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8/10/2018

The excavation of 27 pits in Peru has uncovered the almost 1,500-year-old remains of 60 or more people, believed to be of the La Ramada culture, and six trophy heads. The dry conditions around the pits allowed some of the remains to mummify naturally, researchers say.

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8/9/2018

"As a profession, internal auditors have cultivated a long and respected legacy as purveyors of hindsight," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. However, "insight is generally seen as more valuable than hindsight to our beleaguered stakeholders, but it too suffers from limitations in an era when risks emerge at warp speed," he adds.

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8/9/2018

Albertsons and Rite Aid have canceled a $24 billion merger. Albertsons declined to revise the deal after Rite Aid stockholders became concerned Rite Aid had been undervalued.

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8/9/2018

Misalignment of expectations between a client and a CPA firm for a client accounting services engagement can lead to professional liability for the firm. Being selective in client selection and clearly defining the scope of the engagement can reduce risk.

8/9/2018

Understanding why bright, talented employees stay at their organizations can be a first step toward improving retention. In this video, Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching, discusses what motivates top performers to stay.

8/9/2018

Many Americans see a volatile stock market as a way to make a quick profit through short-term buying and selling, according to a poll. But a get-rich-quick strategy leaves investors in danger of losing a substantial amount of money.

8/9/2018

The 4% withdrawal rule might be outdated because it doesn't account for factors such as rising medical costs and longer life spans. Here are other strategies to consider while preparing for retirement.

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Forbes
8/9/2018

The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on the new Sec. 199A deduction for qualified business income in the form of proposed regulations and a separate notice on how to calculate W-2 wages for those purposes.

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8/9/2018

Marischen assumes the role from James Zemlyak, who remains co-president.

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Stifel Financial