Herald Business Journal

Stuck in trade war, US and China face uncertain path

So how does the trade war end? Analysts offer several potential scenarios.

  • Jul 10, 2018

European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs

Companies are scrambling to readjust supply chains so U.S.-bound goods don’t pass through China.

  • Jul 10, 2018

Trump’s new rule for the climate expected to be coal-friendly

The submission of the rule coincided with a former coal industry lobbyist’s first day as head of EPA.

  • Jul 10, 2018

Wenatchee airport lands grant for San Francisco flight

Pangborn Memorial Airport received a $750K grant to help establish nonstop service to the Bay Area.

  • Jul 10, 2018

American workers’ willingness to quit hits 17-year high

The figures reflect a strong job market driven by employers seeking to expand their workforces.

  • Jul 10, 2018

Analysis: 3 ways Kavanaugh could transform US labor law

The court may decide whether businesses can discriminate in hiring based on sexual orientation.

  • Jul 10, 2018

Amazon now sells office supplies to cities and organizations

The contracts could drive billions of dollars in public spending to the online giant in coming years.

  • Jul 10, 2018

What to expect from Sun valley’s ‘summer camp for billionaires’

Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and Netflix’s Reed Hastings all on the guest list.

  • Jul 10, 2018

Greater Seattle Partners hires economic-development CEO

The new organization will promote the region as a whole while capitalizing on Seattle’s name recognition.

Deal struck to settle discrimination suit against Motel 6

The lawsuit claims Motel 6 gave immigration authorities information Latino guests provided at check-in.

  • Jul 9, 2018

Boris Johnson quits as UK’s May faces mounting Brexit crisis

Johnson’s resignation letter accuses May of flying “white flags” of surrender in negotiations with the EU.

  • Jul 9, 2018

New Zealand to buy 4 Boeing military planes from the US

New Zealand is buying four Boeing maritime patrol planes from the U.S. to replace aging… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2018

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

After Seattle banned plastic straws, Starbucks said it will eliminate them from all locations.

  • Jul 9, 2018

For creative retirees, a wide range of college classes

A program at Edmonds Community College celebrates its 25th anniversary, and it’s bigger than ever.

Trump administration takes another swipe at ‘Obamacare’

It is freezing payments under a program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.

  • Jul 8, 2018

Blueberries are in their blood

For more than 50 years, blueberry farming in Marysville has been part of the Schmidt family summers.

In Japan, ‘flying umbrella’ frees hands

The umbrella utilizes artificial intelligence to hover above users as they walk.

Don’t fear the yield curve

There are always a lot of things to worry about in our economy. The yield curve isn’t one of them.

Another airbag recall — this time, it’s Mazda

Over the last several years, about 50 million air bag inflators have been recalled in the U.S.

  • Jul 6, 2018

She sued Trump and lost. Now she’s leaving her job

Leandra English, the deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who unsuccessfully sued President Donald… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018