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9/21/2018

Investors are showing a tendency to seek risky assets and to move away from Treasurys and the US dollar, says Alan Ruskin, Deutsche Bank's global co-head of foreign exchange research. On Thursday, the dollar declined 0.6%, while the 10-year Treasury yield reached 3.09%, the highest rate since May.

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9/21/2018

Teams value CEOs who make brave shifts in strategy and focus on developing team members, writes Cheryl Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Employees also want clear statements about your principles and values, as well as seeing how you live those even when pressured to act otherwise, she writes.

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SmartBrief/Leadership
9/21/2018

For workers who can hardly wait to exit the workforce, there are ways to accelerate the arrival of retirement. Here are seven strategies to consider, including cutting spending, taking a second job and adjusting the investment allocation.

9/21/2018

Wells has experience in management positions at Goodyear. He serves as executive in residence and MBA coach at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.

9/21/2018

Certain strategies can help leaders encourage engagement on finance teams, which often work long hours. Here are five steps to consider.

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Forbes
9/21/2018

The proportion of incoming cellphone calls placed by scammers could leap to 45% by early next year from 29% this year, according to First Orion.

9/21/2018

Here's an in-depth look at the recent Supreme Court decision eliminating the requirement that businesses have a physical presence in states before they must collect sales tax, the most significant development in this area in many years.

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The Tax Adviser
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9/21/2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed an amendment that would correct an error published in 2013 in exemption provisions in the broker-dealer annual reporting rule.

9/21/2018

Leaders of the accounting profession need top performers from the next generation to mold firms for a successful future. Here's what firm leaders are asking from the next generation.

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CPA Insider
9/21/2018

People who are overly busy and stressed might focus on work tasks with imminent deadlines and push important assignments to the back burner. It's critical to take a step back and look at the big picture to make time for high-priority tasks.