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11/16/2017

Traders, brokers and money managers in the US are largely unprepared for Europe's revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. The regulation is expected to be felt in the US.

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US, Europe
11/16/2017

"Courage means many things to many people," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, "so thinking about it and discussing it with others you trust can help you reinforce your moral foundation." In his latest blog, Chambers considers several attributes of courage based on an article from Psychology Today.

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Richard Chambers
11/16/2017

The prevalence of elder financial scams continues to rise. This article, based on a session at the AICPA's Forensic and Valuation Services conference, looks at common schemes and at ways CPAs can help clients avoid becoming victims.

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AICPA
11/16/2017

The stock market is in its second-longest bull market in history. Job openings are setting records, and inflation remains favorably low. Learn how to make sense of it all and how it affects you or your clients' financial goals.

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AICPA Insights
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stock market
11/16/2017

The revised chairman's mark of the Senate tax-reform bill contains many significant changes to the proposed legislation, including sunsetting many of the individual tax changes after 2025 and repealing the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate.

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Senate Finance Committee, Senate
11/16/2017

Employees who lack supervisor support are much less likely to say they have opportunities to develop technical and leadership skills, research by the American Psychological Association shows. Here is a look at how to establish a culture that prepares employees for the future.

11/16/2017

Emerging blockchain technology has implications for many disciplines that are important for CPAs, including auditing, cybersecurity, and financial planning and analysis. Take this five-question quiz to find out whether you understand the basics of this important technology.

11/16/2017

Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has announced he is stepping down by the end of the month.

11/16/2017

Some hackers are using malware to steal computing power to mine cryptocurrency. Certain browser plug-ins and robust security tools can stop this activity.

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Fortune
11/16/2017

The federal government's deficit last month was 37.9% higher than the deficit in October 2016, reaching $63.2 billion. JPMorgan Chase projects the deficit will total $675 billion this budget year.

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The Associated Press
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budget deficit, JPMorgan Chase