CFO Tenure and Turnover: Not So Far Apart?
A number of recent articles have indicated an uptick in both turnover and tenure at the chief financial officer level. At first glance, this might support the theory that with today’s technology and enough research, you can find something to support any belief you hold. However, in this particular case, there might be some truth to these seemingly conflicting trends—because maybe they aren’t so different after all.
This Week in Corporate Finance: Flight to Quality Continues
Welcome to August, usually an uneventful time of the year, but in our current “Black Swan Times”, anything and everything can happen. While we are dealing with unrest in Gaza and Ukraine, bond defaults in Argentina, and challenging times in places like Missouri, the market continues to behave in an orderly manner.
AFP EconWatch - August 18, 2014
Manufacturing activity heated up during July, boosted by a sharp gain in automobile output. The Federal Reserve estimates manufacturing output grew 1.0 percent, its largest single-month percentage gain since February and a 4.9 percent increase from a year earlier.
Treasurers Fret While Pols Fight Over Corporate Tax Reform
As Democrats and Republicans in Congress square off over corporate taxation, treasury and finance professionals find themselves stuck in the middle of this political battle -- again.
VIDEO: Does the CFO Understand the Treasurer’s Role?
Are treasurers facing difficulty communicating their role to the CFO? At the recent CTC Corporate Treasurers Forum, Steve Overholser, CTP, CPA, CFO & Treasurer for Great Clips, Inc., discussed whether CFOs truly understand the treasurer’s role and ways that both parties can get on the same page.