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  1. The Mandibles: Investment Ideas for a Post-Dollar WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    The Mandibles posits a world in which the dollar is no longer a desirable reserve currency for non-U.S. governments and the domestic value has been seriously eroded by inflation. This scenario may sound far-fetched to an American, but it is familiar to a lot of folks in Latin America.


  2. DOJ Red Granite Case: Justice Drops Subpoena On Goldman SachsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deadline

    It was inevitable and the Department of Justice signaled as much in their press conference last month when it was asked about whether investment banker Goldman Sachs would be investigated for establishing bonds for the controversial Malaysian 1MDB the money of which was allegedly misspent going into to fund Red Granite 's The Wolf of Wall Street as well as expensive artwork, real estate for the production company's co-founder Riza Aziz and investments for his friend Jho Low. A basic money laundering scheme, according to DOJ .


  3. More tax refunds released in time...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Samoa News

    Just in time for the three-day Memorial Day weekend and high school graduation season, the Treasury Department released yesterday batch #10 of tax refunds for those who qualify. Tax Office manager Melvin Joseph said the total amount of refund checks released yesterday comes to $489,670 - which is $183,776 for local and $305,894 for the Additional Child Tax Credit , funded by the U.S. Internal Revenue Services.


  4. Three Major Concerns of the Proposed Debt-Equity RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tax Foundation

    On July 14th, the IRS held a public hearing for the debt-equity rule that the Treasury Department proposed last April. The hearing, which had as many as 16 speakers from various industries, was only a supplement to almost 30,000 comments that were submitted for this rule on the Federal Register.


  5. Secondary Sanctions Can Prove Tricky for Both U.S. and Non-U.S. Companies - Export Compliance MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    Secondary sanctions apply to non-U.S. persons for wholly non-U.S. conduct that occurs entirely outside U.S. jurisdiction. Compare this to primary sanctions, which prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in specified activities with certain countries, entities, and persons.


  6. What's holding up Iran's big airplane dealsRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    State-run Iran Air signed an agreement to buy 80 Boeing passenger airplanes last month, the first major deal between a U.S. company and Iran since sanctions were lifted earlier this year. That followed a huge Iran Air deal for 118 aircraft from Boeing's European rival Airbus in January.


  7. Proposed Regulations under Section 355 Clarify Device and Active...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    On July 15, 2016, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury published proposed regulations that would modify the device and active trade or business requirements for tax-free spin-offs under section 355 of the Code. [1] The proposed regulations are generally consistent with Notice 2015-59 , which was issued in September 2015, [2] and make three important changes.


  8. Facebook COO hopes a woman will be president for her kids' sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    In a Facebook post following Hillary Clinton's acceptance of the Democratic nomination, Sandberg said she is hopeful no children will ever have to ask that question again. "We are close to making my daughter's question a relic of the past," Sandberg wrote.


  9. New head of Azerbaijan Deposit Insurance Fund's Trustees Board appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    A member of Directors Board of Azerbaijan's Financial Market Supervisory Body Ilgar Muradov has been appointed chairman of Azerbaijan Deposit Insurance Fund's Trustees Board, ADIF message said July 29. It should be noted that serious changes took place at ADIF in early July. Chairman of Supervisory Board of Azerbaijan's Unibank Eldar Garibov, Director General of Azerbaijan's Central Bank Rashad Orujov, Director of Legal Department at CBA Rena Malikova and Director of Treasury Department at Azerbaijan's AGBank Isi Mustafayev left the ADIF Board of Trustees.


  10. HCSB Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    HCSB Financial Corporation , the holding company for Horry County State Bank, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. The Company announced net earnings per share available to common shareholders of $0.03 per share, an increase from the loss of $0.96 per share at the end of the first quarter of 2016.


  11. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (TLT) Short Interest Down 22.1% in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,308,400 shares, a decline of 22.1% from the June 30th total of 14,518,506 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,133,137 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.0 days.


  12. Subject to Tax? Yes and NoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Mauled Again

    There are many reasons why taxation is confusing. One of those many reasons is the willingness of legislatures to exempt someone from one tax but to subject that same person to a very similar tax.


  13. 'The Account' Trailer #2: Ben Affleck & The World's Scariest Pocket ProtectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deadline

    If we learned anything from the global financial meltdown of 2007-2008, the scariest supervillains in the world aren't necessarily terrorists or renegade military dictators, but accountants. Cue Warner Bros ' upcoming action thriller The Accountant , which takes this idea to its logical extreme.


  14. Ben Affleck is a math genius with a secret in 'The Accountant' trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    When we last saw Ben Affleck on screen, he was playing a billionaire genius who secretly fights crime as the Caped Crusader in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice . In his next film, he's tackling a somewhat similar role with a criminal twist, starring as an unassuming accounting genius who secretly jets around the world as he freelances for some of the most dangerous crooks on the planet.


  15. Both Political Parties Say They Want to Regulate the Banks. Will We Regulate the Banks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gawker

    This year, both the Democratic and the Republican platforms say they want to reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act , which separates commercial and investment banking and is generally hated by banks. So what do the real "insiders" think will happen? It will be difficult for any president to reinstitute Glass-Steagall.


  16. U.S. expands crackdown on secret real estate buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WKBT

    In January, the Treasury Department announced a temporary initiative that requires title insurance companies to identify all-cash buyers of certain high-end real estate in Manhattan and Miami. The rule will soon apply in all New York City boroughs, San Diego County, Los Angeles County, three counties in the San Francisco area and two counties directly north of Miami .


  17. Ask an Economist: What Does the Election Mean for the Federal Reserve?Read the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    As America's central bank has attempted to adhere to new regulations introduced by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act - all while carving out a path for U.S. monetary policy after seven years of near-zero interest rates - it has faced steep opposition from all sides of the political spectrum. Republicans have argued the Fed has too much autonomy and too much influence on the financial sector, while Democrats have suggested it hasn't gone far enough in reining in big banks.


  18. Feds Expand Luxury Real Estate Sale Reporting RequirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Business Review

    Six regions of the U.S. face federal scrutiny into luxury cash real estate deals as a cover for money laundering, the Treasury Department announces.


  19. Exclusive: How Hillary ClintonMainstreamed Al-Qaeda FundraiserAbdurahman AlamoudiRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 |

    Right now, prisoner #47042-083, Abdurahman Alamoudi, sits in his cell in a federal prison in Ashland, Kentucky. ItA s a long way down from being one of Hillary ClintonA s favorite colleagues.


  20. Understanding how FITARA grades are calculatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Federal Computer Week

    The grades most agencies have received for their efforts to implement the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act have not been good. To understand why, it's important to understand the scoring process.