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Virtual & Augmented Reality Should Pique CFOs’ Interest
VR, AR, and mixed reality will be a $150 billion market by 2020, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Retiree Health Costs Demand Financial Wellness
Employees can save money to pay for health care in retirement through health savings accounts, but they also need to be financially sound overall.
U.S. Banks Offer Support for London as Financial Center
The pledges come following concerns for the U.K. economy in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
Merrill Lynch to Pay Record Customer Protection Fine
The Bank of America unit violated broker-dealer rules that require customer cash and securities be safeguarded in case a firm fails.
CFOs More Bullish About U.S. Economy
Thirty-eight percent of CFOs identified health care as their biggest concern, followed by increased competition and skilled-labor shortages.
Is the Winning Streak for High-Yield Bonds Over?
More than 200 speculative-grade issuers have been downgraded by S&P this year.
Midsize Companies Are Gearing Up for M&A
But they need to ask tough questions to their teams and prospects before entering into any deal.
Staples to Buy Office Depot for $6.3B
Staples pays a 65% premium to acquire its competitor; sets $1 billion synergy target.
Panama Canal Expansion a Boon for Midsize Companies, Too
It's not only multinationals that will benefit from the canal's new capacity, accommodating ships more than twice the current maximum size.
2015 Outlook: Equities “Slow to a Jog”
BofA Merrill Lynch's research team says the bull market will continue, but higher volatility, wider credit spreads and lower liquidity are on the horizon.