Congress needs to think “long and hard about the message” the partial government shutdown sends overseas about U.S. credibility, Secretary of State John Kerry said, urging lawmakers to “end it now, end it today.”
Reynolds American Inc. and Noble Energy Inc. have joined a growing number of companies disclosing their contributions to trade associations and other nonprofit groups that legally can keep their donors from public view.
Tom Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, last week said higher taxes and a “flood of new regulations” will damage an already subpar economy. “In many ways, we’re going backwards,” he said.
U.S. companies in China are as frustrated as they’ve been since before the Asian nation joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, Tom Donohue , president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will say in a speech in Shanghai.
Jeffrey Zients , who made as much as $210 million while building two consultancies, is focusing his business skills on a much larger task these days: overhauling the “1960s-style” organization of U.S. federal agencies.
President Barack Obama asked his nominees for Commerce secretary and trade ambassador to revive U.S. export growth as the administration’s goal of doubling overseas sales by the end of next year slips out of reach.