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1 At what cost?
2 Smoother business travel @ PDX
3 Vibrant tech cluster takes root in the Gorge
4 “No teeth” in Portland’s business rights resolution
5 A sustainable Oregon Business Plan
6 Graphic: ROI to N. American angel investors
7 Certifiably green pink shrimp
8 Next: an inspired test tube
9 Informatics: a new kind of health worker
10 New casino opens strong in Florence
11 Baker embraces airport potential
12 Cessna buys Columbia Aircraft in $26 million deal
13 Hospitals find RX for growth
14 Deal Watch: Local brothers brew a big merger
15 Let the party begin
16 Readers pick favorites for President
17 Bills get down to business
18 Storm blows through economy
19 Beaverton pushes shopping-cart ordinance
20 A good start for ski resorts
21 Graphic: Oregon Community Foundation grants by region
22 Timber payments axed from energy bill
23 Tillamook seeks resort
24 New year, new you
25 Former L-P CEO authors book about 'Mama'
26 Business travel: carry-on bag comparison
27 Photos that let you drink in the scenery
28 Luxury chairs for any body, at any price
 

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The global challenge

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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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Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Tom Cox interviews Steve Balzac, author of "Organizational Psychology for Managers."


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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Is this employee right?

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When I say, “Your Employee is Always Right,” I do not mean “right about the facts,” but rather “right about how they feel” and “right about how they want to be led.”


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Who said we should sell in May?

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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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Green Endeavor cleans up

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