Herald Business Journal

Democrats would reverse some tax cuts to fund infrastructure

“Take some of those tax breaks from the wealthiest Americans and put them into middle class jobs.”

  • Mar 7, 2018

Jeff Bezos is the richest man on the planet

Bill Gates got bumped into second place.

  • Mar 7, 2018

Grocery chain owners plan $26M private school near Mill Creek

Washington Preparatory is envisioned as a non-religious, non-alternative school for grades 6-12.

Hawaiian Airlines cancels Airbus and orders 10 Boeing 787-9s

The airline’s defection leaves the Airbus A330-800 model with zero orders.

  • Mar 7, 2018

Trump economic aide Cohn departs after trade disagreement

He strongly opposed the president’s plan to put tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.

  • Mar 7, 2018
Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch airplane emerges from its hangar in Mojave, Calif., on May 31. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Stratolaunch Systems Corp.

Paul Allen is building the largest plane in the world

He may use it to launch a new space shuttle called ‘Black Ice.’

Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch airplane emerges from its hangar in Mojave, Calif., on May 31. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Stratolaunch Systems Corp.

A war of words between Wharton and the Trump White House

“Capped federal funding grants haven’t ever worked at producing high-level economic growth.”

  • Mar 6, 2018

It’s not fun to do a ‘paycheck checkup’ — but do it anyway

Use an IRS calculator to find out if your withholdings match your actual tax obligation.

Some driverless car damage appears to be from angry people

In each case, there were human beings in the driver’s seat.

  • Mar 6, 2018

Boeing gets ready to sell flying taxis in the next decade

“I think it will happen faster than any of us understand,” CEO Dennis Muilenburg says.

Drug testing of employees is beginning to slow

“We don’t care what people do in their free time.”

  • Mar 5, 2018

Nordstrom rejects buyout offer from Nordstrom family

The family members had offered $50 in cash for each share of the company.

  • Mar 5, 2018

Judge, police help oust Trump Hotels from Panama property

A private equity investor had been seeking to drop Trump’s management company and brand.

  • Mar 5, 2018

Port of Everett’s Riverside Business Park finally takes shape

Two major projects are being built at the site along the Snohomish River and should open this year.

Port awards $25 million contract to modernize Everett wharf

The bids came in lower than the engineer’s estimate, acting Port CEO says.

On guns, companies are getting out ahead of the politicians

Four major retailers this week slapped restrictions on gun sales that are stronger than federal law.

  • Mar 4, 2018

Millennials ditch their credit cards, threatening industry

They are more likely than older generations to have student loans to pay.

  • Mar 3, 2018

Workplace monitoring: Some fear it’s too close for comfort

Management can look at most anything a worker creates on the job or with company equipment.

Bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers stolen in Iceland

Some 11 people were arrested, including a security guard.

  • Mar 2, 2018

Analysis sees return of trillion-dollar US budget deficits

Deficit hawks have long warned that the federal fiscal picture will eventually lead to debt crisis.

  • Mar 2, 2018