Business Executives’ Optimism in U.S. Economy Lowest in Three Years
The drop is due in part to trade concerns and fears of a sustained global slowdown.
Germany’s Economy Shrinks as Exports Struggle
The country is feeling the effects of trade conflicts and global uncertainty.
Will Inverted Yield Curve Invite Economic Chaos?
Some experts say markets are in for a nightmarish ride; others believe the yield-curve inversion won't trigger an economic crisis, as past inversions have.
British Steel Goes Insolvent, Blaming Brexit
"There are a number of reasons why [British Steel's] turnaround has been very badly blown off course but the main one is Brexit,” its owner says.
Stay or Go: The Quiz
See how much you know about the long-running British political drama dubbed “Brexit.”
Agribusiness Bonanza Rises in China for Syngenta
CFO Mark Patrick discusses the enormous business opportunities available to Syngenta now that it's owned by a big Chinese company.
Ready for a Recession?
What finance chiefs are and should be doing to brace their organizations for the likely economic downturn.
Firms Hedging Against Risk of No-Deal Brexit
S&P reports that companies are implementing contingency measures including inventory boosts, warehouse relocations, and supply chain adjustments.
M&A Didn’t Add Value in 2018. How About 2019?
While acquiring companies have underperformed stock indexes for the past two years, the outlook for M&A may be brightening.
Acquisitions Boost Short-Term Stock Value
While there are different ways to measure the success of M&A deals, shortly after deals close investors tend to expect they'll deliver incremental value.
Brexit: No Cause for Celebration
Deeply concerned about the U.K.'s future relationship with the European Union, businesses are waiting anxiously for the rules of separation.