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Assisted Living Execs Faked Senior Residents, SEC Says
Former CFO and CEO directed staff to falsify occupancy rates of senior residences to avoid violating the covenants of a lease agreement, says the SEC.
Supreme Court to Clarify Workplace Protections for Pregnant Women
Did UPS's refusal to accommodate a pregnant truck driver violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?
Amazon Bond Sale Greeted Rudely by Moody’s
The online retailing giant's new debt issue would weaken interest coverage and hurt Amazon's debt-to-EBITDA ratio, says Moody's.
Study Urges Faster Disclosure of Audit Fees
Increases in audit fees often signal trouble ahead for a company, and speeding disclosure of fees could “reduce the severity of negative market reactions."
Thanksgiving Shopping Data Reflects Stronger Economy
The retail shopping data reflects consumers' desire to avoid the holiday rush.
Hacker Group Targets Email Accounts of CFOs, Others
“There’s nothing else that this [hacker group] could have been going after other than to game the market.”
Business Travel Prices to Rise Modestly in 2015
In North America, airline yields continue to improve and seat availability continues to tighten.
Citigroup Fined $15M Over Research Analysts’ Conflict
Citigroup Global Markets provided some investors with improper access to material, nonpublic information, says FINRA.
GOP Leaders Urge SEC to Ditch Pay-Ratio Rule
Three Republican lawmakers tell Mary Jo White that the proposed rule would be unduly costly and detract from more important SEC priorities.
Clouds Gathering Over Global Economy, Survey Warns
“There’s little sign of the eurozone’s malaise ending any time soon, as companies have become even less optimistic," says an economist at Markit.
Joe’s Jeans in Talks With Lenders After Default
The designer denim company took on $110 million in loans last year to acquire Hudson Clothing Holdings.
Ex-Longtop CFO Blamed for ‘Foundation of Lies’
An investor lawsuit accuses a CFO of ignoring signs of fraud when he signed off on financial results, but the CFO says he believed they were accurate.
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