Why Amazon’s Stock Isn’t as Great as You Think
For CFOs wanting to understand investor behavior, here's an argument that Jeff Bezos is human, after all, and Amazon can't defy basic economic principles.
Four Countries Where Political Risk Is Rising
In its quarterly report on political risk, Aon downgraded the risk ratings of four nations.
Don’t Tell Me, Show Me
The third-quarter Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey finds CFOs will slow spending while awaiting a new president’s policy decisions.
A Foreign Government Blocks a Huge Customer Payment. Now What?
If you're doing business overseas, you're subject to political risk. Being prepared is a key to minimizing the fallout.
The Business of Politics
Second-quarter results from the Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey reflect political uncertainty.
Contingency Plans in Focus After Baltimore Unrest
Businesses have to consider worst-case scenarios and evaluate plans for protecting employees and closing facilities, as well as review insurance coverage.
Norway Ranked Least Risky for Supply Chains
Venezuela, on the other hand, was ranked most risky, thanks to an unstable economy, high inflation, and "malfunctioning markets."
Instability in Oil-Producing Nations Endangers Economies
Political turmoil in the Middle East, Africa, and Russia will continue to cast a global economic shadow, says Aon.