GE’s Big Goodwill Impairment Draws Scrutiny
The struggling conglomerate took the biggest impairment charge in almost a decade, causing the SEC to widen its investigation of GE's accounting practices.
China Moves to Stop Stock Markets’ Nosedive
Trading suspensions and share purchasing by brokerage firms "reek of panic," says one analyst.
New Inversion Rules Don’t Deter $1.9B Steris Deal
Medical equipment manufacturer expects to lower its effective tax rate by about six percentage points by moving its tax domicile to the United Kingdom.
IT Security Spending Falls as Attacks Increase
Small companies in particular pared back their cyber-security budgets this year, according to PwC.
Accounting Mistakes Force Tesco to Bring in CFO Immediately
Embattled U.K. retailer works out a deal that would allow its new finance chief to start his job 10 weeks earlier than scheduled.
As Hedge Funds Meddle, Corporate Bond Risk Rises
Activist hedge funds agitating for shareholder-friendly actions by companies are increasing the chances of "credit-negative" events, says Moody's.