Fri.Aug 05, 2022

CFOs to boost IT, tech budgets in face of inflation: Gartner

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Forty percent of CFOs are planning to hike up IT spending in the next 12 months, with many seeking to tap automation to collect key financial insights

The Role of ERP in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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The pharmaceutical industry has been transformed in recent years by pressure from intensely competitive markets and the need to comply with new regulations that mandate the highest quality standards across all processes.

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Tapestry Inc. CFO to serve hybrid COO role

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Tapestry CFO Scott Roe will also take on the company’s COO role, the latest in a line of CFOs who are adding on additional responsibilities

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Lyft, Carvana, Warner Bros. Discovery, DraftKings

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Confetti falls as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and President John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell celebrating the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The ride hailing app company’s shares were initially priced at $72.

AFP FP&A Guide: Scenario Planning

Inflexible budgets break; scenario planning is a complementary, structured approach to creating flexibility in planning and operations. This guide presents practical, actionable steps to integrate scenario planning into y

Just 9% of finance departments have primary ESG oversight: survey

CFO Dive

Evidence of loose internal controls related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) data comes as the potential cost of companies getting ESG reporting wrong are rising

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‘Hot’ job gains bolster case for aggressive Fed tightening: economists

CFO Dive

Payrolls grew last month at more than twice the consensus forecast, belying concerns that the U.S. economy is in recession

How to Get Rich Off Stocks

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It often seems as if everyone is looking for the secret sauce to get rich off stocks, and many other investments as well. In truth, there really are no secrets. There’s nothing magic about investing in stocks, and no guarantees you’ll ever get rich.

Payments companies swap out CFOs

CFO Dive

Amid macroeconomic pressures, FIS, PayPal, MoneyGram and Shift4 all appointed new CFOs this week. The trend may also mean they’re paying more for them

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The Lottery Life: Creating Lucky Housing Winners at the Expense of…

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Welcome to New York City’s housing lottery. Place your name in the hat and you might get lucky. You might get a heavily subsidized apartment in a luxury building in a choice neighborhood in Manhattan, or one of the swanky new neighborhoods in Brooklyn, such as Williamsburg or DUMBO. Source: Author.

Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (Aug 6-7)

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Enjoy the current installment of “Weekend Reading For Financial Planners” - this week’s edition kicks off with the news that the SEC has issued a new bulletin clarifying the responsibilities of brokers under Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI).

It Doesn’t Get Much Worse Than ‘Build Back Better’

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Reprinted from Inside Sources. Joe Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer just struck a deal on a massive spending package they call the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

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How Americans are feeling about economic opportunities and the future

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The American Opportunity Survey spotlights Americans’ views on the state of the economy and other trends. What did researchers find about how people think things are going and what the future holds? Future of America Public & Social Sector Public Sector Social Sector Economic Studies

Big Upside Surprise for the July Jobs Report

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nonfarm payrolls added 528,000 jobs in July, well above the consensus expectation of 250,000, and the biggest gain since February. Private payrolls posted a 471,000 gain in July versus consensus expectations of 230,000 and also the biggest gain since February (see first chart).

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The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar, Spencer Falbo, principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes, making your job as an accountant more efficient.

Build Your Business Portfolio With Sage Intacct

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With world-class financial management software and tools, subscription automation, and service, Sage Intacct is the number one financial software trusted by leading private equity firms and their portfolio companies to build more profitable businesses.

Compassion Compromised by Contradictions | AIER

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“California has some of the nation’s highest housing expenses, the most expensive gas, and the third highest overall cost of living.” That was the major premise of Isaac Lozano’s “Workers need a livable wage,” in a recent Los Angeles Times editorial , advocating a higher minimum wage in the state.

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How to Bring the Bank to Your NetSuite Environment

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Bring the bank to your Oracle NetSuite environment with FISPAN’s bank-branded embedded app.

Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (Aug 6-7) 2022

CFO News Room

Executive Summary. Enjoy the current installment of “Weekend Reading For Financial Planners” – this week’s edition kicks off with the news that the SEC has issued a new bulletin clarifying the responsibilities of brokers under Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI).

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Book Review: The Future of Money

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Eswar S. Prasad provides an interesting and insightful exposition on the shifting landscape from traditional paper notes to digital currencies. Book Reviews Economics Future States Bitcoin cryptocurrencies fintech

Jobs report doesn’t show signs of recession—yet—as labor market remains strong: The Fed should still be wary of raising interest rates much further

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Posted August 5, 2022 at 9:50 am by EPI Staff. Below, EPI economists offer their initial insights on the jobs report released this morning, which showed 528,000 jobs added in July. From EPI senior economist, Elise Gould ( @eliselgould ): Read the full Twitter thread here. .

Part-Time or Fractional CFO for Small Businesses

Capital CFO LLC

Are you a business owner or nonprofit Executive Director frustrated with running day-to-day operations and spending additional weekends and evenings attempting to be both bookkeeper and CFO? A part-time or […].

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

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Phillip W. Magness is Senior Research Faculty and Research and Education Director at the American Institute for Economic Research. He is also a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.

Amazon’s Roomba Deal Has Shades of Fitbit

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Amazon plan to buy Roomba is in part a bet that Facebook lawyers will clean up their mess. Amazon, the world’s largest tech company by annual revenue, is seriously pushing back against the notion that there is too much heat in Washington for tech giants to undertake significant acquisitions. Its plan to acquire iRobot , maker of the Roomba robot vacuum, for $1.7 billion in cash that was announced Friday morning comes just two weeks after the company announced a $3.9

Woke Medical Organizations Are Hazardous to Your Health

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The medical profession has succumbed to the notion that it is plagued by “systemic racism.” Those pushing this idea are making a large bet with potentially lethal consequences. Public and private research funding is being redirected from basic science to political projects aimed at “dismantling white supremacy” in medicine. The result will be declining quality of medical care and slowing scientific progress.

Manchin Rides Alone on Environmental Permitting

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West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin learned Thursday that his Democratic colleagues couldn’t care less about permitting reform. Or at least he should have. Not one joined him in voting for Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan’s Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to reverse a Biden rule that raised regulatory roadblocks to public works and private projects, including fossil-fuel development. The resolution passed 50-47 with Republicans voting unanimously in support.

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Another Way to Help Taiwan—and America

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China is trying to show the world this week that it can isolate Taiwan, with a show of live-fire military exercises and trade restrictions. One non-military way the U.S. can respond is by expanding economic and free-trade ties with the island democracy. Beijing claims its escalations are a response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ’s trip to Taiwan this week. After meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen, the House Speaker said she discussed “a trade agreement that might be possible and soon.”

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What CNN and MSNBC Can Learn From the New York Times

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James Freeman is assistant editor of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page and author of the weekday Best of the Web column. He is the co-author of “Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts and Bailouts at Citi,” recognized as a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a Financial Times Business Book of the Month. He is a contributor to the Fox News Channel and a host of “Deep Dive” on Fox Nation.

Warner Bros. Discovery Weighs Free Ad-Supported Streaming Plan

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Warner Bros. Discovery is exploring launching a free, ad-supported streaming service, its chief executive said, the latest effort by a streaming giant to reach a broader audience as the competition for users intensifies. The new company, the result of Discovery’s merger with AT&T Inc.’s s WarnerMedia earlier this year, will first focus on a previously announced plan to combine its two main streaming services, HBO Max and Discovery+, executives said during a call with investors.

I Don’t Donate to Politicians, but I Will to Liz Cheney

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I am a minor-league philanthropist. I give modest sums to animal shelters, the preservation of wildlife, children’s hospitals, my local public library, the Simon Wiesenthal Foundation and several other organizations and institutions.

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