The Economy

Seeking Certainty

The optimism of U.S. finance leaders is tempered by uncertainty about economic policy and regulation, according to the latest Duke/CFO Outlook Survey.

It’s Complicated

Complexity is easy to see but hard to beat. But in a recent survey, CFOs revealed a simple-sounding solution.

Inside the Wolf’s Den

Corporate investigator Bo Dietl talks about working for Jordan Belfort, and why fraud won’t go away.

Taxing Issues

Discretionary authority, economic nexus, and the taxing of services loom large in the state tax landscape.

Thinking Big

How CFOs of companies like Groupon and Wayfair kept explosive growth from overwhelming the business.

Machine Dreams

Finance executives have no trouble imagining how new technologies will make their companies more competitive. So why can’t they make that vision a reality?