PARIS, March 7- European shares slipped in early trade on Friday as investors trod a cautious path in case of another escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.» Read More
After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
The world's biggest tire maker Bridgestone reported its earnings today, setting a record profit for the first half. Sachiko Kishida reportd
Maurice Taylor, CEO of Titan, discusses his first Russian acquisition and the difficulties of running a business in France as the government has "no idea" of what to do.
The acquisition would create the world's seventh largest tire company, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Workers at a dying French tire factory who have become the butt of American jokes staged a last-ditch protest to save their jobs.
The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.
Michelin CEO, Pete Selleck discusses his company's new plant in South Carolina and the 500 jobs it will provide.
Jeff Middleswart, Behind the Numbers president, discusses the 13% drop in Goodyear stock this year, despite an improving economy and rising car sales.
Despite the lingering debt crisis and an incubating recession in many nations of the European Union, many global companies say they are maintaining or even increasing their investments in the euro zone and elsewhere on the Continent. The NYT reports.
"We know that 80% of the growth that's going to take place in the tire industry in the next 20 years will take place in emerging markets," says Pete Selleck, Michelin chairman/president, discussing his company's global outlook.
The bulls are betting that Titan International is ready to run.
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