Herald Business Journal

Start planning for your 2019 tax return now

Here’s advice from an expert on how to better position yourself for next tax season.

Is the Fed’s explicit inflation goal worth keeping?

The once-obscure inflation target is at the heart of of today’s headlines and Trump tweets.

Musk hopes autonomous Tesla taxis will drive a new, positive narrative

Tesla’s flagging stock price will be clearer by the end of next week.

  • Apr 19, 2019

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

Nine international civil aviation authorities will participate in a technical review.

  • Apr 19, 2019

Renter boom: Apartments filling up faster in Seattle area than anywhere in the U.S.

Redmond and Bellevue are filling up fast, too.

  • Apr 19, 2019

US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows

Brands are “considered to be cooler by association.”

  • Apr 19, 2019

Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

The program allows shoppers on government food assistance to shop and pay for their groceries online.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Why the Boeing 737 MAX software fix is taking so long

An update turned out to be more complicated than Boeing anticipated, both politically and technically.

With 737 MAX grounded, United Airlines trims growth plan

The airline said it expects to cancel 130 flights in April because of the parked Boeing planes.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Americans’ energy use surges despite climate change concern

Overall consumption of all kinds of fuels rose 4% year on year, the largest such increase in eight years.

  • Apr 18, 2019

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

Financial terms were not disclosed for the deal, which included the Globe and the National Examiner.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

The surprise truce came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal court trial.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Some of Samsung’s folding phones are already breaking

It’s scheduled to go on sale April 26 in the U.S. for $1,980.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Trump stirs alarm that he may be giving China a new trade weapon

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. would be open to “certain repercussions.”

  • Apr 17, 2019

Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes

They are the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars in the U.S.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Panel: Pilots don’t need new simulator training for 737 MAX

Meanwhile, two groups are urging Boeing to appointment an independent chairman of the board.

EU threatens to tax $20 billion of US goods over Boeing aid

The U.S., meanwhile, was preparing tariffs on EU goods to offset EU subsidies for Airbus.

After years of easy riding, gas prices going up

The jump — 38 cents in a month — owes to refinery maintenance and geopolitics, one industry expert says.

On a long flight, I meet a kindred spirit: Ben Carson

The U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development is a champion of “opportunity zones.”

Trump administration seeks to boost Opportunity Zones

Proposed regulations seek to clear up questions that were keeping some investors at bay.

  • Apr 17, 2019