From the Wires

GDP grows 2.6 percent in 4Q

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Friday, January 30, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The number represents a drop from the 4.6-percent growth of the third quarter.

 

Email scammers target younger demographic

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Friday, January 30, 2015

WGN: The FBI and Better Business Bureau warned college students of payroll email scam that is targeting school email accounts.

 

McDonalds' head man steps down

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

FORTUNE: CEO Don Thompson will be replaced on March 1 after the restaurant continued to struggle under his leadership.

 

Washington company recalls tainted beef

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

OREGONLIVE.COM: Washington Beef of Toppenish is recalling 1,620 pounds of beef trim with possible E. coli contamination that was sold in Oregon and Washington.

 

Commercial jet demand bolsters Boeing

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The Seattle aerospace company beat Wall Street expectations, which were low due to a weak defense market.

 

Apple augments record quarter by shorting memory

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

MARKET WATCH: The gadget giant announced Tuesday that it sold 74.5 million iPhones in the final quarter of 2014.

 

Microsoft, Caterpillar woes lead Dow decrease

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

BLOOMBERG: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell after questions were raised about the long-term viability of the economy.

 

US consumer confidence continues to rise

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

BLOOMBERG: The Conference Board's index hit its highest level since August 2007 in January.

 

Radical party's election win in Greece creates shockwaves

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Monday, January 26, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Creditor nations suggest the move doesn't necessarily mean the struggling economy will eschew the euro.

 

Flights canceled en masse as east coast preps for blizzard

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Monday, January 26, 2015

ABC NEWS: Flights out of Portland International Airport were negligibly affected.

 

West Coast port talks resume after rallies

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Friday, January 23, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Negotiators took Thursday off as dockworkers held a demonstration against their employers.

 

Consumers pine for better battery life

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Friday, January 23, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: As cell phone use soars, battery life has been plummeting.

 

Gates Foundation aims to gradually improve world for the poor

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

USA TODAY: Bill and Melinda Gates says the plight of poor people will be improved by 2030.

 
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