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Rajesh Kumar Singh

On-off trade tariffs wreak havoc on U.S. company planning

Aug 23 2019

CHICAGO Win Cramer thought his company was out of the firing line in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war after his "Made-in-China" wireless headphones, speakers and earbuds were taken off Washington's tariff list a year ago.

Deere to slash costs after trade war hits earnings

Aug 16 2019

CHICAGO Deere & Co. on Friday announced a review of costs after a combination of the U.S.-China trade war and bad weather dented its quarterly profits, forcing the company to trim its full-year earnings forecast for a second time in the past three months.

Farm equipment maker Deere's dealers reel from trade war, bad weather

Aug 09 2019

CHICAGO When China announced this week that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural products and might impose additional tariffs on farm shipments from America, Dave Schmidt braced for another blow to his business.

Explainer: Trump's China tariffs - Paid by U.S. importers, not by China

Aug 01 2019

CHICAGO With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China.

Caterpillar earnings disappoint on weak China sales, higher costs

Jul 24 2019

CHICAGO Caterpillar Inc's earnings on Wednesday missed Wall Street's estimates, hurt by a combination of weak sales in China and higher production and restructuring costs, sending its shares lower. | Video

Sales to emerging markets a bright spot for Harley Davidson

Jul 23 2019

CHICAGO Harley-Davidson Inc on Tuesday reported stronger sales in China and other Asian markets and said U.S. sales should improve in the second half of the year, positive news that offset a cut to its full-year motorcycle forecast and sent shares up 5.3 percent.

Harley-Davidson workers in Wisconsin reject new labor contract

Apr 02 2019

CHICAGO Harley-Davidson Inc's workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, have rejected the motorcycle maker's proposal for a five-year contract, their union said on Tuesday, citing non-financial issues such as temporary workers and job security.

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