Before you enjoy your holiday weekend, focus on fortifying your fiscal familiarity. Today’s roundup includes stories on interest-rate policy, General Mills selling the Green Giant, major cuts in retail jobs and benefits for pension plan holders. You’ll find all these stories and more right here, in the CFO roundup of September 3, 2015…
Latest “Beige Book” survey may fuel confidence in the economy as the central bank considers interest-rate policy later this month.
The company anticipates the transaction will be dilutive to fiscal 2016 earnings per share by 5 to 7 cents.
The retail sector saw the heaviest job cutting in August, with 9,601 planned layoffs reported during the month.
An historic opportunity to improve infrastructure on the cheap is in danger of being squandered.
The IRS won’t be adopting new mortality tables issued by the Society of Actuaries until 2017.
After refusing Monsanto’s merger offer, Syngenta plans to sell its vegetable-seeds business, which could fetch as much as $3 billion.