiency, it's imperative for finance leaders to embrace innovative technologies and redefine traditional processes. Join us as we explore the pivotal role of digitalization and automation in reshaping what is commonly referred to as the “last mile of reporting”. We’ll deep-dive into why digitalization is no longer a choice, but a necessity for finance departments to stay competitive in a fast-paced environment touching on: 2024 trends for the Office of

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Capital Investment for Waste and Recycling Companies

Commercial Credit Group

During WasteExpo 2024, Kevin McGinn, Sr. VP for Commercial Credit Group Inc. (CCG), moderated a panel discussion titled Capital Investments: Choosing Areas for Investment & Where to Get the Capital. Panel members included: Dan Christensen from CARDS Recycling , Martin Mattsson from Volvo Construction Equipment , and Rusty Angel from Machinex. This post highlights some of the important points from the session and provides some key takeaways that waste and recycling companies can use to guide

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Alternative Financing Comes Of Age

Global Finance

Fintech is fueling a boom in innovation, offering CFOs an array of new ways to access capital. For years, alternative financing models have been changing the way companies access cash. Now, fintech is offering innovations, from subscription and fee-based online lending marketplaces to blockchain, that are changing the alternative financing landscape itself.

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Why Outsourced CFO Services Are Perfect for Financial Forecasting

CFO Share

Accurate financial forecasting is crucial for small businesses, but developing and updating forecasts can be time-consuming, frustrating, and ultimately inaccurate. Precise forecasts provide the roadmap for future growth, but most small companies spin their wheels developing and maintaining forecasts. That’s why more and more are turning to virtual CFO services for forecasting.

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Alphabet hands new CFO $9.9M sign-on bonus

CFO Dive

The incoming finance chief — Eli Lilly veteran Anat Ashkenazi — was granted the bonus in light of “her prior company’s forfeited compensation,” Alphabet said.

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Your Guide to Creating a Travel Policy

Navigating travel expenses can be challenging, but our workbook offers a clear path forward. Learn to craft a travel policy that fits your budget and makes travel management simple. This self-guided workbook offers: Practical advice on choosing airlines, setting booking time frames, and managing travel costs effectively. Insights into selecting the right class of service for each employee, ensuring everyone travels comfortably and within policy.