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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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June 24, 2016 EU chief vows bloc will stay united after Britain exit vote

Source: Fox News

BRUSSELS – European Council President Donald Tusk pledged Friday that the EU's 27 remaining member nations would remain unified despite Britain's decision to leave even though the future of the bloc is uncerta

June 24, 2016 EU Reels as Britain Exit Vote Ushers in Deep Uncertainty

Source: ABC News

European Union leaders were reeling Friday after Britain's shock vote to leave the bloc plunged the EU into deep uncertainty, not least over how to negotiate the unprecedented departure of a member state

June 24, 2016 Factbox: The consequences of the Brexit referendum

Source: Reuters

Britain is expected to submit an application to leave the European Union following Thursday's referendum, after which it would have two years to negotiate an exit

Research & Insights

June 19, 2016 Four Key Market Charts To See Before Monday

Source: Forbes

After a shaky few days for markets last week, we went into the weekend with some relative calm on Friday. This coming week the UK vote on leaving or staying in the European Union will dominate the market focus

June 14, 2016 EU referendum: Britain turning away from world as Brexit vote looms, survey shows

Source: Telegrapg (UK)

The British public is increasingly isolationist in outlook despite Britain’s long history of empire and influence in the post-War global order, a new survey of Europe has found.

May 24, 2016 Billions in U.S. taxes may go unreported, study finds

Source: Washington Post

The Internal Revenue Service has been so slow to adapt to the emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported, according to a study being delivered to Congress this...

Commentary & Opinion

June 20, 2016 What Financial Markets Are Saying About Inflation

Source: Seeking Alpha

The Federal Reserve has scaled back on its interest rate forecast for the next several years. Official projections indicate that FOMC members still believe that the effective federal funds rate will be at 0.9 percent by the end...

June 17, 2016 Caroline Baum: Have businesses really run out of people to hire?

Source: Stock Transcript

Throughout the seven-year old U.S. expansion, as the unemployment rate tumbled from a peak of 10% in 2009 to a low of 4.7% last month, policy makers have been focused on the slack in the labor market. Yes, slack.

June 6, 2016 In For The Long Haul: Hedge Fund Activism And Fire Sale Risk

Source: Value Walk

This paper explores the recent idea that a stock’s investors ex ante price the risk that large fire sales by liquidity-shocked blockholders will trigger negative price impacts, also known as “fire sale risk”. Contributing to this...


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