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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.

9 Steps that can Remove Obstacles to Growth

Each of the 9 steps shows how to avoid common decision-making mis­takes and provides checklists and tools to foster a creative and idea-driven culture.

Digital Marketplace Platforms Could Offer New Opportunities for Manufacturers

A new platform has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by offering the opportunity to buy and sell custom-made parts through an online portal.

Plane Advantage: New Jet Models Aim to Please CEOs and CFOs

An all-flagship fleet of next-generation business jets coming on the market over the next year or so is setting a course to transform business...

7 Secrets of Successful Innovation

Internal innovation is a clear hallmark of successful mid-market companies. Here are some ideas on how CEOs can boost their companies’ R&D quotient.

R&D Helps Mid-Marketers More Effectively Compete

Some mid-market CEOs have found ways to successfully overcome the challenges of fostering an innovation culture and devoting resources to R&D.

Oil CEOs are Upbeat, Boding Well for the Economy

Shell, showing the benefits of a well-timed acquisition, has capped off a positive reporting season for the sector, though a fatal accident means hardships remain for Anadarko.

4 Steps to Improving Profitability and Innovation through Supplier Relations

CEOs should get more involved in building supplier relationships. The benefit in doing so could go directly to the bottom line.

Public Trust in CEOs is “Imploding” as Technology, Outsourcing Threaten Jobs

Broader public trust in CEOs has disintegrated to new lows as automation and the offshoring of jobs make citizens more fearful about their future, a new survey shows.

Can Trump Really Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back from China?

Since he started on the campaign trail in 2015, Donald Trump has made one of his primary goals to bring back manufacturing jobs from China. Now the president-elect is eyeing tariffs on Chinese imports and proposing initiatives to boost American manufacturing.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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