Politics/Policy

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.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

Just Say Pay: Public/Private Lawsuits Threaten Companies With Rough Justice

Some of the biggest lawsuits pending in federal courts today involve products that are completely legal, heavily regulated and used by millions of consumers every day. But none of that matters when private lawyers join forces with public entities to sue.

Will Trump’s Six-Month SEC Checkup Reduce Short-Termism?

In America, we clean our teeth every six months and report our public company financials every three. Now, to root out short-term thinking in the C-Suite, President Trump has tweeted that what’s right for dentists is good for American business.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.

Why Did Harley-Davidson Get Cute With Trump?

If you run a global business like Harley-Davidson in the age of Trump, your company either learns to play a new game or finds itself in the crosshairs during an election year.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Twitter SEC Turmoil: Why CEOs and Boards Should Pay Attention

For CEOs and public company directors, Elon Musk’s run in with the SEC is worth watching because it could signal where the agency comes down about the evolution of corporate communication in the age of social media.

Community Project Lessons From The St. Louis CEOs Who Revived The Gateway Arch

CEOs in St. Louis banded together to help revitalize one of America’s most iconic landmarks: the towering Gateway Arch on the Mississippi River. Here are five lessons from their efforts in community project development.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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