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Management required to tell investors of going-concern status


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has updated a rule to require management to disclose in financial statements whether their business is able to continue as a going concern. Investors pushed fo… Read More

Second-quarter GDP revised upward to 4.2%


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Commerce Department revised its calculation of U.S. gross domestic product growth for the second quarter to 4.2%, up from the 4% reported earlier. Businesses spent more on buildings, machines and … Read More

U.K. tops Europe in renminbi payments


  • (China)

The U.K. led Europe in renminbi payments over the past year, with 123.6% growth as of July, followed by Germany where payments also more than doubled with a 116% gain. Overall, Europe logged 10% of re… Read More

W.Va. governor announces RFQ phase for state's first P3


  • Register-Herald (Beckley, W.Va.), The

West Virginia will issue a request for qualifications as it pursues its first public-private partnership to construct the upcoming phase of the Coalfields Expressway, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said. Read More

Calif. city estimates at least $300M in earthquake damage


  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Damage to homes and businesses in Napa, Calif., from Sunday's earthquake totals about $300 million, according to initial estimates. Public-property damage and economic losses are still being tallied, … Read More

Should individual bankers face charges?


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. officials have required large payments from banks for faulty mortgage-backed securities issued before the financial crisis. However, no individuals have faced charges. Six columnists debate the n… Read More