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Strong Chinese Growth Figures Keep Recession Fears at Bay

First-quarter GDP growth of 6.9% helps justify renewed CEO enthusiasm about China's prospects.

Credit Suisse Shrinks Executive Bonuses as Investors Develop a Low Tolerance for Losses

CEO Tidjane Thiam joins AIG's Peter Hancock and BP's Bob Dudley in having his bonus cut.

Criticism Hurts Because it’s Often True, says Yahoo’s CEO

Marissa Mayer isn't afraid to accept criticism, unless, perhaps, it comes from the media.

CEO Trash Talks his own Product in Bizarre PR Display

Huawei's Eric Xu probably won't be appearing in the telecom company's ads any time soon.

Last Year’s Highest-Paid CEOs Didn’t Come from the Biggest Companies

Leaders earned a solid pay raise last year, though company size and total shareholder returns didn't always determine who got the biggest increase.

Cyberattack Damage to Victims’ Share Prices Revealed

Companies suffered an average 1.8% hit to their market value as a result of a cyberattack, putting pressure on CEOs to sink more capital in defenses.

Rivals React to United CEO Storm with Mix of Support, Opportunism

Other airline-industry leaders have come to Munoz's aid, though he's been offered a few words of advice.

Trump Promises NAFTA “Surprises” at Latest CEO Shindig

Companies are still nervously awaiting the president's plans for decades-old agreement, which could involve raising tariffs on imports.

United CEO Tested after Violent Passenger Removal Sparks Outrage

Oscar Munoz's response hasn't been entirely well-received.

Here’s how CEOs North of the Border are Viewing American Politics

Canadian executives hope to benefit from Trump's tax cuts and support of the fossil fuels sector, though few actually approve of his performance.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

MICHAEL ARENA: How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why...

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

MARK VERGNANO: How He Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.

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