Accounting and Finance Articles for CFOs

A collection of articles and stories published on August 19, 2015.
Kerry MarunaAugust 20, 2015

All of yesterday’s finance and accounting articles from right here in today’s roundup…


U.S. to Delay Domain Names Handover for a Year

Calls for the U.S. to transfer control of ICANN to an international group have been fueled by Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA spying.

>> Matthew Heller


What Will the CFO Role Look Like in 2020?

As much as technology influences the CFO role today, it may define the job in five years.

>> Frank Friedman


Companies Purposely Hire Fraudsters: Study

Groundbreaking research suggests that when hiring accountants, companies weigh a proclivity toward “earnings management” more highly than any other trait.

>> David McCann


Finance Chief Eyes Steady Shift to the Cloud

The new CFO of Interactive Intelligence Group will try to balance on-premises software against the priority of a cloud solution.

>> David M. Katz


Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in July

Despite the tame inflation trend, signs of an improving economy may keep the Fed on course to hike interest rates this year.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Fed Official Criticizes Post-Crisis Policies

The St. Louis Fed’s vice president says zero interest rates, forward guidance and QE have done little to stimulate the economy.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


PayPal Makes a ‘Modest’ Purchase

The acquisition of the Modest mobile e-commerce platform is PayPal’s first since its split from eBay.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Citigroup to Pay $15M Over Trade Review

The SEC says a Citigroup unit failed to review thousands of transactions as part of its daily surveillance of trades.

>> Matthew Heller


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