Medical Claims Dip Boosts Humana’s Q1 Results
Because of leap year, the health insurer also had to book $40 million for an extra day’s expenses.
Economic Gloom Gathering, Credit Managers Suggest
The latest poll of credit managers reports a dip in collections and sales, adding to the year-over-year trend of an optimistic beginning that weakens as the year progresses.
Will Another Pro-business Online Bill Bite the Dust?
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) would give businesses more information about threats to their information security. But not everyone is in favor of it.
FASB Disclosure Project Crawls Forward
FASB is making progress on a project that will likely reduce the number of notes companies include in their financial statements.
Credit Rater Egan-Jones Lied, SEC Charges
The regulator says the agency’s 2008 application to be an official rater of asset-backed and government securities contained falsehoods.
Doing Business Overseas Gets Riskier
Thirty-seven countries are rated as presenting greater financial risk than last year, largely because of civil unrest.
Do Your Internal Auditors Have the Right Skills?
Companies are looking beyond accounting backgrounds to professionals who have data-mining and analytical expertise.
Auditors “Monkeying Around with Documents,” Top PCAOB Cop Says
The agency's probes are being hamstrung by non-cooperation, the oversight board's enforcement chief contends.
Emerging Risks Are Easier to Miss
Executives spend less than one-third of their risk-management efforts on emerging risks – outlier threats that are unfamiliar.
Schapiro Explains SEC Tardiness on Dodd-Frank
The securities regulator has missed several Dodd-Frank deadlines, giving companies more time to comply with parts of the 2010 law.