Daily Intel

Influx of cheap Peruvian quinoa riles Bolivia
International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study
This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
China, Europe chase growth amid global slowdown
China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.
Nov 22, 2014 | 6:22 AM
Tech review: A look at new offerings for game consoles
Heated competition among video-game console makers has created good deals. And here are some new games, for adults and for everyone, to feed the new machine and bring hours of fun.
Nov 21, 2014 | 11:21 PM
Two downtown buildings fetch $280 million
A group that previously bought Wells Fargo Center adds to its collection on Seattle’s Third and Second avenues.
Nov 21, 2014 | 11:21 PM
Potential benefits of closer ties with China too attractive for state to ignore, panel says
A Thursday night discussion, “A Bridge to China: Exploring the Northwest’s Future with the East,” was the second of The Seattle Times’ LiveWire events series.
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 PM
Nordstrom reshuffles its traditional half-yearly sales
The retail giant is simplifying its clearance strategy by replacing its half-yearly sales, which happen in the summer and toward the end of the year, with six clearance events aligned with the holidays. The Anniversary Sale, in July, will remain...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 PM