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Tax Prep Time for Medium-Size Firms Down to 264 Hours
Over the 10 years of the study, tax preparation time has fallen by a total of nearly a week and a half.
CEOs in Asia Want More Strategic Thinking From CFOs
The region's finance chiefs are still too often bogged down in details, research finds.
House Approves Disputed Change in Gauging Fiscal Impact of Bills
Democrats rip bill that would use 'dynamic scoring' method for major legislation.
Google Fund Invests in India Real Estate Platform
Google Capital, a growth equity fund backed by the search giant, invests an undisclosed amount in a company targeting India's real estate market.
Employers Cut Fewest Jobs in 17 Years in 2014
U.S. companies laid off 483,171 workers last year, a 5% decrease from 2013 and the lowest total since 1997.
Tough Times Ahead for Emerging Market Currencies
Economists expect further drops in exchange rates, but say lower commodity prices could limit how far the currencies fall.
CIOs See Modest Growth in IT Budgets
Seventy-five percent of chief information officers said increased spending on security was their top priority for 2015.
Securities-Backed Loans Draw FINRA’s Eye
Banks’ wealth-management divisions are underwriting loans collateralized by clients' growing securities portfolios.
Xoom CFO Resigns As Firm Discloses $30M Fraud
Alongside a criminal investigation, Xoom's audit committee has authorized an independent investigation that will review the company's internal controls.
Wet Seal Floundering
The teen retailer will close 338 stores, representing nearly half of its net sales, and lay off 3,700 employees.
Small Businesses, Franchises Fuel December Hiring
Companies with 49 employees or fewer produced 43% of all private-sector job gains last month, according to ADP.
Purchasing Data Show Slowing Expansion Globally
The JPMorgan Global All-Industry Output Index hit a 14 month-low, hindered by output contraction in France, Italy, Russia and Brazil.
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