Finance

CohnReznick CEO Frank Longobardi On The New Era Of Accounting

CohnReznick CEO Frank Longobardi believes there is a major shift happening in the accounting world—one where firms like his are making the shift from the role of service provider to trusted advisor.

Knowing When Not To Pursue A Merger

Even if the market, the industry, and the economy are absolutely perfect for a merger, if two companies combine with three principles against them, it usually means failure. Here are the three principles.

AT&T-Time Warner Deal: Reshaping The Media And Internet Industries

Whether the AT&T-Time Warner merger will result in abject failure or a bellwether that will reshape and recombine the media and internet industries depends on how the consumer and other players in the game respond.

What CEOs Should Know About Preparing For An IPO

The IPO process takes many months from investment banker kick off to trading, but much of the hard work starts well before that.

Leveraging Private Equity Partnerships Successfully

Collaborating with a private equity firm may be a unique way to help executives realize business ownership, so long as they find the right partner.

How CEOs Can Turn Innovative Technology Into Lucrative Acquisitions

Companies with cutting-edge technology can receive lucrative acquisition offers from larger organizations, but this is by no means guaranteed, and many CEOs sell themselves short by jumping at initial offers.

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

Playing The Economic Boom While It Lasts

Everything has fallen into place in the Trump economic boom. Now CEOs need to figure out how to exploit today’s prosperity for the long term as well.

Increasing The Odds Of Success In A Merger

Both parties involved in a merger or acquisition should have a solid understanding of their individual cultures and the strengths (or weaknesses) they bring to the table.

Can Startups Thrive Without VC Funding?

VCs are willing to put in big money if they believe they’ll get big money back quickly. That means things can get tricky for small business owners who need capital, but aren’t quite the right size to attract venture capitalists.
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From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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