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by | June 24, 2018 | 23:41

The 5-4 Thursday decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair overturned a 1992 ruling that said retailers could only be required to collect sales taxes in states where the sellers had a physical presence. In any event, today's decision is a victory for bricks and mortar retailers who have built stores in Hawaii and have employed local residents. Because of the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution, states are still subject to a requirement not to discriminate against or unduly burden ...

by | June 24, 2018 | 23:40

By early 2017, Amazon was collecting sales taxes in all states that have sales taxes, but it was doing so only for merchandise it sells directly, not for merchandise other retailers sell on its platform. Some states have exemptions for collecting sales tax. "It is going to squash the entrepreneurship, I just can not stress that enough", Christy Keyon, who owns Bird and Bean Coffee House and Naomi and Olive Gift shop said.

by | June 22, 2018 | 17:47

The European Union (EU) on Friday levied tariffs on estimated $3.2 billion worth of American goods, in retaliation for tariffs US President Donald Trump's tariff imposition on imported steel and aluminium. However, China accused the United States of an act of "extreme pressure and blackmail" and said it would respond with "strong countermeasures". The EU does not rely on the U.S.as a market for its steel exports as much as Canada or Mexico , which are also being hit by the US tariffs ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:00

A technical panel-a kind of economic body within OPEC-met on Monday to take stock of the oil market situation and to prepare a report for the ministers of the OPEC countries at their meeting later this week. Then yesterday Mr. Trump again criticize OPEC publicly in social media despite oil prices having stabilized since his first tweet in April. By Navneet DamaniCrude oil traded at the lowest since June 6 and lost about 1 per cent last week due to combination of bullish and bearish news that ...

by | June 17, 2018 | 13:34

Despite the growth, the Saudi supply remains compliant with the deal. Data released Tuesday by the U.S. Commerce Department show the consumer price index for gasoline is up 21.8 percent from past year. With output in Russian Federation rising back above 11-million barrels a day in June, and Saudi production climbing back above 10-million barrels a day, supplies from the top three producers are increasing.

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:42

In the London session, the dollar was trading broadly weaker before the European Central Bank decision in the wake of the Fed's rate hikes, with future rate rises now priced in with a growing view that U.S. This assumption about the increase in rates being built into the longer-term US Treasury notes is supported by the fact that the yield on the longer issue actually declined by more than the short-term end declined, resulting in a term structure of interest rates that became even flatter.

by | June 15, 2018 | 08:57

Emanuel's office said Chicago will negotiate directly and only with The Boring Company for a deal that will eventually be revealed to the City Council. The system will run underground, giving Musk's venture a chance to show off its tunnel-boring technology. Thus far, the company has received a permit to dig up a parking lot in Washington, DC, and it has received permission from the state of Maryland to build a 10-mile tunnel "beneath a state-owned portion of the Baltimore-Washington ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:29

Commenting on the news, A.C. Gallo, president and chief operating officer at Whole Foods Market said, "Based on the positive customer feedback and successes we've seen over the past month, we're accelerating our timeline to expand these savings to all of our USA stores".

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:27

The decision on a so-called "vertical integration" - between two companies who do not make competing products - could have a profound impact on future mergers. film and TV studios, and TV channels including CNN, TNT and TBS. It's unclear at the present time if Fox will stick with the Disney deal or start a potential bidding war.

by | June 13, 2018 | 02:40

They even shoved a GoPro inside a pizza box to show how harmful potholes can be to your large pepperoni with extra cheese. "Have you ever hit a pothole and instantly cringed?" said Russell Weiner, president of Domino's USA. For the creative director of CP+B, the ad agency behind the program, the company's move from mere pizza insurance programs to literal road-paving was a no-brainer.

by | June 13, 2018 | 02:36

Turns out, the IHOb name change is simply a stunt to promote its new burger menu, according to USA Today . In May, the company reported that more than half of its business occurs during breakfast hours, while lunch garners 28 percent, followed by dinner with 16 percent.

by | June 11, 2018 | 11:39

As a result, Ghana's Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid says they will dissolve the Football Association. His decision to step down follows an investigation by journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas , who secretly filmed Mr. BBC African football analyst Nick Cavell says it seems unlikely that Ghana will be able to take part in Wednesday's vote for the next host of the 2026 World Cup.

by | June 10, 2018 | 09:26

The domestic importance of Trump's visit is evidenced by the fact that much of United States media, and particularly conservative media, will have a presence in Singapore all of next week. Raising expectations in advance of the meeting, Trump said the outcome will rely heavily on his own instincts. And then he did. What can we expect from the summit? Before Trump became president, Rodman appeared twice on his "Celebrity Apprentice" show and praised the billionaire real estate ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:47

ZTE plead guilty to conspiring to violate USA sanctions against Iran and North Korea in a United States court a year ago. On Tuesday, Commerce Department spokesman James Rockas confirmed that "no definitive agreement [had] been signed by both parties ".

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:57

French President Emmanuel Macron described the U.S. tariffs as "illegal" and a "mistake". The retaliatory measures include a 25% import tariff on steel products, 20% on pork products, 20% to 25% duties on cheeses and a 25% duty on bourbon.

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:45

Neither country has implemented the tariffs yet and continued discussions to find a way out of the impasse. China announced last week it was cutting tariffs on a range of foreign consumer items, including clothes, home appliances, seafood and healthcare goods from July 1.

by | June 04, 2018 | 07:58

The unemployment rate in the USA has fallen to its lowest in half a century, additionally shrinking the gap between black unemployment and white unemployment, the Labor Department reported Friday. "It's up to them to brief the POTUS if he wants it, and we should assume he has been". He told ABC News that the Obama administration "absolutely interpreted [the Labor Department rule] as applying" to the president himself.

by | June 01, 2018 | 18:34

Daylight Donuts: The Daylight Donuts in Moore on Eastern Ave.is participating in National Doughnut Day! Snag one free doughnut of your choice; no purchase necessary. Papa John's: All online orders on Friday can score a free order of Papa John's hot Donut Holes. The Whopper will be served with a doughnut hole and comes with a mini-slider size whopper.

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:41

Musk had acknowledged the brake issue last week , saying that the magazine's tests had used two early versions of the auto and that a firmware update could improve braking distance beyond initial specs. Musk said in his tweet that user interface improvements are "coming via remote software update later this month". And it comes at a critical time for Tesla , which has struggled to ramp up production of the Model 3 and is facing pressure from unhappy activist investor groups to bring on more ...

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:55

Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman, Kate Migliaccio-Grabill said , Adams and two nurses responded after a person lost consciousness when the plane was on the ground in Fort Lauderdale , Florida. Delta also released a statement confirming that Adams intervened when a passenger became ill. "The truth is, there are doctors, nurses and techs who step up each and every day to respond to emergencies on flights, and they ALL should be recognized and thanked", Adams wrote.

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:53

The disclosure caps a series of contradictory statements from Mr Trump and his representatives on the scandal swirling around lawyer Michael Cohen - which has widened to ensnare major corporations and a Russian oligarch. The New York Times reported television agent Jay Sures talked with executives at the cable news outlets about a program where the pair would square off.

by | May 17, 2018 | 01:41

The company rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Tuesday, March 13. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Friday, April 1 with "Buy". The stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy" on Tuesday, December 5. Creative Planning holds 0% or 16,162 shares. Brinker Capital holds 15,695 shares. Thomas J Herzfeld owns 7,242 shares. Lpl Fin Ltd Company holds 0% of its portfolio in BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (NYSE:BOE) for 22,593 shares.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:33

Top-grossing Seattle businesses will be taxed $275 per employee, per hour worked - down from $500 previously - each year for five years. Council member Lorena González, a co-sponsor of the bill, said in a hearing before the vote, "It is regrettable we weren't able to find a path amongst our colleagues and the mayor that they would be able to support a higher taxation rate".

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:36

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2018. WASHINGTON-A former senior US diplomat from the Obama administration said that President Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal would not adversely affect USA negotiations with North Korea, contrary to the opinion of many of Trump's critics.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:30

The Tesla's driver suffered a broken right ankle, and the driver of the Unified Fire Authority mechanic truck did not require treatment, Winkler said . "This remains an active investigation and the South Jordan Police Department is now working with technicians from Tesla to gather and review data stored within the vehicle, which may take several days", police sergeant Samuel Winkler said in a statement published online this week.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:34

The announcement seemed to directly contradict the policy of the Department of Commerce, which in April imposed a seven-year ban on sales of components to ZTE in connection with the company's violation of US sanctions on Iran. Beijing has been closely following the developments around ZTE, a company with 80,000 employees and which is headquartered in southern China. "We are concerned that if ZTE is not ultimately punished for its reported misconduct, American export control laws and ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:51

Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump have discussed the impact of America pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal , Downing Street said. During the visit, India and Iran signed almost a dozen pacts, centrepiece of which was an agreement on development of Chabahar port. Global benchmark Brent crude climbed as high as $77.97 per barrel on Thursday, while American benchmark crude reached as much as $71.88 a barrel.

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:04

In the last fiscal year, Flipkart recorded $4.6bn in sales - an increase of over 50 percent from the previous year. The latter has been a longstanding legal adviser to Walmart on a variety of matters, from high-stakes litigation to bribery allegations involving a subsidiary in Mexico .

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:26

Though virtual currencies are just nothing more than insane investments, according to Gates, like other cryptocurrency skeptics he still believes that blockchain itself as a separate technology can be rather useful. "If people react when you criticise their investment, if they get mad, they're gambling..." As new news breeds new news, Gemini Exchange's Tyler Winklevoss has now dared Bill Gates to short bitcoin.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:28

In the event a building isn't suitable for a rooftop array, the standards require homes have access to community solar or offset energy usage through additional efficiency gains. Some critics, though, question the wisdom of the transition to solar at a time when California is struggling with a dire housing crisis and skyrocketing housing costs.