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Middle Market Expects To Create 1 Million Jobs In 2014

With a projected employment growth rate of 2.2 percent in 2014, the middle market could add as many as 1 million jobs to the U.S. economy.

New Accounting Alternatives Provide Relief to Private Companies

The new FASB standard allows all entities except public businesses, nonprofits and employee benefit plans to simplify the accounting for goodwill after initial measurement and recognition.

Preparing Your Company for the Consumer Comeback

When investing in this dynamic, growing market, a technology platform that enables you to keep your finger on the pulse of critical information is critical to your strategy.

Are Valuations Of U.S. M&A Mega Deals Escalating At A Troubling Rate?

While the industry may continue to see higher deal activity, the escalated valuations, in aggregate, on mega deals may be grounds for caution ahead.

SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitations—Then Proposes Regulations

The SEC recently approved new regulations that could place significant restrictions on the ability of fund advisers to exercise their new ability to advertise.