Customer Concentration

CFO Simplified

Customer concentration had become an ever-bigger problem as borrowing increased. Significant Findings and Recommendations: Reduce Customer Concentration. Many companies view 20% of your total sales as a limit on customer concentration.

Hindustan Copper relies on concentrate to boost margins as cathode costs high

CFO News Room

HCL’s copper concentrate has a huge demand as it has very less proportion of elements like arsenic, antimony, bismuth, lead, mercury and other deleterious elements.

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Groupon To Stop Merchandise Sales And Concentrate On Experiences

PYMNTS

The firm plans to move from its current deal-focused approach to concentrate on local experiences, such as local painting classes or wine-tasting dinners, as The Wall Street Journal reported. As it faces a competitive retail market, Groupon Inc.

Mexican Regulator Says Credit, Debit Processing Too Highly Concentrated

PYMNTS

According to Mexican regulators, the two companies in charge of the country's credit and debit settlements represent "a near monopoly," and big businesses need to sell shares in those companies, the Associated Press (AP) reported.

#FA Success Ep 293: Jumpstarting Growth By Showing Up Differently Where Prospects Are (Digitally) Concentrated, With Anna N’Jie-Konte

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome back to the 293rd episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Anna N’Jie-Konte.

China's Central Bank Tells Ant Group To Concentrate On Payments Business

PYMNTS

Financial regulators in China are moving to curb the influence of Jack Ma 's Ant Group by telling it to switch focus back to its mainstay payments business while fixing issues in personal lending, wealth management and more, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports.

Today In Digital-First Banking: China’s Central Bank Tells Ant Group To Concentrate On Payments; China’s Digital Yuan Pilot Wraps Up

PYMNTS

China's Central Bank Tells Ant Group To Concentrate On Payments Business. In today’s top news in digital-first banking, financial regulators in China are moving to check the influence of Jack Ma’s Ant Group, while the second pilot of a digital yuan by the People’s Bank of China has concluded.

In Asia Pacific, Cash Usage Swell With Growth of ATMs

PYMNTS

Cash Asia Pacific ATM concentration ATM Usage Cardtronics cash is king cash payments Cash Usage China Cash Usage India Cash versus digital payments Financial Inclusion Asia Pacific Global Cash Index News Payment Methods paymentsIn the Asia-Pacific, cash is fighting tooth and nail with emerging digital payment methods and is seemingly winning the race. The region is now home to more than half of ATMs worldwide, which is helping drive use of cash, according to RBR’s latest forecast.

Hindustan Copper draws up Rs 5,500-crore plan to expand its ore capacity

CFO News Room

HCL uses ore primarily to produce metal concentrate. Of late, its focus has shifted to selling copper concentrate directly to refiners. Sterlite and Birla Copper use concentrate to produce refined copper.

ESMA outlines its approach to reporting on systemic impacts of clearing

PWC UK

ESMA will identify any difference in basis available between TC and EU CCPs, and model any concentration add-ons. by Brian Polk Director. Email +44 (0)7711 898535. More articles by Brian.

Uncertainty Is All Around

Fpanda Club

Analysts should look for concentrations of revenue and high dependencies in operations in all this variety of factors to identify vulnerabilities of the firm. FP&A teams do not have a crystal ball… Yet, they have to answer management’s questions about the future every day.

Employee Spotlight: Meet AJ Olpin

FISPAN

AJ holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Systems and Networking, as well as a minor in Economics. In this month’s Employee Spotlight, we’d like you to meet FISPAN’s Manager, Infrastructure and Data Services, AJ Olpin !

Bad Explanations for Inflation | AIER

CFO News Room

Proponents of market-power explanations for inflation point to increased concentration in several industries over the last two years. . Assume for the sake of argument that industry concentration has increased. First, the link between concentration and market power is weak.

The Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Reduce Inflation

CFO News Room

But because the deficit reduction is concentrated at the end of a 10-year period, only about a tenth of this reduction, 0.12% of GDP, would materialize in the next year. Senate Democrats’ latest party-line attempt to push their social agenda through Congress lifts Orwellian naming conventions to new heights. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022? They might as well add “World Peace” and “Global Democracy,” since the bill has roughly the same odds of achieving those ends.

Matthew Aubrey, Co-Founder, Homethings

Generation CFO

Homethings answer was to produce a tablet made up entirely of eco-friendly cleaning chemicals and sell it to consumers in a concentrated, dehydrated form. The average cleaning spray is made up of 90% water and just 10% – or even 5 – of cleaning chemicals.

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White House Sees Hearing Aids as Chance to Lower Prices Through More Competition

CFO News Room

At present, just four manufacturers control 84% of the hearing-aid market, according to the Open Markets Institute, a think tank critical of corporate concentration. Has corporate concentration raised prices for you? Getting a pair of hearing aids can cost up to $5,000.

Alan Cartwright, Group Chief Financial Officer, EFM Global Logistics

Generation CFO

Really, NASA wanted to just concentrate on getting this spaceship ready and not some of the administration – so we took care of that.”.

What To Do if a Bank Tightens Up Your Advance Rates

CFO Simplified

With regard to accounts receivable, one thing banks are always concerned about is customer concentration. If you have a heavy customer concentration with one, two, or even five customers, they may tighten up your advance rate because they feel that there are too many eggs in one basket.

Facebook Fact-Checks Recession Analysis | Phillip Magness on Fox…

CFO News Room

Detecting Historical Inequality Patterns: A Replication of Thomas Piketty’s Wealth Concentration Estimates for the United Kingdom.” Phillip W. Magness is Senior Research Faculty and Research and Education Director at the American Institute for Economic Research.

James Owen, Global Chief Financial Officer, Profiles Division, Kantar

Generation CFO

With the argument centring around that we can’t concentrate, we don’t knuckle down and stick something out through tougher times. . Successful businesses need a culture of making it happen, says James Owen, Kantar’s Profiles division Global CFO.

Professors Are Not “Priests of Democracy”

CFO News Room

Garion Frankel is a graduate student at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service with a concentration in education policy and management. On Nov.

Passive vs. Active

The Big Picture

Concentrated portfolio risk. Yesterday I spent some time with Eric Balchunas recording a Masters in Business podcast.

Use of On-Demand Execs is a Growing Trend | Indianapolis Business Journal

Focus CFO

FocusCFO is primarily concentrated on fractional financial executives, though it also supplies CFOs as project consultants and project consultants and interim executives. Use of On-Demand Execs Becomes a Growing Trend. Indianapolis Business Journal.

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#FA Success Ep 298: Navigating The Evolution From Broker-Dealer To RIA Platform Leadership, With Carolyn Armitage

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome back to the 298th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Carolyn Armitage. Carolyn is the President of Thrivent Advisor Network, an RIA platform that offers partnership and affiliate models for financial advisors and oversees $6.5

No History of Education Vouchers Is Complete without Thomas Paine

CFO News Room

That vitality, in turn, would prevent the rise of monarchy and aristocracy, which were expressions of ignorance and overly concentrated wealth. . Nobody really seems to understand where school choice comes from.

Brent boils: Stocks bleed as war spooks investors

CFO News Room

Advance decline ratio is now even suggesting that selling is concentrated in large cap stocks,” said Deepak Jasani, head of retail research at HDFC Securities. Sensex plummets 778 points, Nifty dives 187.95 points. Fall in the broader market relatively less.

Latest Covid-19 wave had muted impact on growth, business activity back to pre-third wave level, report says

CFO News Room

Trends in ultra-high frequency data suggest a more muted impact of the third wave on growth overall, the impact is concentrated among contact-intensive services, and is not broad-based; and growth is likely bottomed at end-January and appears set to rebound in February, the brokerage said.

Aditya Birla Fashion rating – Buy: A robust third quarter for the company

CFO News Room

Improved consumer sentiment along with a concentrated wedding season aided overall recovery. Firm is net cash positive; FY22/23e Ebitda up 11/7%; TP up to Rs 347; ‘Buy’ retained.

Meta, Amazon, Snap, Pinterest: What to Watch in the Stock Market Today

CFO News Room

Some of those that held up best strayed from their traditional investing grounds, or concentrated on the shortest maturities. . Technology shares are leading losses after Facebook parent Meta Platforms surprised investors with a bigger-than-expected profit drop.

Make HR your BFF for Financial Workforce Planning

Generation CFO

If we go back a few years, HR was very much concentrated on getting payroll correct. I recently spent a very enjoyable hour discussing financial workforce planning with Mark White of MHR.

How to avoid video meeting fatique

Future CFO

According to experts, chatting online requires more concentration than meeting face-to-face while poor quality video can make it tricky to read facial expressions. Are you finding video meeting exhausting in lockdown? The post How to avoid video meeting fatique appeared first on FutureCFO. Business Insights Resources Strategies and Tactics Videos/Tutorials coronavirus online meetings video calls World Economic Forum

5 Lessons from Automakers on Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions

CFO News Room

The system assigns scores to each critical component and commodity based on types of risks, such as environmental, geopolitical, lead time for production capacity, and geographic concentration of suppliers.

Weekly Initial Claims for Unemployment Benefits Ticked Up but Remain Very Low – AIER

CFO News Room

The gain was concentrated in the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program and the Pandemic Emergency UC program, which accounted for 93,338 of the 107,674.

IRS Unveils Voice and Chat Bots to Assist Taxpayers

CFO News Room

This frees up human agents to concentrate on taxpayers with more complex problems. Bots—short for robots—are software programs that perform automated tasks. You’ve probably interacted with bots when contacting the customer service departments of companies with which you do business.

Tales from the Dark Side

The Big Picture

Say what you will about Cathy Woods and ARKK, but a concentrated portfolio like hers makes more sense as a satellite to Vanguard’s Total Stock Market Index ETF (VTI) or the S&P 500 (SPY) versus this unholy mess of high-cost high turnover SMA.