Global Business

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.

CEOs Brace for Potentially Sweeping Changes to NAFTA by Negotiator-in-Chief

Donald Trump is moving to upend or at least radically alter the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Doing Business in Cuba: How One U.S. Company is Laying the Groundwork

U.S. companies wanting to do business in Cuba should establish relationships now.

Renegotiating NAFTA Could Impact E-Commerce, Manufacturing

Here's a breakdown of who wants what for the future of North American trade regulations.

Zurich’s Paul Horgan Says Public-Private Partnerships Could Fund Infrastructure Investments

America's deteriorating infrastructure is in dire need of repair and upgrades, and there are big stakes at risk for businesses and economic developers.

Cuba May Be Ready for Tourists, but Not for U.S. Business

Cuba's beaches and historic towns may be ready for travelers, but its economy isn't quite open to U.S. businesses.

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.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls In March Amid Deep Division Over Trump’s Tariff Moves

The results of our March poll of U.S. CEOs finds confidence in future business conditions beginning to show signs of fatigue.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO OF THE YEAR

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EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.