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A Guide to the Pros and Cons of Trump’s 6-Month Earnings Plan

  • Less frequent reporting could take pressure off, advocates say
  • Detractors warn against limiting public access to information
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The Value of Transparency, Guidance in Quarterly Earnings Reports

President Donald Trump’s suggestion to overhaul corporate financial reporting whipped up a long-running debate over short-term thinking in the U.S. stock market.

Trump said in a tweet Friday that he wants the Securities and Exchange Commission to examine whether businesses would be better off reporting financial results every six months.