Month: April 2018

As steel tariffs squeeze US businesses, uncertainty threatens economic growth – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

As steel tariffs squeeze US businesses, uncertainty threatens economic growth
Los Angeles Times
“We’re in the dark, just like everybody else,” said an executive of a West Coast steel importer. “This administration has been supposedly pro-business, but business doesn’t like uncertainty,” groused a distributor of stainless steel, who, like others

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MERKEL WARNS: The EU will ‘defend its interests’ if Trump pushes tariffs – Business Insider


Business Insider

MERKEL WARNS: The EU will ‘defend its interests’ if Trump pushes tariffs
Business Insider
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that she and the leaders of France and Britain are prepared to push back if the Trump administration doesn’t permanently exempt them from new import taxes. The statement comes after Merkel met with

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One word keeps coming up in Trump’s tariffs — and it should frighten American workers and businesses – Business Insider


Business Insider

One word keeps coming up in Trump’s tariffs — and it should frighten American workers and businesses
Business Insider
During his announcement of new tariffs on Chinese goods, President Donald Trump argued they were necessary to protect American jobs and strengthen the economy. But economists say one word keeps popping up on the list of goods subject to the tariffs

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Engineers from Apple and Google are loving this viral Twitter challenge about describing their job in 5 words – Business Insider


Business Insider

Engineers from Apple and Google are loving this viral Twitter challenge about describing their job in 5 words
Business Insider
There’s nothing a programmer likes more than a problem to solve. Perhaps that’s why when Abstractions, a Pittsburgh-based conference about software development, issued a challenge on Twitter to find the best solution to a simple problem, it went viral

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North Korea developments mean it’s time to think about the upside risks of the Trump presidency – Business Insider

North Korea developments mean it’s time to think about the upside risks of the Trump presidency
Business Insider
I’m revisiting my view on the risks of a Donald Trump presidency. Developments in Korea are an example of how Trump could produce upside surprises a “normal” president wouldn’t. Serious downside risks remain. But by looking risky, Trump may be inducing

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A food-poisoning expert reveals 5 things he never orders at restaurants — and it’s not what you’d expect – Business Insider


Business Insider

A food-poisoning expert reveals 5 things he never orders at restaurants — and it’s not what you’d expect
Business Insider
After more than two decades as a foodborne-illness attorney, there are some items that food poisoning expert Bill Marler will never order from the menu. The foods Marler says are most dangerous aren’t always what you’d expect. The food poisoning expert

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Here’s the best thing to order at Costco’s wildly popular food court – Business Insider


Business Insider

Here’s the best thing to order at Costco’s wildly popular food court
Business Insider
Costco’s food court has some diehard fans — mention the chain’s hot dog in front of the right people, and prepare to be bowled over with ceaseless praise of the $1.50 frankfurter. But of all the strangely delicious food at Costco’s restaurant — hot

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Tesla is about to report earnings and it could get ugly — here’s what to expect – Business Insider


Business Insider

Tesla is about to report earnings and it could get ugly — here’s what to expect
Business Insider
Tesla’s pledges are “forward-looking statements,” and it can back out of those at any time. The company thinks it will be making 5,000 Model 3’s per week by the end of June — but then it doesn’t. The business situation changes. Capital raise! You can

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We visited Abercrombie’s store to see just how much the brand has changed — here’s what we found – Business Insider


Business Insider

We visited Abercrombie’s store to see just how much the brand has changed — here’s what we found
Business Insider
At Abercrombie & Fitch’s investor day on Wednesday,the company’s CEO Fran Horowitz assured Wall Street that the brand has changed and outlined its strategy to grow into a $5 billion business. The company, which also owns Hollister and Abercrombie Kids

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Business Carries the Economy – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Business Carries the Economy
Wall Street Journal
U.S. economic growth dipped from its 2017 pace in the first quarter of 2018, expanding by 2.3% in the Commerce Department’s initial estimate released on Friday. But the report’s internal numbers are stronger than the top line and show that better
US GDP blows past estimates despite slowdown in consumer spendingBusiness Insider
News Release: Gross Domestic Product – Bureau of Economic AnalysisBureau of Economic Analysis

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A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his case — and added another wildcard – Business Insider


Business Insider

A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his case — and added another wildcard
Business Insider
Legal experts had told Business Insider that Wood would be more likely to select one of the government’s nominees, who were retired judges from the Southern District of New York. Cohen’s team submitted names of former federal prosecutors. Wood’s

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Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind – CNBC


CNBC

Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind
CNBC
“We will have a very diverse passenger car business,” Farley said on the call. “It just won’t be traditional silhouetted sedans that tend to be commoditized.” In ditching cars and pursuing this strategy, Ford made a difficult choice, said Kelley Blue
Ford Retreats From American Car Business in Penny-Pinching PushBloomberg
Ford beats on first-quarter earnings — but kills sedans in USABusiness Insider

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Avicii’s family has implied his death was a suicide, saying ‘he could not go on any longer’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

Avicii’s family has implied his death was a suicide, saying ‘he could not go on any longer’
Business Insider
Tim was not made for the business machine he found himself in; he was a sensitive guy who loved his fans but shunned the spotlight. Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed. The person you were and your music will keep your memory alive. We love

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Sheryl Sandberg delivered a passionate, defiant defense of Facebook’s business – CNBC


CNBC

Sheryl Sandberg delivered a passionate, defiant defense of Facebook’s business
CNBC
The foundation of Sandberg’s defense isn’t new: People want to see ads that are relevant to them. CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted the premise in a series of media interviews and during two days of hearings before Congress. Sandberg, though, notes that
Facebook finally has a good day: Business is boomingRecode
Mark Zuckerberg revealed one of his ‘great regrets’ — and the timing doesn’t seem like an accidentBusiness Insider

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Here’s a $3.8 billion business in Harrisburg you’ve probably never heard of – PennLive.com


PennLive.com

Here’s a $3.8 billion business in Harrisburg you’ve probably never heard of
PennLive.com
The company started to make its first move from retailer to distributor as well as started to really jump in the electronics business when it not only became a retailer of Philco products but also a wholesaler of Philco products. The company then added

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Google’s stock clobbering shows just how freaked out Wall Street is about the online ad business right now – Business Insider


Business Insider

Google’s stock clobbering shows just how freaked out Wall Street is about the online ad business right now
Business Insider
Perhaps most significant for the digital-ad business is that Google was the first of the top companies in the sector to report Q1 results, and this isn’t an encouraging start. Google reported that first-quarter revenue increased 23% from Q1 last year
Google-parent Alphabet slides after earnings (GOOGL)Markets Insider

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Mayor Wheeler to propose $15 million Portland business tax hike – OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com

Mayor Wheeler to propose $15 million Portland business tax hike
OregonLive.com
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler plans to propose a $15 million increase in the city’s business taxes, multiple City Hall sources say. The increase is meant to bolster the city budget, which is tightening despite record revenues. A tax increase of that size

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Stocks tumble after the 10-year hits its highest level since 2014 – Business Insider


Business Insider

Stocks tumble after the 10-year hits its highest level since 2014
Business Insider
US stocks tumbled Tuesday after the closely watched 10-year Treasury yield climbed above the 3% level for the first time since 2014. Selling was also pronounced in the tech sector after Google’s quarterly earnings report disappointed investors. Follow

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The Republican Tax Plan’s Break For Small Business Yields Huge Benefits… For Big Business – Forbes


Forbes

The Republican Tax Plan’s Break For Small Business Yields Huge Benefits… For Big Business
Forbes
As part of the recently-enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a new provision of the Internal Revenue Code was born: Section 199A, which provides a deduction to owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships and S corporations equal to 20% of the income

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JAMIE DIMON: ‘The benefits of economic growth have been unevenly shared’ – Business Insider


Business Insider

JAMIE DIMON: ‘The benefits of economic growth have been unevenly shared’
Business Insider
A stronger economy and more competitive business environment are good for our country, our communities and our firm. At JPMorgan Chase, we have always believed we should use our capital to do what banks do best: lend and invest. Even in difficult times

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Wichita diners crowd into Hooters on Sunday for its last night in business – Wichita Eagle


Wichita Eagle

Wichita diners crowd into Hooters on Sunday for its last night in business
Wichita Eagle
Customers crowded into Wichita’s only Hooters restaurant for one last taste on Sunday as news began circulating that the restaurant at 3151 N. Rock Road would close at the end of business after the chain was unable to renegotiate the lease on the

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China is getting increasingly aggressive with Taiwan — but war would be disastrous for both sides – Business Insider


Business Insider

China is getting increasingly aggressive with Taiwan — but war would be disastrous for both sides
Business Insider
“Xi Jinping has essentially linked rejuvenation of the Chinese Nation to the retaking of Taiwan,” Bonnie Glaser, the director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told Business Insider. “We were in a period

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Business ties to Arab world skyrocketing, says venture capitalist Margalit – The Jerusalem Post


The Jerusalem Post

Business ties to Arab world skyrocketing, says venture capitalist Margalit
The Jerusalem Post
“It’s taken 70 years but we’re starting to see signs of normalization,” said former Labor MK and venture capitalist Erel Margalit. By Max Schindler. April 22, 2018 23:33. 4 minute read. > After shooting outside palace, Saudi Arabia outlines new drone

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‘The market is robust:’ Goldman Sachs-backed Circle doubles minimum bitcoin trade size to $500000 – Business Insider


Business Insider

‘The market is robust:’ Goldman Sachs-backed Circle doubles minimum bitcoin trade size to $500000
Business Insider
In an interview with Business Insider, Circle chief executive Jeremy Allaire said the size of block trades made by Circle Trade, the firm’s over-the-counter trading desk, has grown since the beginning of the year. The firm has also doubled the size of

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