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Kerry MarunaSeptember 17, 2015

This edition of the CFO roundup includes how HP is saving billions by cutting their workforce, how corporate insiders made the right move by trading around an 8-K disclosure, and the beginnings of a possible trend in disinflation. All this and more right here in the CFO roundup…

 

HP Slashing Up to 33,000 Workers

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Learn how Precision Medical leveraged OneWorld to cut the cost of billing in half and added $2.5M in annual revenue.

The company expects to save about $2.7 billion, mostly by cutting jobs in the HP Enterprise business.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Insiders Profiting During ‘8-K Trading Gap’

Corporate insiders earn significant profits trading around the time of an 8-K disclosure, says a new study.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Hackers Are the Problem, Workers the Weak Point

It only takes one employee clicking on the wrong link to give away the keys to the kingdom.

>> Mary A. Chaput

 

IRS Taking Tougher Stance on Some Spinoffs

The agency has “significant concerns” that companies may be disguising taxable transactions as spinoffs to avoid paying taxes.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Industry Downturn Sinks Dry Bulk Shipper

Global Maritime Investments has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to decade-low charter rates for its ships.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Anheuser-Busch InBev Mulling for SABMiller

A merger of the two companies would create a brewing behemoth but could face antitrust hurdles in the U.S.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Finding Qualified Job Candidates Getting Tougher

Nearly half of CFOs and others who responded to an AICPA survey said competition for good candidates has increased.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Consumer Prices Signal Disinflation Trend

The Consumer Price Index falls 0.1% in August, highlighting the interest-rate dilemma facing the Federal Reserve.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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