Herald Business Journal

US and China both omit key products from tariff threats

For example, China isn’t targeting the largest jets made by Boeing Company.

Stocks soar, erasing last week’s loss, as trade fears ease

Apple and Microsoft are bouncing back from their recent losses.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Abandoned bicycles a problem for Coast Guard, ferries

Officials have to treat person-less bikes as a potential man-overboard situation.

  • Apr 9, 2018

WSU, biotech firm sue each other over new apple variety

The Cosmic Crisp — a hybrid of the Honeycrisp and Enterprise varieties — is expected on shelves in 2019.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Dropbox shows it’s still possible to defy tech giants

The online file-sharing company can compete because of its focused strategy and distinct services.

Facebook users to learn if they were part of privacy scandal

The social network was alerting those who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica.

  • Apr 9, 2018

When tragedy strikes, Lacey Harper is government’s human face

She’s worked for the governor and now the county executive, helping constituents through tough times.

Neighboring beer-maker buys Snohomish’s first craft brewer

Lost Canoe has purchased Sound to Summit, whose owners also are health care practitioners.

Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

The company is facing a global backlash over the improper data-sharing scandal.

  • Apr 7, 2018

Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

Facebook said in a statement that AggregateIQ may have improperly received data from users.

  • Apr 7, 2018

Air France strike sees 30 percent of flights cancelled

The one-day Air France walkout is affecting international and domestic travel.

  • Apr 7, 2018

Trump, China escalate trade dispute as markets tumble

Trump adviser says the Chinese “are going to have to make concessions — period.”

Elon Musk issues stark warning about artificial intelligence

It could become ‘an immortal dictator from which we would never escape.’

  • Apr 6, 2018

Law Trump signed could benefit Amazon, big online retailers

Under the law, federal agencies would be able to spend more money on commercially available products.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Feds should bring back the savings bond program

A savings plan for those at the bottom of the economic order would be a benefit to everybody.

IRS audits: If you cheat, get ready for big trouble

There are just days left until the tax-filing deadline.

Love that home’s view? See how much more you’ll pay

Assigning a dollar value can be difficult because not all views are equal or valuable.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Amazon ignores Trump’s attacks as it molds a business empire

Trump has hurled one charge after another at the Seattle-based company over the last week.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Stocks dive as US proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 572

The markets didn’t get any help from a March jobs report that was weaker than expected.

  • Apr 6, 2018

China seems to shrug off Trump’s latest trade threat — for now

President Trump has threatened China with more tariffs, on $100 billion worth of goods.

  • Apr 6, 2018