Signals of Distress
Unlike the last trough in the corporate bond market seven years ago, the current crisis is being driven by consumers.
Small Business, Big Problems
Lousy morale, decrepit systems, and a crushing workload: Can a private-sector CFO save the SBA?
USPS’s CFO Delivers Corporate Mentality
Years in the private sector primed Glen Walker for a government job where new requirements include a revamped accounting system, compliance with Sarbox, and massive cost cuts.
Deals: A Good Start on Holiday Shopping
Vivendi-Activision video-game combination leads a surge of strategic buying, followed by Philips Electronics $2.75 billion bid to become the biggest lighting company in North America.
Debating the Need for Speed
How does a company balance the pros and cons of accelerated share repurchases?
Down but Not Out
Private equity may have lost some of its leverage, but it's still a force for companies looking to buy, sell, or just attract capital.