Herald Business Journal

Report: Legal marijuana boosts government revenue — a little

In Washington, gross revenue from legal marijuana equaled 1.2 percent of general fund revenue.

  • May 8, 2018

US job openings equal unemployed for 1st time in 2 decades

Job openings increased by nearly 8 percent in March.

  • May 8, 2018

American workers taking more time off, sort of

Still, most Americans surveyed by the group squander their vacation time.

  • May 8, 2018

More Americans expect to work until 70; there are benefits

Working a few more years or drawing Social Security benefits later can significantly boost income.

  • May 8, 2018

Gates, Zuckerberg team up on new education initiative

The project will focus on new technologies for kids who have trouble learning.

  • May 8, 2018

US stock indexes slide ahead of Trump decision on Iran deal

Boeing was down 1 percent to $337.06.

  • May 8, 2018

World stocks mixed as Trump decision on Iran deal approaches

Several companies, including Boeing, have deals in Iran and could seek exemptions from sanctions.

  • May 8, 2018

Stakes high as Seattle considers business tax for homeless

The proposal would have employers making at least $20 million paying about $500 a year per worker.

  • May 8, 2018

US oil prices top $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014

The stock market closed higher as investors bet that companies and consumers can cope with the increase.

  • May 7, 2018

At Google, ‘responsibility’ upstages new technology

The company is set to announce a new set of new controls to its Android operating system on Tuesday.

  • May 7, 2018

Nestle takes over sales of Starbucks in the grocery aisle

The deal comes with a huge price tag for Nestle, but it could pay off big for the Swiss company.

  • May 7, 2018

Microsoft launches $25M program to use AI for disabilities

CEO Satya Nadella announced the project as he kicked off Microsoft’s conference for software developers.

  • May 7, 2018

Veterans gain experience on eco-friendly projects

Washington Conservations Corps partners with Snohomish district to offer internships.

California now world’s 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

All economic sectors except agriculture contributed to California’s higher GDP.

  • May 4, 2018

Where college students can find emergency money and housing

About three-quarters of colleges offer some kind of help.

  • May 4, 2018

Why Wall Street’s worried about Tesla

Tesla expects it will become profitable later this year. But that hinges on a big “if.”

  • May 4, 2018

Novel points out that happiness is one thing money can’t buy

The very rich are not different from you and me — family financial drama drives them crazy, too!

Alaska Air Group expands headquarters by Sea-Tac

The company expects the 128,000-square-foot building to be completed in early 2020.

  • May 4, 2018

Albertsons sued for banning employees from speaking Spanish

The government lawsuit accuses the chain of discriminating against Hispanic employees.

  • May 4, 2018

Fluke award winner has devoted career to making a difference

Clay Siegall is CEO of Seattle Genetics, which develops therapies for cancer patients.