Corporate Cash Indicators
Corporate Cash Holdings Metric Offers Mixed Signals
About one-third of companies saw their cash balances fall in the first quarter, but did that indicate investment or poor financial performance?
Companies Build Up Cash Holdings — Again
A conservative approach to deploying cash continued in the second quarter, extending a trend of many years' duration.
Companies’ Stated Cash Intentions Merit Skepticism
Treasury and finance professionals say they'll deploy more of their cash this quarter — but they've said that before, and often.
Companies More Reluctant to Deploy Short-Term Cash
Global uncertainty weighed on U.S.-based companies as they accelerated their cash hoarding in the third quarter.
Hoarders Once Again
Many companies are back to the habit of holding on tightly to their cash reserves. Is a softening in business confidence to blame?
Willingness to Spend Cash ‘Tempered’
Finance executives want to deploy cash, but they are becoming less inclined to lower their cash cushions.