CFO Article Archive

Deloitte writes and compiles a regular stream of CFO-centric content and timely features—research, topical digests, perspectives, and insights and technical analyses—which appear in a separate module of CFO Journal, an online publication from The Wall Street Journal. Note: The Wall Street Journal News Department is not involved in the creation of Deloitte content.

CFOs are challenged by ever-increasing demands as their role expands and evolves. Deloitte’s content is designed to help them manage the complexities of their roles, tackle their company’s most compelling challenges, and adapt to strategic shifts in the market. Visit the Deloitte Module in CFO Journal for brief articles on a range of issues of interest to CFOs.

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Featured CFO articles

  • Amid Some Optimism, CFOs Hold Dimming Views of Global Economy
    Optimism persists among North American CFOs with respect to their own organization’s prospects, according to Deloitte’s 2Q 2014 CFO Signals™ survey, while more negative perceptions about macroeconomic issues remain.
  • Effective IR: Building Trust with Clarity, Candor and Consistency
    Rob Binns, VP of Investor Relations for Hewlett-Packard, talks about what it takes for an IR team to provide value to CFOs and management, as well as investors
  • Time: Protecting Your Irrecoverable Asset
    During a transition executives must manage three vital resources: time, talent and relationships, Learn strategies for managing the first six months and gaining control of time going forward.
  • Mid-market Firms Advance Growth-oriented Investments
    Many middle market companies are moving ahead with capital projects, additional jobs and investments in technology, according to a survey of 500-plus executives at U.S. midsize companies.
  • The Potential Upside of China’s Rising U.S. Real Estate Investments
    Learn what the Chinese investment strategy in corporate real estate in the U.S. could mean for U.S. real estate players.
  • How a Managed Risk Approach Can Benefit Energy Sector Hedging
    Even companies with hedging programs can be caught off guard by price volatility in commodities. Learn how quantitative risk assessments of exposures and risk tolerances can help strengthen hedging programs.
  • Federal CFO: A Mission-centric Approach to Cybersecurity
    Emerging trends around IT and digital assets are creating both new cybersecurity risks for federal agencies and opportunities for enhanced performance and improved efficiency.
  • Patient at the Center of the Shift to Value, Mobile Health Care
    Panelists at the U.S. Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference discuss how mobile health care can improve patient outcomes at lower cost.
  • Transitioning to a New Role? Be Selective About Your Priorities
    There is no shortage of potential priorities vying for the attention of incoming executives during their transitions, but it is important to be highly selective and realistic about their signature priorities.

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