One of Western New York's most visible public accountants is set to offer his insight and expertise on a national stage. Joseph Falbo Jr., CPA and partner at Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP in Clarence, was elected a board member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He will be the only New Yorker to sit on the board, which is comprised of 20 CPAs across the country. The three-year term begins Feb. 1.
There continues to be heightened interest in M&T Bank Corp.'s future acquisition plans, even as the Buffalo bank continues to give very few hints about what it might want to buy next. During this week's quarterly earnings call with investors, Darren King, M&T's chief financial officer, told the audience that the bank still has more capital on hand than it prefers.
M&T Bank Corp. in Buffalo plans to spend $25 million to increase the minimum wage it pays to hourly workers. The new wages - which range from $14 to $16 per hour, based on geography - will begin to take effect in February and benefit approximately one-third of M&T's workforce, or roughly 5,600 employees. The bank expects the raises to be fully implemented by mid-year.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".