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Chinese merchants may lose U.S. postal subsidies

Chinese merchants may lose U.S. postal subsidieseBay, Amazon bargains threatened if Trump withdraws from treaty
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
Business

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake info.

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake info.Facebook is combatting fake accounts and bogus news stories ahead of upcoming elections
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 50 minutes ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Team Trump touts economic 'boom' as auto slowdown looms

Howes: Team Trump touts boom as slowdown loomsAs jobless rate sinks and growth surges, rising interest rates, softening demand is prompting auto execs to utter the dreaded "D" word: downturn.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
Business

Wall Street usually a winner in midterm elections

Wall Street usually a winner in midterm electionsIn midterms since 1946, the S&P 500 had an average price return of 16.7 percent in the 12 months after the elections
  • Business
  • 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Business

Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings

Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumesU.S. stocks slumped again Thursday as investors continued to sell shares of technology and internet companies
  • Business
  • 9 hours, 7 minutes ago
Restaurants + Bars

Greektown restaurateurs close New Parthenon and Santorini for renovations

2 Greektown restaurants close for renovationsOwners of Pegasus Taverna have bought New Parthenon and have closed it to renovate
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 9 hours, 13 minutes ago
Detroit

Developers, residents celebrate the $12M rehab of the Hamilton Midtown

Rehab complete at the Hamilton MidtownMore than two dozen tenants will return to affordable rental units at the Hamilton Midtown
  • Detroit
  • 4 hours, 37 minutes ago
Business

Job growth found to be no cure for a community’s poverty

Job growth no cure for a community’s povertyNew research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or communities benefit
  • Business
  • 10 hours, 51 minutes ago
  • Daniel Howes

    Howes: Trust, economic calculation fuel Ford incentive package

    Howes: Trust, economics fuel Ford incentivesNot since the final year of the Reagan administration has the iconic train station generated a dollar of city income tax or housed a real business.
    • Daniel Howes
    • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Business

    Auto supplier Lear sells downtown Detroit building for $13.2M

    Lear sells downtown Detroit building for $13.2MAuto supplier Lear sells downtown Detroit building for $13.2M that it bought three years ago for $5.9M
    • Business
    • 16 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Neighborhood butcher shop and restaurant Marrow opens in West Village

    Marrow restaurant, shop opens in West VillageMarrow focuses on sustainably-raised and locally-sourced meats, plus a full bar and restaurant
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 16 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Business

    Kleenex to rebrand ‘mansize’ tissues after complaints

    Kleenex to rebrand ‘mansize’ tissues after complaintsKleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist
    • Business
    • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Business

    China ‘regrets’ US leaving postal union amid dispute

    China ‘regrets’ US leaving postal union amid trade disputeChina criticized Washington’s decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage
    • Business
    • 18 hours, 48 minutes ago
    Business

    Student loan debt crisis is about to get worse

    Student loan debt crisis is about to get worseThe delinquencies that come with student loan debt may hurt the broader economy
    • Business
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Business

    Fed officials discussed ‘restrictive’ interest rates
    Some Federal Reserve officials argued they might need to lift rates to a level that would modestly restrain growth

    Fed officials discussed ‘restrictive’ interest ratesSome Federal Reserve officials argued they might need to lift rates to a level that would modestly restrain growth
    • Business
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Business

    Mich. jobless rate down to 4 percent in Sept.

    Mich. jobless rate down to 4 percent in Sept.Michigan unemployment rate fell a tenth of a percentage point last month; down seventh-tenths of point from a year ago
    • Business
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Michigan

    Detroit Chamber backs Whitmer for governor

    Detroit Chamber backs Whitmer for governorThe Detroit Regional Chamber is recommending voters split their tickets, backing Gretchen Whitmer for governor but Tom Leonard for attorney general.
    • Michigan
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Business

    Trump set to leave postal union in new anti-China move
    Trump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union, which sets flat rates for international postage

    Trump set to leave postal union in new anti-China moveTrump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union, which sets flat rates for international postage
    • Business
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Detroit Shipping Company seeks another vendor

    Detroit Shipping Company seeks another vendorWindsor's Bread Meats Bread will not be joining the Midtown food hall made of shipping containers
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 1 day, 16 hours ago
    Business

    US housing starts sank 5.3% in September

    US housing starts sank 5.3% in SeptemberHomebuyers are facing new cost pressures that could be dampening demand
    • Business
    • 1 day, 16 hours ago
    Daniel Howes

    Howes: Wilson foundation pledges $100 million to riverfront park, trails

    Howes: Foundation pledges $100M for riverfrontFormer Buffalo Bills owner's foundation pledges $100 million for Detroit riverfront park, trails connecting Ambassador Bridge, downtown, Belle Isle
    • Daniel Howes
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Macomb County

    Oro Cheese recalling products due to labeling mishap

    Oro Cheese recalling products due to labeling mishapGene Inc. says products do not following state requirements for raw milk cheese
    • Macomb County
    • 2 days, 3 hours ago
    Business

    U.S. stocks rally most since March as tech surges
    Better results are giving many investors breathing room from concerns that a slowdown could be on the horizon

    U.S. stocks rally most since March as tech surgesBetter results are giving many investors breathing room from concerns that a slowdown could be on the horizon
    • Business
    • 2 days, 5 hours ago
    Business

    Goldman, Morgan shares soar on strong profits
    Goldman shares nearly 2 percent to $219.39 in midday trading, while Morgan shares gained more than 5 percent to $45.78

    Goldman, Morgan shares soar on strong profitsGoldman shares nearly 2 percent to $219.39 in midday trading, while Morgan shares gained more than 5 percent to $45.78
    • Business
    • 2 days, 5 hours ago
    Politics

    McConnell rules out NAFTA vote before 2019

    McConnell rules out NAFTA vote before 2019Some Republicans have been angling for a vote this year to avoid dealing with a potentially Democratic-controlled House
    • Politics
    • 2 days, 7 hours ago
    Politics

    Trump criticizes Fed raising interest rates too quickly

    Trump criticizes Fed raising interest rates too quicklyThe recent increase in interest rates has spooked investors who fear higher borrowing costs could slow down the economy
    • Politics
    • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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