• French business chief in Iran sees bleak prospects for European firms

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    PARIS - The head of France's business lobby in Iran said on Friday he feared a mass exodus of European firms following the U.S. decision to impose new sanctions and that EU government efforts to protect their companies were unlikely to be enough.
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  • Asia-Pacific Daily Briefing: A Small Step Forward

    1 month ago - By Economy

    The likelihood of a trade war between the U.S. and China has reduced; significant differences remain.
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  • Toyota to use GAC branding as it rolls into China's EV market

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Toyota Motor Corp is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo. Adam Jourdan explains.
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  • China Tactics, CBS Control, PayPal and iZettle: CEO Daily for May 18, 2018

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Good morning.
    As I reported earlier this week , fears of a trade war with China are one of the greatest economic threats that Fortune 500 CEOs see on the horizon these days. But here's an interesting tidbit from our survey: a majority of those CEOs actually support Trump's tough tactics with the Chinese.
    Words matter in a case like this, so let me tell you the precise question we asked:
    Which of the following better represents your view of the administration's trade initiative toward China, even if neither is perfectly right:
    1. I favor the Trump administration's trade action with China...
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  • Small Business Owner Fears U.S.-China Trade War Will Destroy Her Company

    Small Business Owner Fears U.S.-China Trade War Will Destroy Her Company

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Mary Buchzeiger's auto parts company may be fighting for its life if it doesn't get relief from Trump's proposed tariffs. "They're attacks on U.S. companies that are using Chinese goods," she says.
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  • US companies are returning cash to shareholders at a record pace - and that's fueling everyone's biggest fear about tax reform

    US companies are returning cash to shareholders at a record pace - and that's fueling everyone's biggest fear about tax reform

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Following the successful passage of the GOP tax law, many parties across Wall Street were nervous about how US companies would use excess cash.
    Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices suggests their biggest fears are coming true, although they argue it may not be as big of a deal as previously thought.
    When the GOP tax law was passed, Wall Street was very vocal about what US corporations should do with the mountain of proceeds coming their way.
    Favor your workers and sink money back into your businesses, they said, worried that companies would instead spend the billions of dollars to boost their...
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