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The man who built Canopy Growth into the world's biggest cannabis grower before being ousted told us why he picked pet-food CBD and psychedelics for his next ventures

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Bruce Linton, the former Canopy Growth CEO, is pursuing a number of new ventures, both inside and outside of the cannabis space .
He'll be taking on new positions as the executive chairman of Gage Cannabis Co., a Michigan dispensary chain; special advisor at Better Choice Company, a CBD pet food supplier; and as a director at Mind Medicine, a company developing psychedelic-based drugs for FDA approval.
Business Insider caught up with Linton on the sidelines of the Cannabis Private Investment Summit in Midtown Manhattan.
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Facebook, Ford, and other blue-chip companies are backing a coalition to stop Trump from imposing tariffs without Congress' approval

Facebook, Ford, and other blue-chip companies are backing a coalition to stop Trump from imposing tariffs without Congress' approval

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A group of business lobbies - which count Facebook and Ford among their members - has created a new coalition to stop Trump enacting tariffs without approval from Congress.
The National Foreign Trade Council said the US relies too heavily on tariffs, which doesn't necessarily benefit the economy as a whole.
The NFTC said Congress has the powers to regulate commerce and therefore should "reassert its authority to ensure that tariffs are only used in limited circumstances."
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Trade War Update: More China Stimulus, Less China Shoppers

Trade War Update: More China Stimulus, Less China Shoppers

8 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

China playing Survivor against Trump: Outwit. Outlast. Outplay. A weaker U.S. economy will do Xi no favors.
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Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman Says Recession Is “Unlikely Now”

8 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Stephen Schwarzman says he has lived through seven major market declines or recessions in his 50 years working on Wall Street. The CEO of Blackstone Group lists them in his new book What It Takes: 1973, 1975, 1982, 1987, 1990-1992, 2001, 2008-2010. Through all those experiences, he writes that there are “simple rules” for identifying them.
So what about now? Is the U.S. headed into a recession as so many economists and market pros are predicting?
“It's unlikely now,” he tells me, adding, “but that doesn't mean we won't have a lower growth rate.”
Despite signs of a slowing U.S. economy and...
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The investment chief at $1.5 trillion Prudential Financial told us which sectors she's targeting to beat a stock market that looks 'overbought'

The investment chief at $1.5 trillion Prudential Financial told us which sectors she's targeting to beat a stock market that looks 'overbought'

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Prudential Financial chief market strategist Quincy Krosby says investors should still be willing to take some risks even though stocks look expensive and trade war fears persist.
Krosby told Business Insider the sectors she's still investing in despite those liabilities, and explained the factors that make each so promising.
Her top calls include some portions of the stock market that have been left behind during the rally in equities in 2019.
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Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman reveals new details about his role as an intermediator between Presidents Trump and Xi in the US-China trade war

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman reveals new details about his role as an intermediator between Presidents Trump and Xi in the US-China trade war

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman shared fresh details about his role in the US-China trade war in an interview with Business Insider and his new book, "What It Takes."
The 72-year-old billionaire told us about his vantage point as a confidant and friend to President Donald Trump and as a trusted source to the Chinese government.
According to Schwarzman, his conversations with President Xi Jinping led to a US-China meeting to take place at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach in April 2017. It triggered intense dialogue in trade negotiations.
Schwarzman made eight trips to China in 2018...
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