Small Business

Trade tremors: How tariffs, tough talk has unsettled markets

Jun 8, 2018

Stocks have traded erratically since late February as investors try to size up the impact of trade tensions between the US and major trading partners including China, Europe, Canada and Mexico

Stormy Daniels' former attorney countersues porn actress

Jun 8, 2018

Stormy Daniels' former lawyer has countersued the porn star and her new attorney for defamation and accused Trump's personal attorney of illegally recording their telephone calls

Court upholds Phoenix law over same-sex wedding invitations

Jun 7, 2018

An Arizona court is upholding a Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance, denying a challenge from a wedding invitation business over religious freedom

Uber decries ride-hailing price cap passed in Honolulu

Jun 7, 2018

Honolulu leaders have approved a measure to limit prices charged by ride-hailing services during peak demand

Young entrepreneurs overcome inexperience and skeptics

Jun 6, 2018

Young people who start companies in their teens or at college find their age can be an issue, but also a help

Union negotiates with smaller Vegas casinos to avoid strike

Jun 4, 2018

The union for Las Vegas casino-hotel workers is shifting its attention to negotiating contracts with smaller casino operators

US small companies may pay more for steel and aluminum

Jun 4, 2018

U.S. small companies may pay more for steel and aluminum after imposition of tariffs on imports from Europe, Canada and Mexico

Vegas casinos face threat of 1st worker strike in 3 decades

Jun 1, 2018

The possibility of 50,000 Las Vegas casino workers going on strike drew closer Thursday, with their contracts expiring at midnight and the prospects of new ones still uncertain

Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say

May 31, 2018

A massive oversupply of legal marijuana in Oregon has pot prices in the state in freefall, and small, craft cannabis producers say they're losing their businesses to marijuana retail chains and out-of-state investors.

Union: Strike would cost top Vegas casinos over $10M a day

May 31, 2018

The union representing thousands of Las Vegas casino workers says the city's two largest resort operators would lose more than $10 million a day combined if housekeepers, cooks and others go on strike

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