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  • Trump had previously criticized Harley for its plans to shift some U.S. production overseas to avoid European Union duties imposed in retaliation for the tariffs the White House placed on imported steel and aluminum last year. But ahead of a speech on Saturday in Wisconsin, where Harley is based, the president said on Twitter that the bloc's treatment of the...

  • Rock Romell, business reporter for The Milwaukee Journal, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the proposed Foxconn plant in Wisconsin which has seen multiple delays and changes.

  • *Retail sales post biggest gain in 1-1/ 2 yrs in March. April 18- U.S. stocks dipped in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as another drop in healthcare stocks overshadowed gains from industrials after upbeat earnings. "We have had a big run-up here on the belief that economic data would improve and it has come to fruition," said Brent Schutte,...

  • April 17- Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group for investment incentives because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for the state. Democratic Governor Tony Evers, who took office in January, inherited a deal to give Foxconn around $4 billion in tax...

  • April 17- Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group Ltd because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for the state. Democratic Governor Tony Evers, who took office in January, inherited a deal to give Foxconn around $4 billion in tax breaks and other...

  • April 17- At a truck stop in Ridgefield, New Jersey, driver Paul Richards reviews a notebook where he tracks miles driven and what he is hauling. Across the United States, drivers, regional operators and industry officials say the $700 billion U.S. trucking sector slipped in late 2018, with the fall continuing into this year. An ACT Research index of truck carrier...

  • TAIPEI, April 15- The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months to pave the way for younger talent to move up the company's ranks. Jack Ma, co-founder of China's Alibaba Group, said in September he will step down as chairman in a year to allow for younger management. Terry Gou, speaking on...

  • *Gou says plans will be discussed with Foxconn board. TAIPEI, April 15- The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, assembler of Apple's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months as he wants to pave the way for younger talent to move up the ranks of the world's largest contract manufacturer. Terry Gou, speaking on the sidelines of an event in Taipei, said...

  • *Gou says plans will be discussed with Foxconn board. TAIPEI, April 15- The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, assembler of Apple's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months as he wants to pave the way for younger talent to move up the ranks of the world's largest contract manufacturer. Terry Gou, speaking on the sidelines of an event in Taipei, said...

  • Grain trader Cargill Inc said it was closing three of its grain handling facilities in Minnesota, two in South Dakota and one in Nebraska on Thursday because of the storm. Rival Archer Daniels Midland Co temporarily closed several grain and edible bean elevators in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin due to the snow. The storm was dumping more...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 10- Chicago wheat futures fell for a fifth consecutive session on Wednesday, their worst losing streak since February, after a U.S. government report raised its estimate for world wheat inventories. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.2 percent at $4.58-1/ 2 a bushel by 1040 GMT, corn gained 0.2 percent to...

  • SINGAPORE, April 10- Chicago wheat futures fell for a fifth consecutive session on Wednesday, their worst losing streak since February, after a U.S. government report raised its estimate for world wheat inventories. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.3 percent at $4.58-1/ 4 a bushel by 0600 GMT, corn gained 0.3 percent to $3.61 a...

  • *USDA sees U.S. wheat condition better than expected. *USDA raises U.S. corn stocks forecast more than expected. Also bearish, the USDA in a weekly crop progress report late Monday rated 60 percent of the U.S. winter wheat crop in good to excellent condition, up from 56 percent a week earlier, a sign of improving yield prospects.

  • CHICAGO, April 8- Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures closed mostly lower on Monday as softening cash hog prices sparked a round of profit-taking after Friday's contract highs, traders said. "Cash prices stopped moving higher at a rapid clip, so everyone is taking a step back," said Altin Kalo, agricultural economist for New Hampshire- based Steiner...

  • CHICAGO, April 8- U.S. corn futures declined on Monday as traders adjusted positions a day ahead of a monthly supply-and-demand report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which the government is expected to raise its forecast of U.S. corn ending stocks. Chicago Board of Trade May corn settled down 2-1/ 2 cents at $3.60 per bushel. After the CBOT close, the USDA...

  • CHICAGO, April 2- 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. The union is pressing the Milwaukee- based company to address issues related to temporary workers,...

  • CHICAGO, April 2- 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. The current contract was set to expire on April 1. The union is pressing the Milwaukee- based company to...

  • CHICAGO, April 2- Harley-Davidson Inc and the United Steelworkers union, which represents the motorcycle maker's workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, have agreed to extend the current labor agreement through April 14, the union said on Tuesday. The union members on Monday rejected Harley's proposal for a five-year contract which included a 14...

  • CHICAGO, April 2- Harley-Davidson and the United Steelworkers union, which represents the motorcycle maker's workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, have agreed to extend the current labor agreement through April 14, the union said on Tuesday.