Politics/Policy

Fearing Border Tax Plan is Alive and Well, Retail CEOs March on Washington

The heads of J.C. Penny, Autozone and Dollar General are among leaders who will meet with administration officials today, as lobbying efforts heat up over tax reform.

CEOs in Holding Pattern as They Wait on the House Healthcare Bill

The House’s approval of President Trump’s American Health Care Act is obviously just the first stage of what promises to be a compelling, unpredictable and important drama over coming weeks and months.

CEOs Warn Delays on Tax Reform Could Disrupt their Hiring Plans

Peer group Business Roundtable found more than half its members will delay hiring and capital spending plans so long as tax reform remains in limbo.

Sufficiently Contrite United CEO Passes Test on Capitol Hill

Oscar Munoz improved markedly on some other recent CEO performances in front of lawmakers.

CEO Advocacy Help Keeps NAFTA Alive in Win for Trade

Donald Trump said he won't immediately pull out of the pact with Canada and Mexico, though re-negotiations could get rocky.

Business Backs Trump’s Tax “Principles”; calls for Policy Certainty

European and Asian stocks markets fell this morning as investors await more details of the president's tax plans, and how they will be funded.

Trump’s 15% Corporate Tax-Rate Plan Sets up Showdown in Congress

The president appears to have stuck to his hard bargaining approach despite his healthcare setbacks.

How Trump Could Cut Regulations for Manufacturers

While President Trump has highlighted his intentions to help boost American manufacturing by rolling back regulations by up to 75%, there have been few details on what regulations might be targeted.

Tax Cuts Hanging in the Balance as Republican Divisions Show

Investors are getting nervous about the president's ability to find consensus on his tax plans, jeopardizing a key driver of higher CEO confidence levels.

CEOs Doubtful of Tax Reform this Year, Survey Finds

More than half of business leaders don't expect to enjoy tax cuts until next year, while around a fifth aren't sure when it they'll occur.
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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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