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

Some WeWork Directors Urge CEO Neumann to Step Down: Reports

Some WeWork Directors Urge CEO Neumann to Step Down: Reports

SoftBank-tied directors see Adam Neumann as trouble for the company that saw its IPO delayed and valuation slashed recently.

GM's UAW Workers Start Strike Midnight Sunday

GM's UAW Workers Start Strike Midnight Sunday

Tens of thousands of UAW autoworkers go on strike after a midnight deadline passed on Sunday night ET -- the first such major industry walkout in nearly 12 years.

Trump: We'll Open Strategic Petroleum Reserve If Needed, After Saudi Attack

Trump: We'll Open Strategic Petroleum Reserve If Needed, After Saudi Attack

Full crude and gas production is expected to take weeks to restore; oil prices soar.

UAW: No Contract Extension With GM, No Strike Before 10 a.m. Sunday

UAW: No Contract Extension With GM, No Strike Before 10 a.m. Sunday

UAW Vice President Terry Dittes sent a letter to union members Saturday saying that the union will not extend the current 2015 collective bargaining agreement, but will work without a contract 'until a course of action is decided' by the UAW international executive board and the UAW-GM national council.

Nissan CEO to Quit Over 'Inflated Compensation': Report

Nissan CEO to Quit Over 'Inflated Compensation': Report

The news follows the saga of ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn's alleged financial misdeeds.

San Francisco Bids for PG&E Infrastructure in City: Report

San Francisco Bids for PG&E Infrastructure in City: Report

The city of San Francisco is offering to pay $2.5 billion for some of beleaguered Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s infrastructure, according to reporting by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Dorian Expected to Get 'Dangerously Close' to Florida

Dorian Expected to Get 'Dangerously Close' to Florida

The hurricane will move toward the state's east coast late Monday through Tuesday night, reported the National Hurricane Center.

Number of Dead Rises in Texas Mass Shooting

Number of Dead Rises in Texas Mass Shooting

The mass killing in Odessa, Texas is the second in August in the state.

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Grounding Through Dec. 3

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Grounding Through Dec. 3

But the airline says it expects the jet will get its 'recertification' by the end of this year.

White House Claims Trump Regrets Not Raising China Tariffs Higher

White House Claims Trump Regrets Not Raising China Tariffs Higher

Sunday evening, U.S. stock futures were lower following comments over the weekend on trade with China.