Keep Quarterly Reporting
The long-term benefits of semi-annual reporting are doubtful, while its costs are significant, say Robert Pozen and Mark Roe.
How to Forecast Growth in the Age of the Overnight Policy Whipsaw
Finance and tax departments have little choice but to build forecasting models that can accommodate a number of different variables.
U.S. Economic Growth Revised Upward to 1.2%
"Economic indicators so far aren't entirely convincing on a second-quarter bounce in activity," one economist says.
Trump’s Tax Cuts Would Offset Interest-Rate Hikes
A lower corporate tax rate would not only raise net income after taxes, it could also increase a company's borrowing capacity.
POTUS Primer: Kill the Tweets
In the first-quarter Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey, CFOs advise the president to change his communications tactics.
Corporate Profits Climb 0.5% in 4th Quarter
The gain was the third in four quarters but some analysts are cutting back their forecasts for S&P 500 earnings for the first quarter.
‘Financial CHOICE Act’ Would Be Big Boost for Banks
The proposed law would significantly amend the Dodd-Frank Act and restore flexibility to financial institutions.
Pragmatists, Radicals Vie on U.S. Trade Policy
One way to understand how American trade policy might play out is to analyze two plausible paths.
CFOs to Trump: Stop Tweeting, Keep H1-Bs
U.S. optimism Index jumps to 14-year high in Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook survey.
Repatriating Cash in a Territorial Tax System
For now, companies are in a quandary as they wait for clarity about how to prepare for a territorial tax system.
Bullish on the Economy, Bearish on Expectations
CFOs are optimistic about the U.S. economy under a Trump administration, but are unclear on how their companies will benefit, according to new data.