The Federal Reserve's San Francisco chief spoke in Portland, saying that scaling back bond purchases this year and stopping them next year is the best course of action.
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is proposing a first-of-its-kind college scholarship program considered risky by investment professionals.
Oregon bankruptcy filings fell 15% for the year ending in March 2013, and business filings plummeted 28%.
Oregon-based Umpqua Bank is opening a new flagship branch in San Francisco's Financial District.
The Home Rescue Program begins taking applications this week from Oregonians that are facing foreclosure. The program will cover up to a year of mortgage payments.