Partners to the End?
Attorney argues that limited partners in Enron's special purpose entities had fiduciary responsibilities, too. But exactly who were those partners?
What Andrew Fastow Knew
Here's what the former Enron finance chief told CFO in 1999 about those now-infamous third-party investments.
As real estate markets sag, companies with synthetic leases could face a costly dilemma.
Going for Break: Our Third Annual Tax Efficiency Scorecard
New rules and a down economy have companies revising their tax strategies. Who's best at paying the least?
Reality Check for Real Options
Applying Black-Scholes analysis to capital spending projects has one big flaw.
The 2001 Working Capital Survey
The downturn in the economy calls into question the viability of reducing working capital to the bare minimum.
Forget the Float? The 2001 Working Capital Survey
In a tough operating environment, negative working capital isn't always a plus.
With supermarkets on four continents, Royal Ahold offers lessons in cross-border acquisitions.
Mind the Gap
Cash flow from operations isn't keeping pace with net income at many companies, and investors are beginning to notice. Our exclusive study of the Standard and Poor's 500 reveals which companies have the widest gaps between the two measures.