ExonMobil’s CEO Rex Tillerson went overnight from dark-horse candidate to president-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of State. If confirmed, Tillerson might prove to have the toughest position in the new cabinet as he wrestles with strife around the world and a new relationship with Russia.
As the reality of a Donald Trump presidency sinks in with the world's markets, financial professionals and economic groups are choosing to look at the stimulus that could result from the election of the real estate developer turned reality show star.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has a change of heart regarding US sanctions against her country.
HUMAN RESOURCES | Performance appraisals drive everyone nuts, but many US companies are doing them more often.
Aaron Brickman, senior vice president for strategy and development at the Organization for International Investment (OFII), a nonprofit trade association, also founded SelectUSA, a federal program to promote foreign direct investment in the US. He visited Global Finance to discuss the state of FDI worldwide.
A squeeze on earnings and a rise in funding costs have persuaded many US companies to commit less cash to buying back their own shares this year.