Herald Business Journal

Maritime industry needs protection for national security

If we don’t act, someday soon we might find ourselves ordering our next aircraft carrier from Beijing.

 

FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out 737 Max simulator

The FAA declined to say how the updated anti-stall software performed during Stephen Dickson’s session.

 

Delta’s CEO expects Boeing will go ahead and build the ‘797’

The carrier’s CEO dangled the possibility of hundreds of jet sales if Boeing proceeds with the midrange jet.

 

Business Highlights for Thursday, Sept. 19

Stunted consumer spending feared; Airbnb to go public; Walgreens to test drone deliveries.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Apple’s iOS 13 features mean you may not need an iPhone 11

These five new features will perhaps convince you to stick with your current phone model.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Amazon vows to cut emissions to combat climate change

The announcement comes on the eve of tomorrow’s Global Climate Strike.

  • Sep 19, 2019

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing dispute

The World Trade Organization ruled in May that Europe illegally subsidized Airbus, hurting Boeing.

A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

The Fed’s move reduced its key short-term rate by an additional quarter-point to a range of 1.75% to 2%.

  • Sep 18, 2019

FAA invites other nations to discuss work on grounded 737 Max

Some nations have begun saying they will perform independent assessments of the plane.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Average FICO credit score hits new high

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Trump outpaces Obama, Bush in naming ex-lobbyists to Cabinet

The Cabinet choices are another sign that there is no serious attempt to change the way Washington works.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Supertall residential building will enter crowded NYC market

Its 1,550-foot height makes it even taller than One World Trade Center without its crowning spire.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Boeing says China needs to spend $2.9T on planes and services

The estimate is 7% higher than last year’s forecast.

FAA chief says he’ll test Boeing’s MAX changes this week

The former 737 pilot and Delta Air Lines executive will conduct the test in a flight simulator.

Demand drives CBD sales, attracts people who spike products

The business has boomed so fast that regulators haven’t caught up.

  • Sep 17, 2019

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

The company’s owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Auto strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses

The strike shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Israeli, Indian lunar failures concern NASA contractors

Agency intends to invest $2.6 billion over 10 years in relatively small contracts.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

Across the country, mobile home parks are an attractive investment.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ U.S. plants

“We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most,” union Vice President Terry Dittes said.

  • Sep 15, 2019