Herald Business Journal

Mexicans buying fake cellphones to hand over during muggings

The sophisticated “dummies” have a startup screen and bodies that are dead ringers for the originals.

  • May 21, 2019


Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

The celebrity chef pumped millions of his own money into the venture, but it wasn’t enough.

  • May 21, 2019


FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, cars from an Amtrak train lie spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators are hearing from witnesses Tuesday, July 10, 2018, as they look into last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle, Wash., that killed three people and injured dozens. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Human error, safety oversights caused Amtrak crash in DuPont

The 2017 train derailment killed 3 people and injured dozens on its way from Seattle to Portland.

  • May 21, 2019


Kirkland consultant questioned in criminal probe of Boeing crashes

Boeing has refused to acknowledge it is under criminal investigation.

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records

Trump called it a “crazy” decision that his lawyers would appeal.

  • May 21, 2019

China’s pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

African swine fever doesn’t harm humans but is fatal and spreads quickly among pigs.

  • May 21, 2019

Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy Washington state

Washington exported more than $70 billion in goods last year, 14 percent of U.S. goods exported to China.

  • May 20, 2019

Huawei could be stripped of Google services after US ban

Google said it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese tech company.

  • May 20, 2019

China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

In a twist, the investors include Chinese companies interested in having access to wastepaper or bottles.

  • May 20, 2019

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity

Tens of thousands live without power on the country’s largest American Indian reservation.

  • May 20, 2019

Alaska’s fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows

There are 16 aquatic farming operations permitted to culture species of seaweed in the state.

  • May 19, 2019

Arlington gets $1.1 million for improvements to its airport

It was one of three airports in Washington and 127 nationwide to receive money from the FAA.

Honor thy RSVP

Stop costing people money — show some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to your commitments.

Pay off mortage early or put money elsewhere?

Three financial experts weigh in on the ever-evolving debate.

  • May 19, 2019

Why your financial aid might plummet

Circumstances are likely to change, so here are factors to watch out for.

  • May 19, 2019

SpaceX is suing the government again, but it’s a secret why

The company said the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information.”

Get ready for Gen Z, employers

First hint: They’re not millennials

  • May 18, 2019

Managers owe themselves post-mortems

Businesses that adopt this avoidance policy deprive themselves of valuable information.

Aviation’s impact on climate is big issue in world elections

Earlier this year, European travel agencies first started to notice a drop in flight bookings.

Trump delays imposing tariffs on auto imports and parts

Import taxes on foreign cars would have hit Europe and Japan especially hard.

  • May 17, 2019