Research and development
Locally Grown CEOs Manage for the Longer Term
CEOs from the state where their companies are based are less likely to cut R&D expenses in order to achieve earnings targets, research finds.
Admit It, Your Investments Are Stuck in Neutral
New research shows that companies that know how to shift critical resources where and when they’re needed share common traits. Rigor is the first one.
Uber Posts Record Loss, Sales Growth Slows
“What’s sapping investor confidence ... is the absence of a clear path to grow revenue and cut costs,” an analyst says.
Repatriated Cash Should Boost R&D Spending
The new tax break on repatriated foreign earnings will spur increased R&D, a study of an earlier tax holiday suggests.
Capital Gets a Reset
Among a number of capital-raising experiments, some companies are seeking investors for specific projects.
Is a U.S. ‘Patent Box’ a Good Idea?
It may be wise to give favored tax treatment to intellectual property in exchange for keeping it domestic, even without corporate tax reform.
Companies’ Investment Plans: From Diggers to Data Centers
Computers, research, and software will be the big-ticket items in 2016.
Tax Extenders Likely to Get Tiny Reprieve
The provisions of the tax extenders bill just passed by Congress expire at the end of 2014.