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CFOs expect inflation to settle down, optimistic on business performance in festive season

CFO News

With consumer price index (CPI) surging to 7.44 per cent in July and the central bank revising projection for inflation to 5.4 percent from 5.1 percent, inflation has shown worrying signs for business and the economy, finance head of companies are keeping eye on inflationary trends while driving growth. ETCFO brings to you how CFOs are dealing with inflation.

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Investing is the Study of Human Decision Making

Barry Ritholtz

Most people believe that investing is the science of generating a return on capital. That is an accurate but incomplete assessment. I believe it is more useful and comprehensive to define investing as the decision-making behavior of human beings as they interact with money: What their financial desires are, the risks they embrace, how they think about wealth, and what emotional pain they willingly suffer in order to generate that return on capital.

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AI in the finance function

Future CFO

Gartner says to build an AI-driven finance organisation for the future will require a combination of technical and business skills that many finance teams do not have today. Mark D. McDonald , senior director analyst in the Gartner Finance Practice , observes a profound shift in how finance teams work based on the accelerating use of AI to help them handle the increased complexity of their daily activities and become more productive.

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Lot of free money to burn on customers, premiumisation is the key : CFOs

CFO News

Top CFOs discuss how premiumisation, hyper personalisation and digital will shape up retail businesses further and help them ride on profitability. They said that capital is not a problem anymore, a lot of free money is available to be burnt on customers, but to acquire customers, customer satisfaction will be a key and that will only come with premiumisation and hyper personalisation.

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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Compliance complexities escalate with multiple stakeholders, right organisational DNA to help reduce it: CFOs

CFO News

Top CFOs of India discuss how their respective businesses manage the compliance burden, costs, etc, how they use technology to make the process efficient and less taxing, and how the right company culture can help manage the compliance load.

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Building and Maintaining Your Business Budget: The Essential Guide

Capital CFO LLC

Building and maintaining a solid business budget is a crucial aspect of running a successful small business or being an entrepreneur. It not only helps you stay organized and in […] The post Building and Maintaining Your Business Budget: The Essential Guide appeared first on Capital CFO+.

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Apple hits big oversold levels, now what?

The Reformed Broker

The Relative Strength Index or RSI is typically expressed as a 14-day reading to determine the degree to which a stock or an index is overbought or oversold, if at all. It was created in 1978 by J. Welles Wilder Jr. (here’s the book) who was a mechanical engineer by trade before turning his mathematical mind to stock and commodity trading, subsequently developing some of the most widely traded tools in technical ana.

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How Organizations Can Best Prepare for an ERP Implementation

Navigator SAP

Enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP) dramatically improve an organization’s operational efficiency, standardization and best practices by serving as the nerve-center for an organization. But rolling out a new ERP can be tricky, because these systems touch all parts of a business and therefore implementation is a complex project.

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Versapay CFO leans on data amid ‘perfect storm’

CFO Dive

The veteran finance leader sees his profession grappling with significant challenges, including macroeconomic pressures and the rising need to function as data experts.

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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Lessons for Investors from Mini-Panics

Barry Ritholtz

The first post-pandemic presentation I pulled together for my pal Joe Fitzgerald (we worked together in the late 2000s) was a new deck titled: Biggest Mistakes Made by UHNW Investors. In the intervening year, I updated and refined the deck, adding more examples and specific advice. below is my discussion of what the presentation will be like at the MoneyShow in Orlando on October 30.

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India Inc's moonshot

CFO News

The newly created ecosystem for space startups in India has fostered the rise of companies like Skyroot Aerospace, SatSure, Dhruva Space, and Bellatrix Aerospace, positioning them as potential game-changers.

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214: Nonkululeko Gobodo’s advice for shattering glass ceilings

CFO Talks

Nonkululeko Gobodo’s advice for shattering glass ceilings Written by: Leigh Schaller Nonkululeko Gobodo, one of the founders of what would become South Africa’s largest black-owned accounting firms as well as the first black female CA(SA) spoke to Chwayita Deliwe, co-owner of CN Outsourced Finance on the CFOClub Podcast. The two women shared their experiences of overcoming imposter syndrome, the value of self-belief and how gender roles need redefining.

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How CFOs can trade ‘Dr. No’ role for stickier customers

CFO Dive

Advances in AI can help executives balance the tension between cost efficiencies and satisfied customers, AlixPartners’ Saurabh Singh and Jason McDannold assert.

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Empowering Business Travel: The CFOs Guide

Business travel is more than just a line item. It’s a strategic opportunity to align with your company’s goals and empower your employees. With 60% of employees dissatisfied with the ease of booking and modifying travel plans, there’s a significant opportunity to improve travel management. This one-pager explores how to transform travel into a powerful tool for organizational success.

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Forget the iPhone: BlackBerry is still the one to beat

Barry Ritholtz

How little do we know about the future? A great way to figure that out is to look to our past, to see what we previously thought about what the future will hold. To wit: 26 years ago, the image above came from the cover story of Fortune magazine: “There’s a lot of buzz in the smartphone business lately, with Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone turning the mobile world upside down and Nokia’s (NOK) upcoming phone announcement providing a new challenge.

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NFRA penalises audit firm, partner for lapses in auditing of Burnpur Cement

CFO News

The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) has imposed fines totalling Rs 30 lakh on an audit firm and its partner for lapses in the audit of Burnpur Cement Ltd. The regulator has slapped a fine of Rs 25 lakh on the audit firm K Pandeya & Co and Rs 5 lakh on Manjeet Kumar Verma, a partner with the audit firm.

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J.P. Morgan Celebrates 1000 Corporates on Treasury Ignition™!

FISPAN

We are thrilled to announce a major milestone for our valued partner, J.P. Morgan! They have officially reached an incredible milestone of 1000 Corporates on Treasury Ignition, and we couldn't be more proud of this achievement.

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GE Vernova announces finance chief ahead of planned spin-off

CFO Dive

Kenneth Parks’ appointment as CFO is the final piece in GE Vernova’s leadership stack before the company spins off as an independent entity.

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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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MiB: Cass Sunstein on Decision Making

Barry Ritholtz

This week, we speak with legal scholar Cass Sunstein , who founded and leads Harvard Law School’s Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy. He has authored numerous books, including the NYT bestseller The World According to Star Wars as well as “ Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness ” (written with Richard H. Thaler); and “ Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment ” (written with Danny Kahneman).

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Aziz Hardien’s mentorship masterclass

CFO Talks

Written by Leigh Schaller Every year Aziz Hardien, Provincial Accountant General at the Western Cape Government, spends much of his free time mentoring hundreds of young professionals. He shared his insights during a recent CFOConvo webinar. “I am a full-time CFO of the Western Cape Government, that’s my day job. My night job is to mentor 160 youngsters via a WhatsApp group,” Aziz Hardien told a recent CFOConvo webinar.

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Will There Ever Be Another Warren Buffett?

The Reformed Broker

Welcome to the latest episode of The Compound & Friends. This week, Michael Batnick, Guy Spier, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss lunch with Warren Buffett, value investing, managing a hedge fund, Berkshire after Buffett, the bull case for Ferrari, and much more! You can listen to the whole thing below, or find it wherever you like to listen to your favorite pods!

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Fleetcor CFO targets M&A, sales

CFO Dive

The Atlanta-based payments player’s new CFO doesn’t believe the M&A deal pendulum has fully swung over to a buyer’s market.

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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Toys for Billionaires: Sports Franchises as Trophy Assets!

Musings on Markets

I have always loved sports, playing tennis and cricket when I was growing up, before transitioning to fan status, cheering for my favored teams from the sidelines. I also like finance, perhaps not as much as sports, but there are winners and losers in the investment game as well. Thus, it should come as no surprise that when the two connect, as is the case when teams are bought and sold, or players are signed, I am doubly interested.

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“Legacy IRA” Rollover To A Charitable Gift Annuity: Using This New Tax-Advantaged Opportunity To Help Clients Achieve Charitable And Retirement Goals

Nerd's Eye View

Charitable Gift Annuities (CGAs) have long been a popular way for individuals with charitable intentions to plan their legacies. By contributing a lump sum to a charity in exchange for fixed recurring payments for life (with any leftover funds after the donor's death going to the charity), the individual can ensure that their funds are directed towards a purpose that aligns with their values, while also retaining a steady source of income for the rest of their life.

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For some, this week’s 30-year TIPS reopening will be a ‘unique’ opportunity

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com One of the year’s most interesting TIPS auctions is coming Thursday, the reopening of CUSIP 912810TP3, creating a 29-year, 6-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security.

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FIS taps Walgreens alum for CFO

CFO Dive

The Florida-based company is changing CFOs again — just a year after it was one of a flurry of payments players to swap out finance chiefs.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.