Pressed by Investors, CFOs Awake to Sustainability
Finance chiefs' indifference to sustainability is slowly — and irreversibly — starting to change, a corporate valuation expert observes.
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.
FASB Eyes Big Changes in Inventory Disclosure
Companies would have to disclose the makeup of their inventory and the reasons for unusual changes in it.
Cash-Flow Forecasting Still Vexing
Why is cash-flow forecasting still so frustrating for treasury departments?
Shell’s Cash Flow Boosts Hopes for Strong 2017
"2016 was the transition year, 2017 needs to be the delivery year," Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says.
Survey Finds Cash Flow Management Lacking
Executives at manufacturers and distributors believe optimizing working capital is important but less than half have implemented a plan to manage cash flow.
How Cash-flow Friendly Is Your Contract?
How to avoid cash-flow issues that can derail even a profitable project and cause liquidity difficulties.
Monsanto Lowers 2016 EPS Guidance
Lower prices, currency volatility, and regulatory delays are all playing a role in the weaker earnings forecast.
CFOs to Boost Capital Spending in 2016
But certain elements of the cash-flow cycle are causing them problems, according to TD Bank.
Why Capital Expenditures Need More CFO Attention
Companies in capital-intensive industries need to get more out of their capital budgets. CFOs can play a critical role.
McDonald’s Cooks Up a Turnaround Recipe
The fast-good giant plans to streamline management, refranchise more restaurants, and return as much as $9 billion to shareholders this year.