The Keys to Investing in an Uncertain Environment
Lu Ann Katz, managing director, head of global liquidity for Invesco, provided treasury professionals at the CTC Corporate Treasurers Forum with an overview of how the current interest rate and regulatory environment is reshaping the investment world.
Study: Treasurers Load Up On Debt, Neglect Working Capital
Companies continue to accumulate cheap debt at the cost of working capital—a short-term tactic that might hurt long-term financial strategy, a new study warns. "Corporate debt continues to skyrocket as companies do little to generate cash by optimizing collections, payables and inventory,” the report states.
Why Treasurers Are Grabbing Bonds, Alternative Investments
The latest data shows companies shifted more excess cash into corporate bonds for the fifth straight month in April, to a new record of 47.95 percent of total investment.
After Gross Left PIMCO, Treasurers Faced Tough Decisions
As participants, and sometimes chairs of their companies’ 401K investment committees, treasurers faced a tough choice late last year when PIMCO founder Bill Gross left to join rival Janus.
Treasurers Prepare for More IR and FX Volatility
In a recent series of roundtables held by the Corporate Treasurers Council, many treasurers in attendance reported that they are reviewing their hedging approach as well as their investment policies given the negative interest rates in Europe and the low returns in the U.S.