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Finance Roundup for Executives

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Kerry MarunaDecember 9, 2015

What’s Going on in Finance from CFO

Retail “disrupter” Amazon is on fire, and its stock could jump 19% next year after more than doubling during 2015, according to analysts at Pacific Crest, which started covering the company’s stock this week. “Amazon continues to innovate at a high rate, and we believe it is embedding itself into the shopping habits of consumers globally,” the analysts said in a Pacific Crest report obtained by MarketWatch.
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Verizon Communications may consider buying Yahoo’s core business, which includes Yahoo Mail, its news and sports sites, and its advertising technology, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said on Monday. “If we see there is a strategic fit and it makes sense for our shareholders and we can return value, we’ll look at it, but at this point it’s way too premature to talk about,” Shammo said, according to Reuters.
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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.


Miner Anglo American to Dump Assets Slash Workforce

Plunging commodity prices spark the radical restructuring.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Amazon Stock to Keep Surging after Banner 2015: Analyst

After more than doubling during 2015, Amazon stock may leap by 19% next year, Pacific Crest analysts say.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


GE Calls off $3 Billion Sale of Appliance Unit

Antitrust regulators had sued to block the sale to Sweden’s Electrolux, saying it would harm millions of consumers.

Matthew Heller


Why Tax Planning Should Be Melded with Strategy

Integrating tax planning early on in strategic planning can help a company boost its cash flow.

Mitchell R. Kops and Jill Kelley, Contributors


Is Verizon Interest in Yahoo Internet Business?

CFO Fran Shammo says Verizon will look into it if there’s a strategic fit and value can be added.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Analyst Questions Petrobras’ Hedge Accounting

If the Brazilian oil company continues to use hedge accounting, its earnings could be “significantly depressed” until 2025, Deutsche Bank analyst says.

Matthew Heller


EU’s Financial Transactions Tax Moves Ahead

Ten countries agree to some aspects of the tax; Estonia holds out.

Matthew Heller


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