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Markets Harley-Davidson Eyeing Offshore Move To Skirt EU Tariffs
Author: 0 Harley-Davidson Eyeing Offshore Move To Skirt EU Tariffs

Harley-Davidson will not raise its prices to avert " an immediate and lasting detrimental impact " on sales in Europe, it said . The European tariffs have jumped from 6 percent to 31 percent, the company said. And now, Harley-Davidson - a motorcycle brand that has often aligned itself with the very image of "Americaness" - is a flawless example. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

Markets President Trump bashes Harley-Davidson over production move, tweets 'We won't forget'
Author: 0 President Trump bashes Harley-Davidson over production move, tweets 'We won't forget'

But Harley-Davidson's plight in Europe drew fresh interest from French Parliament member Eric Straumann, who contacted Levatich to propose a new factory on the French-German border in Alsace. "We don't want to punish, but that is the unfortunate effect, that (US companies) will put pressure on the American administration to say hey, hold on a minute, this is not good for the American economy", EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Tuesday.

Markets Harley-Davidson Using Trade Tensions as Excuse to Move
Author: 0 Harley-Davidson Using Trade Tensions as Excuse to Move

The company, which sold almost 40,000 motorcycles in Europe past year, said it planned to absorb those costs rather than pass them on to customers and risk damaging sales. Harley-Davidson isn't halting manufacturing in the U.S. In 2017, almost 40,000 riders bought a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Europe, accounting for more than 16% of the company's sales previous year.

Markets Turkey elections: Tayyip Erdogan wins presidential race
Author: 0 Turkey elections: Tayyip Erdogan wins presidential race

Erdogan, who secured a new five-year term as President on the first round of voting on Sunday , re-enters office with a vast array of new powers at his disposal, following a narrowly-won constitutional referendum last year. "Any rally could quickly go into reverse if President Erdogan uses his strengthened position to pursue looser fiscal and monetary policy, as we fear is likely", said Jason Tuvey, senior emerging markets economist at Capital Economics.

Markets Amazon Prime Membership Now Available for Rs. 129 Monthly Subscription
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Membership Now Available for Rs. 129 Monthly Subscription

The banner has the Amazon Prime Day 2018 date as the 16th. Prime Day features deals on a wide range of products that are exclusive to Prime members. Tony Singh, content and business development director for BT's consumer division, said: "BT TV gives our customers the flexibility they want to watch all their favourite shows - and of course all the sport - in one place and on one bill".

Markets Iran rejects plan to raise oil output within OPEC
Author: 0 Iran rejects plan to raise oil output within OPEC

He said now high oil prices dent the economic development of many countries. The actual output increases set a bullish tone, as they came in below some of the highest figures that had been discussed prior to the meeting. Non-OPEC countries like Russian Federation had agreed in 2016 to participate in OPEC's effort to raise prices, cutting 600,000 barrels a day of their own production.

Markets Prices Dip Slightly on Reports Iran May Agree to Small Production Hike
Author: 0 Prices Dip Slightly on Reports Iran May Agree to Small Production Hike

Benchmark U.S. crude hit its highest level in more than three years in May, but U.S. and worldwide prices have eased since then in anticipation that OPEC will approve more drilling. The kingdom's plan involves a complex calculation based on how much the group has cut production beyond the initial target of 1.8 million barrels a day set in 2016, said delegates, asking not be named discussing private meetings.

Markets China slams U.S. threat to impose tariffs on $200 billion in imports
Author: 0 China slams U.S. threat to impose tariffs on $200 billion in imports

Trump cited China's imposition of charges on United States goods - which came in response to Washington's opening salvo in a mounting trade dispute - as " unacceptable ". According to the New York Times article , Trump promised Cook that he wouldn't place tariffs on iPhone assembled in China. "Further action must be taken to encourage China to change its unfair practices, open its market to United States goods and accept a more balanced trade relationship with the United States", Trump ...

Markets Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud
Author: 0 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud

Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani made their first court appearance in U.S. District Court, where both pleaded not guilty to the charges. The company's general counsel, David Taylor, will take over as CEO. "The tests performed on Theranos technology, in addition, were likely to contain inaccurate and unreliable results".

Markets IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb
Author: 0 IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb

IHOP teased its customers for a week on social media, saying it would be renaming its iconic restaurant " IHOb ", but wouldn't reveal what the "b" stood for. When I asked Rebelez whether IHOP was considering food-fusion menu items - remember Burger King's Whopperito or Taco Bell's Nacho Fries? - he joked that diners could order a side of flapjacks and make their own pancake burger.

Markets North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization
Author: 0 North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization

According to some media reports, Pakistan had secretly supplied North Korea with nuclear enrichment technology when A Q Khan headed the country's nuclear programme. He said Kim told him he had just destroyed a missile engine testing site. The pledge, absent from the joint statement Trump signed with Kim, appeared to come as news to both South Korea and the Pentagon.

Author: 0 Hilarious Tweets About IHOP Changing Their Name to IHOB

In truth, IHOP isn't actually changing its name to IHOB; it's simply adding burgers to its menu, and is using the name-change gimmick to advertise the addition. Among the burgers now available are Big Brunch , Cowboy BBQ , Mushroom Swiss, Jalapeno Kick and Mega Monster . Reaction to the name change on social media ranges from excitement and anticipation to confused and baffled.

Markets Trump's Twitter rant against Trudeau garners global reactions
Author: 0 Trump's Twitter rant against Trudeau garners global reactions

But the president broadsided his allies after leaving the meeting by disavowing a joint statement the U.S. had agreed to, criticising Trudeau and vowing tariffs on cars. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", he said . The public sniping at a sitting leader of state by White House aides shocked some veteran diplomats.

Markets ZTE Signs Preliminary Agreement With Commerce Department To Lift US Ban
Author: 0 ZTE Signs Preliminary Agreement With Commerce Department To Lift US Ban

The immediate ramifications of this deal are that although ZTE is becoming cash-poorer, this will allow them to resume day-to-day business operations and get the business moving again. And last week, the Daily Beast reported that a day after the president said he wanted to help ZTE, the tech company hired the Mercury Public Affairs firm to lobby on its behalf in Washington.

Markets Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations
Author: 0 Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

In a statement carried on the GFA website, Nyantakyi apologised "unreservedly" for "a series of errors of indiscretion" after Federation Internationale de Football Association launched an ethics investigation into his activities. Nyantakyi was accused in an explosive documentary called "Number 12", aired on Wednesday by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas , of soliciting bribes amounting to several million dollars.

Markets Chinese phone maker ZTE saved from brink after deal with U.S.
Author: 0 Chinese phone maker ZTE saved from brink after deal with U.S.

Speaking in a CNBC interview, Ross said the deal includes a US$1 billion penalty against ZTE and a US-selected compliance team to be embedded at the company to prevent further violations of the sort that prompted the Commerce Department to cut ZTE off from its U.S.

Author: 0 G7 leaders must not be afraid to reach agreements without US - Macron

Macron called on other G7 leaders not to water down a joint communique at the end of the summit, at the expense of shared values, simply in a bid to win Trump's signature, warning that a "G6 plus one" outcome was possible. exports. With Trump, the danger with him is that he's so stupid that he doesn't know he's stupid. The member countries are: Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Germany, the United States and the Britain.

Markets Tesla shares rise as Musk says Model 3 set to hit target
Author: 0 Tesla shares rise as Musk says Model 3 set to hit target

Musk took the stage at the shareholder meeting, moving slowly and dressed in dark tones, and looking teary-eyed. The Model 3 is supposed to start at around $35k, though Tesla has yet to begin delivering those base-spec versions. In an apparent vote of confidence in Musk, shareholders rejected by a large majority a proposal on the ballot to split the chairman and chief executive roles, both of which are held by the co-founder.

Markets Billionaire Koch Brothers Launch Million Dollar Campaign Against Trump's Popular Tariffs
Author: 0 Billionaire Koch Brothers Launch Million Dollar Campaign Against Trump's Popular Tariffs

Mexico - a net importer of USA steel - is also putting 25% duties on a range of American steel products. 'Farmers have not been doing well for 15 years. amid trade frictions", Bian pointed out, stressing that Beijing has "a whole set of adequate countermeasures" to respond to Washington's tariff war. 'If the United States introduces trade sanctions including tariffs, all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties will be void, ' said a statement on Sunday from the ...

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