U.S. Chamber Applauds Further Changes to U.S. Sanctions on Cuba

Carlos Gutierrez, chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council, today issued the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s further amendments to Cuba sanctions regulations: “The administration’s announcement is a welcomed step forward in

October Imports Spike as Retailers Stock Up for Holidays

October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for the nation’s major retail container ports as merchants stock up for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report

Banks Still Seek Blueprint for Effective Risk Accountability

While banks have materially strengthened their risk management approach from the board level down across risk, compliance and controls since the financial crisis, the industry is still searching for the appropriate blueprints to establish effective

Survey: The Manager-Employee Relationship

Many employees like their bosses, but managers still have much work to do, according to new research from staffing firm Accountemps. Nearly two in three workers (64 percent) said they are happy with their supervisors,

Viamericas Introduces Money Transfer as a Service

Viamericas Corporation, an international licensed money transfer company, announced today they are offering Money Transfer as a Service (MTaaS) through its new digital financial services platform. Viamericas is embracing the open API economy to allow

Presidential Election: It’s Still the Economy That Matters

In any presidential election, the economy is one of the most influential issues Americans consider when casting their vote. In a new, five-part video series, Fifth Third Bank analyzes how government stimulus packages, regulations and

Brazil-U.S. Business Council Calls for Policy Reforms in Brazil

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council (Brazil Council), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, today released a white paper on Brazil’s road to restoring investor confidence and stabilizing its economy by pushing a broad agenda

Importance of a Fully Operational Ex-Im Bank

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to Congress’ failure to include language in the Continuing Resolution (CR) that would restore the U.S. Export Import

SMBs Bullish on Economy

SMB Economic Optimism at 10-Year High Owners of small and mid-sized businesses are upbeat about the U.S. economy amid steady expectations for their sales and hiring during the next six months, according to the latest

Training Can Improve Business Efficiencies, Minimize Losses

For a majority of working adults, employer-provided training programs can improve their effectiveness and help limit mistakes on the job, according to the newly released results of an American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey, conducted online by