The announcement that Macy's will close at Northgate and the demolition of the viaduct are signs of big changes in American life.
Jon Talton comments on economic news, issues and trends, with an emphasis on Seattle and the Northwest.
Before Donald Trump, government and business handled illegal immigration with a wink and a nod. But his wall won't stop the powerful forces behind the...
Amazon and Microsoft are getting big-time press from their turn as the most valuable companies by Wall Street's measure. But market capitalization comes and goes,...
Fake news! Climate change is a hoax! Vaccines are evil! And other disturbing (and increasingly common) attacks on reason
No more "flat earth" denial is possible. But addressing global warming will be humanity's greatest challenge.
Here are some of the issues in business and the economy to watch in 2019.
A rundown on the key signs in the economy as people clutch their wallets. Keep calm and carry on.
A widely watched Milken Institute survey on each state’s “innovation pipeline” finds that Washington’s R&D spending has fallen, and upstart Utah has taken its place...
Behind the tit-for-tat trade fight between Washington and Beijing, China is staking out an ambitious global agenda.