Could a Run on Stablecoins Disrupt the Commercial Paper Market?
Stablecoins that approach a systemically important scale could play an important role in short-term securities markets, says Fitch.
Unfilled Job Openings Are Stinging Small Businesses
More than 60% of small business owners are finding few or no qualified applicants for job openings, according to the NFIB.
Stimulus Programs, Lender Generosity Keeping Bankruptcies at Bay
But higher interest rates and sustained inflation could lead to a wave of chapter 11 filings in mid-2022.
Limit ESG Disclosures to Cash-Flow Impacts: Economists
The SEC should avoid forcing companies to disclose how business operations affect the environment and society, says the Financial Economist Roundtable.
CFOs: Time to Reconsider SPAC Deals
Merging with a special-purpose acquisition company is now a hazardous way to raise capital and go public.
ESG Targets Gain Foothold in Exec Comp Plans
But compensation committees still struggle to determine which metrics drive the right behaviors and which merely pad executive pay.
Inflation Pressures Forcing CFOs to Take Action
Experts may call consumer price increases 'transitory,' but fighting rising costs has become a priority for finance chiefs.
Historic Lows in Net Interest Margins Bedevil U.S. Banks
Lower demand for credit and tighter net interest margins limited the second-quarter earnings of U.S. financial institutions.
Two PCAOB Members Resigning
The departures of Rebekah Goshorn Jurata and Megan Zietsman come as the SEC weighs the appointment of an entire new board.
Materiality Question Dogs SEC’s ESG Disclosure Project
Will the SEC adhere to the concept of materiality when formulating new climate risk disclosure rules?
Weather Catastrophes Drive Near-Record Insured Losses
Winter storms, intense heatwaves, and severe flooding triggered $40 billion of estimated losses in the first half of 2021.