Herald Business Journal

Boeing invests in drone startup in push for automated tech

“Sometimes it makes more sense to fly than to drive, because you can just hop over things.”

  • Oct 19, 2017


US unemployment claims fall to 222,000, lowest in 44 years

The low level suggests that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto workers.

  • Oct 19, 2017


Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

When the subsidy for premiums increases, government spending to subsidize premiums also jumps.

  • Oct 19, 2017


No, it’s not a housing bubble, and you should ask for a raise

A real-estate economist says the local economy is fundamentally strong, despite aerospace job losses.

Boeing rushes to bring back retirees as temps

It’s unclear if this could be a definitive turn in the downsizing tide.

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.

  • Oct 18, 2017

Suitors, beware: In Seattle, Amazon also brought disruption

The company has grown there from a workforce of about 5,000 to more than 40,000 in 33 buildings.

Tax cuts won’t generate as much economic growth as Trump says

There’s little historical evidence that tax cuts actually pay off in boosting economic growth long-term.

  • Oct 18, 2017

US allies air concerns about Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

WTO members want to keep government procurement markets open to foreign competition.

  • Oct 18, 2017

Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

Marijuana farmers nave no crop insurance because the plant is listed as illegal under federal law.

  • Oct 18, 2017

Speed Networking planned by Lynnwood Chamber

The next Good Morning, Lynnwood Chamber Speed Networking is from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood, 20610 44th… Continue reading

Economic Alliance to host After Hours event at Clothes for Kids

The next Economic Alliance Snohomish County Business After Hours event is from 5 to 7 tonight at Clothes For Kids, 16725 52nd Ave. W. Suite… Continue reading

City of Marysville adds HR director

The City of Marysville has hired Bill Kolden as its new human resources director. Kolden’s public sector management and leadership career includes 28 years with… Continue reading

More business, more competition for Everett kidney dialysis center

Nonprofit Puget Sound Kidney Centers sees large for-profit competitors enter state market.

Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

A fourth round of negotiations between the U.S., Mexico and Canada ended in mutual exasperation.

  • Oct 17, 2017

Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app

TBH, short for “to be honest,” prompts users to answer polls about people they know.

  • Oct 17, 2017

Boeing could help launch orbiting space station for the moon

“We should have a lunar base by now. What the hell has been going on?”

How the Airbus-Bombardier alliance could squeeze Boeing

“It makes Boeing look like they’ve been playing tic tac toe against a chess master,” says an analyst.

Boeing outmaneuvered? Airbus takes Bombardier under its wing

Airbus will buy a controlling stake in Bombardier’s C Series airplane — and build it in Alabama.

Extreme cleaning company Steri-Clean opens in Mukilteo

The first Washington franchise of the Steri-Clean company will celebrate its grand opening in Mukilteo in November. The extreme cleaning company whose services include crime… Continue reading