First Person: Andy Fastow and Me
Enron’s former CFO and convicted felon Andrew Fastow talks with the CFO writer who first chronicled his “groundbreaking” manipulation of accounting rules.
Investors and the public will no longer tolerate personal misconduct by executives. Now, boards have to do the same.
Lessons on Auditing from Carillion’s Collapse
The sudden failure of U.K. construction firm Carillion exposes the limits of public company auditing and sparks discussion of reforms.
As a new era of real-time payments dawns, companies must weigh the benefits against arguments for early caution.
The Price of Protectionism
To defend some domestic industries, President Trump is ready to slap tariffs on foreign producers. But has he weighed the costs to the wider economy?
The Best Path Forward
CFOs blend new and old techniques in a quest for capital budgeting solutions that allow more flexibility.
Team Trump’s Tug-of-War
How will the president’s economic advisers alter the global business prospects of U.S. companies?
Gearing Up for a Manufacturing Revival
Technology, political will, and a focus on the customer could lead to a rebirth of manufacturing in the United States.
Master of All Metrics
How CFOs can take charge of nonfinancial performance measures without alienating the rest of the organization.
Clinton v. Trump: Who’s Better for Business?
The choice for president is between big change now but few details, and gradual change with deep details.
How CFOs of companies like Groupon and Wayfair kept explosive growth from overwhelming the business.