Herald Business Journal

Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

Shipping companies are using fewer but larger container ships to save on costs.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Trump official says tax refunds will go out on time

The IRS might recall a large number of furloughed employees to process returns — probably without pay.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Amazon emerges as most valuable US firm amid market turmoil

It marks the first time Amazon has held the top spot.

  • Jan 7, 2019

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces his departure

His departure will give Trump the opportunity to nominate his own choice to fill the World Bank post.

  • Jan 7, 2019

No words: Mastercard to drop its name from logo

It intends to rely on an image and not a name in most marketing materials.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Eli Lilly to spend about $8B on Loxo Oncology

Loxo could launch a drug next year and targets an abnormality that occurs in several tumor types.

  • Jan 7, 2019

High court seems likely to side with Merck in Fosamax case

The drug is prescribed to women who have gone through menopause to treat osteoporosis.

How to deal with the shutdown if you’re a federal employee

Take these financial steps as the partial federal government shutdown drags on into 2019.

Mortgage outlook darkens in new year

Rates are expected to rise in 2019. If you’re shopping for a home, it could get tougher

  • Jan 6, 2019

The buyer’s guide to what NOT to buy in January

Don’t be tempted by post-holiday sales: Bypass the smartphones and comfy mattresses

  • Jan 6, 2019

National parks struggle to stay open, safe during shutdown

Makeshift arrangements haven’t prevented some parks from closing.

  • Jan 5, 2019

Weather Channel app accused of selling users’ personal data

The app’s operator was sued in Los Angeles County Superior Court to stop the practice.

  • Jan 5, 2019

Airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

TSR Employees are expected to work without pay during the government shutdown.

Snohomish County works to boost development around airports

A new initiative aims to lure businesses to Paine Field and the Arlington-Marysville industrial area.

Minimum wage increase will have unintended consequences

Will restaurateurs will spend millions on gadgets to avoid paying workers 15 bucks an hour?

US employers went on a hiring spree in December: 312K jobs

Average hourly pay improved 3.2 percent from a year ago, up from 2.7 percent at the end of 2017.

  • Jan 4, 2019

New aircraft, beers on hold as businesses feel shutdown pain

Businesses are beginning to feel the bite of the government funding impasse.

  • Jan 4, 2019

TSA opts for a friendlier look with floppy-eared sniffer dogs

Some research backs up the idea that people view pointy ears as more intimidating.

The biggest jet engines ever seen are set to roar on Boeing’s 777X

The front fan’s 16 carbon composite blades are each twisted into a thin, aerodynamically curved shape.

Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher dies at 87

He built the industry’s biggest discount carrier and set the standard for budget air travel.