Herald Business Journal

US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint

The tariff poses a threat to the already-struggling American newspaper industry.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

In 1997 Apple teetered on the edge of bankruptcy, with its stock trading for less than $1.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Starbucks, Alibaba announce China delivery venture

The coffee giant has 3,400 outlets in 140 Chinese cities but faces intense competition.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Trump’s EPA formally launches rollback of fuel economy standards

The plan would also move to end California’s current power to set its own, higher standards.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Ukrainians hacked restaurants in Lynnwood and Everett

A cybercrime group stole more than 15 million customer records from across the U.S.

Inflation, gas prices, tariffs squeeze consumers

The consumer price index rose 2.9 percent in June from a year earlier, the fastest increase in six years.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Trump’s short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

Officials said the short-term plans will last up to 12 months and can be renewed for up to 36 months.

  • Aug 1, 2018

US proposes higher tax on $200 billion in Chinese imports

The U.S. has already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Fed keeps key rate unchanged while signaling future hikes

The Fed’s decision kept the central bank’s key short-term rate at 1.75 percent to 2 percent.

  • Aug 1, 2018
Illustration by Joshua Boulet

The deferred dreams of working women on H-4 visas

Thousands of Indian women throughout the country could once again be barred from employment.

Illustration by Joshua Boulet

Stronger planes can mean fewer fatalities in crashes

People are less likely to be trapped by collapsed seats and floors, or exposed to poisonous gases.

Republicans crow about wage growth

But rising consumer prices are all but wiping out the gains in peoples’ paychecks.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Microsoft wants to add 72 generators at data center

The engine exhaust releases carbon monoxide, nitrous oxide and volatile organic compounds.

  • Aug 1, 2018

It’s Rubens vs. Facebook in fight over artistic nudity

Belgian museums are uniting in protest against Facebook since they cannot promote Flemish Masters.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Do you suffer from money envy?

Here’s how to stop trying to keep up with the Joneses or Kardashians.

Concerns about farmworker shortage grow

‘Crops go unharvested and animals go uncared for.’

  • Jul 31, 2018

Senate votes to extend flood insurance program

The program offers the only flood insurance available to most Americans.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Prized mountaintop acreage in LA aims for $1,000,000,000

It’s — by a mile — the most expensive listing in the history of Los Angeles.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Facebook finds ‘sophisticated’ efforts to disrupt elections

The company says it removed 32 accounts that may be connected to Russia.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Trump administration considering tax break on capital gains

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is studying the legality of proceeding without congressional approval.

  • Jul 31, 2018