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Accounting and Finance Roundup for Executives

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Kerry MarunaOctober 5, 2015

Get a head start on finance with today’s roundup…

Wal-Mart headquarters cuts 450 employees claiming they want to focus primarily on e-commerce sales. JC Penney’s rids itself of pension plan liabilities by up to 35% through deal with Prudential. U.S. jobs in September rise by only 142k, leave Federal Reserve in doubt about interest-rate hike. And see which CFOs are on the move from last week. These stories and more right here in the CFO roundup…


IPO Activity Falls in Third Quarter

Total IPOs priced on U.S. exchanges lagged in the third quarter, dropping 41% over the same period in 2014.

A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

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

>> Matthew Heller


CFOs on the Move: Week Ending October 2

AAR, WestRock, CyrusOne, Aspen Technology, Instacart, Farmer Brothers, Spartan Motors, Alliant Insurance Services, Oregon Department of Energy

>> David McCann


J.C. Penney Cuts Pension Plan Liability by Up to 35%

The retailer has completed a lump-sum offer to retirees and will annuitize other obligations through a deal with Prudential.

>> Matthew Heller


U.S. Adds Only 142,000 Jobs in September

The disappointing jobs report casts doubt on whether the Federal Reserve will proceed with an interest-rate hike this year.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Criteo and the Cost per Click

Keeping the display-ad company’s technology engine purring is the key challenge for finance chief Benoît Fouilland.

>> David M. Katz


Experian Reveals Hack of T-Mobile Customer Data

Cyber thieves accessed information on 15 million consumers that T-Mobile provided Experian for credit checks.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Wal-Mart Lays Off 450 Workers at Akansas HQ

The retailer says it is aligning home office staff with its priorities of growing e-commerce sales and improving the shopping experience at its stores.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Merrill Can’t Ditch Suit Over Advice to Zale

A Delaware judge finds investors may sue Merrill for failing to disclose a potential conflict during Zale’s sale to Signet Jewelers.

>> Matthew Heller


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