CFO Daily Roundup of August 5, 2015

A collection of articles and stories published on August 5, 2015.
Kerry MarunaAugust 6, 2015

Take a few minutes to get caught up on financial news with the CFO Daily Roundup…


Disney Sets Quarterly Earnings Record of $2.5B

Revenue rose 5% to $13.1 billion, but that was below analysts’ estimates of $13.23 billion.

>> Matthew Heller


Businesses Willing to Pay Higher Taxes if Rules Are Clarified

If tax authorities were more transparent about acceptable tax planning, business leaders say they would be willing to pay more taxes.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Accounting Issues Mask a Seller’s True Value

Five accounting issues to be aware of when analyzing the financial reporting of a target company.

>> Alex Cook


CEO Pay Ratio Rule Rankles Both Sides of Heated Debate

The final rule for the Dodd-Frank-mandated disclosure disappoints its opponents and some proponents alike.

>> David McCann


Service Sector Activity Increases 1.6% in July

Latest data from Markit show a rebound from June’s five-month low but positive economic sentiment fell for the second month in a row.

>> Matthew Heller


Neiman Marcus IPO Signals Faith in Fashion

The iconic retailer believes growth in its market will be fueled by the growing affluence of luxury consumers in North America.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


GE to Launch ‘Internet of Things’ Service

With Predix Cloud, GE is aiming to be the first to market with cloud computing services built especially for industrial jobs.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Tesla Reports Lower-Than-Expected Q2 Loss

Revenue increases 56% to $1.2 billion but Tesla’s reduced outlook for deliveries this year disappoints Wall Streeet.

>> Matthew Heller


CFO Daily Roundup of August 4, 2015

A collection of articles and stories published on August 4, 2015.

>> Kerry Maruna


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