Stories tagged: national-business
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 1:39 p.m.
Eddie Lampert’s ESL Investments is sweetening its offer to keep Sears Holdings Corp. in business, outlining a $5 billion plan to buy the retailer out of bankruptcy.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.’s departure from the European Union.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Stocks cinched their fourth consecutive gain Wednesday as indexes around the world build on their early 2019 rally. The gains for U.S. indexes faded slightly after President Donald Trump and …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
Stocks rise for the third day in a row, led by industrial, technology, internet and energy companies as representatives from the U.S. and China continue their latest round of trade …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Samsung expects its quarterly operating profit to fall 29 percent compared with last year, potentially unsettling a tech sector already skittish about slowing global economic growth.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
The company is removing the word Mastercard from the pair of interlocking red and yellow circles where it has resided for more than 50 years.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Kroger Co. and Microsoft are joining forces to bring the ease of online shopping to brick-and-mortar grocery stores.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
Eli Lilly is spending about $8 billion in cash to buy Loxo Oncology, as the drugmaker seeks to bulk up on cancer treatments that target certain gene abnormalities. Loxo Oncology’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
CBS said Sunday that its news division president, David Rhodes, is stepping down following a troubled year that saw morning anchor Charlie Rose and the top executive at “60 Minutes” …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Two Seattle City Council members are scheduled to appear Monday in New York City at a summit set up by unions and community groups that oppose Amazon’s plan to expand …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Most kids don’t drink enough water, according to a 2015 study in the American Journal of Public Health. But they’re so accustomed to sugary drinks that they find clear, unsweetened …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Alaska Airlines flights are back in the air after a nationwide ground stop that was apparently caused by a power outage.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Amazon shares were recently down about 34 percent from their 52-week highs, and there’s good reason to believe that buying now could pay off handsomely in the long run.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 3 p.m.
A company that owns two national for-profit college chains said Thursday that it will erase nearly $500 million in debt incurred by former students as part of a settlement with …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Netflix faced criticism Wednesday from human rights groups for pulling an episode in Saudi Arabia of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act” series that criticized the kingdom’s powerful crown prince.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed much of the …
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.