Herald Business Journal

County’s median household income is $87,000; second in state

Seattle squeeze forces tech workers to move elsewhere, while local economy grows with higher wages.


In ‘SIM swap,’ criminals really have your number

And criminals are finding it’s pretty easy to fool the phone companies.

  • Oct 20, 2019


Should you speak up when you see bad money decisions?

When family and friends in your social network lack good financial judgment, do you butt in or stay out?


Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Cosmic Crisp is the first apple ever bred in Washington state.

  • Oct 19, 2019

FAA confronts Boeing over internal messages revealing flaws

“So I basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly),” a Boeing pilot wrote in a message from 2016.

Anheuser-Busch alleges MillerCoors stole recipes

The corn syrup war started with a snarky Bud Light Super Bowl commercial by Anheuser-Busch in February.

  • Oct 18, 2019

J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found in bottle

The company is fighting thousands of lawsuits about its iconic baby talcum powder.

  • Oct 18, 2019

Airlines need to hire thousands of pilots in the next decade

Boeing estimates that airlines will need about 131,000 pilots in North America and 514,000 more worldwide.

Investors should carefully examine a company’s goodwill account

They can reveal the costs of a corporation’s growth strategy, and also affect earnings and profitability.

Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

“It’s a nightmare,” says Aurélie Bertin, who runs the 700-year-old winery Chateau Sainte-Roseline.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

The flavors affected by Thursday’s announcement account for less than 10% of sales.

  • Oct 17, 2019

3 companies fined for role in fatal Seattle crane collapse

Washington state on Thursday fined three companies a combined $107,000 for their roles in a crane collapse… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

Southwest pushes back return of troubled Boeing Max, again

It’s about a month longer than previously planned.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Americans now need at least $500,000 a year to enter top 1%

Though the rich in the U.S. are doing well, they also pay the greatest share of taxes.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Emergency wedding plans ensue after Monte Cristo closure

The business was an all-inclusive wedding venue in downtown Everett. It abruptly closed on Monday.

Alaska CEO: ‘We really need to look at growing Paine Field’

At a conference, Brad Tilden speculated about expanded passenger service, but flights are capped — for now.

Trump boasts that U.S. would win tariff war with Europe

The Trump administration plans to impose punitive tariffs starting Friday.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Worried about flying on a 737 Max? Your options may be few

But airlines are likely to be more flexible in letting passengers change their schedules.

  • Oct 16, 2019

GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

The deal, however, won’t bring an immediate end to the strike by 49,000 hourly workers.

  • Oct 16, 2019

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy

Predicts that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Oct 15, 2019