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President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

The Chinese Trade War Begins—What CEOs Need To Know

The trade battle between the U.S. and Chinese governments is in full swing, with tariffs on $34 billion in imported Chinese goods going into effect today, and China matching that number on a list goods imported from the U.S.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.

U.S. Manufacturers Continue To See Strong Growth In 2018

This year continues to be a strong one for U.S. manufacturers, and analysts expect the trend will continue, largely driven by strength in the global economy.

Ten CEO Concerns That Could Kill The Economic Boom

Despite the high level of optimism, CEOs are worried about potential concerns that could harm this boom period. Here are the top ten.

Global CEOs Seem Interested In President Trump’s ‘Open for Business’ Stance

President Trump threw down the gauntlet at Davos that everyone thought he would, imploring globalist CEOs to invest in a United States that is “open for business”.

China Entices Manufacturers To Stay With New Temporary Tax Breaks

In response to the U.S. corporate tax overhaul, China has temporarily waived income taxes for foreign manufacturers on profits those companies reinvest in their country.

GE CEO Flannery Continues Restructuring With 12,000 Job Cuts

General Electric chairman and CEO John Flannery’s efforts to streamline his organization and reduce overall structural costs by $3.5 billion in 2017 and 2018 continued with the announcement today that GE Power will cut 12,000 jobs.

Multinationals That Promote A “Global Mindset” Perform Better

Multinationals with a “global mindset” typically perform better than those that don't have the same focus, according to RW3 CultureWizard’s Global Mindset Index Study.

The Global Economy Is Better Than Expected, Says Conference Board

The global economy this year has grown better than expected – and that momentum will continue to generate a 3 percent growth rate through 2018, according to The Conference Board.

Short-Term Woes Can’t Dent Dominance By Apple, Samsung In Consumer Electronics

Despite their struggles this year, Samsung and Apple are expected to be the world’s most profitable companies in 2017, excluding Chinese banks.
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