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February 14, 2013
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  • SEC lacks resources to implement Dodd-Frank, Walter says
    The Securities and Exchange Commission lacks the resources needed to fully implement the Dodd-Frank Act, Chairman Elisse Walter is expected to tell the Senate banking committee today. "If the SEC does not receive additional resources, I believe that many of the issues to which the Dodd-Frank Act is directed will not be adequately addressed," Walter is to say, according to prepared remarks. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The Key To Positive Cash Flow
Every business is cyclical with cash flow ups and downs. The key is to find a way to keep the cash coming in as predictably as possible. Seem impossible? Well it's not. There are systems and processes that make it easier to collect the cash you've earned so your small business can grow. Learn how these small-business owners set up their businesses for success.

  Industry Update 
 
  • IOSCO delays derivatives rules, leaving markets wondering
    Forging an agreement on collateral has delayed final rules for derivatives trading, leaving participants in the market wondering about their next steps. "We need to do more economic thinking on the balance of the overall package," said David Wright, secretary general of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, at an industry conference. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CFTC is stuck on minimum number of swaps bids, sources say
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's five members have been unable to agree on how to force swaps deals onto exchange-like platforms, especially regarding the minimum number of quotes needed for a deal to proceed, sources say. "The lower we go on that, the more the swaps market is going to function the way it was before Dodd-Frank," one of the sources said. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  New York Focus 
 
Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility
The arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility has strained data center networks—and IT staff—like never before. This Market Spotlight explains how data center network fabrics provide a foundation for automated provisioning, configuration, and management of network-based services in a new era of IT agility. Download now.

  On The Economy 
  • Retail sales kept rising in January
    U.S. retail sales increased 0.1% in January despite an increase in the federal payroll tax, the Commerce Department said. Strong gains were cited by department stores and online merchants. Bloomberg (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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