IT Spending Growth Slowing to a Crawl
Blaming the economy, research firm IDC slashes its forecast for 2009 spending.
Know Your Severance Rights and Risks
Jitters on Wall Street are well founded for those without preexisting severance agreements.
Ten Top Earnings-Call Questions
As the financial crisis makes companies water down their guidances, analysts and investors hit CFOs with a new level of adversarial probing.
CFOs React: TravelMuse’s Russ Lemelin
It's a dicey time to be a start-up dependent on venture funding. On the other hand, owning a tiny sliver of your market's pie has its advantages.
Will Feds’ Subprime Cases Fall Flat?
The SEC and Justice Department are gearing up to battle financial firms. But some say fairness issues and the complexity of the securitized instruments will hinder them.
Waiting for the Tooth Fairy on Wall Street?
More than a third of financial services workers think they'll get bigger bonuses this year, a survey shows. Some of them may be in for a surprise.
Internal Audit Automation Set for Takeoff?
A fledgling software developer may be pointing to the future of audit technology and a boost to the internal audit profession.
Crisis Demands New CFO Skills
Rather suddenly, companies aren't any longer looking to make accountants into finance chiefs. In their fight for survival, they need a different breed.
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending October 17
Dollar Thrifty Automotive, Intelstat, Sears, Best Doctors, Ford Motor, Office of Financial Stability, Expressor Software, PHH Corp., Concurrent, SeaBright Insurance Holdings.
Will New Comp Rules Spread Past Bailed-out Firms?
Executive-pay experts think it's likely the new president and Congress will try it. And that's just the start of their complaints.
CFO Churn Continues Apace
Job openings in the third quarter, and through the first nine months, track with 2007. In other words, there's a lot of them.