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Finance Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for United States farmers hurt by tariffs
Author: 0 Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for United States farmers hurt by tariffs

And American families and American producers would like governments to get out of the way so they can buy and sell the stuff they want and so that our farmers and ranchers can feed the world", he said . This puts part of the economy on the path to centralization, and if it's bad enough for China it's even worse for us. Mr Kirchner said it was unclear what affect the trade wars would have on agricultural exports.

Finance United States trade threats, intimidation won't ever work: China
Author: 0 United States trade threats, intimidation won't ever work: China

The Trump administration readied a plan Tuesday to send billions in emergency aid to farmers who have been caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China and other USA trading partners. Investors are now looking ahead to an important meeting on trade between Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House.

Finance Trump plans to give billions in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs
Author: 0 Trump plans to give billions in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs

Trump wrote in a Twitter post Tuesday, warning countries must negotiate a "fair" trade deal or they will get hit with tariffs. In response to the metal tariffs, the European Union placed their own fees on US products. The official Trump administration line right now is that the trade war he's launched against China, the European Community and others is a total no-brainer, and simply a matter of Uncle Sam deciding to stop being Uncle Sucker.

Finance Shares surge at Google's Alphabet as it crushes forecasts
Author: 0 Shares surge at Google's Alphabet as it crushes forecasts

Google is still raking in marketing dollars from advertisers, propelling the online search giant to another strong quarter in the face of costly regulatory trouble in Europe. The penalty is equal to about 40% of Google's $12.62 billion profit in 2017. Traffic acquisition costs, a key metric in Google's ad business, went up to 23% of ad revenue in the second quarter.

Finance Tesla shares sink on reports carmaker is running short on cash
Author: 0 Tesla shares sink on reports carmaker is running short on cash

The Wall Street Journal sites a Tesla memo, in which the carmaker asked its major supplier to refund some money Tesla had paid earlier. Shares in the electric vehicle maker had plunged around 6.6pc on Monday, as the market digested the report which had been taken as a worrying reflection of the company's finances.

Finance ‘Ready to tax all Chinese imports’
Author: 0 ‘Ready to tax all Chinese imports’

China accused the USA of starting the "largest trade war in economic history". Trump told CNBC on Thursday that he was "not thrilled" that the USA central bank is raising interest rates as the economy improves, Xinhua reported. The U.S. -China spat is the largest and broadest of several trade fights picked by Mr. Trump. In a series of tweets on Friday morning, Trump doubled down on his vocal opposition to the Fed's rate hike, complaining that the U.S.is being "penalized because we ...

Finance Trump blasts Fed, threatens to put tariffs on all Chinese goods
Author: 0 Trump blasts Fed, threatens to put tariffs on all Chinese goods

Trump, in the CNBC interview on Friday , said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China , potentially further escalating a trade clash. Trump in a tweet blamed poor soybean prices on "bad (terrible) Trade Deals" with US trading partners in the past. Currency markets, however, reacted sharply to the president's Fed criticism.

Finance GST Council reduces tax rates on more than 50 items
Author: 0 GST Council reduces tax rates on more than 50 items

The new national GST (goods and services tax) was introduced last July under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and was the country's biggest tax overhaul in a generation. "Thank you. for understanding the need for menstrual hygiene and exempting sanitary pads from tax". Also, rakhis, sal leaves, the raw materials used to make regular brooms have also been fully exempted from being charged under GST.

Author: 0 Trump threatens tariffs on all $505 bln of Chinese imports

Trump has twice this week weighed in on the Fed's decisions to raise rates, and he expressed displeasure with Fed leadership during his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump told CNBC the hikes could damage America's ongoing economic recovery from the Great Recession. The Federal Reserve got a rare piece of advice from the president Thursday.

Finance Japan halts imports of oil from Iran
Author: 0 Japan halts imports of oil from Iran

Oil prices rose today after Saudi Arabia " s oil cartel OPEC governor Adeeb Al-Aama said the kingdom " s crude exports will fall by about 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) in August, over-shadowing market pressure from a rising dollar and record high USA crude production.

Finance Amazon Prime Day by the numbers
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Day by the numbers

Follow the team at Fast Comparison as they continue to post the best Fitbit & Apple Watch Prime Day deals on their website . Search results show empty lists despite stating that there are hundreds of results for the search query. People took to social media to complain that they couldn't order items. And, the event was not only a hit for Amazon's featured sellers but also for the company's devices.

Author: 0 Trump threatens tariffs on all US$505 billion of Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump is taking a more aggressive, protectionist posture on trade than his recent predecessors, sparking retaliatory measures from countries around the world and igniting disputes on multiple fronts. "A big reason is bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries", Trump said. But the president also acknowledged he was aware of the traditions that president's typically allow the Fed to operate independently to ensure the smooth functioning of the world's largest economy.

Finance EU Fines Google $5 Billion for Breaching Antitrust Rules With Android
Author: 0 EU Fines Google $5 Billion for Breaching Antitrust Rules With Android

The latest fine is almost double the previous one of 2.4 billion euros, which was also against Google in 2017 in the online shopping comparison case. That gives Google too much power over competition between different operating systems, the European Union says. The EC isn't done examining Google's business practices , saying that it "continues to investigate restrictions that Google has placed on the ability of certain third-party websites to display search advertisements from Google's ...

Finance Elon Musk could face legal action after Thai cave rescuer ‘pedo’ comments
Author: 0 Elon Musk could face legal action after Thai cave rescuer ‘pedo’ comments

Narongsak Osotanakorn, the chief of the rescue mission , described Musk's device as " not practical " for the operation, though acknowledging the equipment's state-of-the-art technology. " He was one of the driving forces in getting everything done and clarifying for us divers what was going on ", he told AFP . British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against U.S.

Author: 0 Netflix's share price slumps 14 per cent after disappointing second quarter

The reason behind this is that Netflix is now has a free cash flow of negative $559 million meaning they once again spent more in the second quarter of 2018 than they made. "We had a strong but not stellar quarter, " the company wrote in a letter to shareholders. While most of the company's revenue growth comes from global markets, the vast majority of its costs remain dollar-denominated.

Finance There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day
Author: 0 There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

That's why Amazon is promoting so many grocery offerings on Prime Day , trying to extend the loyalty of 100 million global Prime members to the food aisle. This year's Prime Day promises to be the biggest and best so far. If you have never been a prime member, you can also take a one-month free-trial for the goal of the Prime day sale, you do not want to miss it.

Finance China says 'bully' United States started a trade war
Author: 0 China says 'bully' United States started a trade war

The figures come after the two sides exchanged tit for tat tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods and Donald Trump threatened to up the ante with measures on a colossal $200 billion of Chinese imports. But in a statement coming from the Chinese Commerce Ministry, The Asian nation said the surplus was overestimated and caused by America's own "domestic structural problems".