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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The European Union will tighten the screening process for foreign takeovers of companies, according to the Financial Times. Among the reasons may be a surge in China's mergers and acquisitions, ...
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France Wants to Close Tax Loopholes US Tech Firms Love

Five of the largest U.S. tech firms held $594 billion in cash in offshore accounts at the end of 2016, nearly a third of the total $1.84 trillion all U.S. ...
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Fiat Chrysler Continues to Beat Ford in EU Sales, Market Share

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 2.1% in June compared with new registrations in June of 2016. New ...
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Fiat Chrysler Slams Ford in May EU Sales

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 7.6% in May compared with new registrations in May of 2016. New registrations ...
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OECD Forecasts Quickening Global Growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) offered its global outlook on the economy, both worldwide and in major regions. It expects solid growth in most areas and improvement ...
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Fiat Chrysler Hammers Ford in April EU Sales

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Tuesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) tumbled 6.6% in April, compared with new registrations in April of 2016. New ...
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Why France’s Economy Matters So Much: France by the Numbers

Western financial markets got a major boost on Monday morning. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up over 1% (200+ points), the CAC 40 in France was up 4.5% (230 points), ...
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Ford, FCA Boost EU Market Share in March; GM Slides Ahead of Opel Sale

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Wednesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 11.2% in March compared with new registrations in March of 2016. New registrations ...
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European Car Sales Flatten as VW Holds Nearly 25% of Market, Shows Peugeot Need for Opel

Cars sales within the European Union rose only 2.2% in February, a shift downward in the rate of expansion compared to most of the past year. One thing has not changed ...
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Apple Appeals EU’s $14 Billion Tax Demand

A European Commission (EC) ruling last summer found that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) owed the European Union (EU) €13 billion (about $14 billion) in back taxes for the years between ...
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Fiat Chrysler’s January EU Sales Top Ford

New car registrations in the European Union (EU) for the month of January totaled 1.17 million units, up more than 100,000 units compared with January of last year. Year over ...
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Why GM Wants to Sell Opel Group

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) decided in 2015 to stop selling its Chevrolet branded vehicles in Europe, and that cost the company more than 100,000 units in sales compared with ...
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Ford’s 2016 EU Sales Growth Trails GM, FCA

New car registrations in the European Union (EU) for the month of December totaled 1.14 million units, up about 30,000 units compared with December of last year. Year over year, ...
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US Files Appeal in Boeing Subsidy Case

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday officially filed an appeal with the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the international organization's November ruling that certain tax incentives ...
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Ford Leads Detroit Three in EU New Car Sales

New car registrations in the European Union (EU) for the month of November totaled 1.15 million units, up about 50,000 units compared with November of last year. Year over year, ...
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