S&P on Junk: The Future Is Now
The ratings agency changes its speculative-grade ratings method, focusing on risks in play over a two-year time horizon.
Baby Boomer Brain Drain Looms
More companies are hatching plans to compensate for the impending crush of retirements by senior executives. Will they be able to put a dent in a potentially ruinous problem?
Global Know-how: The Career Imperative
If you're American, it's relatively easy to get overseas finance experience. If you're not, landing a finance gig in the United States can be tough. But either way, if you want to be a CFO, working abroad is an essential step.
Rare Career Path: CPA, JD, CFO
How an accountant's detour through law school led him to a dream job in finance.
Severance Severed for ex-Gemstar Chief
The company gets back $29.5 million that was held in escrow under a provision of Sarbanes-Oxley pending a final court ruling in a fraud case.
Perfomance-Pay Disclosure: Is the Honeymoon Over?
In the second year of the Compensation Disclosure & Analysis requirements for proxies, more companies are complying. But what will happen to those that don't?
The Truth about Headhunters
The differences between "retained" and "contingency" recruiters, while important for those seeking finance jobs to understand, are far from black and white.
Orthofix CFO Quits after Five Months
The struggling company's shares lose a quarter of their value the day of the resignation.
Are CFOs Fit for Outside Board Seats?
Citigroup's intention to add directors with finance expertise raises the question: How many is too many?
Finding a Job in Lean Times
Things to keep in mind when looking for work during an economic slowdown.
Overtime Pay for PwC Audit Associates?
A class-action suit will proceed in California, but senior associates and employees in the firm's tax and consulting arms are excluded from the class.