Company profits return amid cost-cutting, but at what price?

10/14/2009 | Modern Distribution Management · Wall Street Journal, The

Cost-cutting by U.S. companies may help their bottom line but could hurt the economy as a whole by preventing businesses from plowing money back into their business operations and creating jobs. An example cited by The Wall Street Journal is Cummins Inc., which has made significant cuts to its payroll and has seen a stabilization of revenues, but nonetheless has no immediate plans to start spending again, according to the article.

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