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10/23/2018

Lumens was group CFO at Louis Dreyfus.

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Neptune Energy
10/22/2018

Japan's Calsonic Kansei has agreed to buy Fiat Chrysler's Magneti Marelli auto-parts business for $7.1 billion. The deal likely will close in the first half of 2019.

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Fiat Chrysler, Magneti Marelli
10/22/2018

Financial-technology firms are focusing on solutions to problems in data security, such as the use of verified identities that can lead to safe commerce, a panel said at the Fintech Ideas Festival in Washington, D.C. Fintechs are experimenting with technology such as blockchain and machine learning.

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Fintechs
10/22/2018

Having a company culture that encourages feedback can help leaders uncover sources of dissatisfaction before workers head for the exit. Here are 14 ways to create that kind of culture, including recognizing strong performance and holding regular "stay" interviews.

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Forbes
10/22/2018

The median cost of a private nursing home room has reached $100,375 per year, according to Genworth Financial. Expenses are rising faster than inflation is, but planning can help retirees meet cost demands.

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CNBC
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Genworth Financial
10/22/2018

Many S corporations are engaging in shareholder redemptions, and some are also contemplating conversion to C corporations to take advantage of the new lower C corporation tax rates. This article discusses whether an S corporation redemption is a sale or exchange or a distribution.

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The Tax Adviser
10/22/2018

States in the Northeast tend to have higher tax obligations than those in the South, according to this ranking of the most- and least-tax-friendly states.

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Yahoo
10/22/2018

The Internal Revenue Service has proposed rules for receiving tax breaks for investment in opportunity zones, which are economically depressed areas.

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Internal Revenue Service
10/22/2018

Unless you've installed a flux capacitor in the family minivan, you probably can't predict the future. But research into what's affecting the profession can help you see trends affecting your work now, soon and beyond.

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AICPA Insights
10/22/2018

Exercising due diligence related to candidates' ethics during recruiting helps an employer maintain integrity and set a tone for the organization. This quiz helps you gauge your understanding of due diligence related to ethics in recruitment.

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Financial Management