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  • Equipment Leasing: No News Is Good News

    While the Greek debt crisis may have spooked potential machinery buyers, forecasts of cheap capital may have made them picky. July 1, 2010

  • Free Cash Flow: At the Brink?

    Up until now, companies have been able to find extra cash by cutting costs and capital spending. But if revenues stay flat, margins might narrow drastically. June 21, 2010

  • To Cut Working Capital, Try Bonuses

    Pay incentives for hitting working capital targets proved effective during the recession, although companies are already starting to scale them back. June 3, 2010

  • Leases Headed for the Balance Sheet

    The upcoming joint FASB/IASB exposure draft on lease accounting will put an end to off-balance-sheet treatment for leases, while throwing in some new complications. May 27, 2010

  • Double Trouble? Maybe Not

    Companies that face simultaneous audits find that it pays to be diplomatic. May 1, 2010

  • Wait 'Til Next Year for Credit, Suppliers Say

    Although more companies are collecting bills on time, a true strengthening of credit risk depends on an upsurge in consumer demand. December 14, 2009

  • Benchmarking Credit Risk: Cash Is the Key

    Compared with the same period last year, fewer midcap companies were slow to pay their bills in the third quarter of 2009. December 9, 2009

  • Inside the Mind of a Strategic CFO

    Using his background in corporate planning, Rich Fearon has helped Eaton Corp. cut its auto-industry exposure and boost its involvement in the electrical-efficiency business. November 5, 2009

  • Companies Play Credit Catch-Up

    Credit managers see a positive sign of economic growth as their customers begin to pay off their overdue balances. November 3, 2009

  • Turbulence: A Time to Fly Higher?

    Bain & Co.'s Darrell Rigby says some companies have learned how to thrive during a bumpy economic ride. September 22, 2009

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