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Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 01:39 PM EDT

New Hampshire Approves Sale of Mount Sunapee Ski Area

New Hampshire Approves Sale of Mount Sunapee Ski Area

New Hampshire has cleared the way for Vail Resorts to buy the rights to the Mount Sunapee ski area. Sarah Stewart, commissioner of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, said Wednesday that the...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 11:03 AM EDT

US Economy Grew at Robust 4.2 Percent Rate in Q2

US Economy Grew at Robust 4.2 Percent Rate in Q2

The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, the best performance in nearly four years, though economists believe growth has slowed in the current quarter partly because of...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:57 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Proposed BU Tower

BBJ Report: Proposed BU Tower

Boston University proposes 19-story tower on Comm. Ave."  ">Real estate editor Catherine Carlock joins necn to discuss her story, "Boston University proposes 19-story tower on Comm. Ave."  

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 at 07:55 AM EDT

Facebook Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset

Facebook Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it's appropriate his company's next VR headset will be called Quest. The headset from...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 04:18 PM EDT

Here's How the Fed Rate Hike Will Impact You

Here's How the Fed Rate Hike Will Impact You

With the Federal Reserve's latest quarter-point interest rate increase (and still more likely to come), the pressure is mounting for consumers. The Fed's eighth hike in two years pushes the federal funds rate...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

Walsh Releases Plan for More Housing as City Expands

Walsh Releases Plan for More Housing as City Expands

Boston's population is growing faster than expected, so its mayor is stepping up efforts to build more housing. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh on Wednesday released a plan for the city to build nearly 70,000...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

SurveyMonkey Soars More Than 60 Percent in Market Debut

SurveyMonkey Soars More Than 60 Percent in Market Debut

SurveyMonkey soared more than 60 percent in its stock market debut Wednesday, after opening at $18.75 per share. The software company that offers digital survey and data analytics services for enterprise...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

Equipment From Necco Sold at Online Auction

Equipment From Necco Sold at Online Auction

Equipment from the now-closed New England Confectionery Co., or Necco, is being sold off at an online auction. The Revere, Massachusetts plant abruptly shut down its factory on July 24, leaving its 230 workers...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:44 AM EDT

After a Lull, New-Home Sales Up 3.5 Percent in August

After a Lull, New-Home Sales Up 3.5 Percent in August

Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 3.5 percent in August, snapping a two-month decline as buying surged in the pricey Northeast and West housing markets. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that newly built...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:25 AM EDT

Fox Will Sell Sky Stake to Comcast for Around $15 Billion

Fox Will Sell Sky Stake to Comcast for Around $15 Billion

21st Century Fox will sell the remainder of its stake in U.K.-based broadcaster Sky, the company announced on Wednesday, just days after Comcast out dueled Fox in a takeover bid. Comcast and Fox have been...

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