Netflix chief accounting officer gives up $2.4 million position after just 4 months on the job

Netflix Inc. is seeking a new chief accounting officer after its current one quit the role after less than four months. The streaming giant NFLX, -4.49% said in a regulatory filing Friday that Ken Barker has submitted his resignation effective Oct. 7. Barker, 55, joined the company on June 27 from Electronic Arts Inc. EA, … Read more

Bruce County’s planning committee approves economic development pilot program | Spare news

BRUCE COUNTY – The county’s planning and development committee has approved a six-month pilot program – the creation of the temporary role of regional support economic development co-ordinator. CAO Derrick Thomson explained the concept came from discussions with the lower tiers. County Coun. Steve Hammell, Arran-Elderslie, chair of the planning and development committee, said, “This … Read more

How to ensure compliance with personal services business rules

PSB rules seek to ensure those acting as employees do not obtain a tax benefit by using a corporation (Getty Images/Thomas Barwick) The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) recently launched a new campaign focusing on personal services businesses (PSB). Bruce Ball, FCPA, vice-president, taxation, CPA Canada, summarizes the key things service providers need to know. CPA … Read more

Midsized companies are not ready for ESG reporting, says PICPA

The Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs found that while executives and practitioners agree that environmental, social and governance reporting matters, they are not prepared for the impact ESG practices may have on their organizations. Earlier this year, PICPA surveyed members working in public accounting, corporate finance, nonprofits, government and education about their perceptions of ESG. The … Read more

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

I am a senior citizen and have suffered major losses to the tune of $100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial adviser? I understand the dynamics of the market as far as its ups and downs, and have ridden them out before. However, it’s been different with the market in … Read more

Dow drops over 300 points as Fed decision looms over market, Treasury yields jump

US stocks traded lower early Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to kick off its two-day interest-rate-setting meeting, with a profit warning from Ford Motor Co. the latest example of the supply chain woes still hitting companies. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.33% dropped 327 points, or 1%, to 30,694. The S&P … Read more

What Skills Should Finance Students Seek To Acquire In School?

What are the exciting areas in finance? What career paths should students consider? How do current economic conditions affect these career paths? What skills and courses should students focus on? New York, NY – June 23, 2021: Looking down 125 St in the Manhattanville neighborhood of Manhattan … [+] NYC The Henry R. Kravis Building … Read more

‘We’re seeing a complete reversal of market conditions in just 12 months’: Rents fell from July to August — the first decline in nearly two years

At last, a glimmer of hope for tenants: asking rents for apartments actually fell between July and August, according to a new Apartments.com analysis — breaking a 20-month growth streak. “We’re seeing a complete reversal of market conditions in just 12 months, going from demand significantly outstripping available units to now new deliveries outpacing lackluster … Read more

Norway’s sovereign fund will shun Canadian cannabis companies because the substance is still illegal in that country

Norway’s $1.2 trillion pension fund said it will not invest directly or indirectly in four Canadian cannabis stocks because cannabis remains illegal within its borders. The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global said production and sale of cannabis for recreational use “should be excluded as a new criterion for the exclusion of companies” from the fund. … Read more

How the wisdom in Wordle can help you find your next job

I’ve never much enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. But this past summer, I got hooked on Wordle. For those who are unfamiliar, Wordle is a free web-based word game that became wildly popular during the pandemic. Each day, you’re given six attempts to guess one five-letter word. The goal is to solve the puzzle in as … Read more