Relocating the Capital
Willie Sutton's famous line remains true in the most basic sense: access is everything.
The abuse of finite insurance uncovered at AIG and other insurers may be just the tip of the iceberg.
The SEC is hearing new demands to make it easier for small companies to raise capital.
Serving Up Dividends: The 2004 Free Cash Flow Scorecard
A new study of corporate cash flow shows that most of the nation's largest companies can increase dividend payments without jeopardizing their ability to grow.
Capital Choices: The 2004 Capital-Spending Scorecard
A new study shows which companies are getting the most bang for their capital-investment buck.
The PIPEs Are Flowing
Small public companies can find it less costly to raise new money privately, but only if they can find the right investors.
Default Swap Faults
A dispute in the Enron bankruptcy case highlights troubling questions about credit default insurance.
Credit Default Swaps: Who’s Doing What?
Critics worry that the asymmetry inherent in credit default swaps contains the potential for serious abuse.
Monetary Policy: The Next Four Years
George W. Bush and John Kerry would take radically different approaches to addressing the federal deficit.
It’s the Deficit…
Neither Bush nor Kerry would close the federal budget gap. But that's where the policy resemblance ends.