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.
China Merchants Bank Vaults into U.S.
It will be the first Chinese bank to do business in the States after a 15-year exclusionary policy recently reversed by the Fed.
China’s Next Miracle?
After 15 years of excluding them, the Fed mulls reopening U.S. doors to Chinese banks.
Six banking executives discuss their concerns about the credit crunch and its ever-widening implications.