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    Study: Adopting lease accounting could hurt stock prices


    A new study from Florida International University professors says retailers such as Urban Outfitters, Foot Locker, and Abercrombie & Fitch—that have a significant use of operating leases—reported abnormal stock returns when they disclosed earnings.

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    Molson Coors recalls bad batch of earnings figures


    After discovering a bad batch of accounting, Molson Coors Brewing Co. has restated financials back to 2016 to unravel improperly reported earnings.

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    When earnings precede audit, auditors cave, study finds


    Absent a strong audit committee, management can get an upper hand over auditors when it releases unaudited earnings results to the market, a new study says.

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    Companies advised to stay alert to non-GAAP issues


    The regulatory furor over non-GAAP reporting may be diminishing, but the need for continued corporate vigilance on proper use of non-GAAP measures is not.

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    BlackRock CEO Urges Rethinking of Quarterly Earnings


    Image: In recent months an increasing number of investor advocates have expressed concerns that companies worry more about short-term quarterly earnings and estimates, not enough about long-term, sustainable growth. In a Feb. 1 letter to nearly 500 companies, Laurence Fink, co-founder and CEO of BlackRock offered his take, urging “resistance ...

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    Ford Feels Venezuela Pinch With $800 Million Charge


    Ford Motor Co. is taking a one-time $800 million charge to earnings in its 2014 fourth quarter because of continued currency problems with Venezuelan operations. In a filing with the SEC, the company said the currency woes have constrained parts availability, which makes normal production difficult to maintain. Details inside.