Trump promises China is ‘back in the market’ for US soybeans, but government data suggests otherwise
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Trump promises China is ‘back in the market’ for US soybeans, but government data suggests otherwise

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that China was already busy purchasing a “tremendous” amount of US soybeans, Reuters reported on Tuesday. But while Trump told the news…

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Verizon Takes $4.5 Billion Charge Related to Digital Media Business
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Verizon Takes $4.5 Billion Charge Related to Digital Media Business

Verizon Communications Inc. is booking a $4.5 billion accounting charge related to its Oath media business, conceding that the company’s bet on high-profile internet properties hasn’t worked out…

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Small-Business Optimism Weakens in November
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Small-Business Optimism Weakens in November

Optimism among small-business owners fell slightly in November for the third straight month, mainly due to concerns about slower economic growth and moderating expectations for sales, according to…

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Helping refugees in the U.S. turns out to be good for business
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Helping refugees in the U.S. turns out to be good for business

Refugees are at the center of a political debate that heated up during the 2016 elections and has only increased in intensity since the 2018 midterms and the…

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Lacey scuba gear business fined $197,000 for dumping hazardous waste in toilet, storm drain
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Lacey scuba gear business fined $197,000 for dumping hazardous waste in toilet, storm drain

Seasoft Scuba Gear of Lacey has been fined $197,000 for dumping hazardous waste down a toilet, into a storm drain and on to the ground, the state Department…

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Citigroup promotes 125 to managing director — here’s the full list
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Citigroup promotes 125 to managing director — here’s the full list

Citigroup is promoting a new class of 125 managing directors — the highest rank at the firm — in its Institutional Clients Group, effective January 1 of next…

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Business groups aim to curb emergency room use, and save money, too
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Business groups aim to curb emergency room use, and save money, too

Hospital emergency rooms are supposed to be for patients with severe medical conditions who need care right away. But in Massachusetts, emergency rooms are too often used by…

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Will Business Confidence Undermine The Trump Economy?
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Will Business Confidence Undermine The Trump Economy?

Economic UncertaintyGetty Much attention has been paid over the years to the low correlation that exists between economic growth and stock market performance, particularly in the nations of…

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Always in a Rush, Business Travelers Push for Even Speedier Hotel Services
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Always in a Rush, Business Travelers Push for Even Speedier Hotel Services

Hotel RL’s senior vice president of global brand management and strategy, Yvonne Choi, said the company had teamed up with Aaptiv because its guests were saying they wanted…

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A no-confidence vote has been triggered in Theresa May
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A no-confidence vote has been triggered in Theresa May

A no-confidence vote is to be held on Theresa May’s leadership after more than 48 Conservative MPs submitted a letter calling for her to stand down. The challenge…

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