4th Quarter Dealt a Heavy Blow To Pension Plans
Large companies saw three quarters of strong gains for their chronically underfunded plans almost wiped out by the late-year stock market nosedive.
GE Stock Surges on News of Biopharma Sale
The $21 billion sale to Danaher is a "pivotal milestone" in GE's plan to reduce debt and strengthen its balance sheet, CEO Larry Culp says.
PwC Hires More Companies’ Tax Teams
In the latest deal under the professional services firm's "insourcing" managed-service strategy, most of Synchrony's tax department is now on its payroll.
GE Scales Back Plans for New HQ in Boston
The downsizing from a 12-story tower to two renovated warehouses marks another retreat from the ambitions of former CEO Jeff Immelt.
Wall Street’s ‘Short Termism’ Misses the Point
Beating earnings estimates quarter after quarter doesn't have much to do with long-term shareholder value.
The 11 Best Accounting Articles of 2018
Here are CFO editors’ picks for the best accounting stories this year.
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.
Converging Technologies Will Lead to ‘Continuous Auditing’
Technological advancement also promises huge strides for many industries but perhaps a dire fate for others, a futurist tells accountants and auditors.
GE Posts $22B Loss as Legal Problems Mount
The company's new CEO says an overhaul of the struggling power business is among his immediate priorities.
S&P Downgrades GE Rating on Power Woes
GE's "solid performance" in aviation and health care has been "overshadowed by weakness in the power segment," the rating agency says.
GE Ousts CEO Flannery as Slump Continues
The removal of John Flannery after a year on the job reflects "the board's frustration with the slow pace of change under his leadership.”