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Russian Sanctions Put McDonald’s in Line of Fire: Are You Next?

Russia's possible sanction-related strike at McDonald's raises concern for all companies that do business in the country, as the Russian government is once again threatening to take its political frustrations out on U.S. companies.

India’s Modi Tells U.S. CEOs his Country’s Modernization Offers “Win-Win” Partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a hit with business leaders ahead of his meeting with Donald Trump.

CEOs Cross Borders to Support NAFTA after Promising Sugar Deal

Business leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico are upbeat after a potential war over sugar tariffs was averted.

The Qatar Crisis: Here’s What CEOs Need to Know

Companies exporting goods to the Gulf state are already feeling the pinch.

China’s Big Infrastructure Project Trumps U.S. Ambitions

The China-led Belt and Road project will present opportunities for many types of business around the world. Here's some tips for getting involved.

China Dreaming: CEOs still Target Expansion Plans Despite Frosty Receptions

Its economy may be slowing and hostility towards foreign entrants may be on the rise. But that isn't necessarily ending American CEOs' Chinese dreams.

Americans Like Free Trade, Poll Suggests, as NAFTA Talks Near

A convincing majority of Americans think offshore trade creates jobs, at least according to this Chamber of Commerce survey.

The Safest and Riskiest Countries in Which to do Business

CEOs thinking of sourcing components from Haiti or Venezuela should take extra care, while Saudi Arabia is best avoided for those adverse to cyber attacks.

CEOs Question Apple and Google’s “Gate Keeper” Powers

The founders of Spotify are among 10 leaders who have called on officials to limit big tech's market power.

For Outgoing Etihad CEO, Multi-Partner Strategy Didn’t Always Fly

James Hogan's replacement will have to contend with a funding crunch at Alitalia and Air Berlin.
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CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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