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July 24, 2018 9:16 PM IRS Wins Court Case Over Intel Corp

Ninth Circuit reverses lower court ruling in case closely watched by tech firms The Internal Revenue Service won a court case closely watched by technology companies, as an appeals court upheld a regulation governing how corporations divide expenses between their domestic and foreign operations. Tuesday’s ruling by a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court 68

July 23, 2018 9:46 AM Companies See Glimmers of Opportunity in North Korea

Firms are jockeying ahead of access to North Korea, even as denuclearization and rapprochement with the U.S. remain some way off SEOUL—Some of South Korea’s biggest companies, along with law firms and a cottage industry of business consultants, are eyeing potential opportunities in North Korea, one of the world’s most difficult business environments 75

July 20, 2018 11:39 AM Trump threatens tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports: CNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on an additional $500 billion of imports from China, threatening to escalate the current trade clash with the Asian nation and sending financial markets downward. “We’re down a tremendous amount,” Trump said in an interview about trade imbalances with China on CNBC, recorded 65

July 19, 2018 8:18 PM Congress to Toughen Foreign Investment Reviews Amid Trade Fight With China

A new measure will affect both foreign firms seeking deals in the U.S. and American companies doing business abroad Congress is poised to enact the first major changes in a decade to the U.S.’s process for vetting foreign investment following a bruising battle among lawmakers and some of the country’s biggest companies. Negotiators from the Senate and the House 107

July 19, 2018 4:23 PM Car share operators jump in as Paris Autolib scheme withers

PARIS (Reuters) - A string of private car-share operators are revving up business in Paris as the pioneering city-run Autolib scheme comes to an end and city authorities promote car sharing over private ownership. Last month, Paris ended the Bollore Group’s contract to operate its Autolib electric vehicles due to financial difficulties at the state-funded 55

July 18, 2018 7:40 PM Fed’s Beige Book Shows Mounting Tariff Concerns Among Businesses

Some manufacturers and construction firms say tariffs have led to higher prices for products and supply-chain problems WASHINGTON—Manufacturers across the U.S. expressed concern about tariffs, with many reporting higher prices and supply-chain disruptions in the wake of new trade policies, according to a Federal Reserve report released Wednesday 61

July 18, 2018 7:33 PM Iran’s Businesses Begin to Buckle Under Sanctions Threat

Firms struggle to find lenders willing to finance import deals; unrest forces government to try to avoid economic isolation Since President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the nuclear deal in May, Iran’s manufacturers, Persian-rug exporters and shopkeepers have increasingly struggled to make transactions in dollars for imports of needed supplies 81

July 18, 2018 3:57 PM Factbox: Airbus and Boeing aircraft deals at Farnborough Airshow

(Reuters) - Following is a summary of commercial aircraft deals announced by Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) at the Farnborough Airshow in southern England. The two companies have so far signed deals worth more than $100 billion at current list prices. However, this is a gross number. Several of the deals firm up provisional ones, disclose previously 67

July 17, 2018 11:02 PM Lawmakers Question Tech Firms, Publishers on How They Combat Fake News

Tech firms, publishing executives and lawmakers broadly agree on the dangers of fake news and hate speech online. But they still can’t find common ground on how to define it and what to do about it. On Tuesday, executives for leading social-media firms said on Capitol Hill that they were committed to improving the quality of the content on their sites 50

July 15, 2018 2:32 AM This Form of Ambien Now Costs Over 800% More

Despite increased scrutiny, companies have made 3,653 drug-price increases on 1,045 different products this year A small Colorado drugmaker recently raised the price for a spray form of sleep aid Ambien by as much as 843%, the latest example of how some firms are increasing prices despite mounting pressure. So far this year, companies have made 3,653 price 45