China on Monday is slapping tariffs on U.S. shipments to the country, such as meat and fruit. China announced Sunday that it is implementing new tariffs on more than 120 U.S. imports in response to President Trump’s recent decision to increase taxes on imported steel and aluminum. The Chinese Ministry of...
Teens' Donation Dollars for Women's Center Top $4000. A decision by two local teens to enter a Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition has blossomed into something neither girl imagined would happen — more than $4,000 worth of donations for women and children at a local women’s shelter. Avery Palacios...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If Petra Nemcova’s life were a movie plot, nobody would believe it. Girl grows up under Communism in the former Czechoslovakia, climbs to the top of the fashion world as one of the most famous models on the planet, and nearly has it all...
(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) - You probably know Sammy Hagar as a music legend, either from his solo career or as a longtime frontman for Van Halen. What you might not know: The...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Families with children in private or parochial school will be able to tap their college savings plans to pay for up to $10,000 in tuition and other expenses in the new year, thanks to a provision in the tax overhaul bill going into effect...
(Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $125 million to resolve claims that it made misrepresentations while selling mortgage-backed securities to two large California pension funds, the state’s attorney general has announced. The settlement announced on Friday by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was the...
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,596.75, down 25.65 points.) Harte Gold Corp. (TSX:HRT). Materials. Up three cents, or 23.08 per cent, to 16 cents on 4.7 million shares. The Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Financials. Up 54 cents, or 0.96 per...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Republican tax bill approved by Congress this week will create financial headaches for millions of taxpayers trying to navigate all the new rates and rules. But the legislation now headed for President Donald Trump’s signature also will have this grim impact: thousands of additional,...
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds and other managers of catastrophe bond funds racked up some of the worst losses in more than a decade from this year’s hurricanes and wildfires. But a year that is shaping up to be the costliest on record for insurance losses from natural...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you are going to college, getting extra training for a job, or paying off student loans, there are myriad tax breaks worth thousands of dollars to people burdened by college costs. Although many were threatened in early versions of the tax bills crafted...