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The bottomless well of opportunities is no more, so job candidates are being less choosey and resigning themselves to lower pay.
The lawyer who helped get HealthSouth ex-CEO Richard Scrushy acquitted of fraud charges says all CFOs should safeguard themselves against a likely rise in corporate investigations.
Study of 2008 derivative litigation trends shows a 50-percent fall in the average settlement, to $31.2 million. Here come the cash crunch and subprime suits, though.
SEC chair Mary Schapiro is "pushing" FASB for more guidance on mark-to-market accounting rules.
Neiman Marcus, other store operators, lead the latest list of companies revealing impairments in their financials.
When times get tough, finance teams get granular — and find new ways to deliver value. An interview with Al Drewes, SVP and CFO, Pepsi Bottling Group.
Chief financial officers around the world are a bit less gloomy.
The financial crisis is battering public finances on several fronts.
The property-casualty group's finance chief tells corporate insurance buyers that it made money while its parent company lost $61.7 billion.
The international standards are of dubious quality, the SEC is vague on how it will judge them, and the benefits of adoption are contradictory, the accountants charge.
Barack Obama's budget: The president has not explained to Americans that if they want bigger government, they will have to pay for it.
What will health reform do for the unhealthiest Americans?
Cash concerns cause a bump down to a B- rating for the photo company.
While the February body count was 651,000, the number of companies announcing large layoffs has slowed to a trickle.
A compromise economic stimulus package that may be released as early as tomorrow will likely retain provisions to extend NOL carrybacks and bonus depreciation allowances.
Finding the option to refinance debt too costly, the treasurer of the Tennessee Valley Authority unearths a way to ratchet down the premiums.
Not for at least a couple of years, says Moody's, warning of a crushing financial burden from taking on enormous new debt.
New research suggests that certain actions by companies create more shareholder value when a woman, not a man, is at the finance helm.
Linda Chatman Thomsen has been under fire from lawmakers asking why the SEC missed Madoff's alleged Ponzi scheme.
Once again, the IRS makes it clear that loss companies that enter the government bailout program won't have the same restrictions on using net operating losses as other companies.