Metric of the Month: The Cost of General Accounting
Top-performing organizations spend just one quarter of what the poorest-performing organizations spend on total process cost.
No ‘Trump Bump’ for Twitter in 4th Quarter
"There isn't a growth story here," an analyst says. "They have to convince advertisers they will reach an expanding audience.”
GrubHub Delivers 27% Increase in Food Sales
"We are firing on all cylinders," GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney says.
Amazon Shares Dip 3% on Revenue Miss
Fourth-quarter net sales of $3.54 billion fell short of analysts' estimates but net income rose 55% to $749 million.
Revenue Recognition: The Clock Is Ticking
The new revenue recognition standard has implications that extend far beyond accounting.
The NFL is the nation’s most watched pastime and also the most lucrative. How much do you really know about this corporate juggernaut?
Fitbit’s Profits Hit By Manufacturing Problems
While revenue increased 23% year-over-year to $503.8 million, earnings fell well short of second-quarter expectations.
Any Sensible Economic Plan Must Raise Revenue
Even the most ambitious public-investment plans are only as good as their funding sources, and by that measure, Clinton’s plan is much likelier to succeed.
Suit Against Oracle Spotlights Cloud Accounting
The whistleblower lawsuit by a former senior finance manager marks the latest criticism of how technology vendors are reporting cloud-related revenues.
Paychex Meets Estimates With Profit Growth
Earnings per share rose 9% in the third quarter as the company experienced steady growth in payroll processing and HR services.
LinkedIn Stock Leaps on Strong Q3 Earnings
The networking site's talent solutions led the way with a 46% revenue increase as LinkedIn continues to enhance recruiting automation.