Trade

Trade as a Dirty Word: What CEOs Must Do to Defend Global Commerce

The very concept of "trade" took a beating in the American presidential campaign from across the political and ideological spectrums.

American CEOs Caught in Crossfire as Chinese President Warns on Trade

Chinese President Xi Jingping has warned that American businesses could be hurt if the country loses its status as the global champion of free trade.

CFOs Aren’t so Sure About the Strength of the Economy

Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.

For China’s CEOs, American Protectionism Could be a Curse and a Blessing

Just like Donald Trump, Wanda Group owner and CEO Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the real estate and entertainment industries.

How International is the Mid-Market?

CEOs broadly are optimistic, although some are concerned about the impact of Brexit.

China Could Emerge as Free-Trade Kingmaker if U.S. Turns Inward

Pacific Rim leaders have vowed to press on with free-trade negotiations, though they could now have a greater focus on China, rather than the U.S, following Donald Trump's election as president.

CEOs Speak Out in Support of Free Trade

Donald Trump blames our trade partners, especially China, Japan and Mexico, for America’s economic weakness. Bernie Sanders complains that free trade agreements hurt American...

Is Your Ability to Conduct Trans-Atlantic Trade in Jeopardy?

The impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union following a positive June 23 referendum result has long been questioned. But now, the focus is also on what a “Brexit” will do to trans-Atlantic trade.

The U.S. Economy May Not Support World Growth

Sputtering global growth, fueled by the collapse of commodity prices, China’s economic slowdown, and other factors, has many nations hoping to piggyback on the...

6 Secrets to Creating a Winning Globalization Strategy

Spurred on by plummeting transportation and logistics costs, we are entering a third wave of globalization that will increase trade, change the way companies work, and improve the quality of life for millions of people across the world.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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.