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“Accounting…and…accountability” – these are clearly linked terms with common meaning that emerged along with the modern capitalist system, deriving from Middle European languages and cultures. “Accounting,” (says Webster’s New Collegiate) is derived from the medieval, “to tell…” -- as today’s accounting systems are designed to “accurately tell the story” of an organization’s financial condition.
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Source: The Motley Fool
Unless you're talking about Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B ) , most annual shareholder meetings elicit yawns. However, these meetings represent a season during which shareholders can vote on important topics at their companies....
March 11, 2014 Fund managers keen on big returns, not corporate governanceSource: MoneyControl.com
For all the posturing when company managements try to shortchange minority shareholders, fund managers are ultimately guided by the returns on their stocks. That is why you find institutions putting money in companies that are...
March 11, 2014 The US Public Pension Funding Crisis (Online Forum)Source: Enterprising Investor
Worldwide, the financial health of government pension systems is threatened by struggling economies, adverse demographics, fiscal woes, and, in some cases, lax accounting standards. The crisis is particularly acute in the United...
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February 26, 2014 Tales of two cities: America's wealthiest are also the most unequal: Study shows gap between rich and poor is widest in Atlanta, San Francisco and MiamiSource: Daily Mail
The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities. The economic divides in Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles are...
January 21, 2014 Investors Most Upbeat in 5 Years With Record 59% Bullish in PollSource: Bloomberg
On the eve of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, 59 percent of Bloomberg subscribers surveyed last week said the economic outlook is improving. That’s up from 33 percent in November and marks the...
January 8, 2014 Determining Executive Pay: Boards Need to Assess CEOs' Behavior, Not Only Their PerformanceSource: PR Newswire
"Everyone expects boards to assess the performance of CEOs when determining their pay, but they must also assess the manner in which the CEO performs," says executive compensation expert Bruce R. Ellig, author of the...
Commentary & Opinion
March 6, 2014 Icahn's rebrand from devil to angel looks suspiciousSource: SF Gate
I first encountered Carl Icahn at an airport in St. Louis in the spring of 2001. Or more accurately, I first encountered how much people hated him. At the time, the once-venerable airline TWA had successfully filed a bankruptcy...
February 27, 2014 Market Structure Map - UnwiredSource: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC
It’s got to stop. Warren Buffett said so. Until the Wall Street Journal’s Scott Patterson broke the story recently, most investor-relations professionals were unaware that Berkshire Hathaway unit Business Wire took fees from...
February 25, 2014 What's On Warren Buffett's Mind?Source: Barron's
Both Fortune and U.S.A. Today have articles that share the latest investment thinking of Warren Buffett, America's most famous investor. The Fortune article is getting most of the buzz because Buffett wrote it himself: it's...
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