From finance and politics to tech and entertainment, these people defined global business in 2017.
December 4, 2017 Issue
California is again leading the way.
Watch out, Amazon.
The New Age big-top machine is expanding into markets like the NFL and a theme park in Mexico, with the backing of private equity firm TPG.
The automaker owes its surge to the AI acumen of San Francisco startup Cruise Automation, which it acquired last year for $581 million.
Livestock has directly caused about a quarter of industrial-age warming. Scientists in New Zealand are working on an anti-burp vaccine for those methane-emitting cows.
Rovio’s IPO was set to soar, but the company is too dependent on its flagship game.
Many households reduced their equity investments from 2007 to 2016. Those headed by people 75 and over loaded up.
He also has holdings in bowling shoes, vacuum cleaner bags, and Ginsu knives—for a reason.
Wang Jing has businesses on four continents—and a long list of woes.
Theresa May sits down on Monday with the EU’s Juncker. The outcome will mean the difference between a soft landing and a chaotic rupture.
Kurdish farmers, a key to independence, feel abandoned.
A fight over who leads the consumer watchdog is only the start of Trump’s bid to rein it in.
The Kremlin is surrounded by local councils filled with political opponents. These newly elected deputies say their victories, while small, are only the beginning.
The website has connections to the president’s camp—and white supremacists.
A deal would let the Russian president take credit as a peacemaker. The U.S. has given up on ousting Assad.