Hartford Courant – Elaine Chuli, 21, an accounting major, is nearing the end of her college career. A four-year starter, she has been a constant in a complicated and important time in UConn women’s hockey history. Her sprawling saves have made an imprint that will leave the program in a better place than where she found it.
Fortune – Do the millions that large companies spend on annual audits actually provide the information investors need and are paying for? And are the earnings reports that companies produce trustworthy? If recent events offer any indication, the answer to both questions is likely a resounding no.
SOX 404 Failing to Achieve Its Purpose, Says Study
Accounting Today – The requirements in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for outside audits of internal control may actually be penalizing companies that reveal problems with their controls, according to a new study.
Hartford Business Journal – Hartford area accounting firms say they are on a hiring spree to address a region-wide personnel shortage driven by heavy workloads, increased competition for talent, and professional burnout.
While accounting has historically been an in-demand profession, a few changes in recent years have amplified competition among firms and corporations recruiting talent, said Mohamed Hussein, a professor and head of UConn’s accounting department, which graduates over 100 accounting majors per year.
Seeking Alpha – It stands to reason that a value investor should examine any potential investment based upon ALL metrics, especially the methods that are the most meaningful for dividend investors. The simplest model for valuing equity is the dividend discount model – the value of a stock is the present value of expected dividends on it.