Herald Business Journal

CEOs call the breakup of families at the border ‘inhumane’

Business contracts with ICE have complicated the matter for some U.S. corporations.

  • Jun 20, 2018

Boeing wins big 777 and 767 freighter order from FedEx

The combined 767 and 777 order for 24 widebody aircraft is worth $6.6 billion at list prices.

Republican plan would slash Medicare, Social Security

The budget proposes to squeeze$537 billion out of Medicare over the next decade.

  • Jun 19, 2018

Starbucks plans to close about 150 US stores

But the company will open a new store every 15 hours through 2022 in China.

  • Jun 19, 2018

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Analysts say a trade fight would undermine economies in both countries and likely slow global growth.

  • Jun 19, 2018

From grapes to apples: Winery expands with Whidbey’s 1st cidery

Driftwood Hard Cider in Langley is tapping into Washington’s growing hard cider market.

Verizon to end some sale of phone-location data

The data has allowed outsiders to track wireless devices without their owners’ knowledge or consent.

  • Jun 19, 2018

Port, developer finalize terms for 266 waterfront apartments

SeaLevel Properties will buy 5.44 acres for $7 million. The project should be completed in 2020.

Troublesome new engines for Boeing, Airbus disrupt airlines

Technical problems with the most advanced models of jet engines are grounding numerous planes.

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