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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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December 6, 2019 China will waive import tariffs for some US soybeans and pork, finance ministry says

Source: CNBC

China will waive import tariffs for some soybeans and pork shipments from the United States, China’s finance ministry said on Friday, citing a decision by the country’s cabinet.

December 6, 2019 Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and China

Source: Visual Capitalist

Today’s infographic from HowMuch.net charts the top imports and exports between the U.S. and China, pulled from the Observatory of Economic Complexity’s (OEC) global market data for 2017.

December 6, 2019 Sustainability gains momentum in derivatives industry

Source: Smart Brief

Sustainability has become a buzzword across virtually every industry. Decades of environmental initiatives have combined with “woke” consumers to place increased pressure on companies to look at their products and operations from...

Research & Insights

November 29, 2019 U.S. jobless claims tumble to 213,000 just before Thanksgiving, back near post recession low

Source: Market Watch

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits fell sharply in the week before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, putting jobless claims back near historic lows and reflecting the persistent strength in the U.S. labor...

November 6, 2019 Global Sustainability Performance Holds, Despite Corporate Commitments to Create a More Responsible Economy

Source: PR Newswire

The report offers comprehensive insight into the supply chain sustainability performance of more than 30,000 companies worldwide.

November 4, 2019 Water Risks and the Food Sector

Source: Ceres

The $5 trillion global food and agribusiness sector operates at the center of the world’s growing water crisis. Highly dependent on large volumes of cheap water supplies, food companies are among the first to feel the heat, as...

Commentary & Opinion

December 4, 2019 What a ‘no-deal’ U.S.-China trade scenario would mean for stocks and bonds

Source: MarketWatch

Imagine there’s no trade deal and that the U.S.-China battle is left to rumble on through most of next year instead.

November 29, 2019 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is redefining the economy as we know it

Source: World Economic Form

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) upends current economic frameworks. Who makes money - and how - has changed. Demographics have changed. Even the skills that brought our society to where we are today have changed. Leaders...

November 27, 2019 Opinion: Intel sticks some coal in Dell and HP’s Christmas stockings

Source: MarketWatch

HP Inc. HPQ, -0.45% and Dell Technologies Inc. DELL, -3.40% both admitted Tuesday that they expect a negative impact on their future results as a result of chip shortages for which Intel apologized last week.




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