NEWS

   

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  • Stocks - Wall Street in the Red Ahead of Fed Decision

    Wall Street slipped lower at the open on Wednesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate decision later in the trading day. The Dow fell 68 points or 0.2% by 9:37 AM...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--wall-street-in-the-red-ahead-of-fed-decision-19807637112
  • Wells Fargo/Gallup: Half of U.S. Investors Tapped for Money, Time, or Both by Close Relatives

    According to the Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index survey, roughly half of U.S. investors, 53%, report they have provided financial assistance, personal assistance or both to a...


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    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wells-fargo-gallup-half-u-120000401.html7113
  • Wall Street subdued as focus shifts to Fed

    U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors moved to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, while the impact of weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's bigg...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/futures-tick-lower-as-fed-policy-meeting-looms-19796257105
  • Forex - Loonie Falls on Weak Manufacturing, Falling Oil Prices

    The Canadian dollar was weaker against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday after soft manufacturing data and falling oil prices erased gains from the prior session. USD/CAD jumped 0.3% to 1.3280 as of 10:49 AM...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/forex-news/forex--loonie-falls-on-weak-manufacturing-falling-oil-prices-19798517106
  • Wall Street hit by Saudi attacks; energy stocks temper losses

    U.S. stocks fell on Monday on global growth worries after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude facilities hit 5% of the world's supply, but a sharp surge in crude prices lifted beaten-down ...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/futures-down-after-saudi-attacks-spark-rush-for-safety-19786297102
  • Lyft, Uber Jump Midday on HSBC Upgrade

    Ride-hailing companies Uber (NYSE:UBER) and Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) surged in midday trading Monday after HSBC upgraded the companies to buy from hold, touting a 30% upside in both firms. “We think r...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/lyft-uber-jump-midday-on-hsbc-upgrade-19788707103
  • Stocks - Dow and S&P Rise on Trade Hope; Nasdaq Falters

    Wall Street was mixed on Friday, even as trade progress between the U.S. and China boosted investor confidence. The Dow rose 79 points, or 0.3%, by 9:36 AM ET (13:36 GMT), while the S&P 500 gained...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--dow-and-sp-rise-on-trade-hope-nasdaq-falters-19775647099
  • U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case

    A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and r...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/us-appeals-court-rules-against-trump-in-foreign-payments-case-19775657100
  • Trump Won’t Order a Capital Gains Tax Cut, for Now

    President Trump told his top economic advisers on Wednesday that he had decided, for now, to forgo using executive authority to deliver a tax cut that would primarily benefit wealthy investors. The de...


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    https://trendingpress.com/trump-wont-order-a-capital-gains-tax-cut-for-now/7096

EVENTS

Conferences

Finance World Expo - Warsaw Summit 2019

FINANCE WORLD EXPO - WARSAW SUMMIT 2019

September 19-20, 2019
FINANCE WORLD EXPO is an exclusive event for today’s financial community. Our vision is to create a platform for industry leaders, emerging new companies and private investors to meet, discuss the current global economic climate, financial trends, the most exciting new innovations and create n...

ABA Bank Insurance Sales Conference

ABA BANK INSURANCE SALES CONFERENCE

September 22-25, 2019
Banks now more than ever are turning to trusted relationships as they seek ways to expand or improve their bank-insurance solutions and the Bank Insurance Sales Conference is a solid industry resource. Your peers and clients attend the event to make important connections that will inform their busin...

BANK CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE SUMMIT

BANK CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE SUMMIT

September 23-25, 2019
Digitally minded consumers are forcing financial institutions to rethink the way they do business. These consumers want to bank when and how it suits them. Financial institutions must innovate quickly to keep up with consumer demands and to respond to challenges from non-traditional competitors.

Blockchain Live 2019

BLOCKCHAIN LIVE 2019

September 25-25, 2019
Blockchain Live is a ground-breaking festival of content and collaboration that connects the fragmented ecosystem to drive meaningful discussion and debate on how best to accelerate global adoption of blockchain. This one day event is packed with engaging, thought-provoking and quality content, this...

Ukranian Blockchain Day

UKRANIAN BLOCKCHAIN DAY

September 14-14, 2019
Discover how to turn disruptive Blockchain technologies into tools for transformation and leadership.Learn to assess impact, select a use-case and develop the right tools for scalable impact. Together, we will analyze contests and specifics of the 2017 years’ market, will discuss the latest tr...

Private Equity Summit

PRIVATE EQUITY SUMMIT

September 09-11, 2019
The Private Equity Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers senior investment executives and service providers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping a...

Accountex Summit North

ACCOUNTEX SUMMIT NORTH

September 10-10, 2019
Get up to speed with practical advice and tips from industry thought leaders at this free one day conference. Taking place on 10 September 2019 at Manchester Central you can meet big brands and cutting edge start ups to demo the latest tools and technology that will take your business to the next le...

SiriusDecisions Roadshow New York

SIRIUSDECISIONS ROADSHOW NEW YORK

September 10-10, 2019
The future of the b-to-b buyer experience: Account-based, digital and human. Marketing and sales have a new challenge in b-to-b: How to transform the power of technology into a compelling experience that’s online and automated but also personal and meaningful. Learn what high performing compan...

 

Webinars

SEP 18, 2019 | 2.00PM
BANK-OWNED MORTGAGE DIVISION: WHAT BANKERS NEED TO KNOW
This webinar is part of MBA Education's "Mortgage Banking Management" webinar series with Garrett, McAuley & Co. Commercial and community banks often get frustrated by the volatility and cyclicality of mortgage banking. Many bankers struggle to understand the nature of mo...
SEP 18, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
INCLUSION OF CAPITAL GAINS IN DISTRIBUTABLE NET INCOME FOR TRUSTS AND ESTATES: ALLOCATIONS FOR OPTIMAL TAX TREATMENT
This CLE webinar will provide trusts, estates, and tax counsel an in-depth analysis of the rules and practices covering inclusion of capital gains in distributable net income (DNI) for trusts and estates. The panel will review the requirements within trust documents to allow treating capit...
SEP 18, 2019
A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE DESIGNED TO UNLEASH YOUR MARKETING POTENTIAL
Put your suitcases away because we’re bringing Marketing Nation Live directly to you - no travel needed! Tune in live for this one-day virtual event to transform your marketing strategy and learn from industry-leading marketers on how to spark creativity, optimize campaign outcomes, ...
SEP 18, 2019 | 02:30 am
SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: LINKING FUNDING STRATEGIES WITH SUSTAINABILITY OBJECTIVES
The last 12 months have seen significant growth in the market for Sustainable Finance, as the private sector increasingly recognizes its role in creating positive environmental and social outcomes. A select number of borrowers and issuers have taken this role one step further, having succe...
SEP 19, 2019 | 07:00 am
HOW TO LEAD THE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT OF FINANCE THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
As finance continues to go through a period of unprecedented change, Financial Directors and CFOs are increasingly called upon to lead the digital transformation of the finance function. In this webinar, we will cut through the noise and discuss why CFOs are best placed to strategically le...
SEP 25, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
STRUCTURING DIRECT LENDING FUNDS: OPEN-END VS. CLOSED-END STRUCTURES
This CLE webinar will examine issues associated with the formation and operation of direct lending funds, including those organized to lend to small and medium-sized businesses, and to certain real estate developers and other RE market participants. For more than decade, small and medium-s...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE WEBINAR
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The Target Organ Toxicity webinars, part of the Toxicology Training Series, provide a detailed insight of the structure, and the function of specific "target organs" together with the ways in which chemicals can cause harm, and how we can assess for these effects.
IDC/ORACLE TALK: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION FOR FINANCE
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Finance teams are the new drivers of innovation. In this talk, IDC and Oracle discuss how you can get your organisation ready for it – and how you can ensure its success. Watch now to learn: How to put a funding model in place for digital How soon to expect ROI How to forecast and measure ...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
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It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
DIGITALIZATION - WHAT IT REALLY MEANS FOR YOUR TAX TEAM?
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Headlines broadcast “DIGITALIZATION!” The prevalence of cell phones and online shopping remind us that we’re already living digitally. But what about your tax team? They should be living digitally, too, since technological advances will continue to impact them — especially as governments i...

RESOURCES

We had been pounding the table for some time on the critical importance of the December ‘dot plot’ from the Federal Reserve, where every Committee member is asked to contribute his or her ...

In today’s highly competitive business environment, many organizations are expanding through mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Unfortunately, success comes at a cost. Growth via M&A activ...

Decades of finance processes designed for the batch world have tied the hands for finance professionals. Now, it’s about running in real time and understanding the impact of decisions ...

The author is especially thankful to distinguished law professor, John Coffee, A.A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance, author ...

From Pokemon Go to driverless cars — the everyday world around us has already become digital. But there is a digital divide that exists between the large enterprises of yesteryear and the 'd...

The traditional, manual P2P process suffers from a number of well-known issues that P2P automation technology promises to address, including a lack of purchase order standardization, mismatched invoic...

Without a doubt, the upcoming changes to lease accounting standards are sparking many organizations to take a hard look at how they
collect, manage, and store data surrounding their lease agree...

If you're a facilities manager then you know it's critical to maintain visibility into all aspects of your operations, particularly from the financial perspective. So, what are some of the sim...

This excerpt will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success.

Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how th...