A growing list of companies from FedEx to BMW are warning about the world economy

Corporate giants doing business abroad are painting a dreary picture of the world’s economy. With an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, Brexit uncertainty weighing on Europe and the U.K., and new weakness out of Japan, some business leaders say it’s harder than ever to rake in profits. This week, top executives at FedEx, BMW, UBS and others described bleak global business conditions while discussing quarterly results. The multinational package delivery service reported sluggish intern


Corporate giants doing business abroad are painting a dreary picture of the world’s economy. With an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, Brexit uncertainty weighing on Europe and the U.K., and new weakness out of Japan, some business leaders say it’s harder than ever to rake in profits. This week, top executives at FedEx, BMW, UBS and others described bleak global business conditions while discussing quarterly results. The multinational package delivery service reported sluggish intern
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A growing list of companies from FedEx to BMW are warning about the world economy

Corporate giants doing business abroad are painting a dreary picture of the world’s economy.

With an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, Brexit uncertainty weighing on Europe and the U.K., and new weakness out of Japan, some business leaders say it’s harder than ever to rake in profits.

This week, top executives at FedEx, BMW, UBS and others described bleak global business conditions while discussing quarterly results. Fitch Ratings also “aggressively” cut its forecast for the year.

The head of UBS was among the latest to blame the world’s backdrop for weaker-than-expected results. CEO Ermotti told a conference in London on Wednesday that it “one of the worst first-quarter environments in recent history,” Reuters reported. The Swiss bank slashed another $300 million from 2019 costs after revenue at its investment bank plunged. Investment banking conditions are among the toughest seen in years, especially outside the U.S., he said.

Ermotti’s remarks echo the sentiment from FedEx a day earlier. The multinational package delivery service reported sluggish international revenue on Tuesday as a result of tough exchange rates and ongoing trade battles.

“Slowing international macroeconomic conditions and weaker global trade growth trends continue, as seen in the year-over-year decline in our FedEx Express international revenue,” Chief Financial Officer Alan B. Graf Jr. said in FedEx’s quarterly earnings report.

BMW is another with a less-than-rosy outlook. The German automaker said it expected pretax profit to fall by more than 10 percent in 2019, and its CFO said global conditions make it hard to provide a clear forecast.

“Depending on how conditions develop, our guidance may be subject to additional risks; in particular, the risk of a no-deal Brexit and ongoing developments in international trade policy,” CFO Nicolas Peter said in BMW’s quarterly earnings report Wednesday.


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There was mysterious selling in FedEx on Tuesday before poor earnings took down the stock

These are when the really smart money tips their hand by buying or selling an abnormally large amount of stock or options ahead of an event. Whether that event is an earnings report, new product introduction, or industry conference, the activity in the hours that preceded such catalysts can be amazingly predictive. The stock closed at $181.41, down slightly, and this was absent any news in the company. Sure enough, FedEx’s quarterly results missed on earnings and revenue missed estimates with CF


These are when the really smart money tips their hand by buying or selling an abnormally large amount of stock or options ahead of an event. Whether that event is an earnings report, new product introduction, or industry conference, the activity in the hours that preceded such catalysts can be amazingly predictive. The stock closed at $181.41, down slightly, and this was absent any news in the company. Sure enough, FedEx’s quarterly results missed on earnings and revenue missed estimates with CF
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There was mysterious selling in FedEx on Tuesday before poor earnings took down the stock

We are always looking for the so-called tells in the market. These are when the really smart money tips their hand by buying or selling an abnormally large amount of stock or options ahead of an event.

Whether that event is an earnings report, new product introduction, or industry conference, the activity in the hours that preceded such catalysts can be amazingly predictive.

Such was the case of FedEx on Tuesday, as shares opened higher, traded to $185 per share at its high of the day and then were hit with massive waves of block selling. It took all of 15 minutes to drive shares off their session highs. The stock closed at $181.41, down slightly, and this was absent any news in the company.

Sure enough, FedEx’s quarterly results missed on earnings and revenue missed estimates with CFO Alan Graf citing weak global economic conditions. The shares tanked after hours.

“Slowing international macroeconomic conditions and weaker global trade growth trends continue, as seen in the year-over-year decline in our FedEx Express international revenue,” Graf said in a statement.

The stock was down more than 6 percent in premarket trading Wednesday, highlighting once again why what happens in the hours ahead of these events is so critical to follow.

—CNBC’s Fred Imbert contributed to this report.

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China should quickly get out of its huge US trade problem

The vigilant members of the China-based American and international chambers of commerce, and the World Trade Organization, will serve as keen observers that China is properly implementing and enforcing its trade regulations. Third, China can benefit from an enhanced International Monetary Fund surveillance, technically called Article IV consultations. Fourth, the IMF consultations and the OECD’s biannual examinations would provide unimpeachable expert opinions on China’s monetary policies and it


The vigilant members of the China-based American and international chambers of commerce, and the World Trade Organization, will serve as keen observers that China is properly implementing and enforcing its trade regulations. Third, China can benefit from an enhanced International Monetary Fund surveillance, technically called Article IV consultations. Fourth, the IMF consultations and the OECD’s biannual examinations would provide unimpeachable expert opinions on China’s monetary policies and it
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China should quickly get out of its huge US trade problem

First, approach the issue with a sense of urgency it deserves. Promptly begin to diversify Chinese exports away from U.S. markets, and strongly step up purchases of American goods and services to quickly stop and markedly reverse the trend of China’s growing bilateral trade surpluses.

Second, with such a sincere show of good faith, Beijing should adopt regulatory changes offering internationally comparable guarantees for the protection of intellectual property and prohibition of forced technology transfers to Chinese joint-venture partners. China’s apparently large panoply of non-tariff barriers to trade should also be dismantled.

The vigilant members of the China-based American and international chambers of commerce, and the World Trade Organization, will serve as keen observers that China is properly implementing and enforcing its trade regulations.

Third, China can benefit from an enhanced International Monetary Fund surveillance, technically called Article IV consultations. That would make sure that China’s monetary, fiscal and structural economic policies — which include both domestic and foreign trade — are fully in compliance with international rules and best practice policies.

In addition to that, China may also wish to engage in extensive biannual economic examinations with the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development to get an independent expert assessment of the entire spectrum of its economic policies. That’s what the OECD does well, and that could be a very useful source of unbiased advice. Such examinations would also shield China from widely publicized amateurish attacks on its economic management.

Fourth, the IMF consultations and the OECD’s biannual examinations would provide unimpeachable expert opinions on China’s monetary policies and its managed floating exchange rate. That would preserve China’s monetary sovereignty and offer much-needed advice about the country’s highly sensitive capital account transactions.

How China frames those steps within the ongoing trade negotiations with the United States is a matter of its own judgment.

But one thing should be clear: Dragging on the negotiating process while continuing to accumulate China’s huge surpluses on American trades is over. Washington has finally come to the point where it can no longer tolerate inconclusive talk fests while China laughs all the way to the bank.

To be sure, though, getting the trade surplus issue out of the way will not radically improve the U.S.-China relations. That’s impossible as long as America’s security experts consider China a “strategic competitor” and “a revisionist power” determined to challenge America’s world order.

One could expect, however, that a meaningful progress on bilateral trade problems could open more space to address acute security issues in a constructive manner, although, again, there is no guarantee for such an outcome. China’s contested maritime borders, Korean problems and Beijing’s Belt and Road transactions will remain America’s war and peace issues for the foreseeable future.


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Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange makes its debut on global emerging markets indexes

Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, the Tadawul, took its first step Monday of inclusion in two major international indexes: the FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones’ emerging markets indices. The inclusion marks a continuation of efforts by the Saudi kingdom to open up its market to international investors, Tadawul CEO Khalid Abdullah al-Hussan told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble in Riyadh. “We haven’t seen any turbulence on inflows of cash for the first tranche of FTSE and it was very smooth by both the sellers an


Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, the Tadawul, took its first step Monday of inclusion in two major international indexes: the FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones’ emerging markets indices. The inclusion marks a continuation of efforts by the Saudi kingdom to open up its market to international investors, Tadawul CEO Khalid Abdullah al-Hussan told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble in Riyadh. “We haven’t seen any turbulence on inflows of cash for the first tranche of FTSE and it was very smooth by both the sellers an
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Saudi Arabia's stock exchange makes its debut on global emerging markets indexes

Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, the Tadawul, took its first step Monday of inclusion in two major international indexes: the FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones’ emerging markets indices.

The inclusion marks a continuation of efforts by the Saudi kingdom to open up its market to international investors, Tadawul CEO Khalid Abdullah al-Hussan told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble in Riyadh.

“We haven’t seen any turbulence on inflows of cash for the first tranche of FTSE and it was very smooth by both the sellers and as well as the buyers, which in my opinion confirmed the confidence of international investors to participate in the Saudi markets and the regulatory framework of the Saudi capital market,” al-Hussan said.

Al-Hussan expects this inclusion to bring in around $15 billion in passive inflows across the indices, adding that calculating the expected active funds is more challenging.


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Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here’s what brands are doing for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns. CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.


International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns. CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.
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Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here's what brands are doing for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns.

CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.


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Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here’s what brands are doing for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns. CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.


International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns. CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.
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Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here's what brands are doing for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns.

CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.


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‘Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities,’ UK designer Tara Bernerd says

In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s. “Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is. “We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17


In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s. “Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is. “We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17
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'Don't be stopped by your own insecurities,' UK designer Tara Bernerd says

In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s.

Yet even though her company has worked on several major projects and made a name for itself, Bernerd believes that no matter how long you’ve been in business, entrepreneurs need to keep working hard, in order to survive in this competitive world.

Reflecting on how she set up her own business back in 2002 and what she’s learned, the British designer outlined to CNBC some key advice she’d offer to people looking to, or who have, set up their own business.

“Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. The limits you set yourself, you are setting. So, I think to be confident, you must always work hard at your skills, and be, as much as you can, on top of your game,” the founder of Tara Bernerd & Partners, told CNBC’s Tania Bryer in an interview that aired Wednesday.

Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is.

“We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17 years, (you need) to keep being in business.”

“So, I don’t think one should sit back and expect anything to come easy. It doesn’t.”


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‘Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities,’ UK designer Tara Bernerd says

In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s. “Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is. “We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17


In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s. “Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is. “We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17
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'Don't be stopped by your own insecurities,' UK designer Tara Bernerd says

In the design space, Tara Bernerd is renowned for her work, having founded a leading international design and interior architecture practice in London back in the early 2000s.

Yet even though her company has worked on several major projects and made a name for itself, Bernerd believes that no matter how long you’ve been in business, entrepreneurs need to keep working hard, in order to survive in this competitive world.

Reflecting on how she set up her own business back in 2002 and what she’s learned, the British designer outlined to CNBC some key advice she’d offer to people looking to, or who have, set up their own business.

“Don’t be stopped by your own insecurities. The limits you set yourself, you are setting. So, I think to be confident, you must always work hard at your skills, and be, as much as you can, on top of your game,” the founder of Tara Bernerd & Partners, told CNBC’s Tania Bryer in an interview that aired Wednesday.

Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day, Bernerd said that she thinks that setting up your own company today would be “intimidating” in many ways, whatever your gender is.

“We are really at the most competitive times of our lives, I mean even if you’ve been in business for 17 years, (you need) to keep being in business.”

“So, I don’t think one should sit back and expect anything to come easy. It doesn’t.”


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China blocks canola shipments from Canada’s Richardson: Customs document

China has cancelled major Canadian agribusiness Richardson International Ltd’s registration to ship canola to China, according to a document listing approved exporters posted on the website of the Chinese customs administration on March 1. The document, a revised version of a notice first posted on Jan. 14, includes a note beside the entry for Richardson International saying, “Canola export registration already cancelled”. It wasn’t immediately clear why Richardson’s exports into China, the worl


China has cancelled major Canadian agribusiness Richardson International Ltd’s registration to ship canola to China, according to a document listing approved exporters posted on the website of the Chinese customs administration on March 1. The document, a revised version of a notice first posted on Jan. 14, includes a note beside the entry for Richardson International saying, “Canola export registration already cancelled”. It wasn’t immediately clear why Richardson’s exports into China, the worl
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China blocks canola shipments from Canada's Richardson: Customs document

China has cancelled major Canadian agribusiness Richardson International Ltd’s registration to ship canola to China, according to a document listing approved exporters posted on the website of the Chinese customs administration on March 1.

The document, a revised version of a notice first posted on Jan. 14, includes a note beside the entry for Richardson International saying, “Canola export registration already cancelled”.

It wasn’t immediately clear why Richardson’s exports into China, the world’s top importer of canola, had been halted. Officials at China’s General Administration of Customs didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.

The move comes amid heightened tensions between the two countries in a dispute over trade and telecoms technology that has ensnared the chief financial officer of China’s biggest smartphone maker, Huawei Technologies Ltd, who faces U.S. criminal charges.

Spokespeople at Richardson’s headquarters in Canada couldn’t be reached outside normal business hours.

Canada’s embassy in Beijing referred Reuters’ request for comment to government officials in Ottawa.

A Canadian grain industry source with knowledge of the matter confirmed Richardson’s exports of canola to China had been halted. The person declined to be identified citing the sensitivity of the matter.


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‘Fearless Girl’ comes to London’s financial district — just in time for International Women’s Day

The figurine looks to ignite a global conversation around the power of female leadership, while encouraging businesses to make their boards more inclusive, gender-balanced and diverse. For asset manager SSGA, placing the sculpture by financial landmarks, allows them to extend the discussion surrounding diverse boards — and beyond. “So, having the symbol of the Fearless Girl in places that are important for the financial workers globally, is something that we think is critical. This Fearless Girl


The figurine looks to ignite a global conversation around the power of female leadership, while encouraging businesses to make their boards more inclusive, gender-balanced and diverse. For asset manager SSGA, placing the sculpture by financial landmarks, allows them to extend the discussion surrounding diverse boards — and beyond. “So, having the symbol of the Fearless Girl in places that are important for the financial workers globally, is something that we think is critical. This Fearless Girl
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'Fearless Girl' comes to London's financial district — just in time for International Women's Day

The figurine looks to ignite a global conversation around the power of female leadership, while encouraging businesses to make their boards more inclusive, gender-balanced and diverse. For asset manager SSGA, placing the sculpture by financial landmarks, allows them to extend the discussion surrounding diverse boards — and beyond.

“It’s important to think about how women can impact society, finance, really everything — and when you think about the centers of power, they are often revolving around finance,” Lori Heinel, deputy global chief investment officer for State Street Global Advisors told CNBC Make It on Tuesday.

“So, having the symbol of the Fearless Girl in places that are important for the financial workers globally, is something that we think is critical. It’s also a way to highlight the engagement for companies, in that we really need to have more women on boards, have more women in positions of power and to drive economic empowerment for women.”

This Fearless Girl is expected to stand her ground in the English capital for the next three months, yet the asset manager and others hope her stay will be extended.

“I hope that Fearless Girl will serve as a reminder, both of the progress that we have made, but the progress that we also need to make — and I very much hope she’ll inspire generations of girls to become fearless women and leaders,” Catherine McGuinness, chair of the policy and resources committee of the City of London Corporation, told attendees Tuesday. “I hope that her initial short stay here will become a much longer one.”


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