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'Phony numbers' increase in earnings reports

...it's a different picture entirely: $4.9 billion in net losses.In a brief talk to analysts in April, the chief financial officer at Boston Scientific used the word "adjusted" in referring to results 34 times, twice every minute, on average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/phony-numbers-increase-ear
Deutsche Bank co-CEOs to step down

...president for Europe at the Singaporean investment company Tema sek from 2012 until last year. He was previously chief financial officer of UBS.Jain and Fitschen have sought to move the bank past lawsuits and legal issues and stressed the need for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-07/deutsche-bank-co-ceos-step
Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...and held a number of positions, including senior vice president of finance and strategy for Walmart.com and chief financial officer for the Japan unit. He had been a general partner of Madrone Capital Partners, an investment management firm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/wal-mart-chairman-hands-ro
Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

...nearly 3 percent to $17.1 billion. Revenue at store open at least year a year rose 2.3 percent.Target Chief Financial Officer Mulligan told reporters Target was able to pull back on discounts compared with a year ago, helping to boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/target-profit-rises-produc
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...seen their property values rise, emboldening them to buy more big-ticket items, Carol Tome, Home Depot's chief financial officer, said in a conference call with analysts Tuesday.Such demand drove up both sales and profits for the chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/us-home-construction-surge
Job auditions give new hope for some long-term unemployed

...Guilford, Conn., he researched the organization as he'd been taught by Platform. He discovered that its chief financial officer was a former boss of his."I would never have researched the company if they didn't tell me to," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-08/job-auditions-give-new-hop
Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food

...beer that is organically sweetened in Denver. That test is ongoing, said Chris Arnold, a company spokesman.Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung said in October 2013 that the company was starting to see higher oil costs as it converted from GMO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/chipotle-finishes-removing
Procter & Gamble hit by strong dollar in third quarter

...a large share of their business overseas because sales in other countries translate back into fewer dollars.Chief Financial Officer Jon Moeller said during a conference call that currency challenges increased during the quarter, with currencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/procter-gamble-hit-strong-
Regents approve tuition installment plan statewide

...payments.Sums that size can be tough for a smaller school to handle, according to John Brown, the system's chief financial officer.Regent Ben Tarbutton praised the whole concept."This is a great program," he said. "...It's hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-19/regents-approve-tuition-i
Mobile growth spurs on Alibaba's revenue surge

...year, causing some to speculate the news might signal a slowdown for Alibaba.But in a call with investors, Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wei Wu pointed out that they had the same policy in 2012."At that time, we enacted the policy to encourage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/mobile-growth-spurs-alibab