Corporate Finance

Accounting and Finance Articles for CFOs

A collection of accounting and finance articles published on August 26, 2015.
Kerry MarunaAugust 27, 2015

Major company sells brand name sweetener, lump-sum pension payouts, insider trading and finding accounting talent. All these stories and more in CFO’s roundup of August 25, 2015…


J&J Makes a Sweet Deal to Sell Splenda

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Learn how Precision Medical leveraged OneWorld to cut the cost of billing in half and added $2.5M in annual revenue.

Since J&J introduced it in 1999, Splenda has reached $300 million in annual sales.

>> Matthew Heller


Tips for Making a Lump-Sum Pension Payout Offer

Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of joining the wave of plan sponsors that are de-risking by making lump-sum offers to participants.

>> Joe Nankof


Ex-JPMorgan Analyst Charged With Insider Trading

The SEC says the illicit trading scheme used confidential JPMorgan information about impending tech mergers to reap more than $672,000 in profits.

>> Matthew Heller


Salary Increases Give Way to Variable Pay Hikes

Companies are allocating more of their payroll budgets to compensation vehicles that don’t add fixed, ongoing costs.

>> David McCann


Schlumberger to Buy Rival Cameron for $12B

The proposed merger of oilfield services companies is the latest example of industry consolidation driven by the decline in oil prices.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


PC Market to Continue Slide for Two More Years

A new survey forecasts worldwide PC shipments will fall 8.7% this year and suffer a further decline in 2016.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


In Search of Finance and Accounting Talent

How do you find the people that have the skills to succeed in a more judgment-based role?

>> CFO Staff


Core Capital Goods Orders Up Again In July

The 2.2% increase is the biggest since June 2014 and may help convince the Fed to go ahead with an interest rate hike this year.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Tax Reform Gridlock Weighs on CFOs

A new survey says indecision over a bill to extend more than 50 tax breaks is contributing to CFOs’ uncertainty about growth.

>> Matthew Heller


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