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CFO Daily Roundup of August 7, 2015

A collection of CFO.com articles and stories published on August 7, 2015.
Kerry MarunaAugust 10, 2015

The CFO Daily Roundup has everything you may have missed last week…

 

CFOs on the Move: Week Ending August 7

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Tribune Media, Sprint, United Airlines, PayPal, Hallmark Cards, Brightstar, Zillow Group,Tempur Sealy, SandRidge Energy, Akorn.

>> Joan Urdang

 

Business and Law: Taking the Gangster Rap

The power and reach of America’s racketeering law make its frequent use in commercial settings a big deal for business.

>> Economist Staff

 

U.S. Army Fuels July Surge in Job Cuts

Planned workforce reductions in the United States reached 105,696 in July, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Alternative Compensation Surges to the Forefront

With consumers remaining conservative and wages thus stagnant, companies employ other types of pay to keep workers happy.

>> David McCann

 

Unemployment Rate Steady at 5.3% in July

The July jobs report may push the Federal Reserve “one step closer” to raising interest rates in September.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Groupon Posts Lower-Than-Expected Earnings

The online coupon company’s stock drops 6% as both its sales and profit came in below Wall Street estimates.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Activist Investor Takes $1B Position in AmEx

ValueAct Capital is the latest example of activists “moving up the corporate food chain toward larger targets” as their financial firepower increases.

>> Matthew Heller

 

CFO Daily Roundup of August 6, 2015

A collection of CFO.com articles and stories published on August 6, 2015.

>> Kerry Maruna

 

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