The Right Way to Chop
Process standardization, simplification, and automation have brought finance costs to a record low level as a percentage of corporate revenue.
Fed Vows Patience
FOMC drops pledge to hold interest rates near zero for 'a considerable time,' but announced it will be 'patient' in planning to increase rates.
Terrorism Insurance Set to End
One senator's objection kills TRIA; insurers' association calls lack of reauthorization 'unconscionable.'
Currency Impacts Are Back
Total negative currency impact on EPS among 1,200 large public companies in North America and Europe reached $8 billion in Q3/2014.
U.S.-China Role Reversal Roils Markets
The world economy’s two biggest tectonic plates are shifting, setting off increasingly evident frictions in emerging markets.
Retail Brokers Suspend Ruble Trading
Volatility has led some brokers to cease trading the currency, others to raise prices.
The Fed's Big Decision
Economists expect the Fed to drop pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a 'considerable time.'
Rate Hike Fails to Stop Ruble Crash
Russian currency is in freefall; next step for officials may be capital controls.
The CFO’s Role in Data Security
Why finance executives and corporate treasurers need to be involved in keeping company and customer data safe—and what they need to know to be effective in that role.
Junk Market Reflects Fed-ECB Divide
Investors in the global high-yield bond market are following central bank stimulus to Europe, despite much higher 2015 growth forecasts for U.S.