Stories tagged: national-business
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Shares of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. tumbled Wednesday morning after the company cut vehicle prices by $2,000 and announced fourth-quarter sales figures that fell short of …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
The Department of Energy has awarded a Hanford contract valued at up to $152 million to a Kennewick company.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Shipments of Sharwil avocados from Hawaii and their resulting profits could expand exponentially in coming years, industry officials said.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
As the partial U.S. government shutdown enters its second week, the lack of data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is sending market participants to Twitter and other sources to …
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
It’s been a record-breaking, memory-making year for Mega Millions. Yet as 2018 closes, the lottery game is bringing on 2019 with a bang.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
U.S. markets trimmed 2018 losses in a Monday rally, but it was not enough to prevent the worst yearly decline for stocks since 2008.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Tesla announced two new independent directors Friday, naming Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, a Walgreens Boots Alliance executive, to its board.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Cornwall, the southwest peninsula of Britain, is struggling to find enough bartenders to serve the millions who flock to the rocky coastline every year. This gets to the heart of …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc., a Canada-listed maker of batteries that can last for as long as two decades, said the cost of its technology may halve within four years, …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make inroads with advocates and influential leaders …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
Byrne’s conundrum is one shared by shoppers wanting to support eco-friendly, social-justice oriented or politically-savvy brands without breaking the bank. Especially around the holidays, retailers make a point of promoting …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
WeWork Cos. is increasingly stepping on the turf of landlords and real estate brokers – and the industry is starting to push back.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
The Commerce Department estimated Friday that the economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, grew at a brisk 3.4 percent annual percent rate in the July-September quarter. That
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Stocks went into another slide in what is shaping up as the worst December on Wall Street since the depths of the Great Depression.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
A report on Twitter by the human rights group Amnesty International is gaining traction and the company’s shares were punished Thursday, suffering one of their worst declines this year.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Zwift, a company that gives cyclists the opportunity to compete in virtual-reality races, has raised $120 million to help them set up an esports league and further their expansion into …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson continues to lose advertisers following comments he made on air last week that allowing certain immigrants to enter the United States “makes our own country …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Another day of big losses knocked U.S. stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year Monday. Investors dumped high-growth technology and retail companies as well as steadier, high-dividend …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
On Wednesday, the Fed is set to announce its fourth rate hike of the year. But after this week, no one is sure what it will do. Neither, most likely, …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018
If you’re searching for a strong and growing company with a stock that isn’t terribly overvalued right now, take a look at Google parent company Alphabet
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
At first glance, Costco’s latest quarterly earnings look like the kind of results that would be the envy of any young, fast-growing company. The 35-year-old Issaquah-based retailer grew sales 10.2 …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas,expand smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years grown in Pittsburgh, New …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Shares of Verizon slipped before the opening bell Wednesday with the company taking a $4.6 billion hit on what’s become an expensive internet foray that’s never panned out.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Google is planning a major expansion in New York City, announcing Monday it will spend more than $1 billion on a new office complex that will allow the internet search …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Blake Nordstrom, co-president of the Seattle-based retailer that bears his family name, disclosed Monday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Sears Holdings is shopping around its stores, looking to gauge what they’re worth in the open market while it weighs Chairman Eddie Lampert’s $4.6 billion bid to buy the entire …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
A trade group representing U.S. automakers urged the Trump administration to hold off further opening the American market to Japanese cars until Tokyo shows it’s committed to returning the favor.