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by | July 15, 2018 | 13:18

Starting at July 16 noon, the sale will run through till midnight on July 17. If youre a deal-watching, sale-snagging online shopper, you probably already have Amazons fourth annual Prime Day sale circled in red on your calendar. Prime members will also be able to shop for new handicraft products such as Kalamkari Ikat, Pochampally & Banarasi Sarees, Ajrakh hand-block printed apparels and even tribal paintings and jewelry.

by | July 15, 2018 | 13:05

The latest move, which involves levying 10% duty on a new selection of Chinese goods, follows an earlier decision when he slapped 25% duty on another set of Chinese exports worth $38 billion . S&P 500 and Dow futures dropped around 1 percent, pointing to a weak opening on Wall Street later on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he may ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods, roughly the total amount of U.S.

by | July 14, 2018 | 11:34

We will make everything possible - if the President wants to do something we will make it possible". The US president said the former foreign secretary, who resigned on Monday in protest at the Prime Minister's Brexit plan, had been "very nice to me".

by | July 09, 2018 | 06:45

In April, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zangeneh said that $60 a barrel is a good price for oil. On Tuesday, prices breached $75 for the first time since 2014. USA crude futures fell $1.20 to settle at $72.94 a barrel, retreating from Tuesday's 3-1/2-year high of over $75. But most of those states are solidly Republican and likely to vote Trump's party at the mid-term congressional elections in 2018.

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:30

The United States will counter the influence of Iran , Saudi Arabia's major regional rival, by imposing tough sanctions. Meanwhile, Libyan supplies are down by as much as 350,000-bpd after the closure of the country's two biggest ports, while Angolan production has also been falling due to chronic underinvestment.

by | July 06, 2018 | 02:14

Chinese officials on Thursday said they were prepared to respond with tariffs on $34 billion worth of American goods, raising serious concerns among industry leaders in the US agricultural, manufacturing and technology sectors and increasing the odds of billions more in import taxes for both countries in the coming months.

by | July 04, 2018 | 07:30

Sunday's elections for posts at every level of government are Mexico's largest ever and have become a referendum on corruption, graft and other tricks used to divert taxpayer money to officials' pockets and empty those of the country's poor.

by | July 01, 2018 | 10:25

Toys R Us posted a touching final message on its last day of business. She shared photos of empty shelves, vacant shopping carts and a group of employees locking the doors of the soon-to-be shuttered store. The store has made many countless peoples' faces light up over the past 70 years. "I think Geoffrey the Giraffe signifies fun and childhood memories", a zoo representative told CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS.

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:26

Protestors are said to be fed up with the Iranian ruling regime's focus on foreign intervention ahead of the country's own economy, which has been even further strained since President Donald Trump walked away from the landmark nuclear agreement and reimposed harsh sanctions on Tehran.

by | June 28, 2018 | 11:25

Trump offered no clarity later in the day when he was asked about tariffs during a White House photo-op with Congress members. "What I would like to do and what I offered at the G7, you remember, I said let's drop all tariffs and all barriers", he said.

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:18

Harley-Davidson said the EU's tariffs would add, on average, $2,200 (£1,660) to each bike exported to Europe from the USA as the import tax increases from 6% to 31%. Build them here! ". In January, the company announced the closure of a plant in Kansas City, Missouri as part of a consolidation plan after its motorcycle shipments fell to their lowest level in six years.

by | June 24, 2018 | 23:48

Now, states can push ahead with legislation requiring companies to collect and remit sales taxes for goods bought online elsewhere. As of 2015, states and localities collected $1.6 trillion in taxes, so closing the online sales tax loophole would be enough to boost that by about one-half of one percent.

by | June 24, 2018 | 23:49

The Supreme Court's ruling in favour of South Dakota and against Wayfair Inc (W.N) and two other online retailers was a victory for state governments, and a boost for brick-and-mortar stores. But taxpayers could raise challenges, including the argument that collecting sales tax for previous sales could subject the seller to double taxation if the customer had already paid sales tax.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:46

Shortly after news of the Bitthumb hacking broke, Bitcoin fell 2.3 percent from about $6,718.35 to $6,590, extending losses as a series of attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges over the past couple of weeks are making investors nervous. Bithumb have confirmed that all lost crypto will be compensated by its own reserve funds, however, the wallet system now in place will be revamped to offer greater security going forward.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:28

Trump is moving forward with the measures after months of sometimes fraught shuttle diplomacy in which Chinese offers to purchase more American goods failed to assuage his grievances over a widening trade imbalance and China's aggressive industrial development policies.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:11

Case in point: Daimler AG late Wednesday slashed its earnings outlook for the year, saying fewer Chinese consumers will buy Mercedes-Benz SUVs because of tariffs Beijing is slapping on autos imported from the US. Lim said: "This is going to escalate, with the USA especially looking at German cars". Trump would start July 6 by taxing $34 billion worth of products and later add tariffs on an additional $16 billion in goods.

by | June 22, 2018 | 18:43

The court's conservative wing argued that the previous ruling was sufficient to protect the rights of states, but the Trump administration urged the court to side with South Dakota and expand tax collection powers. "Businesses large and small will need to adopt or ramp up their internal processes to meet the challenge of complying with thousands of state and local sales tax jurisdictions", said Richard Jones, an attorney in the Boston office of Sullivan & Worcester.

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:17

Pradhan had also pointed out that less production of oil in the OPEC and hike in crude oil price in the worldwide market were some of the factors affecting fuel prices in India. OPEC is up for a tough meeting in Vienna this week after the leaders of the two groups of the OPEC/NOPEC production cuts-Saudi Arabia and Russia-have signaled that they are willing to boost production to offset what is sure to be further supply disruptions, mostly from Venezuela's collapsing oil industry and from a ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:48

Seehofer, whose party is more socially conservative than Merkel's, has always been a critic of the chancellor's immigration policies, particularly her decision to open Germany's borders at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015. Under what is known as the Schengen Agreement, most countries in the bloc allow foreigners who enter one member state to cross into others without showing their passports or clearing customs.

by | June 13, 2018 | 05:52

The layoffs at Elon Musk's electric auto company come as it tries to increase production of its Model 3 sedan and turn a quarterly profit this year. Tesla has faced numerous production woes as it attempts to ramp up Model 3 production to 5,000 units per week while missing deadline after (self-imposed) deadline.

by | June 11, 2018 | 15:44

Haas offers a useful warning, though, as people around the world settle in to watch the show in Singapore: "Virtually no North Korea analyst inside or outside of the USA government" expects Kim to actually give up his nukes. But in the lead up to the historic summit, several analysts have pointed out that the Trump administration doesn't have a clear plan for how it will approach the discussions, and that both sides of the negotiating table have very different ideas about what ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 11:20

In April, the Commerce Department barred ZTE from importing USA components for its cell phones and other telecom equipment for seven years, a penalty imposed for allegedly deceiving us regulators after it settled charges last year of sanctions violations.

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:58

But both US neighbors are opposed to that possibility and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed their commitment to reaching a new trilateral deal in a telephone conversation last week.

by | June 06, 2018 | 03:26

China has offered to buy close to $70 billion in US agriculture, energy, and manufacturing products in the first year of a package meant to ward off USA tariffs, a person briefed on talks with the White House said. However, things could change if a trade war begins with China. The Koch brothers' political network is launching what its executives are framing as a multi-year, multimillion-dollar campaign to knock down the billions of dollars in tariffs the Trump administration is moving to ...

by | June 04, 2018 | 10:00

Over the first four months of 2018, oil production in Kazakhstan totalled 30 million tonnes, 6 percent higher as compared to the same period past year. According to the latest available figures by OPEC's secondary sources-the ones that OPEC uses to measure quotas and compliance with the deal, OPEC's production in April increased by 12,000 bpd over March, to average 31.93 million bpd, as Saudi Arabia boosted its production by 46,500 bpd.

by | June 02, 2018 | 08:27

Canada and Mexico also rejected the Trump administration's suggestion of linking tariff relief to the outcome of ongoing talks to revamp Nafta. "The government of Canada is confident that shared values, geography and common interests will ultimately overcome protectionism", Trudeau said .

by | June 01, 2018 | 18:38

The start of June marks the beginning of summer-but this year, June 1 also marks National Doughnut Day . If you want to bring a box to the office and make everyone wonder why you're eating so many donuts and never getting fat, they're now available by the dozen and half-dozen through in-store pick-up and also through the online store .

by | May 30, 2018 | 19:44

With consumers feeling the heat of surging fuel prices, there have been demands and suggestions from various quarters, including from within the government, for immediate action to curb the prices. Today morning, though the oil companies announced a decrease in the petrol price by 0.60 paise, at 11 am it was revised to just 0.01 paise. The Centre was roasted on social media and Congress President Rahul Gandhi called it a "cruel joke".

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:39

Baker Hughes' weekly rig count, released on Friday, showed USA energy companies added 15 new oil rigs to production last week, taking total drilling activity to its highest since March 2015. Crude oil futures were lower during mid-morning trade in Asia Wednesday, amid continuous concerns over the OPEC-led coalition increasing production going forward.

by | May 29, 2018 | 17:33

Almost 175,000 employees will participate in the diversity training program - a first step, the company said , in addressing issues of racial bias among its workforce after a high-profile incident in Philadelphia last month prompted massive backlash and public outcry.

by | May 29, 2018 | 15:29

Eleanor Rigby - nicknamed Ellie for short - was all set to board her flight to Philadelphia at Tampa International Airport when it became clear that a more pressing matter was underway. Tampa firefighters took pictures and video of the new family and posted them on twitter. The puppies, their parents, and humans missed the flight.

by | May 18, 2018 | 16:31

Reports last month suggested that PayPal could be moving into supplying debit cards as it looks to expand its reach into the wider payments world. The deal will give PayPal a bigger footprint in hundreds of thousands of stores, and bring it in even more direct competition with Square. "This is the largest acquisition in our company's history and significantly expands our in-store presence around the world, strengthening our platform to help millions of small businesses around the world ...

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:53

Cohen's attempts to sell access were first publicly alleged last week by Michael Avenatti , the lawyer for Stormy Daniels , an adult-film star who was paid $130,000 by Cohen before the election to keep quiet details of an alleged sexual encounter with Trump .

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:04

Market capitalisation for the company is £138.95m at the time of this report. Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Llc invested in 0.06% or 84,302 shares. Pennsylvania-based Ajo Lp has invested 0.04% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). As per Monday, November 27, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, February 1 by JP Morgan.

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:02

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams from Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams from Kakinada and Visakhapatnam had also been deployed. Earlier in the day, Naidu personally monitored the operation of pulling out the boat and into rescue operations. When the incident happened, there were about 50 passengers (including tribals and a marriage party) on board and some of them successfully reached the banks by swimming.