Herald Business Journal

Highest valuations since 1900 mean pain ahead, Goldman warns

“The average valuation percentile across equity, bonds and credit in the U.S. is 90 percent.”

  • Nov 30, 2017

Dow smashes through 24,000 as markets touch new highs

Boeing, United Technologies and Goldman Sachs were among the Dow’s leaders Thursday.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Declining trust in institutions may have economic impact

America has moved from a nation where a person’s word was important to a “get it in writing” world.

We must all fight to defend a key watchdog for financial fairness

The agency designed to protect consumers — yes, sometimes even from themselves — is a hot mess.

Zuckerberg’s sister says she was harassed on Alaska flight

Randi Zuckerberg said the airline crew made light of a man making lewd comments to her.

Doorbuster discounts unlikely at small retailers this season

Profits aside, it can be risky for some small retailers to offer big discounts.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Dow Jones industrials breach 24,000 in broad market rally

Technology stocks were responsible for much of the gain, following a sharp pullback the day before.

  • Nov 30, 2017

GOP tax bill gains support; Senate leaders work on holdouts

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expected a final vote late Thursday or early Friday

  • Nov 30, 2017

Glitch has American Airlines lacking pilots during holidays

The pilots’ union said about 15,000 flights were scheduled without a captain, a co-pilot or both.

One of the biggest US oil fields turns to solar power

The project was made possible by California’s cap-and-trade system for carbon-dioxide emissions.

  • Nov 29, 2017

RV industry sees strong sales growth as shipments soar

They’re starting to see more adults in their late 20s and 30s browsing showrooms.

  • Nov 29, 2017

New Lufthansa 777s feature 7-foot beds for business fliers

Passengers will be able to choose between six different setups in the business cabin.

`Trigger’ that advanced GOP tax bill poses risks for Senate vote

The bargain says if the tax cuts raise the federal deficit, taxes would be increased.

Price of bitcoin surges past $10,000 threshold

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase has called bitcoin a “fraud,” based only software code.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Washington state sues Uber over data breach cover-up

Uber acknowledged that it paid hackers a $100,000 ransom to destroy stolen personal data.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Microsoft plans to overhaul its Redmond headquarters

The project will include renovations and new construction at the campus, where about 47,000 people work.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Don’t let ‘what if’ become ‘what happened’

Even with limited resources, small business need to prepare contingency plans, because things do happen.

777 and A333 clip wings at New York’s JFK airport

Officials say the Virgin Atlantic airliner had to be towed after the incident.

Trump trade deficit obsession could hurt digital industries

This is a corner of the global economy where the United States is unmistakably dominant.

  • Nov 28, 2017

US home prices leapt in September by the most in 3 years

The number of homes for sale was the fewest for that month on records dating back to 2001.

  • Nov 28, 2017