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Oil CEOs Not Convinced that Low Prices are Over

Total and BP's lingering concerns, apart from being sobering for oil producers, have positive implications for businesses trying to keep their energy costs down, particularly in the aviation and logistics sectors.

New Volleys Fired by CEOs as Border Tax Fight Intensifies

Border tax supporters, including Boeing's Dennis Muilenberg and GE's Jeffrey Immelt, claimed they're at a competitive disadvantage.

Unfilled for a Year: Possibly One of the Toughest CEO Jobs Around

Attention job seekers: Greece's biggest bank has been headless since January, 2016. Features include a capped salary, along with constant government interference and the risk of personal legal problems.

Uber CEO Takes Damage Control to the Next Level after Damning Claims of Company-Wide...

A former engineer at the ride-sharing giant claims she was threatened with the sack for complaining about several alarming incidents, even though some were acknowledged to have occurred by management.

How CEOs Can Stop Staff from Floundering at the Finish Line

New research suggests that even with the best intentions, front-runners often pull up short. Here's how to keep them firing on all cylinders until the job's done.

Big Spending Plans Show CEOs are Getting Serious About Big Data

The majority of midsized-to-large companies are putting aside more than $10 million for software and talent.

What CEOs can Learn from Mary Barra’s Bold Move to Reshape GM

A sale of the automaker's European operation departs from a long-held company focus on size, potentially arming it with more power to invest.

“Sorry Mr. President, I’m Busy”: the CEOs who have Turned Trump Down

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker has just angered labor unions by putting previously-arranged work commitments ahead of meeting with the president. And he isn't the only one.

Exporters Vs. Importers: CEO Split Widens Over Border Tax Debate

Retail CEOs will urge lawmakers to kill an import tariff proposal, as tensions build ahead of the unveiling of Trump's "phenomenal" tax plan.

IBM CEO Stands Firm on Proactive Trump Engagement Strategy

Ginni Rometty has told staff she'll continue to court the president, no matter how controversial his policies.
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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.


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.