Several speakers at Wednesday's conference on "Accountable Accounting:Principles or Rules?" sponsored by the Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity mentioned the cover story in this week's Business Week. Titled, "Fuzzy numbers;Despite the reforms, corporate profits can be as distorted and confusing as ever," the article examines how companies use the rules to distort earnings.
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