Economy

by | June 24, 2018 | 23:47

The court ruled Thursday that states can require online retailers to collect sales taxes even if the retailers do not have a physical presence in the state. The use tax Many states have a use tax equivalent to the sales tax that applies to online purchases but most online businesses do not comply with it.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:50

South Korea's Coinrail exchange was the target of the last attack, and shortly after the value of Bitcoin plummeted downward into the mid-$6,000 range. The company has moved all their existing assets at a safe place to a cold wallet which will preserve cryptocurrencies in an offline environment which is inaccessible on the net.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:28

China will fight back firmly with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, the commerce ministry said, accusing the USA of initiating a trade war. "Just about every major information and communication technology product was exempted", one USA industry told Reuters . At a news conference in Mexico City, Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray said he expected the next negotiating meeting of ministers to be ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:10

It had previously registered the move with the World Trade Organization (WTO). The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of USA products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Europe.

by | June 22, 2018 | 18:41

At local businesses like Garnet and Gold, ownership says this decision creates a more level playing field. The tax is 6.25 percent. The ruling reversed a 1992 court decision that held online retailers could only be required to collect and remit sales taxes if they had stores or some other "nexus" in states.

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:17

U.S. President Donald Trump has continued to criticize OPEC on his Twitter account. "The tariff war between the United States and China is showing signs of escalating", said Sukrit Vijayakar, director of energy oil consultancy Trifecta.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:49

Germany , the strongest economy in the 28-nation European Union, was once a leader in the fight against climate change but has fallen behind in recent years. Merkel said she will have to discuss "what is important for others; I can't say today what that is". Seehofer's party met in Munich to affirm its backing for his so-called migration masterplan comprising 63 measures, the most contentious of which is to start turning migrants away.

by | June 13, 2018 | 05:52

The cuts, which focus nearly exclusively on salaried employees, do not include any production associates and thus will not affect the company's Model 3 production targets over the coming months. Up almost 7% earlier on Tuesday, shares of the company trimmed gains to stand 3.5% higher at $344 by early afternoon. According to Bloomberg , this is the largest layoff in Tesla's 15-year history.

by | June 11, 2018 | 15:42

The President would be wise not to take the North Koreans lightly, even though he is convinced he has superior dealmaking skills well beyond those of his predecessors that will help him size up Kim in an instant. Instead of "rocket man", Trump has been calling Kim a "very honorable" man. But, prior to leaving Canada, the mercurial president again changed his tune, calling it a "one-time shot" and adding that he would know "within the first minute" of meeting Kim whether an agreement will ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 11:20

China's second-largest telecoms equipment maker was banned from the USA market in April, after the company was caught violating United States sanctions on Iran and North Korea and the terms of a subsequent plea agreement . In return, ZTE can once again buy parts for its phones from American companies. This compromise would allow the company to once again use USA -made components in their products-although at a large cost.

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:57

But Canada , which is a country that buys more U.S. goods and services than it exports here, also will put tariffs on a wide variety of consumer products, ranging from ballpoint pens and dishwasher detergent to toilet paper and playing cards.

by | June 06, 2018 | 03:29

USA goods exported to China previous year totaled $130 billion while Chinese imports to the US totaled $506 billion. It was not clear whether Washington would accept the offer and whether it would be enough to avert a trade war . USA equity markets are trading higher on Monday, much to the surprise of bearish traders who were betting on a global trade war to disrupt the rally and perhaps fuel a mild downdraft.

by | June 04, 2018 | 10:00

By the end of last month, both OECD and US inventory levels were lower than the averages for April 2013 to April 2017. Concerns about US bottlenecks are contributing to the decline in USA futures as well. US drillers added two oil rigs in the week to June 1, bringing the total to 861, the most since March 2015, General Electric Co's (GE.N) Baker Hughes energy services firm said on Friday.

by | June 02, 2018 | 08:23

Trump's decision could raise prices for Americans on a range of everyday products. There have been seven rounds of NAFTA negotiations since August 2017. They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! Europe also said it would start the process for enacting retaliatory tariffs . Earlier this week, Trudeau said that killing the deal could be better than swallowing unfavorable revisions to the 1994 trade pact.

by | June 01, 2018 | 18:40

Customers in Irwin can get a free donut with any purchase and anyone who purchases a dozen donuts or more will be entered for a chance to win a dozen donuts a month for one year. Fast forward to today - The Salvation Army provides 64 million meals, including doughnuts to millions of Americans every year. The chain is offering a free classic donut with each beverage purchase.

by | May 30, 2018 | 19:43

The petrol price in the state today was Rs 82 per litre, while for diesel it was Rs 75, he said. But the marginal decline had its share of excitement with state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) first announcing a reduction of 60 paise - the biggest since daily price revision was introduced in mid-June a year ago, only to retract it within a couple of hours citing a technical error.

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:39

But even if Asia and Europe are keen to take more U.S. crude, the record volumes are straining export infrastructure in the United States , limiting its ability to pump and ship more oil. Also weighing on crude oil , driller Baker Hughes reported on Friday that United States oil rig count went up by 15 oil rigs during last week. Meanwhile, supply issues surrounding Venezuela and Libya, and the possibility of disruption in Iran because of the sanctions propped up prices.

by | May 29, 2018 | 17:31

The training will include a documentary film and video messages from Starbucks executives and rapper Common, as well as a discussion among store employees about their own experiences with bias. Calvin Lai, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, said people should not place high expectations on this one day.

by | May 29, 2018 | 15:28

The dog and her owner were on the way to Philadelphia, but the puppies had other ideas. Down on the ground right next to seating at one of the gates, the miracle of life unfolded before everyone's eyes. The new mom, owner Diane Van Atter and the puppies' father, Golden Nugget, were waiting for a flight home Friday when the puppies started arriving one by one.

by | May 18, 2018 | 16:35

IZettle does not now face too much direct competition from its main rival, the NASDAQ-listed Square, as the companies' operations only really overlap in the UK. The company declared that IZettle expects to generate $165 million revenue in 2018. It claimed more than 200 million active customer accounts at the end of previous year.

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:55

The solicitation would be the latest such exchange offered by Cohen to be made public following acknowledgements by US and European companies last week that they paid Cohen , who was Trump's lawyer for about a decade and self-described "fixer" for Trump .

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:03

The company reported GBX 32.20 ($0.44) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of GBX 29.60 ($0.40) by GBX 2.60 ($0.04). Shares of Victrex opened at GBX 2,674 ($36.27) on Monday, Marketbeat reports. Liberum Capital maintained Firstgroup plc (LON:FGP) on Wednesday, February 21 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 7 by Liberum Capital.

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:00

Officials are still trying to ascertain the number of passengers who were in the boat though 16 including the driver and boat owner swam to safety, last evening. He also announced government job would be provided to an eligible person each from the families of the victims and a house would also be built for them.

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:01

The repeal effort led by Senate Democrats faces a significant hurdle in the House and an even greater one in the White House, but Democrats hope to rally support from young voters as they head to the ballot box in the 2018 midterm elections .

by | May 17, 2018 | 06:56

Former Arsenal winger, Robert Pires has stated that ex-teammate, Patrick Vieira , is better suited to succeed former Gunners boss, Arsene Wenger than current favourite, Mikel Arteta . Max Allegri seemingly ruled himself out at the weekend by revealing he plans to stay at Juventus , which made Julian Nagelsmann the most serious rival to Arteta .

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:10

If Tesla's safety record applied globally, the company said it would result in 900,000 fewer vehicle fatalities every year and that those driving Teslas equipped with autopilot hardware "are 3.7 times less likely to be involved in a fatal accident".

by | May 16, 2018 | 15:05

Defence ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish said at least 10 insurgents and two Afghan security force members had been killed so far. Social media images showed bodies of government troops on the streets in one area, while video images released by the government showed helicopters firing on a hill outside the city.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:58

Nakba Day not only honors the displacement of Palestinians, but also advocates for their right to return. The US embassy move on Monday was accompanied by mass protests and clashes along the Gaza border that saw Israeli forces kill 60 Palestinians.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:39

The US retailer store has said its apology that it would implement " rigorous reviews " to prevent such things from happening again. "Gap Inc respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China", the statement reads. The White House in early May called Chinese demands, that over 30 global airlines including a few in the USA, remove from their websites any data that might suggest that Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan were not part of China, as being Orwellian nonsense.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:41

Since the accord was reached at the end of 2016, oil prices have climbed to their highest in almost four years to exceed $77 a barrel, up from $30 in early 2016. It is unclear how United States sanctions will affect Iranian oil. Iraq's compliance was at 63%, and it was the only member not to have curbed production as agreed under a deal that took effect January 1, 2017 and is scheduled to run through the end of 2018.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:38

JCPOA was implemented in 2016 after five permanent members of UN Security Council, China , France, Russia , United Kingdom and U.S. plus Germany reached an agreement with Rouhani's government to lift global sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic in exchange for Tehran to curb its nuclear program.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:09

The announcement followed a decision last month by the U.S. Commerce Department, which banned American companies from exporting products to the Shenzhen, China-based telecom firm for seven years. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross last month accused ZTE of misleading the Department of Commerce and warned, "This egregious behavior can not be ignored".

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:09

Wyden said that of the lobbying firms the Swiss drugmaker paid during the first 15 months of the Trump administration, no single firm was paid more than $300,000, while Cohen's firm was paid that amount each quarter for one year. The president has denied Ms. Clifford's claims. The Justice Department filed suit in November to block the deal, and that case is pending. The Dallas-based telecom giant spent more than $350 million on advocacy in the past 20 years - including almost $17 ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:33

Parnassus Investments CA purchased a new position in shares of Starbucks in the third quarter valued at about $498,863,000. Conning Inc bought 471,276 shares as the company's stock rose 0.28% while stock markets declined. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday , May 25th. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 2.10% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 24.08%.

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:47

The US bricks and mortar retail giant bested its US counterpart Amazon after the ecommerce firm reportedly made a competing offer to acquire Flipkart that ultimately failed. "We are studying the deal and may resort to legal options based on the structure of the deal". The deal has been in the works off and on for two years, with both Walmart and Amazon vying to buy Flipkart .

by | May 11, 2018 | 04:43

RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch on Wednesday objected to United States global retail giant Walmart's bid for "backdoor, barge entry into India through the proposed e-commerce route by buying controlling shares in Flipkart". "This deal will certainly affect the small retailers adversely". What does the deal mean for Amazon? It was just a matter of time before the world's largest retailer got its hands on the biggest e-commerce company in the world's fastest-growing retail market; a ...

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:31

Set to take up a coaching role at United, Carrick recently appeared on the bench against Swansea City in March as part of Mourinho's backroom staff, and the Portuguese tactician believes his current captain has the right attributes to make it as a top-level coach.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:28

The California Building Standards Commission still needs to approve the change, and that hearing is scheduled for the end of this year. On Wednesday, the California Energy Commission voted unanimously on new building regulations for virtually every new home that is built in the state.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:59

It finally settled 8.18 points or 0.02 per cent higher at 35,216.32. The Sensex touched a high of 35388.87 and a low of 35136.01 in the intra day trade. Consumer durables and pharma stocks also rose. The S&P BSE Small-Cap index inched up 0.10 percent while the mid-cap index shed 0.10 percent. The US Dow Jones Industrial average ended 0.39 percent high in yesterday's trade.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:57

Reuters reported that Comcast was in the process of asking investment banks to put in place a bridge financing facility valued as much as $60 billion. By U.K. law, Disney would have to make an offer for all of Sky if it were to acquire Fox's 39% interest. This large bid could displace the Walt Disney Company's deal to purchase the Fox assets for $52.4 billion in stock.