Best of 2008: Spreadsheets
It's the tool finance folks just hate to love – but do. Reader comments to this year's "Spreadsheet Worst Practices" were so numerous that we turned your responses into several more articles.
Best of 2008: IFRS
The SEC's proposed timeline confirmed regulators are serious about pursuing global standards but shaky on the details. CFOs will have to figure out the specifics on their own.
Best of 2008: Careers
While it was a rocky year for everyone, especially investment bankers, new career opportunities abounded.
Best of 2008: Tax
It was a taxing year in more ways than one. Here are our most popular articles on dealing with the IRS and state tax authorities.
Best of 2008: CFOs React
As the financial crisis unfolded in the fall of 2008, CFO.com launched an ongoing series of exclusive interviews with CFOs to find out how they were faring.
Best of 2008: Fair Value
The crisis may have trumped the bankers' crusade against mark-to-market financial reporting.
Sloppy Spreadsheets: Readers Speak Out
Readers make some pointed additions to CFO.com's "worst practices" list.
Accountant Guilty of Helping CEO Commit Fraud
A phony set of books made Le-Nature's look prosperous when it was anything but.
Then and Now: What Lerach Told Us
Plaintiffs' attorney William Lerach, long the scourge of Corporate America, was sentenced today to two years in prison for paying off witnesses. Years ago, here's what he told CFO magazine about his view of corruption in corporate finance.
Fed Slashes Target Rate Again
After a 75-basis-point cut on Jan. 22, the rate is dropped again, this time by 50 basis points. Here is the Fed's statement.
The Fed’s Statement on the Rate Cut
One big reason: "credit has tightened further for some businesses and households."