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Unwed Millennials: A Drag on Consumer Spending?
A new study concludes that a large percentage of the millennial generation will remain single and lose out on the wealth and income benefits of marriage.
“Hide No Harm” Bill Goes After Top Executives
Could new legislation help law enforcement successfully prosecute a company's highest executives for corporate misdeeds?
Russian Oil Deal Will Go On, Says Morgan Stanley CFO
The bank's finance chief believes its sale of oil trading assets to Russian oil producer Rosneft will proceed despite U.S. sanctions.
A New Way to Punish Wrongdoing: Anger Investors
To prevent white-collar crime, prosecutors are now focusing on raising shareholder ire.
Apple, Others Ally with Obama to Pay Small Suppliers
SupplierPay, a new White House initiative, is designed to help small businesses increase their working capital.
Accounting & Tax
Bonus Depreciation Tax Break Passes House
Given opposition from the White House, businesses are unlikely to see the bonus tax deduction for new equipment purchases become reality.
Not Just PE Owner but Banker as Well
A private placement by First Data earned its private equity owner KKR $40 million in banking fees.
Ailing Credit Unions Draw Attention of TARP Watchdog
Eighty-three percent of the credit unions that received funds through the Community Development Capital Initiative still have not paid back Treasury.
Millennials’ View of the Workplace Is Fantasy
Company power structures are as hierarchical as ever, young workers' assumptions notwithstanding, a Stanford professor says.
VCs Pour Money Into Hadoop Big-Data Players
Some corporations are already jettisoning legacy databases and restrictive hardware setups and moving to the open-source framework for data analytics.
Risks Building for Energy MLPs
Master limited partnerships rely heavily on the debt and equity markets, as well as the enthusiasm of retail investors.
‘Small’ Companies May Be Free of XBRL
A bill with broad bipartisan support would apply to public companies with less than $250 million in revenue.
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