Aetna is significantly reducing its participation in the ACA exchanges, causing many CFOs to take a renewed look at health care benefits.
The retailer says its second-quarter results show "underlying signs of progress," including improved merchandise margins.
The agricultural equipment giant benefited from its rigorous cost-cutting as the farm spending slump continued to bite into sales.
Same-store sales have increased for eight straight quarters, indicating Wal-Mart's spending on improving stores is paying off.
Often, such accounting covers transactions among corporate units that cross international borders and currencies.
Sure there's pressure to hit your forecasted numbers, but overreacting to short-term events and trends can harm the business.
Staples lost $766 million during a quarter when it booked nearly $1 billion in charges including the merger breakup fee.
From current financial reports, it's impossible to tell whether companies are parking cash in prime or government money market funds.
The retailer has benefited from the strength of the U.S. housing market but same-store sales grew at the slowest rate in nine quarters.