Confidence levels, however, are still more positive than negative as the economy continues to chug along.
Baidu chief's tangle with the law shows American tech CEOs aren't the only ones willing to act first and suffer the legal consequences later.
Second-quarter deal volumes in the U.S. have slumped to a four-year low, as the market awaits progress on the president's agenda.
Scientists and engineers aren't just integral to a company's R&D efforts. They can boost productivity in other areas, too, according to a growing body of research.
The decision indicates the administration won't simply be able to delay Obama-era rules, subjecting their fate to more drawn out deliberations.
More than 100 companies have pledged their support for the guidelines, which encourage managers to set emissions reductions targets.
Elon Musk's high rating provides a reminder that ambition shouldn't be confused with recklessness.
Sir Martin Sorrell, chairman and CEO of WPP, has wasted little time personally updating stakeholders on the extent of the damage.