Global Business

Auto CEOs Wring Hands While Launching Vehicles At Detroit Show

Notes from the floor of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit during the press preview this week. Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died in June, is one of the most influential CEOs at the show.

Rowpar Pharmaceuticals CEO On Expanding Into China During a Trade War

Rowpar Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. James Ratcliff is taking the company’s CloSYS oral hygiene brands into China—during a trade war. He talks with us about the challenges in doing so.

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young Tells CEOs ‘I Almost Have More Faith In Business...

Ambassador Andrew Young brought a room full of CEOs to near tears. Drawing on his skills as an oratory skills as a preacher, Young delivered a emotional celebration of the free enterprise system.
President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

Sonnenfeld: Trump, Tech and 2018’s Standout CEOs

The story of how CEOs view President Trump took a sharp turn in 2018, as the good feelings from last year’s tax reform faded away and his contentious style of politics became a greater source of anxiety.
President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

Will China’s Xi Play Trump’s Trade Game?

When Air Force One lands in Buenos Aires on Friday morning for the G20 meeting, President Trump will be competing with China's Xi in the highest stakes poker game of his life.

Manufacturing CEO On Thinking Globally: “The World Is Quite Small”

Mark Gardner and Sappi North America are surviving in a paper and pulp industry that’s been ravaged by global competition from Europe and Asia. Gardner talks about the mindset that has allowed them to stay in business.

Finding The World’s Most Admired Companies In 2018

The Thunderbird top 20 include Apple, LG, SAP, Swatch, Spotify, Toyota, Zara, Ferrari, Lego, Huawei, and L’Oréal.

Tariffs, Tax Reforms Are Causing Businesses To Reevaluate Global Footprints

With new tariffs and tax reforms today’s business landscape presents a myriad of challenges, but it also provides a wealth of opportunities for strategic growth.
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.
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CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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