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Currency Risk: To Hedge or Hedge Not?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Aug2006, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p35-39. 4p.

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Abstract: The article discusses the North American companies, which have failed to adopt policies for hedging their exposure to fluctuating foreign exchange (FX) rates. Many finance executives believe that they can mitigate their company's FX risks by setting al...

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CONTINUOUS AUDITING IS HERE TO STAY. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Mar2006, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p22-28. 4p.

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Abstract: The article discusses continuous auditing. Corporations have an increasing need to address transactional efficiencies, fraud and real-time financial reporting. Continuous auditing technology is being adopted to many companies. A research showed that mo...

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The CREAM of the BPM CROP.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Dec2005, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p37-42. 4p.

Abstract: The article presents information on the winners of the ninth annual Business Finance Vision Awards for Excellence in Business Performance Management (BPM). By leveraging BPM tools to develop a performance-based culture, the companies have made great pr...

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Understanding Profits Through BPM.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Oct2005, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p47-56. 5p.

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Abstract: This article informs that companies are increasingly using business performance management (BPM) software to slice and dice their profitability and improve decision-making. Increasingly, companies are using their BPM software to evaluate profitability ...

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Stuck in Neutral.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Aug2005, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p33-38. 5p.

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Abstract: Provides statistics on budgeting and forecasting practices by various business enterprises in the U.S., based on the 2005 Budgeting and Reforecasting Survey by Business Finance/ALG Software Budget Reforecasting Survey. Respondents of the survey; Scope ...

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Too Much Cash.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p22-30. 5p.

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Abstract: Discusses how companies are channeling excess liquidity in the United States. Key reason for the increasing popularity of dividends; Tendency of companies to move cash into investments with short maturities so that they can reinvest as rates increase; ...

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The Route to the Right Treasury Technology.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Apr2005, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p33-37. 4p.

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Abstract: The article reports that the treasurers are back in the market for technology, but their investments are being driven by compliance requirements and a need to cut costs. One reason for the uptick is that the current treasury systems offer enhanced conn...

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Meeting Treasury's New Mandates.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Feb2005, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p22-29. 7p.

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Abstract: This article focuses on financial management in business enterprises. At the Association for Financial Professionals' 2004 annual conference, the journal "Business Finance" assembled a group of treasury professionals to discuss balance sheet management...

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When Every Basis Point Counts.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p45-48. 4p.

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Abstract: Provides ways on how to lower investment management fees of mutual fund companies in the U.S. Focus of organizations in scrutinizing the cost of administrative and trustee fees; Impact of fund management fees on fund performance; Offer of mutual fund c...

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FINANCE'S BIG LEAP FORWARD.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Business Finance. Aug2004, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p18-24. 5p.

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Abstract: Discusses the factors influencing the financial situation of companies in the U.S. Shift of finance functions to closely align the organization; Appointment of CFO to execute multiple finance restructuring; Implementation of desktop-operating systems t...

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