Corporate Finance Week: EU Economy Shaky Amid Ukraine Unrest
In Europe, interest rates touched historical lows across a number of countries. This yield action was supported by the double whammy of expected slower economic growth and the uncertainty caused by the political and military unrest in eastern Ukraine.
AFP EconWatch: U.S. Economy Picks Up the Pace
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster than previously believed pace during the spring. GDP grew 4.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate during the second quarter.
Amid Ukraine Escalation, More Woes for Treasury and Finance
Escalating tensions in the Ukraine and fears that Russia might cut off gas supplies to Europe are creating an ever more difficult environment for multinationals with operations or partnerships in the region.
August 2014 Futures in Finance: Do You Need a Career Coach?
This month, we have an interview with career and leadership coach Vivian James Rigney, who is speaking at the CTC Executive Institute at the 2014 AFP Annual Conference. We also have interviews with Ori Brafman, bestselling author, and Juan Arangote, FP&A of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, who are each speaking at the conference.
Why Two in Three Finance Transformations Fail
With a strong majority of corporate finance functions currently undertaking some significant change initiative, it is critical to understand what makes two out of three of these efforts fail to meet their own stated objectives.