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Dec 17, 2014, 10:25 ET
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Top Ten Cities for Healthy Eyes

Did you have your eyes examined this year? If you live in Boise, Idaho, chances are you did. For the second year in a row, Boise is the top state...

Dec 15, 2014, 09:30 ET
30th Edition Provides Valuable Insight for Taxpayers Preparing 2014 Returns

Year-End Tax Tips from EY

The New Year is quickly approaching, so now is the best time for taxpayers to review their 2014 tax situation and conduct a few financial tasks. It...

Dec 11, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Life insurers turn to digital solutions to continue growth

Technological advances will help insurers build upon recent improvement in annuity and life insurance sales to tap new markets and face...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Property/casualty insurers may face challenging market in 2015

 U.S. property/casualty insurers must proactively address competitive pressures, increased risk and regulatory burdens to continue...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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EY Vantage Program celebrates its 10th year in the Americas, advising entrepreneurs in Latin America

 This year, the EY Vantage Program, which sends top-performing EY professionals abroad to advise high-impact entrepreneurs, is celebrating its...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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2014 realizes strongest US IPO numbers in over a decade

 With 288 deals and $95.2b raised, 2014 will end with record activity in the US IPO markets, according to the EY Global IPO Trends: 2014...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:59 ET
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Ernst & Young Foundation's 2014 Tax Educators' Symposium Focuses on the Impact of Changes to Key International and Domestic Policy

The EY Tax Educators' Symposium held this fall drew more than 80 professors from top tax accounting programs. The strong attendance and...

Dec 08, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Big Deals Persist Generating Momentum in the Middle Market for 2015, says EY

 According to EY, the dynamics that made 2014 a record year for US dealmaking1 will continue into the new year, pointing to ongoing buoyancy...

Dec 05, 2014, 10:49 ET
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Insurers must strengthen consumer relationships to reduce customer turnover

 High levels of customer turnover in the North American insurance industry could be countered with improved communication, a more...

Dec 03, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Global mobility is a low priority for most companies, despite tangible benefits for business growth

 Despite being a key driver for success in leading organizations, most businesses view global mobility (GM) as a low priority,...

Dec 02, 2014, 07:00 ET

Worldwide oil and gas reserves rise while profits fall

Worldwide oil and gas reserves increased by 11% and 3%, respectively, while capital expenditures among the oil and gas study companies increased...

Nov 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Price volatility forces oil and gas to focus on strategic deals

Despite an increasingly stable global economy, resilient equity markets and corporate earnings confidence, the global oil and gas M&A landscape...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:14 ET
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Senior Congressional counsel joins EY following key role with Chairman Camp

 EY announced today that Ray Beeman, formerly tax reform advisor to Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Dave Camp, has joined...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:30 ET
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EY FIDS launches new technology tool to enhance third-party risk management

 The cost of engaging corrupt third parties has never been higher for multinational companies. Without exception, the top 10 FCPA enforcement...

Nov 18, 2014, 15:55 ET
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Dr. V.K. Raju Receives the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award During a Presentation in the House of Lords in London

Dr. V.K. Raju accepted the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Medal, an Award for Non-Resident Indians for Global Achievement, on October 9 at The...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Media and entertainment M&A appetite hits three-year high with a greater focus on 'bite-sized' deals

-- Media and entertainment executives expect increase in hostile takeovers -- Deal pipeline expected to bulge further -- Cash flows, balance...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tod Sacerdoti, CEO and Founder of BrightRoll, Inc., Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Media, Entertainment and Communications Award Winner

 Tod Sacerdoti, CEO and founder of BrightRoll, Inc., has been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Media, Entertainment...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Mark A. Casale, Chairman, CEO & President of Essent Group Ltd., Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Financial Services Award Winner

Mark Casale, Chairman, CEO and President of Essent Group Ltd., has been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Financial...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Frank S. Hermance, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMETEK, Inc. Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Distribution and Manufacturing Award Winner

 Frank S. Hermance, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMETEK, Inc., has been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Bauccio named National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Retail and Consumer Products Award winner

Fedele Bauccio, co-founder and CEO of Bon Appetit Management Company, an on-site restaurant company that operates more than 500 highly customized...