Global Auto Sales to Fall More Than Expected
S&P Global Ratings had previously forecast modest growth in China and Europe.
Ford Europe to Cut Thousands of Jobs in Turnaround Drive
The automaker’s global cost-cutting effort starts with eliminating thousands of jobs, discontinuing slow-selling models, and combining headquarters.
LKQ Expands in Europe With Stahlgruber Buy
The auto parts retailer is the No. 1 distributor in Europe but rival Genuine Parts has been moving into that territory.
CFOs Still Spurning High-Return Projects
Despite the overall lower cost of capital, the hurdle rates companies use to screen investments are still 'stubbornly high.'
Asahi Buys European Beers From AB InBev
The $7.8 billion acquisition of Pilsner Urquell and other brands continues the Japanese brewer's push to build its overseas business.
The Business of Politics
U.S. companies are reducing hiring/spending plans due to political uncertainty, according to a recent Duke University/CFO Magazine survey.
Companies Seek to Acquire and Hire
Slow growth is piquing interest in M&A but hindering efforts to fill key positions, according to the latest Duke/CFO Business Outlook survey.
Firms Lack ‘Basic Building Blocks’ to Comply with Anti-Fraud Laws
As companies push into Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa, executives are being pressured into higher risk behaviors, says E&Y.
The Problems of Prosperity
The latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey finds U.S. finance executives searching for the best ways to leverage the strengthening economy.
Google Says EU Allegations Off the Mark
A Google Search executive says the company has not abused its online search dominance, as the European Commission charges.
Contradiction in the Credit Markets
While corporate credit spreads are still narrow, credit portfolio managers see defaults rising in the next 12 months, especially in Europe.