PwC provides its views on a wide range of issues that are of interest to the investment community, including industry perspectives, reporting, accounting, auditing, corporate governance and sustainability.
|2015 CEO Survey: Insights for investors
Successful investors continually look ahead to anticipate the next challenge and opportunity. Staying complacent can result in loss of competitive edge and ultimately investment returns. Investors expect the companies in which they invest to be similarly forward thinking.
|An objective look at high-frequency trading
Today’s trading is complex and frequently involves little human intervention. Five years after the "Flash Crash," do you know how high frequency trading and dark pools work? This report separates fact from fiction.
|Our focus on audit quality
Our annual audit quality report continues to advance our goal of being transparent about how we deliver on our commitment to perform high-quality audits.
|Investor Exchange 2014: Sharpening the impact of the institutional investor
In October 2014, institutional investors, corporate officials, and governance specialists came together at PwC’s second annual Investor Exchange. The goal: to exchange ideas, discuss important issues, and find opportunities to collaborate in the future.
|What investors need to know about cybersecurity: How to evaluate the investment risks
Cybersecurity is more than just a technology issue in the back office; it's a critical business issue that can dramatically impact a company's competitive position. Learn what leading practices are available to investors to determine if a company is reasonably prepared to weather the storm of a cyberattack.
|Point of View: Non-GAAP financial measures - enhancing their usefulness
Enhancing the transparency of non-GAAP financial measures can help users better understand past performance. Read how in our Point of View on non-GAAP financial measures.
|Five megatrends and their implications, investors edition
The concept of megatrends is not new, but megatrends today are more complex and interconnected. They have potential implications on business--now and in the future.
|Heard at the forum: Five provocative things
In early December, institutional investors and governance specialists got together in New York City at Stanford’s Institutional Investors’ Forum, co-hosted by PwC’s Investor Resource Institute. What are the big issues on investors’ minds?
|Point of view: Cash flow reporting - A call to action
Enhancing cash flow transparency will help users better understand a company’s financial health and future prospects, read our Point of View to find out more.
|Investor Exchange 2013 highlights
Investors are more interested than ever in understanding the risks that today’s companies face, and how they’re managing those risks. Explore insights that were shared at the Investor Exchange 2013 by the panelists and the audience on a range of issues such as global tax policies, technology risks, and megatrends like urbanization and natural resource scarcity.
|Demystifying the audit
Are a company’s financial statements accurate? Do they conform to accounting standards? The audit, along with the resulting audit opinion, helps readers and users of financial statements answer those questions. But the audit is not a “gold seal” guaranteeing that the financial statements are free from all errors. This Insights for the Investment Community explains what the auditor does, what the auditor does not do, and how to better understand the audit opinion.
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