Investors are starting to take an interest in the initial public offering market again, with much of the gains going to technology businesses. The average first-day earnings for tech IPOs in 2016 have increased to 32%, the highest since 2000.
The Obama administration called upon states to ban noncompete agreements for low-paid workers and others who don't have access to companies' trade secrets. Eliminating the agreements would encourage development of a more competitive labor market and accelerate wage growth, according to the White House.
A Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services issued Tuesday makes financial statement preparation standards applicable to prospective financial information and makes compilation standards applicable to compilations of prospective financial information, pro forma financial information and other historical financial information.
The ownership group of the Chicago Cubs has been a factor in the team's success, along with the players' efforts on the field. Here's a look at how the Ricketts family laid the foundation for winning after acquiring a majority stake in 2009.
Employees who receive recognition for their work are more engaged than those who do not, research shows. Start creating a culture of positivity by making a list of the good things your direct reports are doing and taking time to offer specific praise.
The Internal Revenue Service issued its annual revenue procedure containing inflation-adjusted amounts for the 2017 tax year, affecting more than 50 Code provisions, as well as the new tax-rate tables for individuals and estates and trusts.
Former US diplomat Nicholas Burns, in a speech to the AICPA's governing Council, highlighted some of the complexities the winner of the presidential election will face abroad. The list of challenges is daunting.
Present bias, or a tendency to favor immediate gratification over delayed reward, can prove an obstacle to retirement planning, experts say.
Automation has made the production of goods cheaper, leaving Americans with more money to spend on things such as education, health care and child care. Meanwhile, automation is unlikely to eliminate employment in the service sector, because consumers still prefer human service.
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