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Current accounting processes include largely manual , significant ‘cut and paste’ and manual data-entry that degrade the completeness, accuracy, and validity of information. What is XBRL? XBRL(eXtensible Business Reporting Language) ✔ XBRL is Tagged Data (Meta-Data - Machine Readable) Standard way to communicate business and financial information Defined by meta-data set out in taxonomies which capture the definition of individual reporting concepts and the relationships between them. XBRL - The “Bar Code” of the Business Reporting World. XBRL International Not-for-profit consortium of approximately 500 companies and agencies ...
between two parties to buy or sell a specified asset of standardized quantity and quality at a specified future date at a price agreed today (the futures price ). The contracts are traded on a futures exchange . Futures contracts are not "direct" securities like stocks, bonds, rights or warrants. They are still securities, however, though they are a type of derivative contract . The party agreeing to buy the underlying asset in the future assumes a long position , and the party agreeing to sell the asset in the future assumes a short position . The price is determined by the instantaneous equilibrium between the forces ...
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Louis Belanger: The Future of Afghanistan - What's next?
World leaders from over 70 nations and organizations met in Kabul today (to discuss the future of Afghanistan - but the real question, says Oxfam's Ashley Jackson, is what - if anything - happens next? Today's Kabul Conference lasted approximately six hours, with four-minute speeches by each delegate. While today's proceedings may have been well choreographed, it offered little more than recycled promises. Each of the nine international conferences on Afghanistan in the past nine years have increasingly focused on creating the appearance of progress without actually demonstrating any. Conference after conference ... market research, surveys and trends
The Future of Finance: International Edition « The Baseline Scenario
Bankers and hedge fund managers are fond of saying, “if you place restrictions on our activities in New York, we’ll just move elsewhere – like London.”  This makes attitudes towards the financial sector in other countries – particularly the UK – highly relevant for American public policy debate on this issue.  Is it the case that the new found skepticism about modern finance and its effects on the real economy is confined to the United States?  Or is there a broader shift in thinking around the world, including in other leading financial centers? A new book out this week from the London School of Economics, “The Future of ... market research, surveys and trends

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Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis
Maywoood, California outsourced all city services including police and fire. The unions predicted dire consequences. Well, not only did the sky not fall, but services have improved. Please consider A City Outsources Everything. Sky Doesn’t Fall . While many communities are fearfully contemplating extensive cuts, Maywood says it is the first city in the nation in the current downturn to take an ax to everyone. The school crossing guards were let go. Parking enforcement was contracted out, City Hall workers dismissed, street maintenance workers made redundant. The public safety duties of the Police Department were handed ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid - Council on Foreign ...
Roger Leeds, Research Professor of International Finance and Director, Center for International Business and Public Policy, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University October 20, 2009, Washington D.C. Council on Foreign Relations Video Audio ROGER LEEDS: Good morning and welcome to another session at the Council on Foreign Relations. My name is Roger Leeds, and I'm going to moderate this what I hope will be a very provocative and interesting discussion on foreign aid and business in developing countries -- a subject that our panelists know very, very well. Before we begin, a couple of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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What Happens Next in Afghanistan?
World leaders from over 70 nations and organizations met in Kabul today to discuss the future of Afghanistan - but the real question, says Oxfam's Ashley Jackson, is what - if anything - happens next? Today's Kabul Conference lasted approximately six hours, with four-minute speeches by each delegate. While today's proceedings may have been well choreographed, it offered little more than recycled promises. Each of the nine international conferences on Afghanistan in the past nine years have increasingly focused on creating the appearance of progress without actually demonstrating any. Conference after conference ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Book Review: The Future of Finance
Preface by Richard Layard; with contributions by Adair Turner, Andrew Haldane, Paul Woolley, Sushil Wadhwani, Charles Goodhart, Andrew Smithers, Andrew Large, John Kay, Martin Wolf, Peter Boone and Simon Johnson. This compilation of papers by Britain's best and brightest addresses the structural weaknesses and questions the social utility of the global financial system. These deeper issues are not addressed by the new US 843-page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed by President Obama. The Future of Finance ( downloadable ) exceeded my expectations, and it will be required reading at central ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Bridging the Gap
Page 1 of 3. Treasury&Risk | The Future of Finance Today. 4/5/2007 http://www. treasuryandrisk.com/article-print.php?article=925 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The 2007-2009 Financial Crisis and the Future of Finance | The ...
The American financial system has had remarkable accomplishments. Without its effectiveness and some of its unique features, we would not have had Microsoft, Google, or the Internet. Without the pressure it placed on companies to use cash wisely, we probably would not have had the productivity acceleration of the last two decades. Without its success in providing credit to consumers, fewer Americans would own their own homes and cars, and American families would live less well than they have over the last generation.   The financial system in many ways has borne out what Walter Bagehot said in “Lombard Street”: ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Future of Financial Intermediation and Regulation: An Overview
In thinking about the future of financial intermediation and regulation in today's global economy, it is important to be clear about the fundamental role ...
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What is the future of accounting industry? | LinkedIn Answers ...
WireNames.com ★ The Leading trade show booth traffic builder/lead generator in the world ★ GREEN ★100% recycled w see all my answers As long as there are taxes, the accountants of the world will be working... posted April 30, 2009 Interim CEO, Strategy Consultant, Keynotes, Seminars. Ex-Banker + Futurist = Bank-on-it Future-Proof Results see all my answers Increasingly digital. posted April 30, 2009 Global convergence of accounting standards will be a big thing for the next several years. The opinion expressed is my own, and does not represent an official position of CFA Institute. posted April 30, 2009 ...
Google Answers: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance:The Time Value ...
1. Present Values. Compute the present value of a $100 cash flow for the following combinations of discount rates and times: a. r = 8 percent. t = 10 years. b. r = 8 percent. t = 20 years. c. r = 4 percent. t = 10 years. d. r = 4 percent. t = 20 years. 2. Future Values. Compute the future value of a $100 cash flow for the same combinations of rates and times as in problem 1. 6. Calculating Interest Rate. Find the interest rate implied by the following combinations of present and future values: Present Value Years Future Value $400 11 $684 $183 4 $249 $300 7 $300 10. ...