Trade War Watch: Ford Blames Trump for Sky-high Steel Prices

Ford Motor Co. is blaming Donald Trump’s commodity tariffs for elevating U.S. steel prices higher than any other market on the planet. Regardless of your opinion on the president’s policies (the economy is reportedly booming), it’s a little hard to rebuff Ford’s criticisms on this one. The automaker’s now going straight to the source in […]

Turkey to limit foreign steel imports in response to US metal tariffs

Turkey has told the World Trade Organization it plans to impose steel import quotas from October 17 to protect the domestic steel industry. Earlier this year, the United States doubled the previously-imposed import tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel to 20 percent and 50 percent, respectively. A trade dispute between Ankara and Washington has been […]

Withings Steel HR Sport review: A slick watch and tracker, but not for serious fitness junkies

REVIEW: Wearables company Withings returned from the grave last month with its first new product since Nokia ditched the brand it had acquired in a $ 192 million deal back in 2016. It’s been a whirlwind year for Withings, with cofounder Éric Carreel entering the fray to buy his company back from Nokia in May. Fast-forward to September, when […]

Withings unveils $200 Steel HR Sport smartwatch, its first device since founder reacquired company from Nokia

Withings today completes its tantalizing return from the tech scrapheap with the launch of its first new product as an independent company. The French firm, which was founded by Éric Carreel and Cedric Hutchings in 2008, was bought by Nokia in 2016 for $ 192 million. Nokia later ditched the Withings brand in favor of Nokia […]

Tariffs on steel and aluminium are creating some winners

Flame wars DONALD TRUMP credits the tariffs he has imposed on steel and aluminium imports, and on a range of Chinese products, with almost magical potency. Either they will force other countries to drop trade barriers and crown him as dealmaker-in-chief, or they will pay down government debt while saving favoured industries. “Plants are opening […]

Love Island 2018: Jack Fowler SLAMS Georgia Steel over THAT kiss ‘truth always prevails’

One of the moments that will go down in Love Island 2018 history will be Jack’s kiss with “loyal” Georgia. While the pair clashed over who initiated the kiss, it was later revealed the scene was filmed twice before the kiss backlash swept the villa. Upon leaving tonight, Jack said: “As soon as I got […]

Two steel giants are merging — despite Trump’s move to turn the industry on its head

Thomson Reuters Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, two huge steel businesses, have agreed to merge. The German-based company’s executive board approved the plans on Friday after signing a memorandum of understanding last September. The deal comes at a time when President Donald Trump’s tariff agenda has turned the global steel industry upside down.   Tata […]

Justice League SHOCK: Henry Cavill teases Superman RETURN – Is it Man of Steel 2? WATCH

After Justice League flopped, Cavill’s future as Superman hasn’t been exactly clear. But now the star has shared a new workout video on his Instagram where he’s teased he’s getting back into shape to play a certain Man of Steel. He wrote: “Working on the Super Buns! Whiiiiiiich if you vote for me in the […]

Here’s where Trump’s steel tariffs are going to hit the hardest

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images These charts show exactly which countries make a lot of steel, and which do not.  China produced 10 times more steel than the US in 2017. Steel tariffs are now in place, and the world is grumbling and threatening retaliation against the US. Its closest partners, such as Canada, are trying to […]