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The business lending trend

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012

0113 ByTheNumbers 01Business lending nationally is almost back to 2008 levels, but small businesses are getting less, particularly in Oregon.

 

Oregon's first lady Cylvia Hayes balances life, work and play

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012

0113 LiveWorkPlay CylviaHayesCylvia Hayes is policy adviser to Gov. John Kitzhaber on clean energy and economic development. She is also his longtime companion, and as First Lady, she has made poverty and hunger her key issues.

 

Resolution redux

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012

0113 Input 01The New Year is once again upon us, and who hasn’t made (and broken) many a resolution? Here’s what 532 Oregon Business readers said will be on their personal and business New Year’s resolution lists for 2013.

 

Looking back, forward

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012

0113 EditorsLetter 02The new year always brings the urge to assess the past and gaze into the future.

 

Powerlist: colleges and universities

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012

The Colleges & Universities Powerlist from our 2013 Power Book ranks institutions by fall 2012 FTE credit enrollment

 

Powerlist: financial planners and money managers

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012

The Financial Planners & Money Managers Powerlist from our 2013 Power Book ranks financial planners and money managers by Oregon assets under management (AUM)

 

Powerlist: banks and credit unions

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Articles - January 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012

The Banks and Credit Unions Powerlists from our 2013 Power Book ranks banks by credit unions by 6/30/12 deposits

 
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Who said we should sell in May?

Contributed Blogs
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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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
070814 thumb disputive-innovationBY LINDA BAKER  | OB EDITOR

The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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OB Video: Dress for Success

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
DFSOBY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR

Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.


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Why I became an Oregon angel investor

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
AngelInvestBY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE

I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


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Oregon Business wins awards

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Monday, June 30, 2014

ASBPEOregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.


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Oversight? Or gaming the system?

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Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


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South Waterfront's revenge

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoodyAveBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


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