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David Davis hails 'landmark moment' as first Brexit bill becomes law David Davis hails 'landmark moment' as first Brexit bill becomes law
- June 26, 2018

To cheers in the lower house, Tory Speaker John Bercow announced to MPs that the Royal Assent had been granted on Tuesday. A Scottish Saltire (C) flies between a Union flag (R) and a European Union (EU) flag, in front of the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh, on March 13, 2017. (more...)
Investment in United Kingdom auto industry halves amid Brexit uncertainty
- June 26, 2018

The bill took almost a year to pass, after first being introduced in Parliament last summer, with more than 250 hours of debate in the Commons and the Lords, more than 1,400 amendments tabled, and one serious challenge over the meaningful vote. (more...)
GE to spin off health care business in latest shake-up
- June 26, 2018

The company's latest round of winnowing arrived Tuesday, the first time since 1907 that GE will not be a member of the exclusive Dow Jones Industrial Average at the opening bell. "We have to keep a long-term perspective". The company will likely reduce its dividend payout following the spinoff of its health business, according to people familiar. (more...)
GCash, AlipayHK launch blockchain-powered remittance service GCash, AlipayHK launch blockchain-powered remittance service
- June 26, 2018

According to Ma, it has been his long-cherished dream to cut remittance costs. According to the South China Morning Post , Ma said at the forum that "there is no bubble for blockchain, but there's a bitcoin bubble". Billionaire business magnate Jack Ma has warned against speculating on the Bitcoin market after saying that the virtual currency could be a potential bubble. (more...)
BMW executive says would shut UK plants if Brexit hits supply chain BMW executive says would shut UK plants if Brexit hits supply chain
- June 26, 2018

Last week, Airbus warned it could leave the United Kingdom in the event of a hard Brexit, putting around 14,000 jobs at risk. BMW said it is not considering moving production out of Britain because of Brexit, although the carmaker has cut its dependence on its Oxford auto plant by quietly expanding a new Dutch assembly site for its Mini brand. (more...)
Trump issues new threats against US trading partners Trump issues new threats against US trading partners
- June 26, 2018

Trump has already annoyed major USA trading partners, including China, Canada, Mexico, the European Union and India, by imposing tariffs on steel, aluminum and other products from those countries. The United States now imposes a 2.5 percent tariff on imported passenger cars from the European Union and a 25 percent tariff on imported pickup trucks. (more...)
China and Europe warn trade war could trigger global recession
- June 26, 2018

The comments, made at a press briefing with European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen , come as both sides prepared to face off against US President Donald Trump's tariff threats. Economists at Deutsche Bank tallied the potential damage in a note released late last week. China, also affected by United States steel tariffs, has denounced Trump's approach as "extreme pressure and blackmail", warning that it would "take strong, powerful countermeasures" if the president enacted his ... (more...)
Is Turkey Still a Democracy? Erdogan Assumes New Powers Is Turkey Still a Democracy? Erdogan Assumes New Powers
- June 26, 2018

Erdogan, a master campaigner who has ruled Turkey for 15 years, faced his most competitive election yet as opposition parties fielded five candidates who ran vigorous campaigns accusing him of seeking one-man rule and reckless management of the economy . (more...)
Harley-Davidson, blaming tariffs, will shift some manufacturing overseas Harley-Davidson, blaming tariffs, will shift some manufacturing overseas
- June 26, 2018

The EU tariffs on $US3.4 billion ($4.6 billion) worth of U.S. products are retaliation for duties the Trump administration is imposing on European steel and aluminium. Harley-Davidson said that it will not raise its prices due to "an immediate and lasting detrimental impact to its business in the region", although the tariffs are adding about $2,200 in costs per motorcycle exported from the U.S.to the EU. (more...)
Trump planning new curbs on Chinese investment in the US
- June 26, 2018

The White House on May 29 said the Trump administration would press ahead with restrictions on investment by Chinese companies in the United States as well as "enhanced" export controls for goods exported to China, with details to be announced by June 30. (more...)
Harley-Davidson to shift motorbike production overseas over European Union tariffs Harley-Davidson to shift motorbike production overseas over European Union tariffs
- June 26, 2018

The European Union has placed tariffs on $3.2 billion worth of goods from the United States in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on imported steel and aluminum, according to the Independent . A US motorcycle sales slump has deepened since then, spurring Harley's decision in January to close a plant in Kansas City, Mo., eliminating about 260 jobs. (more...)
China defends its USA investment record China defends its USA investment record
- June 26, 2018

Lighthizer said that getting China to open its market to more US exports was significant, but that it was far more important for the United States to resolve issues with China such as forced technology transfers and cyber theft. motorcycle exports. The EU riposted last week against emblematic American exports in response to United States tariffs on steel and aluminium. With the Trump administration reportedly set to crack down on Chinese investment in certain technologies, American tech ... (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings Harley-Davidson inc (HOG) Recent Analysts Ratings Harley-Davidson inc (HOG)
- June 26, 2018

This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. The funds in our database now have: 153.65 million shares, down from 164.99 million shares in 2017Q4. It has underperformed by 30.98% the S&P500. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
U.S. will crack down on all countries trying to steal its technology U.S. will crack down on all countries trying to steal its technology
- June 26, 2018

He explained that his nation and Europe have a common interest in defending the global multilateral trading system. A Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese national flag next to US national flags before a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting, part of the U.S. (more...)
Strike in Tehran's Grand Bazaar over rial devaluation Strike in Tehran's Grand Bazaar over rial devaluation
- June 26, 2018

It also signalled widespread unease beneath the surface in Iran in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw America from Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers. However, the Iranian Chamber of Commerce said trade resumed on Monday. With Iran now aiming to close its markets to many foreign products and the government intervening to support locally owned companies, those goals look more distant. (more...)
USA may use emergency law against China investments, says Bloomberg
- June 26, 2018

Karl Schamotta, director of market strategy at Cambridge Global Payments, said that even though the actions by the USA administration and retaliating countries "occupy a diminishingly small niche in the flow of global trade", they are having important psychological effects. (more...)
Harley-Davidson will not raise prices to cover tariff costs Harley-Davidson will not raise prices to cover tariff costs
- June 25, 2018

Europe implemented tariffs on the imports of USA goods, including motorbikes and bourbon, in response to Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium. Of course, Harley-Davidson has the ability to relocate some of it's manufacturing overseas because it's a global brand that sold more than 40,000 motorcycles to European consumers a year ago. (more...)
Thousands of protesters call for 'People's Vote' on final Brexit deal Thousands of protesters call for 'People's Vote' on final Brexit deal
- June 25, 2018

Meanwhile, hundreds attended a pro-Brexit counter-protest. Mr Lammy said: "I think Boris Johnson forgets the dignity of his role and the importance of the livelihoods of ordinary British people". Britons voted on June 23, 2016 to leave the EU. Its official exit is slated for March 2019. There was also a majority view that business leaders had not been properly consulted, or their views taken into account, by the European Union negotiating team as it tries to hammer out a post-Brexit ... (more...)
Turkey Elections: Erdogan Wins Second Term Turkey Elections: Erdogan Wins Second Term
- June 25, 2018

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. "I remember a time when we had to wake up at 4 a.m.to go to the hospital because the lines were so long". Muharrem Ince, the candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, center, speaks to the media outside High Electoral Board in Ankara, Turkey , ... (more...)
Harley-Davidson Is Fighting the Trade Wars on Two Fronts
- June 25, 2018

The company said it will raise investment in its global plants, but did not say which ones. Harley-Davidson, stung by new tariffs, said it will shift some motorcycle production to factories outside the U.S. Struggling to overcome a slump in US demand, Harley has been aiming to boost sales of its iconic motorcycles overseas to 50 percent of total annual volume from about 43 percent now. (more...)
Uber goes to court to remain in business in London Uber goes to court to remain in business in London
- June 25, 2018

Uber accepts its licence should not have been renewed in London over safety concerns but believes the decision should be overturned because there has been "wholesale change" since, the taxi-hailing app has argued at its appeal hearing . (more...)
U.S. trade policy drives Harley Davidson to create European Union jobs U.S. trade policy drives Harley Davidson to create European Union jobs
- June 25, 2018

Harley-Davidson plans to shift the production of some of its bikes out of the USA in response to Europe's new tariffs on motorcycle imports. That increase will add on average $2,200 to the cost of each motorcycle sold in the European Union, and would cost the company $90 million to $100 million a year, the filing said. (more...)
French racer sets new record for Pikes Peak International Hill Climb French racer sets new record for Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
- June 25, 2018

We can only imagine how much time and money Volkswagen has poured into its ID R Pikes Peak program. "The I.D. R Pikes Peak is the most impressive auto I have ever driven in competition". "The I.D. R Pikes Peak is the most impressive auto I have ever driven in competition". And the weather had to play ball too. So Volkswagen developed new high-amperage generators, which run on glycerol, a sugar alcohol which is a by-product of biodiesel production. (more...)
Teen's selfless act to help deaf, blind man goes viral Teen's selfless act to help deaf, blind man goes viral
- June 25, 2018

That's when the flight attendants chose to reach out on the intercom to ask if anyone on board knew sign language. Clara later returned to TIm and sat with him for the rest of the flight. During their conversation, in which Clara had to sign each letter in every word so that Cook could feel her hands, the teenager learned about Cook's past as a salesman, and he asked her about her life. (more...)
Company Selling Bottled Hot Dog Water Company Selling Bottled Hot Dog Water
- June 25, 2018

He boiled some 100 organic beef hot dogs and put each one in a bottle of water. Hot dog water improves brain function, sheds pounds, and keeps you looking young. He brought along some lip balm to sell as well. "We noticed that some people were rubbing lip balm on their crow's feet and they were swearing their crow's feet were disappearing before their eyes", he said. (more...)

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