Politics/Policy

US Canada Mexico trade agreement

Trump’s New North American Trade Agreement Is A Win For U.S. Automakers

Manufacturing CEOs are feeling quite a bit better about President Trump’s trade-negotiating tactics in the wake of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. In particular, the U.S. auto industry should be happy.

Should We Regulate Facebook And Google?

Arguments that regulating high-tech will crater the companies aren’t as compelling as the tech titans will have us believe.

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.

Pharma CEO On Opioids, Medication Prices And Overregulation

Anthony Tabasso, CEO of KVK Tech, talks with Chief Executive about the challenges in manufacturing a controlled substance, a highly-regulated industry, and manufacturing generic medications with lower price pressure.

The Fallout Of The US-China Trade War On One Manufacturing CEO

America’s trade dispute with China is a morass that threatens to become a tar pit for CEOs of many U.S. manufacturers, even as President Trump’s tariffs provide direct protection of many other companies. Steve Harriott, CEO of Watchfire Signs in Danville, Illinois, is one of the worried ones.
business climate

How CEOs Should View Business Climate

While it is critical for CEOs to understand how the organization’s footprint is aligned to deliver on enterprise objectives, using business climate alone is not sufficient to develop a nuanced footprint strategy.

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.
Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh Would Mean A Pro-Business Court For Decades

Lost in the dramatics of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is hearing is how Justice Kennedy’s hand-picked replacement would give the highest court a pro-business slant for years to come.

Manufacturing CEOs Greet NAFTA Developments With Hope, Caution

Manufacturing CEOs like the fact that a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) appears near, but are keen on ensuring that any new trade alliance also include Canada.

Top CEOs Say Trump Courts Economic Failure Through Anti-Immigration

Immigration just shifted from the front pages to the business section, according to the leading CEOs in the nation, like Apple’s Tim Cook and Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan.
- Advertisement -

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 In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.
- Advertisement -

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.

SUBSCRIBE TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Sign Up to Receive Chief Executive’s Magazine and e-Newsletters

Chief Executive’s publications are designed to help CEOs do their jobs better and run their businesses more effectively. Subscribe here.