Accounting News Roundup: Sanguine CFOs; Accounting and the Creative Economy; Being Direct with Bad News | 07.07.15

Greek Woe Largely Stops at Its Border, For Now [CFOJ]
CFOs are "sanguine about even worst-case scenarios," writes Maxwell Murphy.

The guy who will probably replace Varoufakis once published an economics paper in Comic Sans [BI]
In other Greek tragedy news, the man most expected to replace Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, has offended people with his use of Comic Sans for a 2010 paper on the crisis. 

Noble Group Launches Accounting Review [WSJ]
Noble has been criticized by many, including Muddy Waters, for its irregular accounting. The commodities trader has ordered a review of its practices by "four nonexecutive directors" and PwC.

Accounting Enters the Creative Economy [Thriveal]
Adrian Simmons writes that in the accounting profession, the market will reward the "ability to tap into the human capacity to imagine and create."

Instead of Converging Two Sacks of Mush, Let’s Reimagine What Accounting Could Be [Accounting Onion]
Tom Selling prefers SEC Commissioner Kara Stein's approach to Chief Accountant Jim Schnurr's.

'Giant butt' touring U.S. to bring 'randomness' to 'bleak world' [UPI]
Comedian Kurt Braunohler is trying to "brighten people's days with a bit of randomness, and that is why I am driving around a giant butt." 

Just give it a try, passive-aggressive people.

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