Jun 25, 2018

Tough day for HOG

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Harley-Davidson did something pretty remarkable today. The motorcycle company, whose executives President Donald Trump invited to the White House less than a month into his term, said it's planning to manufacture a chunk of its bikes somewhere else rather than…

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Harley-Davidson did something pretty remarkable today. The motorcycle company, whose executives President Donald Trump invited to the White House less than a month into his term, said it’s planning to manufacture a chunk of its bikes somewhere else rather than pass along cost increases coming from the president’s tariffs. We’ll start today with ticker symbol HOG and look at the broader fallout. Then, we’ll look at the challenges facing the modern union: Supreme Court battles, low membership and new technology that’s threatening job security in new fields every day. Plus: Why we’re still talking about Sumner Redstone.

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