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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.

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.
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CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.