Harley-Davidson Jumps Most Since 2011 as Profit Tops Estimates

Harley-Davidson revs up sales, but earnings are skidding

Harley-Davidson, the maker of the all-American motorcycle, reported better-than-expected quarterly financial results Tuesday, lifted by strong sales of its products in key markets, including the United States. Milwaukee-based Harley posted a third-quarter profit of $150.1 million, or 69 cents a share, down from $162.7 million, or 73 cents a share, a year ago. Here’s what […]

income inequality

Why Bill Gates is wrong about taxing consumers

The billionaire and Microsoft founder’s analysis of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century gets a lot right, but his idea supporting a consumption tax could actually widen income inequality, says business commentator Sanjay Sanghoee.

Warren Buffett’s bad housing advice

When it comes to buying real estate, the Oracle of Omaha’s crystal ball is a little fuzzy.