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1 The return of king ag
2 New housing starts stall out
3 Lions, tigers, bear markets
4 Q&A with the candidates for state treasurer
5 Costs and delays imperil Portland’s South Waterfront
6 Season fuels fire business
7 Walker attacks ethanol law
8 Buzzing with the latest jargon
9 Nurses remain recession-proof
10 Graphic: Timber harvest drops in most Oregon counties
11 State OK’s world’s largest wind farm
12 Graphic: Portland's industrial vacancy rate vs. other cities
13 Rail fight gets hotter
14 Study: China trade wallops Oregon Jobs
15 UO athletics scores millions
16 Graphic: Oregon Employment change by industry
17 Economy sinks wave energy momentum
18 Costs spiral for prison measures
19 Most readers have made business changes to address climate change
20 Oregon keeps on trucking despite fuel costs
21 Economist Eric Fruits discusses baby boomers
22 Deal Watch: Portland video processor raises $5.5M
23 Tactics: Brian McMenamin of McMenamins
24 Office policy: Keep politics in its place
25 Tuition programs are good investments
26 Next: labeling lasers
27 Top-paid CEOs in Oregon
28 June '08 employment and business indicators
29 June '08 transportation indicators
30 June '08 real estate and construction indicators
31 June '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
32 Highest Paid CEOs 2008
 

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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Thursday, June 26, 2014
062614 thumb realestateBY ERIC FRUTS | OB BLOGGER

Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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Trends in business succession

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Thursday, July 03, 2014
TrendsBY TED AUSTIN & MIKE BAELE | GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.


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Understanding Oregon medical marijuana dispensary tenants

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Friday, June 13, 2014
061314 thumb grassrentBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST BLOGGER

This article summarizes the key considerations a building owner must keep in mind when thinking about leasing to a medical marijuana dispensary.


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The global challenge

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Friday, June 27, 2014
062714 thumb globalmarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.


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Who said we should sell in May?

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Friday, July 18, 2014
BullMarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


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OB Video: Oregon MESA

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

ThumbOregon Business hosts an informal roundtable discussion about the Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) program.


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Q&A: David Lively of Organically Grown Co.

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Tuesday, July 01, 2014
OGCLogoBY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.


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