Balance Sheets Filled With Goodwill
But goodwill impairments are on the rise, having climbed 23% in 2017.
Claire’s Stores Joins Retail Bankruptcy Parade
The ear-piercing specialist says its core business is poised for growth but its debt burden is no longer sustainable.
The Growing Importance of Forecasting
Few CFOs take the time to forecast their balance sheets, preferring to rely on their P&Ls to monitor their cash levels.
FASB Seeks Rescue of Stranded Taxes
Under a Financial Accounting Standards Board proposal, companies could reflect the effects of the new 21% rate on their balance sheets.
FASB Seeks Cut in Lease-Accounting Costs
The board offers an option it thinks will cut paperwork and other expenses linked to its new lease-accounting standard.
Companies Piling Losses onto Balance Sheets
Freewheeling reporting rules on other comprehensive income set the stage for earnings management, researchers assert.
Microsoft Scales Accounting Mountain
Microsoft adopts both the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards early.
What a Corporate Tax Cut Might Mean to Your Company
How to estimate the effects of a tax cut on your company's deferred taxes.
GulfMark Files Chapter 11 Amid Oil Price Drop
The downturn in oil has caused half of the company's fleet of 66 offshore support vessels to be idled.
KKR to Invest $150 Million in Pandora
"We have positioned the company to evaluate any potential strategic alternatives, including a sale," a Pandora director says.
What’s Behind Financial Statement Placement Order?
The order in which a company presents financial statements may present clues about how it wants to be viewed by investors and analysts.