Metric of the Month: Finance FTEs Per $1B in Revenue
More finance organizations are finding that it’s better to have a smaller, highly strategic team than an army of workers focused on transactional activity.
HSBC Claims Blockchain Breakthrough for Trade
The U.K. bank says a shipment of soybeans for Cargill was completed in only two days using the blockchain instead of paper-based documentation.
Cargill Expands Further Into Pet Food Category
The agribusiness giant says its acquisition of Pro-Pet will make it the only national supplier of both animal feed and pet food.
Animal Proteins Beef up Cargill’s Q1 Results
The company's net income rose 14% to $973 million amid brisk demand for beef, strong exports, and more abundant cattle supplies.
CEOs Urge Restraint in NAFTA Renegotiation
A group of top chief executives says the White House should seek to modernize, not overhaul, the trade agreement.
Cargill Posts Strongest Quarter in Seven Years
Profit increased 50% in the third quarter, suggesting management and portfolio changes under way at the agribusiness giant "are beginning to yield results."
Private Firms Loving FASB Breaks on Interest-rate Swaps
But the hedge accounting alternative may give the biggest private companies an unfair edge on public company competitors.