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New report proves Big Four audit firms aid tax evasion

The first-ever major report looking into the secretive workings of the Big Four accountancy firms that assist individuals and companies to evade taxes has been released by members of European Parliament from the European United Left-Nordic Green Left who sit on the European Parliament's Panama Papers inquiry committee. Co-authored by Professor Richard Murphy - founder of the Tax Justice Network - and Saila Naomi Stausholm from the Copenhagen Business School, The Big Four - A study of opacity is an in-depth study on how KPMG, Deloitte, EY and PricewaterhouseCoopers operate.



Owens Corning Inc (OC) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

Fmr LLC increased its position in shares of Owens Corning Inc by 33.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 262,352 shares of the construction company's stock after buying an additional 66,027 shares during the period.



Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) Position Maintained by YHB Investment Advisors Inc.

YHB Investment Advisors Inc. held its stake in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The fund owned 11,366 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock at the end of the first quarter.



The TSX Venture Exchange, cast in a new light

A recent survey of Canadian investors by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP found a healthy appetite for initial public offerings during the first half of 2017. In contrast to the same period last year when there were zero IPOs, the first six months of 2017 saw 16 new issues for a total market value of $2.9-billion.



Nam Cheong defaults on S$90m 2017 notes, appoints PwC as restructuring adviser

The Malaysian shipping company said on Thursday that it has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services as its financial adviser to advise and assist the group on suitable restructuring options. The debt-ridden shipping company will not be making payment of the next coupon payment due on July 23, 2017 with respect to the S$90 million Series 004 Notes.



Girl Power: Women Are Better at Crowdfunding Than Men

When it comes to raising funds from large groups of anonymous donors over the internet, women come out tops. That could be a boon for job creation and economic growth. A new  report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and The Crowdfunding Center shows that women across the world consistently outperformed men on funding campaigns: Globally, females were 32 percent more successful than males in reaching their funding targets; in Asia, women achieved twice as much success as men.



PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX) vs. Liberty Tax (TAX) Financial Comparison

PRGX Global and Liberty Tax are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends and earnings. PRGX Global has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.



Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd Has $209,000 Position in L Brands, Inc.

Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd decreased its position in shares of L Brands, Inc. by 49.2% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 3,879 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after selling 3,756 shares during the period.



Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Position Lowered by Beacon Financial Group

Beacon Financial Group reduced its stake in Prudential Financial, Inc. by 2.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 10,086 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 293 shares during the period.



Reviewing Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living and Civitas Solutions are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Brookdale Senior Living has higher revenue and earnings than Civitas Solutions.



Insider Selling: H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) SVP Sells 7,000 Shares of Stock

H&R Block, Inc. SVP Kathryn M. Collins sold 7,000 shares of H&R Block stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.36, for a total transaction of $212,520.00.



'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boards

There was something else aside from Anne Ward's decades of commercial law and financial services experience that helped her land a spot on the board of accounting software company MYOB. MYOB was specifically searching for a woman to join its entirely male board as it prepared to list on the ASX in 2015.



Analyzing Liberty Tax

Liberty Tax and PRGX Global are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings. PRGX Global has a consensus price target of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 27.49%.



Syncordia Announces Change of Auditor

There were no reservations in the Former Auditor's reports in connection with the Company's most recently completed fiscal year or for any period subsequent to the most recently completed period for which an audit report was issud preceding the date of the Former Auditor's resignation. There are no "reportable events" ) between Syncordia and the Former Auditor.



Scotland forecast to close the gap with UK as a whole

SCOTLAND'S underperformance of the UK as a whole in terms of economic growth will likely narrow this year, as the negative effects of weak oil prices ease, PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts. Gross domestic product in Scotland is projected, in the accountancy firm's latest economic outlook, to grow by 1.2 per cent this year and by 1.1 per cent in 2018.



Average house price 'set to jump to A 300,000 by 2025'

Average house price 'set to jump by almost half to A 300,000 by 2025' says new report that defies suggestions of a post-Brexit slump Value of typical home in the UK set to jump from A 212,000 to A 302,000 by 2025 The value of a typical home in the UK is expected to jump from last year's A 212,000 to A 302,000 by 2025. The forecast, from accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, will ease fears of a painful slump in property prices as Britain leaves the European Union.



Kellie J. Logerwell Sells 800 Shares of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) Stock

H&R Block, Inc. VP Kellie J. Logerwell sold 800 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.71, for a total value of $24,568.00.