Business and industry news from around the web: April 16 – 20, 2018

Written on Apr 19, 2018

Don’t make these 5 risk management mistakes
Risks are rising in volume and complexity. This blog post from the AICPA shares tips on how to avoid common pitfalls to better protect organizations from risk.

Red tape at the borders stifles U.S. small-business growth
Every generation experiences a transformation in global trade. From the discovery of new trade routes, to faster modes of transportation, to the advent of the shipping container, the relationship between businesses and consumers across borders is continuously reimagined by innovation. It’s up to policymakers to keep up.

U.S. factory jobs power ahead
President Trump argues that he’s getting tough on China’s trade practices to keep domestic manufacturers from dying. One hole in that argument: American factories are coming back to life on their own.

Trade war? Chinese retaliation to Trump tariffs would hit Ohio hard. Five things to know:
China vowed on April 6 to fight the U.S. “at any cost” after President Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies.

Tech Corner - What you don’t know about how Facebook uses your data
Facebook meticulously scrutinizes the minutiae of its users’ online lives, and its tracking stretches far beyond the company’s well-known targeted advertisements. Details that people often readily volunteer — age, employer, relationship status, likes and location — are just the start.

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