Stories tagged: national-business
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
He doesn’t make bobbleheads. He makes display cases that you put your bobbleheads in.Talk about a niche business.
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.
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 …
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 …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A Rhode Island town is considering asking its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, and the American Civil Liberties Union is objecting.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
Coca-Cola may be the next industry giant to jump into the cannabis drinks business.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Earnings for men have fallen in the decade since the recession, and are even below levels for much of the 1970s and 1980s.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in August as consumers slowed their spending after a robust month of shopping in July.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
U.S. industrial production rose by a healthy 0.4 percent in August, boosted by gains in the production of autos, oil and natural gas.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75 percent as policymakers await developments in Britain’s looming exit from the European Union.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, on Thursday announced he was starting up philanthropic organizations focused on providing help to homeless families and preschools for low-income communities, a later start …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Walmart-owned Jet.com will soon sell Nike products on its site as it seeks to catch up with Amazon ahead of the holiday shopping season.