Stories tagged: national-business
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive and author of one of the world’s most expensive weed jokes, has said a tweet that got him sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
IBM announced Sunday it will acquire North Carolina-based open-source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion stock deal that the technology and consulting giant’s chief executive says will advance …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
U.S. companies are scrambling to line up factories and suppliers outside of China as the trade war hikes the cost of importing everything from furniture to toilet paper. But for …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Stiffening competition, surging online advertising costs and cheap mall space have prompted so-called digital natives like Warby Parker, Bonobos and Casper to embrace what they call “offline” in a big …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Do you know the story of Patty McCord, Netflix’s original human relations chief? It’s legendary, and worth recounting in the wake of Thursday’s Wall Street Journal story on the company’s …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Alaska Air Group’s third-quarter profit dropped 16 percent compared to a year ago as the cost of fuel rose sharply and employee-wage increases kicked in while fares remained low.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:40 p.m.
If you’re an investor who was lulled to sleep by the stock market’s calm, steady gains this summer, you’re wide awake by now.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
Megyn Kelly was absent from her NBC News morning show on Thursday following this week’s controversy over her comments about blackface, amid indications that her time at the network could …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods slowed significantly in September, while a key category that tracks business investment fell for a second straight month.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Higher fuel costs slashed third-quarter profit at American Airlines by nearly half, and the company said it will respond by growing more slowly and cutting unprofitable flights.
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 1 p.m.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood sued ExxonMobil on Wednesday, accusing the oil giant of defrauding investors about the financial risks of climate change and lying about how it was …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
The Campbell Soup Co. executive who came under fire after spreading a conspiracy theory about investor George Soros on Twitter had previously been planning to leave the company and will …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Boeing breezed past almost all expectations for the third quarter and raised its outlook for the year on burgeoning defense spending.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
MoviePass, the struggling discount movie ticket subscription service, is being spun off by the company that owns it.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
Automaker BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Linde and Praxair won approval from the U.S. antitrust enforcers for their $46 billion merger, paving the way for the companies’ two-year bid to create the world’s largest supplier of …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
HomeStreet Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $11.8 million. The Seattle-based company said it had profit of 44 cents per share.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
U.S. consumer spending rose in September by a solid, inflation-adjusted 0.3 percent, led by increased spending on health care services and motor vehicles.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
Hasbro, wrestling with the demise of Toys R Us and elusive shoppers spending a lot more on high-tech gadgets, fell well short of third-quarter expectations Monday.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
As consumers increasingly lean toward fruits, vegetables, grains and meats unsullied by preservatives and sweeteners, food makers including J.M. Smucker, General Mills and Conagra Brands are looking to reshape portfolios …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Beneath the hoods of millions of the clean electric cars rolling onto the world’s roads in the next few years will be a dirty battery.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Amazon Prime memberships – the main engine behind the retailer’s online dominance – may be starting to step off the gas.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Federal prosecutors have charged a former Microsoft sports marketing director with five counts of wire fraud, accusing him of attempting to embezzle $1.5 million from the company and using his …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Netflix shares jumped 6 percent in early trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers.