CFO confidence takes a dip in the quarterly CNBC Global CFO Council poll. Cold weather and concerns over the minimum wage give CFOs the winter blues.
It's a long play, but emerging markets promise significant growth for the health-care industry, said Abbott CFO Thomas Freyman.
Foreign exchange volatility and the risk of contagion in Europe are the key factors to watch for as geopolitical tensions in Ukraine increase, CFOs told CNBC.
Philip Broadway, CFO at Old Mutual and Chris Kennedy, CFO at easyJet discuss how geopolitical shocks, like the situation in Ukraine, can impact business planning.
You can already pay for a ticket to space or even buy a beer but companies are now looking to bitcoin to fund mergers and acquisitions.
After Airbus won against Boeing for the business of Japan Airlines last year, the firm's chief financial officer told CNBC Airbus was just "better."
The euro zone needs to boost internal demand and weaken its currency in order to compete with other major markets, the CFO of STMicroelectronics told CNBC.
Chief financial officers have told CNBC that a lack of consumer spending is a major fear for their companies.
Carlo Ferro, CFO at ST Microelectronics, says the European economy is seeing a recovery but needs to boost internal demand.
Nearly half of 51 chief financial officers (CFO) polled by CNBC cited weakening consumer demand as their biggest concern. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the findings with Guy Look, CFO and Executive Director of Sasa International and Mohamed Rafique Merican, Group CFO of Maybank Group.
John Rogers, CFO of J Sainsbury, says consumers are still feeling the pinch despite an economic recovery as wage growth continues to fall behind inflation.
Jean-Marc Huët, CFO of Unilever, says the U.K.'s recovery is in its early stages but is uneven.
Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan weighs in on the housing recovery, competition, and banking regulations. Sloan says affordability in the housing industry is still very good.
Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, shares his thoughts on where his bank is finding value in global opportunities. The outlook for the U.S. is good, says Naratil.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Robert Shanks, Ford Motor Company CFO, about the automaker's strong year and how emerging market turmoil is impacting their bottom line.
The CNBC Global CFO Council gives their 2014 predictions on the big factors that could affect business next year.
Classic brick-building toymaker Lego, which has undergone somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, has told CNBC that its online offering will form an essential part of its future.
Investment in Iran's lucrative oil reserves could be a long term opportunity, according Torgrim Reitan, the chief financial officer at oil major Statoil.
Despite optimism over the state of the global economy, chief financial officers from around the globe are wary of asset valuations.
The demand for steel will pick up in the U.S. thanks to a pick-up in certain industries but there will be "pain " in Europe.