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French business chief in Iran sees bleak prospects for European firms

One year 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

One year ago   |   By Economy

The likelihood of a trade war between the U.S. and China has reduced; significant differences remain.
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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

One year 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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China Tactics, CBS Control, PayPal and iZettle: CEO Daily for May 18, 2018

One year 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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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

One year 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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Iran's refusal to negotiate under new sanctions could push Trump closer to...

Iran's refusal to negotiate under new sanctions could push Trump closer to his hawkish advisors, and nudge the US towards full-on war

Michael Gruber/Getty Images; Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Monday, specifically... Read more ...

Wall Street is setting rock-bottom expectations for Trump and Xi's G20...

Wall Street is setting rock-bottom expectations for Trump and Xi's G20 meeting - but the stakes are sky-high

Wall Street strategists and economists have low expectations for President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping's meeting later this week at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. If... Read more ...

Hotel Melby Downtown Melbourne, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Breaks Ground...

Hotel Melby Downtown Melbourne, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Breaks Ground in Melbourne, Florida

Anticipated to open in late 2020, the new Downtown Melbourne property broke ground on June 19, 2019 Read more ...

Marijuana-related arrests cost the US billions of dollars each year, even in...

Marijuana-related arrests cost the US billions of dollars each year, even in states where the drug is legal

Legal marijuana could eventually be a multi-billion dollar industry for the United States. But right now, the drug actually costs Americans an exorbitant amount of... Read more ...

Lightyear One is a solar car with a range of 450 miles

Lightyear One is a solar car with a range of 450 miles

Dutch company Lightyear has debuted a prototype solar electric car that can travel 450 miles on a single charge. But it's not cheap. Read more ...

Both stock and bond markets are predicting rate cuts this year - but some...

Both stock and bond markets are predicting rate cuts this year - but some industry watchers aren't sure the Fed should play ball

Both bond and stock markets have priced in at least one interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve before the end of the year. Even though the Fed didn't cut rates at its June... Read more ...

Video shows SpaceX rocket booster narrowly missing its landing platform and...

Video shows SpaceX rocket booster narrowly missing its landing platform and hitting the sea after the 'most difficult launch ever'

YouTube/SpaceX Video shows the moment the central booster of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket crashed into the sea and exploded during a test in Florida Tuesday. Prior to the... Read more ...

SoftBank-backed Getaround acquires Norwegian car rental startup for $12M

SoftBank-backed Getaround acquires Norwegian car rental startup for $12M

Fueled by its $300 million Series D round led by Softbank last August, Getaround is making its second-ever acquisition this year with a $12 million purchase of Norwegian car... Read more ...

A large chunk of the world's top investors say cannabis is the industry with...

A large chunk of the world's top investors say cannabis is the industry with the most growth potential this year - and hedge funds are the most bullish

Nearly a third of senior executives at some of the world's top investment firms said cannabis was the industry with the highest growth potential this year, in a survey... Read more ...

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

VIENNA - Austria's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul... Read more ...