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October 2014—Here’s how a tepid economy and rising interest rates support a strong stock market.more
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September 2014—Despite its ability to generate prosperity, capitalism is under attack. By shaking up our long-held assumptions about how and why the system works, we can improve it.more
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July 2014—Companies that improve the performance of their working capital can generate cash and see benefits far beyond the finance department.more
July 2014—When the stakes couldn’t be higher, the quality of the decision making can make all the difference. Process improvements can help.more
June 2014—Executives fret that writing down goodwill invites a negative market response. But that isn’t always so.more
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