What effect is Donald Trump really having on American tourism?

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What effect is Donald Trump really having on American tourism?
WHEN Donald Trump was inaugurated in January, he wasted no time in trying to bar people from certain Muslim-majority countries entering America. He swiftly, too, promised to make good on his pledge to build a wall along the Mexican border. The nation’s travel industry shuddered. It did not feel like the actions of a man keen […]
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Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc on American air travel

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Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc on American air travel
Donald Trump went to the Texas coast on August 29th to see for himself the disaster-relief effort in response to Hurricane Harvey. But few other people are able to travel there. The storm has brought record-breaking rains and devastating floods to the Houston area, killing at least 30 people so far (the toll is expected […]
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American bosses continue to lobby, more quietly

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American bosses continue to lobby, more quietly
IN CORPORATE America, “Trumpâ€� seems to be a dirty word, at least in public. After President Donald Trump seemed to equate the actions of white supremacists and their opponents in Charlottesville earlier this month, dozens of chief executives abandoned his advisory councils. Several organisations cancelled fundraising galas booked at Mr Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. […]
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American business leaders break with Donald Trump

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American business leaders break with Donald Trump
“I’VE never known it to be an embarrassment for a business leader to be associated with an American president,â€� declares Max Bazerman of Harvard Business School. Donald Trump, in particular, has positioned himself as a businessman-president, whose corporate acumen would unleash a new era for American business. Investors seemed to believe him—his election prompted a […]
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Investment in American infrastructure is falling

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Investment in American infrastructure is falling
IT IS not a number to tweet about. President Donald Trump plans to plough $1trn of spending into America’s crumbling infrastructure. And a dearth of capital is not a problem: investors are keen on such assets. But investment seems to be falling. Government infrastructure spending in the second quarter fell to 1.4% of GDP, the […]
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The closing of American bank branches

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The closing of American bank branches
WINDSOR, a community of 6,200 people two hours outside Albany in New York state, offers many of the amenities commonly found in a small town, including a bakery, a car-repair outfit and several restaurants. There is just one thing missing: a bank. The town’s only financial institution, First Niagara Bank, shut its doors in October. […]
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The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants

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The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants
GULLIVER is rarely fazed by what happens below the line of his posts. Receiving the occasional shoeing from readers—sometimes insightful, sometimes not—goes with the job. And he has certainly found his views swayed by well-reasoned arguments he finds there. But he was truly gobsmacked at the discussion that ensued from a piece last year about […]
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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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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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