Finance en Tech Notes: Robot Forecast Stronger Than Ever <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One new study has revised its global robotics market projection up nearly 30%, from $67 billion to $87 billion by 2025. … Autodesk finally has a new CEO. … Showing off additive at the Paris Air Show. … An affordable 3-D printer could open the door for more widespread adoption.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Additive Automation Cloud IIoT Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Treasury & Cash Management Robotics Finance Leadership Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:30:00 +0000 719441 at <p>How will the global robotics market change during the years to come? According to one estimate, consumer sales will skyrocket ... but industry will still be the sector that buys the most.</p> BCG The Tech Column: GE, Immelt and the Challenges of ‘Legacy’ <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How will the longtime General Electric CEO be remembered? We won’t really know for years to come. … Global Challenge will bring together robotic-minded high schoolers from 157 countries. … Big prediction for automation and artificial intelligence. … Augmented reality for all! … How will Bezos dive into philanthropy?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0000 713501 at Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Tesla May Need to Start Worrying About Apple's Car Ambitions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> “We believe Apple will eventually move beyond just software into designing a full car and/or launching a platform for third party services and content over time. This is because Apple argues it is most successful when it vertically integrates in a market, controlling the hardware and software and creating a platform,” Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas concluded.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance Leadership The Latest Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:32:00 +0000 710911 at German Factory Orders Fall Amid Weaker Foreign Investment Demand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After its best performance in a year in the first quarter, German economic prospects remain positive: business confidence is at the highest level since 1991 and manufacturers and service providers are seeing the fastest growth in six years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budgeting & Reporting Data and Statistics Finance Global Economy The Global Manufacturer The Latest Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:07:00 +0000 703741 at Thomas Niedermueller, Getty Images GM Shareholders Shoot Down Stock Proposal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM CEO Mary Barra said the company “continues to gain momentum in 2017 driven by strong performance in the U.S. and continued growth in China,” and that she “believes GM stock is undervalued.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:31:00 +0000 702811 at Slaven Vlasic, Getty Images Jeep Hits Pothole Even as Fiat Counts on Expanding Sales <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has mused about spinning off Jeep — whose U.S. sales have dropped 13% so far this year — but is instead counting on a steady expansion of Jeep sales in the years to come.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:41:00 +0000 700821 at Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Toyota Sells Stake in Tesla <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In 2010, Toyota acquired a $50 million stake in Tesla and then the companies started to jointly develop RAV4 electric vehicles in Canada in 2011 and later sold about 2,500 units over three years amid culture clashes and recalls. In 2016 Toyota formed its own unit to develop electric cars. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Finance Finance Innovation The Latest Sat, 03 Jun 2017 21:47:00 +0000 700361 at Linde Agrees to Final $35 Billion Deal with Praxair <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The combination, described by the companies as a merger of equals, was brought back from the ashes last December after being torpedoed three months earlier amid opposition from Linde employees.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance The Latest Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:26:00 +0000 698541 at A New Warning as Fewer Subprime Auto Borrowers Pay Off Early <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Growth in auto debt since the financial crisis has set off alarm bells on Wall Street and among regulators who are concerned that borrowers may be overburdened and used car prices are falling.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data and Statistics Finance Global Economy The Latest Wed, 31 May 2017 14:21:00 +0000 696481 at Getty Images 1K: Amazon Shares Hit $1,000, Show Off Cloud Dominance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mark Cuban: “Amazon is worth far more than $1,000 a share. Consumers always want things at lower prices delivered faster. Amazon uses data better than anyone to achieve those goals for everything it sells. They have a chance to be the most dominant company in the world.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Companies & Executives Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership Technology The Latest Tue, 30 May 2017 17:53:00 +0000 695581 at <p>By various measures, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the second- or third-richest person in the world. Not bad for a tech guy who wanted to sell textbooks online.</p> Alex Wong, Getty Images