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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.
News & Updates
February 12, 2016 Can China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency'
News Week - This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. Last summer, U.S. lawmakers were condemning China for pushing down its currency, arguing that it was still â??terribly undervalued.â??...
February 12, 2016 Dow futures up 100 points as Wall Street shapes up for a reboundSource: Market Watch
Wall Street was poised to bounce back Friday from multiyear closing lows, as investors get the chance to go bargain hunting for shares beaten down in the market carnage.
February 12, 2016 The Executive Pay Cap That BackfiredSource: ProPublica
Wealth, jobs and pay inequality are big political issues this presidential primary season, and they’re bound to become bigger once the parties pick their nominees. In the plethora of plans candidates tout for tackling these...
Research & Insights
February 2, 2016 ISS Publishes Updates To Its 2016 Executive Compensation PoliciesSource: Mondaq
On January 22nd, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") updated its Frequently Asked Questions for US Executive Compensation Policies and US Equity Compensation Plans.1 The original FAQs were published on December 18,...
January 28, 2016 Report: Strong governance key as $1 trillion passes to next generation within 10 years
CPI Financial - Covering an in-depth analysis and policy recommendations aimed at enhancing corporate governance within privately-held firms, listed companies and state-owned enterprises in the MENA Region, the report was...
January 27, 2016 Morgan Stanley Analyzed 43 Bear Markets and Here's What It FoundSource: Bloomberg
U.S. stocks may be looking a bit better after one of the worst starts to the year on record, but a number of markets, especially the emerging kind, have already entered or come within points of a bear market
Commentary & Opinion
February 11, 2016 Faith, Hope and the Energy RevolutionSource: Huff Post
Fighting for a renewables revolution to save the climate has, for the past 30 years, been a question of faith in the ultimate self-interest of humankind, and hope that we would develop the means for our deliverance. The last time...
February 10, 2016 Reflections on DavosSource: Live Mint
This year, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos focused on the impact of the fourth industrial revolution. If you are under 30, you might be under the impression that the previous revolutions were the iPod, the...
February 10, 2016 Why Gold Has Been on a Tear in 2016Source: Fortune
The stock market is having a horrible time so far in 2016, with the S&P 500 down more than 9%. Gold, on the other hand, is up nearly 10% year-to-date and hit a four-month high of just under $1200 per ounce on Monday before...
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