New Brokerage Aims to Help Employees Cash Out
CFOs have been wary of platforms that facilitate selling of insider stock pre-IPO, but Battery East thinks it can change that.
IBM Service Aims to Make Spreadsheets Obsolete
Watson Analytics is a natural language system that streamlines tasks associated with predictive analytics, including visualization.
House Passes Latest ‘Audit the Fed’ Bill
Republicans in the House of Representatives overwhelmingly supported the measure, but the Senate has no plans to consider a similar bill.
Big Business Joins U.S. Fight Against HFC Gases
Dupont, Honeywell and others reach agreement with the Obama administration to reduce their use of hydrofluorocarbons.
FASB Moves Closer to Intangible Assets Exception
The Private Company Council votes to exempt private companies from having to separately recognize certain kinds of intangible assets.
Credit Suisse Gets Fed Warning About Leveraged Loans
The bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans may not be in compliance with regulatory guidance issued just last year.
Emerging Markets Boost U.S. Trade Prospects
The outlook for cross-border trade continues to improve, although at slower pace.
OECD Unveils Plan to Rein in Profit Shifters
The first seven components of the project to battle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) address transfer pricing and bilateral tax treaties.
Wall Street Sees Rate Hike in June 2015
The Fed is expected to get more specific this week on a time frame for raising the Federal funds rate.
OECD Cuts Growth Forecasts; Urges Intervention in Euro Zone
While cutting forecasts for the major economies, the OECD says the euro zone requires stronger central bank intervention.
Income Gap a ‘Macroeconomic Problem’ for States, S&P Says
Income inequality is hurting U.S. states that rely heavily on revenues generated from taxes on personal income and consumption.