Tax Free Weekend recap

Seventeen states schedule tax holidays throughout the year, according to the Federation of Tax Administrators. "Also, there is a perception that it is only a holiday for children and their families going back to school", he wrote , "when in re... More..

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Apple Just Broke $1 Trillion Barrier
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Apple Just Broke $1 Trillion Barrier

Apple has won the race to a $1 trillion valuation ahead of its so-called FAANG rivals ( Facebook , Amazon , Netflix , Google ). The tech giant's stock jumped 2.8% to as high as $207.05 in afternoon trading...More..

Tesla shares jump after cash burn worries abate, Musk apologizes to Street
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tesla shares jump after cash burn worries abate, Musk apologizes to Street

But on Wednesday, a contrite Mr Musk apologised to both and said he was exhausted from working more than 110 hours per week last quarter. Musk also tweeted that developer applications must show prior work and...More..

Facebook is sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Facebook is sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market

Shares tumbled as much as 20 per cent in NY on Thursday as sales and user growth disappointed investors. Facebook's daily active users for the second quarter of 2018 were effectively flat in the USA sequent...More..

Met Office issues 'DANGER TO LIFE' amber warning
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Met Office issues 'DANGER TO LIFE' amber warning

Murphy said that even though the last few days have been warm, conditions for the next week are expected to get "cooler" across the country. "It's likely that we will see a new temperature record set for July...More..

Auto tariffs won’t be imposed on European Union: Wilbur Ross
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Auto tariffs won’t be imposed on European Union: Wilbur Ross

Juncker concurred and said the goal was bringing those tariffs to zero. "Now it's about putting meat on the bones of the agreement and quickly beginning negotiations", said Bernhard Mattes, the VDA German au...More..

Facebook loses one million European users to GDPR
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Facebook loses one million European users to GDPR

Bloomberg reports if that holds through Thursday's close, he will slide to sixth place from third on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Fourteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $13.43 billion. Management a...More..

by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Former Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne passes away aged 66

Italian President Sergio Mattarella: "Marchionne wrote an important page in the history of Italian industry". FCA has said Manley will work to ensure a "strong and independent" future for the group. Jetting b...More..

Shares surge at Google's Alphabet as it crushes forecasts
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Shares surge at Google's Alphabet as it crushes forecasts

When excluding the fine, earnings came to $11.75 United States per share, which topped the average estimate of $9.45 USA per share by analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research. What makes these results mos...More..

Donald Trump: 'Tariffs are the greatest!'
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Donald Trump: 'Tariffs are the greatest!'

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said the plan would spend billions on "gold crutches". They include such iconic American brands as Campbell Soup and Lockheed-Martin - which will have a model F-35 fighter jet on the W...More..

No hurry on North Korea denuclearisation
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

No hurry on North Korea denuclearisation

He acknowledged that could take a long time. "We have no speed limit", the United States president told reporters . There have been no tests. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said North Korea's Vice Chairman Kim Y...More..

US Unlikely to Get Tough on Iran before November
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

US Unlikely to Get Tough on Iran before November

Both Brent crude and United States benchmark West Texas Intermediate fell more than four per cent Monday, with the former hitting three-month lows of below $72 a barrel. It looks as if the $2.75 dollars l...More..

Amazon India prepares for its most anticipated event yet
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Amazon India prepares for its most anticipated event yet

It's also offering discounts to Prime members who shop at Whole Foods , which Amazon acquired for more than $13 billion a year ago. The free games for Prime members in July include Tacoma , Brutal L...More..

China says tariffs to offset trade war fallout
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

China says tariffs to offset trade war fallout

The US Trade Representative office will hold hearings on the targeted products and an administration official said it would take about two months to finalise the list, at which point Trump would decide whet...More..

Timeline: President's Donald Trump's rocky road to UK visit
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Timeline: President's Donald Trump's rocky road to UK visit

Answering a reporter's question over whether May would stay in power, Trump said as he set off on a trip to Europe, "That's up to the people". Maybe we'll speak to him when I get over there. In mid-afternoon tr...More..

Elon Musk Sends SpaceX Engineers to Save Trapped Thai Soccer Team
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Elon Musk Sends SpaceX Engineers to Save Trapped Thai Soccer Team

The real-life Iron Man Elon Musk wills to help the 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave for nearly 14 days. A spokesman for The Boring Company , which Musk founded in 2016 said: 'We are speaki...More..

US Crude Oil Price Rise Still Possible Once Consolidation Period Ends
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

US Crude Oil Price Rise Still Possible Once Consolidation Period Ends

Such a move by Beijing-which appears more likely with this latest round of tit-for-tat tariffs-threatens to limit USA crude oil exports to China that have been gaining pace in recent months and eating into ...More..

Trump To OPEC: 'Reduce Pricing Now!'
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump To OPEC: 'Reduce Pricing Now!'

In late morning trading, the price of the global benchmark Brent grade of crude oil was little changed at $77.85 a barrel. The cartel agreed in... Iran OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili said Presiden...More..

U.S. is 'opening fire on the entire world' with tariffs, says China
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

U.S. is 'opening fire on the entire world' with tariffs, says China

China already has announced it will respond in kind on the same schedule as the United States while President Donald Trump has countered with a threat to double down by progressively ratcheting U.S. "I will d...More..

Walmart lists 'Impeach 45' shirts & baby onesies, boycott threatened
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Walmart lists 'Impeach 45' shirts & baby onesies, boycott threatened

One shirt mirrors an anti-Hillary shirt and says "I'm really Donald Trump , don't let this "human" costume fool you", and another reads "Trumpty Dumpty: We need a wall". Walmart has not commented on the mercha...More..

USA automakers make case against Trump tariffs
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

USA automakers make case against Trump tariffs

Trump ordered an investigation of whether auto imports pose national security risks last month under a section of the same 1960s trade law used to impose levies on steel and aluminium. from other countries. Fla...More..

A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever

Even as stores enter their final days of the liquidation sale, toy expert Jim Silver, the founder and editor in chief of popular toy review website TTPM.com, isn't convinced that the Toys R Us story is over...More..

Iranian protesters confront police in Tehran
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Iranian protesters confront police in Tehran

It also signaled widespread unease beneath the surface in Iran in the wake of US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw America from Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers. State media in Iran did not...More..

Trump Blasts Harley-And Gets Facts Wrong-Again
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump Blasts Harley-And Gets Facts Wrong-Again

His comments extended his feud with Harley-Davidson into a third day, tweeting that the motorcycle manufacturer, which already has some production in foreign markets, "should stay 100 percent in America". The A...More..

Trump Tariffs Just Got A Black Eye From Harley-Davidson
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Trump Tariffs Just Got A Black Eye From Harley-Davidson

The company sees an annual impact due to the tariffs of about $90 million to $100 million and expects an incremental cost of about $2,200 per average motorcycle exported from the United States to the EU. Th...More..

Online Retailers Lose State Tax Subsidy
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Online Retailers Lose State Tax Subsidy

Gov. Pete Ricketts was among those opponents, although he had been seeking a compromise at the time the bill failed. Kennedy also said that the rule makes no sense, and that "this Court should not maintain a...More..

Supreme Court Let States Tax Online Shopping
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Supreme Court Let States Tax Online Shopping

This overturns a decision from 1992 that mandated that states could levy taxes on businesses only if they had a brick-and-mortar presence within that state's borders. "We do have a mechanism in place in Tenne...More..

With Quill Protection Gone, What Should Online Sellers Do?
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

With Quill Protection Gone, What Should Online Sellers Do?

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 equivalen...More..

Why Canada legalized marijuana - Prime Minister Trudeau
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Why Canada legalized marijuana - Prime Minister Trudeau

The Liberal government had initially planned to have marijuana legalized sooner with the intention of beginning retail sales by July 1. Originally, the government had planned for only a two-to-three-month gap...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

OPEC discussing oil production increase to ease energy costs

The Iranian publication Seda quoted anonymous sources as saying Zanganeh told the other producers that the proposed increase would pave the way for cuts in Iranian oil output that are likely to result from a ...More..