NEW YORK, Feb 25- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday attacked what he saw as tricks used by U.S. companies to boost earnings and stock prices, but he defended one oft-criticized practice: share buybacks. Some critics, including BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, think the practice of companies buying back their own shares to boost...
Shares of commodity trader Noble tumbled in late Friday trade after gadfly anonymous researcher Iceberg launched another negative report.
Contract manufacturing firm Samsung BioLogics has denied allegations it juggled its accounting practices.
Feb 10- Former American International Group Inc Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg admitted to his involvement in two fraudulent reinsurance deals as part of a settlement of an accounting fraud lawsuit, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Friday. The lawsuit was brought in 2005 after AIG said it had engaged in certain improper...
METLIFE WORKING WITH FASB ON POSSIBLE ACCOUNTING RULE CHANGES FOR HEDGING BY INSUERS-CONF CALL.
Exxon took a $2 billion charge to write down the value of Rocky Mountain natural gas assets, a rare move for a company that typically eschews such accounting methodologies. Fourth-quarter earnings fell to $1.68 billion, or 41 cents per share, from $2.78 billion, or 67 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding the $2 billion writedown, Exxon earned 90 cents...
Robert Half International reported fourth-quarter earnings per share of 61 cents versus a Thomson Reuters estimate of 64 cents per share.
The SEC is cracking down on non-GAAP accounting to rein in publicly traded companies that may be "creative" with their earnings, USA Today reports.
The best option is for Toshiba's lenders to keep credit flowing, said the president of a market intelligence company.
Japan's Toshiba nose-dived nearly 26 percent on Thursday, marking a fifth consecutive session, after credit downgrades from both Moody's and S&P Global Ratings.
How Deloitte used veteran CIA officers shows just how intense the competition between major accounting firms is.
Yuki Arai, founder of Well Investments Research, says that more critical views are needed in Japanese capital markets.
Exxon Mobil said it could write down billions of barrels of reserves as the company faces federal investigations into how it values them.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports that the SEC is investigating Exxon Mobil on climate change and accounting practices, according to Dow Jones.
The accounting firm will pay a fine of $9.3-million to settle charges that two former auditors got 'too close' to clients.
Accounting firm Ernst & Young will pay $9.3 million to settle charges that two of its former auditors got "too close to clients on a personal level."
The European Union's fight for Apple's tax money may actually create setbacks for tax reform, a former U.S. tax authority told CNBC.
U.S. regulators said AstraZeneca will pay $5.52 million to resolve a foreign bribery probe into improper payments by its sales and marketing staff.
Jon Najarian discusses buying Hain calls last week as today's news of delayed earnings sends the stock tumbling, with the "FMHR" traders.
Bill Chappell, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Consumer Products Analyst, discusses his downgrade of Hain Celestial following the news that the natural food maker is delaying its earnings due to an accounting review.