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|Thursday, December 22, 2011|
Statewide foreclosures dropped 32% since October.
Foreclosure filings had dropped sharply in November 2010 when many lenders put foreclosures on hold while they scrambled to revamp their internal procedures because of trouble in the foreclosure processing system.
“The data clearly demonstrates that Oregon foreclosure activity peaked in 2010, and we are now in a steady decline,” said John Helmick, CEO of Eugene-based Gorilla Capital, which specializes in the purchase and resale of foreclosed properties.
“The real estate market is healing itself, and absent government intervention, we expect to see the real estate market continue to heal itself throughout 2012,” Helmick said. “We expect 2012 foreclosure activity will be less than half of 2010.”
Read more at The Register-Guard.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
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Portland-based startup ImpactFlow recently announced a $5.7 million funding round. CEO and co-founder Tyler Foreman talks about matching businesses with nonprofits, his time at Intel and the changing face of philanthropy.
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY BEN DEJARNETTE
Controversial track star Nick Symmonds is leveraging his celebrity to grow a performance chewing-gum brand. Fans hail his marketing ploys as genius. Critics dub them shameless.
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BY JACOB PALMER
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
BY DAN COOK
The state’s angel investing fund gets hammered in Salem.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
BY JASON NORRIS | CFA
Earlier this month, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced they were going to devalue their currency, the Renminbi. While the amount of the targeted change was to be roughly 2 percent, investors read a lot more into the move. The Renminbi had been gradually appreciating against the U.S. dollar (see chart) as to attempt to alleviate concerns of being labeled a currency manipulator.
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