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

Etsy, Other Specialty Retailers Tumble

Etsy, Other Specialty Retailers Tumble

Trading was rough the Friday before Thanksgiving for a variety of clothing and fashion retailers, including specialty shop Etsy.

Hormel's Jennie-O Recalls 91,388 Pounds of Turkey on Salmonella Fears

Hormel's Jennie-O Recalls 91,388 Pounds of Turkey on Salmonella Fears

Hormel's Jennie-O brand recalls more than 91,000 pounds of turkey on Salmonella fears.

PG&E Tumbles as Camp Fire Death Toll Rises

PG&E Tumbles as Camp Fire Death Toll Rises

Shares of PG&E continue to fall on Thursday as the toll of California's blaze grows grimmer.

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Shares of major tobacco producers take a hit Thursday on news the FDA is planning a ban on flavored cigars and menthol in cigars and cigarettes, and to prevent minors from buying flavored e-cigarettes.

Penn National Stock Jumps 8% on $300 Million Deal for Detroit Casino

Penn National Stock Jumps 8% on $300 Million Deal for Detroit Casino

Gaming firm is buying Greektown Casino-Hotel's operations from Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.