Stories tagged: business
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
To compete with ultra-low-cost carriers such as Spirit and Frontier, the country’s largest airlines have over the last few years begun selling dirt-cheap fares that come with a long list …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Senators and representatives from Washington and Montana are asking President Donald Trump to help manufacturer REC Silicon and resolve the ongoing trade dispute with China over polysilicon and solar panels.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Women suing Microsoft alleging widespread gender discrimination will get another chance to convince a court that their claims should be considered together as a class, after the Ninth Circuit Court …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Seattle tech startup Convoy, which connects truckers to companies that need freight moved, has raised $185 million in a financing round led by an investment fund connected to Google.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Serial airline entrepreneur David Neeleman is determined to make his next carrier stand out in a market where rivals large and small shoehorn budget-minded travelers into cramped cabins.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
The $1,100 price tag on Apple’s latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Gap Inc. says it doesn’t want to raise the price of your sweaters but, thanks to the trade war, it may have no other option.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
If millennials are killing brick-and-mortar stores, then their successors might save it, according to new surveys that say some young shoppers actually like to shop in person.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Hard seltzers, the feistier cousins of nonalcoholic sparkling waters like LaCroix, are surging in popularity – a small but growing reason for optimism within the flagging beer industry.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 7 p.m.
Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Las Vegas’ newest attraction – and Instagram backdrop – is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Remember the scene in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when the retractable floor over the gym swimming pool slides open during a dance? Residents at Trilogy at Tehaleh, an active-adult community …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 – a level considered to be affordable for the middle class …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
Mike Jackson is stepping down after almost two decades leading AutoNation, the largest dealership chain in the U.S.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Delta Air Lines raised its fee for a first checked bag to $30, following in competitors’ footsteps as U.S. carriers expand efforts to offset stubbornly higher fuel prices.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
British lawmakers have backed calls for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in order to bring an element of control to a market that more resembles the “Wild West.”
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
European authorities said Wednesday they have opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Amazon over the e-commerce giant’s treatment of smaller merchants on its website.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The Justice Department is investigating whether public statements made by Elon Musk and Tesla – the electric car company he runs – were misleading enough to constitute criminal fraud, the …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones – really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don’t lie.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Idaho regulators said they may not be ready to make a decision by mid-December on whether or not to approve the $5.3 billion sale of Avista Corp. to Hydro One …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Los Angeles, one of the world’s major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Shortly before the Trump administration announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese goods, FedEx Corp. leaders tried to assure investors Monday that a widening trade war will have little …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and …