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The arrest of a prominent Chinese technology executive traveling overseas sparked concerns that U.S. executives may be vulnerable to retaliation.
This month’s arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer and heir apparent was the latest salvo against a company U.S. officials see as a threat to national security and America’s global edge in technological innovation.
A Canadian prosecutor said Huawei’s finance chief was arrested because of U.S. allegations that she fraudulently covered up the Chinese tech giant’s control of a company was doing business in Iran.
While business leaders at first thought President Trump’s confrontational approach on trade with China was the wrong way to go, some CEOs now see the administration’s trade fight as the best shot at resolving long-running intellectual-property grievances.
Marlboro maker invests $1.8 billion in Canadian marijuana grower as it explores deal with e-cigarette rival Juul.
Uber filed paperwork confidentially this week for its initial public offering, as it races with smaller rival Lyft to be the first to market.
Facebook said it approved a plan to boost its share-buyback program by $9 billion.
Americans continue to feel good about the economic outlook, with the University of Michigan saying its preliminary index of consumer sentiment exceeded economists’ expectations.
The sale of major assets of 21st Century Fox Inc. will create two juggernauts of programming, Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp., that will tower over the media and entertainment landscape, according to a new report.
The U.S. job market remained healthy overall in November, with low unemployment and steady wage growth, justifying the Federal Reserve’s expected interest rate rise this month.
Employers slowed their pace of hiring in November, but wage growth matched the highest rate in nearly a decade and unemployment held at the lowest rate since December 1969.
Agricultural giant Bunge Ltd. is preparing to replace Chief Executive Soren Schroder, people familiar with the matter said, and might also replace Chairman J. Patrick Lupo.
Safety regulators and airlines are stepping up efforts to prevent a recurrence of the fatal Lion Air jetliner crash, even as accident investigators continue to examine pilot actions, plane maintenance and aircraft-design issues.
The carrier is making an abrupt change to its leadership in the middle of the busiest shipping season, saying the president and CEO of FedEx’s air delivery unit will retire at the end of the year.
Chinese regulators set up a new committee to review online games, a move seen as ending a crippling freeze on new game approvals.
Yes, the cost of business school is soaring, but a new survey shows that career-switchers can reap substantial financial rewards from getting their masters of business administration
The eurozone’s slowdown was broader than previously suspected in the third quarter, affecting sectors as diverse as farming, construction and a range of services.
American companies that import products are paying record amounts in customs duties as more tariffs imposed by the Trump administration take effect.
The Trump administration’s efforts to extradite the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. over criminal charges mark the start of an even more aggressive phase in the technology rivalry between the U.S. and China and will increase pressure on Washington’s allies to shun the telecommunications company.
With so many global companies hoarding supplies ahead of Brexit to shield themselves from border disruptions, some face shortages of storage facilities in parts of the U.K. Makers of perishable food items and pharmaceutical companies are particularly vulnerable to the problem.