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January 8, 2013
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Business Finance Today 
  • Fed divisions leave investors wondering about stimulus
    Widening divisions within the Federal Reserve over whether to continue buying bonds has left investors wondering about the future of the U.S. central bank's stimulus policies. At a recent meeting, some Fed governors leaned toward shutting down bond buying before year-end. CNBC (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Your Bottom Line 
  • Corporate borrowing could benefit from Basel Committee measure
    The Basel Committee has eased proposed rules on bank liquidity buffers that could boost corporate borrowing. The original measures would have made some kinds of credit lines more expensive to keep on the balance sheet. The committee also increased the kinds of assets that can be held against credit lines. (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • IRS' Modernized eFile system debuts
    The Internal Revenue Service has begun accepting some business tax returns via its Modernized eFile system. The agency will announce when it can accept the remaining business forms for tax year 2012. Accounting Today (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
In the C-Suite 
  • How your children shape your leadership style
    Having children changes the leadership style of male CEOs, including the way they compensate employees, researchers say. Male employees are most likely to be compensated less than their female colleagues, who can expect average salary increases of up to 1.1% after their boss becomes a father. That might be because bosses gain respect for women after seeing their wives give birth, or because they hope to create a more level playing field for their daughters, the researchers say. The Wall Street Journal (1/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Short on innovation? Maybe you need a "chief rouser"
    Conventional C-suite roles such as chief marketing officer or chief financial officer tend to be too inward-looking to help drive innovation, writes Luis Gallardo. It often pays off to think creatively, creating offbeat titles so that "executives can feel a new sense of purpose and direction in how they manage," he writes. "New titles ... such as chief of reason, chief resilience officer, and chief rouser will open the door to innovation like never before," Gallardo argues. (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
On the Move 
  • Jason Cahilly has been named CFO and vice president of strategy for the National Basketball Association. He was a partner at Goldman Sachs Group. Bloomberg (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Tim Morse is the new CFO at He was CFO at Yahoo for three years. Business Insider (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Off the Charts 
I have two daughters. Do I think having kids has influenced me? Heck yes."
--Columbia Business School professor David Gaddis Ross, as quoted by The Wall Street Journal
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