Herald Business Journal

Boeing rival Airbus buys Mukilteo robotics company

MTM Robotics will become a subsidiary of Airbus but will continue to serve other aerospace companies.

US, Mexico quickly mend rift over North American trade deal

At issue are five labor attaches the United States intends to send to Mexico.

  • Dec 16, 2019

In reversal, Hallmark will reinstate same-sex marriage ads

The earlier decision by Hallmark’s parent company launched a storm of protest.

  • Dec 16, 2019

What’s next for the proposed Lake Stevens Costco?

If the application process moves forward, construction could potentially begin around springtime.

5 ways to avoid taking early withdrawals on your 401(k)s and IRAs

The problem is that if you take an early withdrawal, the money can’t be redeposited into the account.

  • Dec 15, 2019

The high-interest account you’ve never heard of

There are, of course, pros and cons to opening a cash management account.

  • Dec 15, 2019

Rucker Renewal disruption frustrates downtown businesses

The major Everett road, sidewalk and utilities project started in July and won’t end until spring.

An important economic consideration

What would be the effect if illegal activity were included in the GDP?

Happy holidays from Comcast

Your cable bill is going up again.

  • Dec 13, 2019

FAA concerned over pressure by Boeing for quick return of Max

The grounding of the 737 jet after the two crashes is costing the planemaker and airlines billions.

Qantas chooses Airbus over Boeing for ultra-long-range plane

Boeing’s disadvantage was the fading chance of its 777-8X being available in time.

Facebook ads mislead patients at risk of HIV

The ads seek plaintiffs who use the drug and have experienced side effects.

  • Dec 13, 2019

Boeing CEO summoned by FAA chief to discuss 737 Max comments

“Boeing continues to pursue a return-to-service schedule that is not realistic,” the FAA says.

Southwest to share $125M from Boeing settlement with workers

The Dallas carrier has been among the hardest hit by the grounding of the Max.

  • Dec 12, 2019

Washington state OKs some of the nation’s toughest OT rules

One type of worker who will be protected: a manager making $40,000 a year but working 60 hours a week.

  • Dec 11, 2019

After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes

Yet the regulator did not ground the plane until a second deadly crash five months later.

A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash

Boeing removed some lightning protections, which the FAA resisted, then approved — then questioned again.

Lake Stevens City Council approves Costco agreement

The company can’t build yet. Next, it must submit a construction plan and apply for building permits.

FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes

The regulator has been criticized for delegating oversight of Boeing planes to the company itself.

Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems

The senior manager said a push to increase production of the plane created a “factory in chaos.”