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September 25, 2018
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US, China show no signs of retreating from trade dispute
US, China show no signs of retreating from trade dispute
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The US and China showed no interest in reducing trade tensions as US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory Chinese tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods took effect Monday. Economists warned that a long trade dispute would depress economic growth not only in those two countries but also across the globe.
Reuters (9/23) 
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Risk can stifle a company’s growth, but taking risks also fuels growth. That’s why Stuart Davis, BMO’s Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, says the most effective approach is a company-wide culture that strikes the right balance between risk management and risk taking.
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Glencore adds $1B to share buyback
Glencore will expand a share buyback by as much as $1 billion. The added buyback will continue through February, the commodity trader said.
Reuters (9/25) 
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In the C-Suite
How to know you have the right people
How to know you have the right people
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Leading a business built on helping others requires hiring positive people, says Dr. Wendy Scinta, founder of Medical Weight Loss of New York. "I look less at their skill set and more about how they are influencing the people around them," she says.
The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.) (9/18) 
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On the Move
CenturyLink CFO Sunit Patel resigns to join T-Mobile
CenturyLink CFO Sunit Patel resigns to join T-Mobile
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Patel will become executive vice president and merger and integration lead at T-Mobile, where he will lead a planned merger with Sprint.
The News-Star (Monroe, La.) (tiered subscription model) (9/24),  GeekWire (9/24) 
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Off the Charts
Goats not welcome in Wash. national park
The US Forest Service and Washington state's Department of Fish and Wildlife are flying mountain goats out of Olympic National Park by helicopter. The park is not a natural habitat for the goats, which are damaging endangered plants and archeological sites.
Atlas Obscura (9/19) 
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Tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune.
Lois McMaster Bujold, writer
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