CFO Daily Roundup of August 7, 2015

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

>> Kerry Maruna


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