Herald Business Journal

As feds loom, states hit Facebook, Google with new probes

Regulators are examining whether the companies have used their market power to crimp competition.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Trump challenges California power to control auto pollution

Administration opens an antitrust investigation against the state.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Target tells suppliers to pick up cost of China trade tariffs

Target and other national players can more easily squeeze suppliers than smaller retailers.

  • Sep 6, 2019

How the GI Bill changed colleges and universities

The influx of new students in the 1940s and ’50s helped create today’s higher education-industrial complex.

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

A criminal complaint says he wanted to earn some overtime pay fixing the Boeing 737-800.

‘Clawback’ could make a comeback in aerospace tax break debate

Boeing and other firms rebut an auditor’s claim that it’s unclear if incentives are spurring job growth.

Friends with benefits

Can Facebook tackle your love life?

  • Sep 5, 2019

A slowdown in US business formation poses a risk to economy

When fewer new companies are established, fewer Americans tend to prosper over time.

  • Sep 5, 2019

European safety agency has strict demands for Boeing 737 Max

The EASA is demanding stability during extreme maneuvers with the flight-control system on and off.

Everett Mall Sears to close by December, company says

It opened in 1969, pre-dating the mall. The closure had been rumored and was confirmed on Wednesday.

Top Interior official to join oil company in Alaska

Joe Balash, who oversaw oil and gas drilling on federal lands, resigned from Interior on Friday.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Starbucks shares fall as company cuts profit growth forecast

The coffee giant said it expects adjusted earnings to grow less than 10% in its 2020 fiscal year.

  • Sep 4, 2019

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids’ privacy law

The company agreed to work with video creators to label material aimed at kids.

  • Sep 4, 2019

For a Bothell biotech firm, a new migraine drug is personal

The spouses of three Alder BioPharmaceuticals founders suffer from severe, chronic headaches.

Career event helps women ‘refresh, inspire, support, empower’

The local YWCA held its first training workshop last month in Edmonds.

Here is Bad Thing No. 358 about student loan debt

What to do when a loan forgiveness program keeps you handcuffed to a job you hate.

The career journey never really ends, so continue yours

“Life is a continuous journey. You might as well enjoy the ride instead of just racing to the end.”

On this noisy factory floor, deaf workers fit right in

Employees at Valence in Everett are learning sign language from their deaf co-workers.

UK’s Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit

Johnson insists the U.K. leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even without a withdrawal agreement.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Walmart to stop selling certain gun ammunition

It also asks customers to refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it.

  • Sep 3, 2019