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U.S. Corporations Increasingly Adjust to Mind the GAAP

The use of figures that exclude certain items is becoming more prominent in corporate filings
Original publication date: 
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 20:28

A financial obfuscation of the dot-com era is making a comeback: Hundreds of U.S. companies are trumpeting adjusted net income, adjusted sales and “adjusted Ebitda.”

Salaries, Perks & Pensions!

Original publication date: 
Thursday, July 31, 2003 (All day)
 Sounds like the latest game show, doesn't it?

Fewer Washington Lobbyists, but More Spending

Original publication date: 
Thursday, July 30, 2009 (All day)

Just how busy are Washington lobbyists these days? Consider this: There are nearly 1,000 fewer of them than there were at this time last year—but their clients are spending just as feverishly as they did a year ago, shelling out $1.6 billion through June 30 alone. 

How Life Insurance Morphed Into a Corporate Finance Tool

Original publication date: 
Monday, December 30, 2002 (All day)

Worker Dies, Firm Profits – Why?

Companies Profit on Workers' Deaths Through 'Dead Peasants' Insurance
Original publication date: 
Friday, April 19, 2002 (All day)
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