Trump launches black voter initiative with message of economic growth

President Donald Trump plugged his economic agenda in a campaign-style event for African-American voters, saying their support is an important part of his 2020 re-election bid. “We’ve done more for African-Americans in three years than the broken Washington establishment has done in 30 years,” Trump told roughly 400 supporters Friday during the Black Voices for Trump launch in Atlanta. Criminal justice reforms, low unemployment, tax cuts and support for military veterans and law enforcement were among the points the president and his supporters raised throughout the event at the Georgia…

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SoftBank’s message to entrepreneurs: profits matter

Message by founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who invests heavily in startups, underscores decision to oust WeWork chief. Masayoshi Son, long known as a free-spending benefactor who encouraged startup founders to pursue their dreams even if it meant losing billions of dollars, had a different message for entrepreneurs last week: Your dreams had better be profitable. The chief executive officer of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. told company leaders gathered at the five-star Langham resort they need to become profitable soon and stressed the importance of good governance, according to a…

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