The Economy

Private Company Profit Margins Highest Since Recession

Adapting to a shaky economy, private companies have learned to do more with less. But August numbers say they may have to loosen their belts to grow sales.

As Corn Stalks Shrivel, So May Earnings

Will the drought in the Farm Belt dry up corporate earnings?

Hiring, Hesitantly

CFOs continue to add staff cautiously as they monitor demand.

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Earnings May Shrivel Along With the Corn Stalks

In SEC filings this month, companies are warning of the wide financial impact of the drought in the U.S. farm belt.

The Real Reason Companies Aren't Investing, Round Two

Investors don–t expect robust returns, and businesses, unfortunately, are complying.

Private Company Sales Growth Slows, Hits Annual Low

But profitability continues to rise, data shows, indicating companies controlling spending.


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