CFOs: Recession Possible in 2019
Nearly half of U.S. CFOs think the nation’s economy will enter a recession by the end of 2019, finds the fourth-quarter Duke/CFO Outlook Survey.
CFOs Back Immigration Reform to Aid Hiring
The Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook survey shows strong support among finance chiefs for easing restrictions on foreign students.
Data Security Distracts CFOs from ‘Day Jobs’
About 20% of finance chiefs admit their companies' systems have been hacked, yet their level of optimism stays at a record high: Duke/CFO Outlook Survey.
Tax Cuts Trigger CFO Optimism
U.S. finance chiefs see earnings growth in 2018, but they also expect higher wage and benefits costs.
The CFOs Who Wouldn’t Be King
Only one in five finance chiefs see themselves moving into the top job. Are they having a crisis of confidence—or being realistic?
Trump Win Boosts U.S. Business Optimism
The fourth-quarter Duke/CFO Business Outlook survey reflects what researchers call the "Trump Jump."
U.S. Recession Chances Double: CFOs (Video)
John Graham of Duke University discusses the results of the first quarter's Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey.
Millennials A Mixed Blessing for Employers: Outlook Survey
While millennials are cheaper to employ, many CFOs think they are less loyal to the company and require more management.
Sunny Side Up
CFO optimism about the economy soars in the U.S. but plummets in Latin America, according to the latest Duke/CFO Business Outlook survey.
Minimum Wage Hike Poses Economic Harm, Say CFOs
Finance execs say raising the federal minimum wage would be a mistake that could cause massive layoffs and job freezes.
A Question of Trust
The public’s lack of trust in political and business leaders harms the business environment, say CFOs.