European Union countries saw lower bankruptcy rates in the first half of 2017, as did Canada. US bankruptcy filings dropped 5.5% in the 12-month period ended September 30, 2017.
It is a dramatic drop compared not just to the 1990s, when stock-for-stock deals accounted for over half of all mergers, but also to 2016, when the average equaled 23.9% by dollar value.
There’s a growing push to replace Generally Accepted Accounting Principles with an accounting system that better reflects companies’ finances.
A year into President Trump’s term, America’s political life has changed beyond recognition. But what has his administration meant for companies?
GE stock has lost more than 40% of its value since 2000, when Flannery’s predecessor, Jeffrey Immelt, was appointed.
The $69 billion CVS-Aetna deal points to companies working in different industry sectors looking at synergies of merging with one another for improved services, cost advantages, market dominance, profits and more.
Jerome Powell is President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the US central bank. He will start his tenure in February 2018.
US treasury bond yields could rise sharply in 2018, as central-bank liquidity begins to recede and heavy new supply hits the market.
The proposal includes review of additional categories of transactions, such as nonpassive investments in critical technologies or infrastructure companies.
Companies are concerned about the vague language of the bill about the applicability of the tax, and the fact that bilateral tax treaties, designed to avoid double taxation, will not function well under these circumstances.
A professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Richard Thaler’s advances in behavioral economics merited a Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science in October.
Companies like Google, Tesla and the German battery company Sonnen are pitching in to build the island's power and communications networks.
These are the ratings for central bank governors for the Americas region in 2017.
The company has changed plans to split into three separate companies following the merger between Dow Chemicals and DuPont.
Ever since it became a bank holding company in 2008 to stay afloat in the financial crisis, the bank was urged by US Federal Reserve to rely more on ‘sticky’ consumer deposits to lower its risk profile.
The firm says the new headquarter would be as big as the existing offices in Seattle and will come with $5 billion in investment promising jobs for 50,000 employees.
David Knopf, 29 years old, represents a new breed of millennial executives who have risen up the ranks at global companies.
Executives and institutions normally known for their big-ticket dealmaking and political pronouncements have taken on an almost activist stance in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.