Companies that are pushing too many ads may be in trouble, a manipulative press-release leads to fraudulent deal at Barnes & Noble, and an executive consultant is accused of insider trading at P.F. Chang’s. These stories and more in today’s CFO Roundup…
High Deductibles Spur Health Cost to Workers
A Kaiser survey finds increases in deductibles and premium contributions have easily outstripped wage growth since 2010.
Businesses that only work if they can push ads at people that don’t want to see them may be in trouble.
Korn Ferry, Hay Group Join Forces
The big recruiter and the organizational adviser plan a “string of pearls” set of people solutions.
>> David McCann
Prosper Marketplace Buys Finance App Provider
The transaction unites online marketplace lending and personal finance management.
Hefty CEO Severance Is Good, Despite Investors’ Ire: Study
Some departing CEOs get a big payday even after performing poorly, but generous severance more often prevents poor performance.
>> David McCann
Durable Goods Orders Fall In August
The 2% drop followed two consecutive months of increases.
SEC Charges Firm Over Fraudulent Offer For Barnes & Noble
“Manipulative” press release led to a jump in Barnes & Noble shares and “ill-gotten” profits for Michael A. Glickstein and G Asset Management.
‘Life Coach’ Accused of P.F. Chang’s Insider Trading
An executive coaching consultant with Panda Restaurant Group is charged with leaking information to friends about a possible takeover of P.F. Chang’s.
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