Banks have gone to greater lengths to keep assets off their balance sheets. That means higher prices for commercial paper.
Will credit derivatives encourage more lending, or will they harm the interests of borrowers?
Global banks want to be free to offer more services in emerging markets. Their customers' finance executives wish them well.
Calculating the return on E-business investments isn't easy, but that doesn't stop companies from trying.
Fixing troubled companies is a hard business. Nothing short of radical change may be required.
Rolling over unvested options in a merger is no longer a matter of goodwill.
Companies struggle to make their bonus plans more effective.
Asset-based loans are an increasingly attractive alternative to bank financing, and not just for those who can't borrow against cash flow.
Convertible bonds can keep lifting Internet companies only if their businesses don't stumble.
High stakes and fierce competition make franchising a tougher game than ever.