Herald Business Journal

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

If wider auto tariffs are imposed, they also will disrupt a decades-old symbiotic parts supply chain.

  • Jun 18, 2018


Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

The iPhone’s next operating system is promised to deliver information about the location of 911 calls.

  • Jun 18, 2018


Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015.

  • Jun 18, 2018


‘Millionaire tax’ question blocked from Massachusetts ballot

It would have imposed a surtax of 4 percent on any portion of a person’s income that exceeds $1 million.

  • Jun 18, 2018

Researchers hope to reduce eagle deaths caused by turbines

$625,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy aims to develop tech for detection and deterrence.

  • Jun 17, 2018

Better Wi-Fi, heat-resistant engines among aviation testing

Aviation manufacturers look toward a more automated future, including planes piloted by computers.

On presidential legacies and the economy

How they deal with the economy they inherit can give us a sense of their strengths and shortcomings.

Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

6 college-money lessons you didn’t learn in high school

More than two-thirds of college students say they feel stressed about their personal finances.

  • Jun 15, 2018
Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

What would Singletary do in these financial quandaries?

I do my best to provide informed answers based on my experience and reporting.

Why many Americans aren’t benefiting from robust US economy

“Many people are still living on a paycheck-to-paycheck basis.”

  • Jun 15, 2018

US and China announce new tariffs in escalation of trade war

The Chinese government said U.S. tariffs are “damaging” relations and “undermining the world trade order.”

  • Jun 15, 2018

Sauk Suiattle Tribe is building a casino near Darrington

Opening Sept. 1, it will also have a cafe and bingo hall, which will double as a performance venue.

Canada-US relations at a low after Trudeau-Trump trade tiff

The ties between the two countries are without parallel anywhere in the world.

  • Jun 14, 2018

US retail sales boom in May, but inflation is lurking

Americans are highly confident about the economy, buoyed by steady job gains.

  • Jun 14, 2018

Boring Company to build Chicago-to-O’Hare rapid transport

Each electric vehicle in the proposed tunnel system would travel at speeds of 125 to 150 mph.

Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

Overhead cameras and other technology help keep track of customers and what they’re buying.

  • Jun 14, 2018

After AT&T’s win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

Regulators now might have a hard time stopping companies from gobbling up rivals and their content.

  • Jun 13, 2018

AP Investigation: Local fish isn’t always local

A company vowing to do the right thing was apparently doing the wrong thing.

  • Jun 13, 2018

Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

The move reflects the economy’s resilience, the job market’s strength, and inflation.

  • Jun 13, 2018

Will Amazon’s work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

The City Council rescinded a tax on large companies that was intended to address homelessness.

  • Jun 13, 2018