from the Securities and Exchange Commission
The Securities and Exchange Commission today sanctioned a Florida-based auditor for violating federal laws and regulations requiring lead audit partners to periodically rotate off their audit engagements with a publicly traded company in order to preserve the integrity of the financial reporting process.
October 25th, 2014
from the Philadelphia Fed
A study provides new insight into how both supply and demand for high-skilled workers increase relative to low-skilled workers in cities and how the demand for high-skilled workers increases faster with city size relative to supply. While tracking decreasing demand for skilled workers in different industries, the study finds that within-industry changes in skilled-labor shares drive increased demand for educated workers in cities.
As the drought in the western United States drags on, communities have considered rules for residents' water use, and California imposed statewide restrictions.
Combining Small Business Credit Score with Analysis Of Other Business In the Area Improves the Lending Process
by WAIN Street
A firm’s financial health determines its ability to repay debts. The promise of big data is to incorporate an ever increasing pool of information about a firm’s financial behavior to make better predictions. And by blending in qualitative factors such as social media chatter, big data seeks to make a quantum leap in assessing business credit risk.