Adam Smith

Adam Smith is a former writer and copy editor for a Financial Times company news service, Mergermarket.com, and the Boston Herald. He's also freelanced from the United States and Japan for About.comBostInno.com, the Improper Bostonian and other media.

Recent Articles By The Author

Deutsche Bank May Slash Equity and Trading Business Outside Europe: Report

Deutsche Bank May Slash Equity and Trading Business Outside Europe: Report

The bank, Germany's largest, is said to be planning to 'shrink or shut its U.S. equity and trading businesses,' according to a report in the Financial Times.

Goldman Consolidating Private-Investing Units to Create 'New' Division: Report

Goldman Consolidating Private-Investing Units to Create 'New' Division: Report

Goldman Sachs Group is consolidating several separate units involved in so-called 'hard-to-access' deals, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Target Registers Back Up After Huge Outage

Target Registers Back Up After Huge Outage

Target stores around the nation were hit with reports of register outages on Saturday, but the retailer said they were back on line later in the day.

Poll Question May Signal Turbulence for 737 MAX

Poll Question May Signal Turbulence for 737 MAX

Answers in a new NBC News and Wall Street Journal poll show that a quarter of those asked would not want to get on the beleaguered Boeing aircraft that was involved in two fatal crashes since October.

Trump Says Elect Me or Markets Crash, But Poll Highlights Impeachment Threat

Trump Says Elect Me or Markets Crash, But Poll Highlights Impeachment Threat

President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that markets would crash if he's not re-elected, but a new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal highlights impeachment threat.

Trump: Elect Me or Markets Will Crash

Trump: Elect Me or Markets Will Crash

President Trump writes over Twitter on Saturday that, "if anyone but me takes over in 2020 (I know the competition very well), there will be a Market Crash the likes of which has not been seen before!"

Raytheon, United Technologies to Merge

Raytheon, United Technologies to Merge

Raytheon and United Technologies have announced an all-stock merger to form an aerospace and defense giant that will be known as Raytheon Technologies Corporation and expected to have $74 billion in pro forma 2019 sales.

American Airlines Holds 737 MAX Jets Through Sept. 3

American Airlines Holds 737 MAX Jets Through Sept. 3

For the second time since April, American Airlines has kept its fleet of 24 Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded, canceling 115 flights per day.

Fiat Chrysler Down After Backs Out of Renault Merger Plan

Fiat Chrysler Down After Backs Out of Renault Merger Plan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was down more than 3.3% -- after earlier dropping nearly 5% -- in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the automaker pulled out of its merger proposal with France's Renault.

La-Z-Boy Shares Fall After-Hours on Earnings Outlook

La-Z-Boy Shares Fall After-Hours on Earnings Outlook

Shares fell after the Michigan-based furniture company said it expects to report fiscal 2019 full-year adjusted earnings per share of $2.13 to $2.15 on sales of $1.75 billion.