The world’s largest automaker is putting big money into electric vehicles in China.
Volkswagen (VLKAF) and its local partners plan to invest more than 10 billion ($11.8 billion) to build electric and hybrid cars in the country — the world’s biggest auto market — over the next seven to eight years.
More electric vehicles are sold in China than anywhere else....More>>>
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Venice, California, based Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP), parent of the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat has been listed on the NYSE for less than a week. In the week immediately following the Snap IPO, a number of Wall Street firms issued initial commentary....More>>>
The Trump administration has fired the first broadside in its insane battle against bilateral trade imbalances. And its aim was not what most people expected. Canada, not China, is the target of the Trump trade team’s wrath.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has just announced a new 20% tariff on imports of Canadian softwood lumber. The US currently imports about $5.66 billion worth of....More>>>
Rebekah Barsch is executive officer and vice president of Planning and Sales at Northwestern Mutual.
To save for a comfortable retirement, many people shoot for a number. If you’re one of them, and you’re diligently saving toward that goal, great! But it takes more than a commitment to your 401(k) to build a financially solid retirement. Along with how much you save, you need....More>>>
The days shopping tax-free with Amazon are coming to an end.
On Saturday Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) will start collecting sales taxes on purchases in the last four states where it wasn’t doing so: Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico. Four other states — Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon — have no sales tax, while a fifth, Alaska, doesn’t have a statewide tax,....More>>>
Just as April showers bring May flowers, plentiful monsoon rains in India tend to drive up demand for gold jewelry among rural, income-flush farmers, who make up a third of the country’s consumption of the yellow metal.
It’s a relief to hear, then, that India just had its best monsoon season in three years, with heavy rains washing away people’s fears of yet another....More>>>
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While it doesn’t get as much attention as the decisions of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings or the comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve’s dot plot is an important guide to where the central bank wants to go with interest rates in the future.
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Money is the top cause of stress in the U.S., the American Psychological Association reports, and the leading driver of stress in the workplace, according to studies by the National Business Group on Health, Aon Hewitt, PwC and