M&A Didn’t Add Value in 2018. How About 2019?
While acquiring companies have underperformed stock indexes for the past two years, the outlook for M&A may be brightening.
IMF Chief Warns of Economic Nationalism Risks
"While it is tempting to sail alone, countries must resist the siren call of self-sufficiency,” Christine Lagarde says.
How CFOs Can Navigate Trump’s Trade War
Imagine what it was like to sit in the C-suite of a U.S.-based steel distributor the day the president announced a 25% tariff on foreign-made steel.
Global CFOs Still Bullish on America — So Far
Growing protectionist views in the United States threaten to upset the economic status quo, Zurich finds.
The Price of Protectionism
To defend some domestic industries, President Trump is ready to slap tariffs on foreign producers. But has he weighed the costs to the wider economy?
Whirlpool Wins Battle in S. Korea Trade War
The International Trade Commission clears the way for the White House to impose trade barriers on imports of Samsung and LG washing machines.
IMF Boosts Growth Forecast for 2017 to 3.5%
In its latest economic outlook, the fund warns that protectionist policies "threaten global economic integration and the cooperative global economic order."
WTO Forecasts 2.4% Growth in Trade This Year
The organization warns that protectionist policies could "undermine higher trade growth over the next two years."
Square-Off: Should U.S. Trade Agreements Be Renegotiated?
A shakeup in global trade is coming. Will it harm or help U.S. companies?
Protectionism Hits the Global CFO
Economic theory and experience offer little reason to believe that a move towards increased protectionism will benefit the United States.
Trump Names China Critic as U.S. Trade Rep
Robert Lighthizer has argued that the U.S. “should take a much more aggressive approach in dealing with China" over trade.