The Business Ties That Bind the U.S. and China Are Strong but Fraying

The prospects for future commerce, and peace, are intertwined, our columnist writes.If you follow the news, you know that tensions between the United States and China are high and that the commercial relationship between the two biggest trading nations on the planet...

As a former CEO and Investment Banker, Mr. Schissler has BEEN A KEY COMPONENT TO DOZENS OF TRANSACTIONS. Today as an investor, he listens to approximately ten pitches of new investments per week (estimated over 500 per year). The purpose of this blog is to provide entrepreneurs insight on the good, bad, and ugly of pitching their business to investors.

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