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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.

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.
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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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