Wed.Sep 21, 2022

CFOs need to prep for healthcare’s lagging inflation

CFO Dive

Healthcare costs are expected to jump 6.0% next year. CFOs must prepare accordingly, advises WTW’s Tim Stawicki

4 Tactics that Backfire When Dealing with a Difficult Colleague

CFO News Room

One of my favorite questions to ask people who are dealing with a difficult colleague is: What would you do about this situation if you could do anything you wanted? .

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Fed redoubles inflation fight, raising main rate 75 basis points

CFO Dive

Fed officials raised their projections for inflation and unemployment while marking down their forecasts for economic growth

The Power Of Using Checklist-Style Financial Planning

CFO News Room

Executive Summary. There are many financial advisors who take issue with the financial advice offered by popular personal finance personalities such as Dave Ramsey.

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

FASB LIBOR relief draws support, deadline nears

CFO Dive

The proposal would extend accounting relief for another two years to borrowers switching LIBOR-linked loans to new benchmarks

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Nearly half of CFOs ditching just-in-time supply chains: Study

CFO Dive

Cybersecurity, emerging technologies and inflation also remain top priorities for CFOs over the next 12 months as they look to navigate a challenging economic environment

General Mills, Stitch Fix, Beyond Meat and others

CFO News Room

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: General Mills (GIS) – General Mills shares gained 1.8% in the premarket after the food producer reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year sales forecast.

Inflation Expectations: A Dubious Survey

The Big Picture

One of the things we know about inflation expectations is that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell relies heavily on them. He thinks about expectations, gives speeches on them, and uses the data series when enacting Federal Reserve policies to combat inflation.

Bank CEOs to Go Before Congress, With Economy and High Inflation in Focus

CFO News Room

WASHINGTON—The heads of seven of the largest U.S. banks are set to face questions from Congress on hot-button issues including money-transfer scams, the state of the U.S. economy and a credit- and debit-card code that identifies when purchases are made at firearms stores. . Bank chief executives, including JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s s Jamie Dimon, Citigroup Jane Fraser and Wells Fargo & Co.’s

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.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

The Big Picture

My mid-week morning train WFH reads: • Jerome Powell’s Inflation Whisperer: Paul Volcker Aiming to reduce inflation even at the risk of recession, the Fed Chairman draws on a 1980s playbook. ‘We

Workers’ Changing Attitudes Tighten Labor Market

CFO News Room

The phrase “labor market” doesn’t do justice to the complex relationship between workers and their jobs. Unlike ordinary goods and services, such as slabs of steel or cups of coffee, workers care about how they’re treated, and have other things to do with their time. This has become glaringly apparent from recent events. Last week, railroad workers nearly went on strike over working conditions, such as how much time they could take off for medical needs without penalty.

Why Checklist-Style Financial Planning Works: What Advisors Can Learn From Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps

Nerd's Eye View

There are many financial advisors who take issue with the financial advice offered by popular personal finance personalities such as Dave Ramsey.

U.S. Senators Propose Secondary Sanctions On Russian Oil

CFO News Room

Yves here. The US so far has largely held back from “secondary sanctions,” as in trying to impose US sanctions on countries that deal with Russia in ways that would be sanctions violations if done by US persons. China has already said, loudly, that the US has no business interfering in its relations with Russia, so I’d expect a very aggressive response if this plan went anywhere.

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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.

Short-term Treasurys: Even more attractive now.

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Back in early July, I wrote an article suggesting a strategy of staggering purchases of short-term Treasurys to boost your gains on cash holdings. I raised this idea because yields on Treasury bills (often called T-bills) … Continue reading → Bank CDs Cash alternatives Federal Reserve TreasuryDirect

Green infrastructure: Could public land unlock private investment?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Emerging economies need the private sector to help fund green infrastructure initiatives. Access to public land can be structured to make those investments more attractive.

Effect of diminishing Forex Reserves of Emerging Asian Economies


Forex reserves are the assets held by the Central Bank of a country which ae denominated in a foreign currency. These reserves generally include bank notes, deposits, bonds, treasury bills and other government securities.

Resetting the e-commerce model to achieve profitable growth in Europe

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Winning EU consumer goods players are reprioritizing channels and markets to drive online sales, shifting to an online-first playbook, and investing in tech and specialist talent. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods Consumer packaged goods Europe

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Clips From Today’s Closing Bell

The Reformed Broker

We are getting into a situation where this is a really good investing environment, says Ritholtz’s Josh Brown from CNBC. The post Clips From Today’s Closing Bell appeared first on The Reformed Broker

Using advanced analytics to improve performance in customs agencies

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Machine learning and other analytics tools can improve fraud detection and strategic workforce planning, among other potential benefits. Public & Social Sector Insights Public Sector Public & Social Sector Asia-Pacific Europe North and Central America Supply chain management

How do I incorporate foreign subsidiaries into a consolidated cash flows statement?


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How the Gulf of Mexico can further the energy transition

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Long recognized as a pillar of US energy production, deepwater Gulf of Mexico could help provide the resources the world needs during the energy transition. Oil & Gas Insights Oil & Natural Gas


What-if Analysis: A Beginner's Guide to Scenarios + Goal Seek in Excel

Cube Software

Adaptability is the highest calling of financial planning & analysis. By knowing the ways things may play out (and how it will impact your financials), you can budget appropriately, reduce uncertainty, and react more quickly to change.

Low-carbon fun: Making RV manufacturing greener

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Being outside and enjoying nature is a key value proposition of the recreational-vehicle industry. Protecting the environment will soon become more important for the industry’s players. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive

The Blueprint For Building a Data Culture in the Office of the CFO

Embark With Us

Data makes the world go ‘round. If it’s not already essential to your entire finance organization – and beyond – then it will be soon. But data doesn’t exist in a vacuum. It requires the right ecosystem to truly spread its informative wings and drive the type of business intelligence that separates the haves from the have-nots. The winners from the losers. digital transformation finance transformation integrations data & analytics technology

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How aerospace and defense players can win in aftermarket services

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

McKinsey research points to five central priorities—all grounded in data—for improving aftermarket services in aerospace and defense. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace Defense & security

ION GTP wins two categories at 2022 Asia Capital Markets Awards

ION Group

Hong Kong – 21 September 2022: ION, a global provider of trading, analytics, treasury, The post ION GTP wins two categories at 2022 Asia Capital Markets Awards appeared first on ION. Markets Press release

The gathering storm: The affordability challenge of endemic COVID-19

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Even as the acute threat to lives from the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, the ongoing challenges for the healthcare industry will persist. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Health care payors Health care providers United States

Exporter confidence in Hong Kong continues to improve

Future CFO

Exporter confidence in Hong Kong sees further signs of improvement, said the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) recently. The HKTDC Export Index increased a further 1.9 points to 32.8

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