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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 Drops To Lowest Level Since 2016 Presidential Election

Our monthly reading of CEO confidence in business conditions fell sharply in December as the nation’s business leaders increasingly perceived that gathering economic and political headwinds. The CEO Confidence Index is at its lowest levels in two years.
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