Herald Business Journal

US budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

The deficit issue has largely fallen in prominence in Washington in recent years.

  • Oct 20, 2017


France faces butter shortage amid global demand for pastries

French regions like Brittany and Normandy have reportedly been hit hardest.

  • Oct 20, 2017


Robots on Wall Street: Slow-footed regulators lose ground

Watchdogs have to figure out how to check computers running lightening-fast algorithms.

  • Oct 20, 2017


Health-care consumers need to take the lead, so get smart

David Russian, CEO of Western Washington Medical Group, writes our third essay about fixing health care.

Barron Heating to celebrate anniversary at Marysville showroom

Barron Heating and Air Conditioning is celebrating its 45th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at its Marysville showroom. Owned by John Barron… Continue reading

Leadership Snohomish County celebrates 20 years of service

Leadership Snohomish County is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The organization was launched in partnership with the Everett Chamber of Commerce in 1997. Leadership Snohomish County… Continue reading

Molina Medical holds fall carnival for families in Everett

Molina Medical is hosting a free event for families in the Everett community. The fall carnival is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday… Continue reading

Remodeled home tours planned this weekend

This weekend, Edmonds-based Chermak Construction will participate in the 2017 Remodeled Homes Tour sponsored by Dunn Lumber. Chermak Construction’s tour home is located in Edmonds.… Continue reading

Snohomish, Monroe manufacturers honored for innovation, excellence

Two Snohomish County companies have been honored with Manufacturing Excellence awards at the Oct. 5 Association of Washington Business Institute’s annual Manufacturing Summit. HPF Manufacturing… Continue reading

No, it’s not a housing bubble, and you should ask for a raise

A real-estate economist says the local economy is fundamentally strong, despite aerospace job losses.

746 miles on a charge? Electric vehicle sweet spot is less

“I wouldn’t expect to see vehicles go much beyond about 300 miles per range.”

  • Oct 19, 2017

Boeing makes investments in future of autonomous flight

“We believe these are … technology enablers that could change the future of aviation.”

Company seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drilling

Hilcorp expects to extract 60,000 to 70,000 barrels per day from the project.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Ask Brianna: How do I get my student loans back on course?

By Brianna McGurran, NerdWallet Q: I fell behind on my student loan payments, and I’m ready to get them back on schedule. Where do I… Continue reading

Beware of these scams on student loan debt relief

Federal regulators handled more than 2,000 complaints about student loan debt collectors.

Behavioral economics still requires some development

It promises a better understanding of human decision making and a better economic model.

Missouri proposes innovation corridor for Amazon’s 2nd home`

The proposal is in addition to individual applications submitted by Kansas City and St. Louis.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Little Rock drops Amazon bid in ad: ‘It’s not you, it’s us.’

The city said it didn’t have on-site mass transit or proximity to an international airport.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Aircraft interior maintenance company pays $38,000 fine

The Burlington company was found to have 17 violations of dangers waste regulations in 2015.

  • Oct 19, 2017

US unemployment claims fall to 222,000, lowest in 44 years

The low level suggests that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto workers.

  • Oct 19, 2017