Qatar Airways wants a 10% stake in American Airlines

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Qatar Airways wants a 10% stake in American Airlines
IT SEEMED, at first blush, to be a masterclass in how to bait a rival. For years, American Airlines, along with other big American carriers, has complained of “unfair” competition from Middle Eastern operators, which stand accused of taking state subsidies. On June 22nd one of those accused, Qatar Airways, said it planned to take […]
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American energy firms are enjoying a bonanza south of the border

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American energy firms are enjoying a bonanza south of the border
Supply chain in action A CHEMICAL engineer at Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil company, opens a tap atop a maritime platform in this offshore oilfield in the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico. She decants a jar of heavy Mexican crude that comes, hot to the touch, from 3,500 metres below the seabed. It looks […]
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Donald Trump considers congestion pricing for American cities

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Donald Trump considers congestion pricing for American cities
DONALD TRUMP made a splash during the American presidential campaign when he called for a trillion-dollar investment in infrastructure. But when he actually released his first major budget proposal this week, funds for roads and bridges hardly attracted notice. Though the document does lay out a target of $200bn in direct federal spending, to be […]
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Donald Trump’s budget ignores what is ailing American workers

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Donald Trump’s budget ignores what is ailing American workers
PRESIDENTIAL budget requests are worth exactly nothing. They carry no force of legislation. They land, heavy, bound and shrink-wrapped, so they can be immediately binned as Congress continues its now yearly stumble toward a “continuing resolution”—a supposedly temporary legislative act that in recent decades has almost entirely replaced the statutory budget process. The request from […]
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Dow Chemical shows how American industrials and globalisation mix

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Dow Chemical shows how American industrials and globalisation mix
WHAT does it take for an American industrial champion to succeed in an age of globalisation and impatient investors? Some observers argue that it has become impossible. The world is just too nasty and unfair, they bleat. Perhaps they should take a look at Dow Chemical, a firm born in Michigan in 1897 that has […]
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Management lessons from an American general

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Management lessons from an American general
After war war, jaw jaw STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL’S voice is hoarse as he addresses a packed arena in Helsinki. His audience, mostly businessmen in dark suits, is rapt. The American former general tells thrilling battlefield stories of leading the Joint Special Operations Command in Iraq, which captured Saddam Hussein and killed Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qaeda’s local […]
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Family Business Consulting and Business Growth Strategies – American Management Services, Inc #starting #your #own #business

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Family Business Consulting and Business Growth Strategies – American Management Services, Inc #starting #your #own #business
#family business #Family Business Over the last 25 plus years, our small business consultants have worked with thousands of family businesses, representing more than half of our clients. Without ou… Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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