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Earnings Manipulation

Move Over Libor, Corporate Earnings Are Manipulated Too

Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

A warning to those following earnings season closely: Don't trust what you read. About 20 percent of companies “manage” their books to mischar...

Jack Welch Has Some Experience With Dubious Numbers

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

A little-remembered episode in General Electric history illustrates just how dangerous it is for former CEO Jack Welch to accuse the government of manipulating unemployment numbers.