Herald Business Journal

New Everett hotel will double waterfront rooms in the county

Construction on Hotel Indigo at the Port of Everett’s new live-work-play development begins Thursday.

 

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

The airline opposed the engine manufacturer’s 2016 recommendation for timely fan blade inspections.

 

Trump may invoke Cold War era Defense Act to boost coal plants

He could nationalize industries to ensure the U.S. has the resources needed in a war or disaster.

  • Apr 19, 2018

 

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

First-time buyers face significant hurdles; starter homes have seen the steepest price increases.

  • Apr 18, 2018

US on track for the longest expansion ever, but at a cost

Goldman Sachs: There’s 90% chance expansion will break the record set during the 1990s tech boom.

  • Apr 18, 2018

In-flight explosion creates pressure for engine inspections

The CEO of Southwest Airlines said the Boeing 737 was inspected on Sunday and nothing appeared out of order.

Washington unemployment rate at 4.8 percent

The largest job gains last month were in manufacturing retail trade and leisure and hospitality.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Amazon cuts a deal with Best Buy, broadens global reach

It will team up with Best Buy on a new smart TV and will offer goods to new areas of the world.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Southwest rushes engine checks amid first-of-its-kind crisis

Ultrasonic examinations of the fan blades on its CFM56 engines will be completed within 30 days

Sound Publishing president departing to lead Tulsa newspaper

Gloria Fletcher, an Oklahoma native, has led The Daily Herald’s parent company since 2012.

1 dead after 737 blows an engine; woman nearly sucked out

The Southwest Airlines 737 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Home Depot sued for mismanaging retirement fund accounts

Workers allege that most accounts offered by the firm brought lower-than-average returns.

  • Apr 17, 2018

FAA restricts Boeing 787s powered by some Rolls engines

The affected planes can fly no farther than 140 minutes from an airport, instead of the usual 330.

Trump attorney offers lesson in bad money management

Home-equity loan interest is no longer tax deductible for paying off a credit card — or porn star.

Trump files for extension on 2017 taxes

“As do many Americans with complex returns,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

  • Apr 17, 2018

IRS online payment site fails on tax day (April 17)

The agency said it would not punish people if their returns arrive late because of the glitches.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft email search case

The Cloud Act allows the government to obtain emails stored on the company’s servers in Ireland.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

More than 40 states say they’re losing out on “billions of dollars in tax revenue each year.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for afternoon bias training

The announcement comes after the arrests of 2 black men at a Philadelphia store sparked protests.

  • Apr 17, 2018

‘60 Minutes’: Serious mechanical issues plague Allegiant Air

The low-cost airline experienced more than 100 serious mechanical incidents during a 20-month period.