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U.S. July employment report: A recession is not yet at hand

U.S. July employment report: A recession is not yet at hand

Economies in recession do not produce 528,000 jobs in a given month and have 3.5% unemployment rates. With such a robust labor market, claims that the economy is in recession fall flat and should be politely set aside.
Job openings drop in June amid Fed’s attempt to control inflation

Job openings drop in June amid Fed’s attempt to control inflation

Job openings in the United States fell for the third straight month in June as the labor market started to loosen up, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Tuesday. Job openings—which represent labor demand—have been the main target of the Federal Reserve to lessen the second-round impact on wage-pushed inflation.
The return of king dollar

The return of king dollar

The return of inflation, interest rate differentials and a quickly changing geopolitical landscape are behind the recent surge in the value of the American dollar.
How lumber tells the story of homebuilding during the pandemic

How lumber tells the story of homebuilding during the pandemic

Despite a roller-coaster ride, lumber prices are still significantly higher than they were before the pandemic.
Manufacturing sector activity hits lowest level in two years

Manufacturing sector activity hits lowest level in two years

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index inched down to 52.8 from 53 the previous month, still indicating growth as readings above 48.7 generally show business expansion.
5 things to know in life sciences: Week of July 25, 2022

5 things to know in life sciences: Week of July 25, 2022

From a new vaccine to an eye surgery robot, each week we highlight five things to know in life sciences. Here"s the latest.
Vasquez + Company LLP and Vasquez Advantage Center

Vasquez + Company LLP and Vasquez Advantage Center

Know about Vasquez + Company LLP and Vasquez Advantage Center. Discover what makes us the right partner for you. At Vasquez, we combine our bench strength across distinct disciplines to guide your organization’s process to the next level and help you address a variety of complexities regardless of size, sector, or location.
Tax increases resurface with Manchin’s support of new reconciliation framework

Tax increases resurface with Manchin’s support of new reconciliation framework

Tax proposals in a revived reconciliation measure include a 15% corporate minimum tax, a boost to IRS enforcement and carried interest modifications.
Beyond digital transformation: Becoming a fully digital organization

Beyond digital transformation: Becoming a fully digital organization

Becoming a digital organization is an ongoing process that involves adopting emerging innovation throughout the business.
The economic slowdown and private equity

The economic slowdown and private equity

Private equity fund managers are faring worse than the overall economy.
The Final Count Down to ASC-842/Lease Accounting Compliance

The Final Count Down to ASC-842/Lease Accounting Compliance

RSM’s webcast provides timely guidance for companies that must implement the new ASC 842 lease accounting standard.
Profitable Solutions for Nonprofit

Profitable Solutions for Nonprofit

Assurance, tax, and business consulting to the nonprofit industry has been and continues to be a key focus area of Vasquez + Company LLP and its professionals. We help nonprofit organizations carry out top-tier outcomes, manage expenses and justify funding. Balancing these priorities requires agility, an eye on shifting winds, and unparalleled expertise that helps organizations deliver.
Direct investment favored by family office real estate investors

Direct investment favored by family office real estate investors

Direct investment in real estate remains a predominant trend among family offices. This was a theme we heard recently at a real estate conference in Dana Point, California.
FASB clarifies fair value measurement guidance for equity securities

FASB clarifies fair value measurement guidance for equity securities

The FASB has clarified the measurement of the fair value of equity securities subject to contractual restrictions that prohibit the sale of the equity security.
Manufacturing: The ‘ground zero’ for U.S. supply chain disruptions

Manufacturing: The ‘ground zero’ for U.S. supply chain disruptions

How manufacturing companies are navigating supply chain disruptions