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CFO’s Daily Roundup: July 7, 2015

A collection of CFO.com's articles and stories published on July 7, 2015
Kerry MarunaJuly 7, 2015

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Dollar Tree Closes $9B Family Dollar Acquisition

The merger clears the final regulatory hurdle after the discount retailers agree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores. >> Matthew Heller

 

BP Escapes Larger Damages With $18B Settlement

The settlement of Deepwater Horizon claims includes a record $5.5 billion in Clean Water Act penalties — about half of what BP might have faced.

>> Matthew Heller

 

American Apparel Cost Cuts May Not Be Enough

The embattled retailer may not have sufficient financing commitments to meet its needs over the next 12 months. >> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

For CFOs, Cybersecurity Risk is Like an Iceberg

Hidden in the depths are cybersecurity perils that could really bring down suppliers, partners, and systems. >> Jeffrey A. Burchill

 

Samsung’s Earnings Lower on Lagging Smartphone Sales

The company is boosting production of the S6 Galaxy Edge after reportedly misjudging demand. >> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Is the Winning Streak for High-Yield Bonds Over?

More than 200 speculative-grade issuers have been downgraded by S&P this year.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

China Moves to Stop Stock Markets’ Nosedive

Trading suspensions and share purchasing by brokerage firms “reek of panic,” says one analyst. >> Matthew Heller

 

Big Banks Detail Latest ‘Living Will’ Plans

On the fourth try, U.S. systemically important financial institutions aimed to be more realistic about how they would approach a bankruptcy.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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