Trump Tweets Harley-Davidson 'Will Be Taxed Like Never Before'

Those tariffs are a retaliation for trade penalties imposed by the Trump administration. Harley must know that they won't be able to sell back into USA without paying a big tax! "Hence, they were just using Tariffs/Trade War as an excuse", Trump said... More..

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Harley-Davidson move shows Trump trade war, tariffs worst fears
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Harley-Davidson move shows Trump trade war, tariffs worst fears

Trump also warned Harley that the company would be heavily taxed if it tried to import goods from its European production centers back to the USA, though there is no indication that the vehicles it produces th...More..

Here's Why Trump Tweeted About Harley-Davidson's Plant In Kansas City
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Here's Why Trump Tweeted About Harley-Davidson's Plant In Kansas City

In a series of tweets Tuesday morning, Trump said Harley is using the European retaliatory tariffs as "an excuse" for moving manufacturing overseas . "I fought hard for them and ultimately they will no...More..

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential election
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential election

The CHP, the single largest opposition party and the main force in the "Nation's Alliance", launched a social media campaign claiming Syrian refugees are forcing up the rent prices, stealing the jobs of and...More..

Rising tariffs forces Harley-Davidson to shift some production overseas
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Rising tariffs forces Harley-Davidson to shift some production overseas

The EU imposed retaliatory tariffs last week on $3.4 billion worth of USA products like bourbon, motorcycles and orange juice.The new duties are in direct response to President Trump's decision to increase ...More..

Turkey’s election reveals the durability of nationalism
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Turkey’s election reveals the durability of nationalism

Andalou said the party had won 42 percent of votes with 99 percent counted, projecting a total of 293 seats. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to extend his rule and take on new powers after...More..

Supreme Court rules that states can collect sales tax from online retailers
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Supreme Court rules that states can collect sales tax from online retailers

Online shopping sales have grown steadily for the past decade, but when it comes to sales tax, things get tricky. You may, depending on where you live and what online store you shop at. Amazon .com, with its ...More..

Position-Squaring Ahead of OPEC Meeting Boosting Prices
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Position-Squaring Ahead of OPEC Meeting Boosting Prices

Iran had been expected to oppose any rise in crude output, but it has now signalled it may support a small increase. "I don't believe at this meeting we can reach agreement", Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Nam...More..

Stocks fall with United States dollar; oil slips before OPEC
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Stocks fall with United States dollar; oil slips before OPEC

Oil demand has been rising faster than expected, pushing prices higher despite a big increase in USA oil output. Observers say the participating countries could simply agree to stop exceeding their quotas f...More..

Trump calls for US$200B more tariffs on China; US futures drop
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump calls for US$200B more tariffs on China; US futures drop

There are few companies with more to lose than Apple in a trade war between the United States and China . The battle between Trump and Beijing has kicked into high gear over the past week. But after ma...More..

Google invests $550M in Chinese retailer JD.com
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Google invests $550M in Chinese retailer JD.com

Under the deal announced Monday, Google bought about 27 million newly issued shares of Nasdaq-listed JD at $40.58 apiece, a pricing based on the volume-weighted average trading price over the last 10 days. Go...More..

Audi boss Rupert Stadler held in German diesel emissions probe
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Audi boss Rupert Stadler held in German diesel emissions probe

The devices were initially found in VW's cars, but its Audi subsidiary has also been embroiled in the scandal. Munich prosecutors and Stadler himself were not immediately available for comment. prosecutors....More..

Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe

The special counsel is looking into whether Trump's firing of Comey in May 2017 was an effort by the president to obstruct justice by derailing the FBI's probe of possible collusion between the Trump campai...More..

ECB's Bond Buying Could Return If Economic Downturn Occurs, Official Says
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

ECB's Bond Buying Could Return If Economic Downturn Occurs, Official Says

That jolted financial markets last month, though Italy's new finance minister has helped calm investors by saying recently that his country has no intention to leave the currency union. There's little doubt...More..

Elon Musk working on new transportation transit system for Chicago
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elon Musk working on new transportation transit system for Chicago

The system would take the form of an underground tunnel system between O'Hare and downtown Chicago's Block 37 complex. They say electric vehicles will carry passengers through underground tunnels in about...More..

Sheriff: Deputy killed, another critical in shooting near Kansas courthouse
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Sheriff: Deputy killed, another critical in shooting near Kansas courthouse

Their names have not yet been released by authorities, who are investigating how the shooting unfolded near the county courthouse in Kansas City, Kan . It also appeared that the police blocked off a street nea...More..

India, China plan oil buyers' block to counter Opec
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

India, China plan oil buyers' block to counter Opec

A weekly market report from US motor club AAA said the national average retail price for a gallon of gasoline was at a point where consumers may be changing their habits. Iraq, OPEC's second-largest produ...More..

Fed Raises Interest Rates for Second Time this Year
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fed Raises Interest Rates for Second Time this Year

Interest rate hikes will hit consumers in their wallets. "This is the most lopsided, mismatched labour market in the nation's history", said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank. The m...More..

AT&T can buy Time Warner as judge shuts down Department of Justice
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

AT&T can buy Time Warner as judge shuts down Department of Justice

After Fox made a takeover offer for the 61 percent stake in Sky that it doesn't already own, Comcast launched a 22 billion pound (US$30 billion) counterbid for the business. The statement confirmed also ...More..

Domino's aims to make delivery easier by paving roads in local communities
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Domino's aims to make delivery easier by paving roads in local communities

It documents the work done in those communities on the Paving for Pizza web site. Help save more pizzas! Customers interested in nominating their hometown for a paving grant from Domino's can enter their ...More..

AT&T Wins in Court to Merge With Time Warner
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

AT&T Wins in Court to Merge With Time Warner

The Justice Department even sued to block it, but Judge Leon saw things a bit differently. Regulators will still likely scrutinize similar deals, and there is no guarantee that the district court's approval o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kim Jong Un Takes Selfie During Night Out in Singapore

Details were not shared about how the discussions have progressed so far and Trump and Kim have yet to meet face-to-face. When she attended the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics earlier this...More..

US net neutrality rules expire, court battle looms
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

US net neutrality rules expire, court battle looms

A number of states have tried to get around the FCC's repeal by either developing legislation laying out their own net neutrality rules, or by issuing gubernatorial executive orders that limit which Internet ...More..

Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore

The US president had told reporters in Canada that he "felt confident" about Tuesday's talks with Kim . North Korea , though, has shown little appetite for surrendering nuclear weapons it considers vital ...More..

Verizon Communications Inc.: Verizon announces CEO succession plan
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Verizon Communications Inc.: Verizon announces CEO succession plan

Before joining Verizon he worked six years as the chief executive of Ericcson, a networking and telecommunications company. The appointment of Hans Vestberg indicates that the key strategy of Verizon, the num...More..