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|Friday, April 06, 2012|
Portland-based Schnitzer Steel Industries' profit fell during the second quarter, but sales jumped 23%.
The Portland-based metals company posted earnings Thursday of $10.4 million, or 35 cents a share, for the quarter ended Feb. 29, down from $32.1 million, or $1.10 a share, for the same period a year ago.
Tamara Lundgren, president and chief executive officer, said in a news release that demand for recycled metals improved from the first quarter, driving higher sales volumes.
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Friday, October 02, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
Our intrepid (and expecting) research editor finds the child care search involves long waiting lists, costly fees and no certainty of securing a place before she goes back to work.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY GINA BINOLE
Screening for “culture fit” has become an essential part of the hiring process. But do like-minded employees actually build strong companies — or merely breed consensus culture?
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER
“There wasn’t a reason shaving with a straight razor should have been taken over by shaving with disposable razors.”
Thursday, August 27, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
How do you put a baby on the cover of a business magazine without it looking too cutesy?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR
The media coverage about Pope Francis must have put me in a Biblical frame of mind. Because after touring the latest phase of the South Waterfront development, a mind boggling 1.5 million square feet of office and retail space that will spring up north of the aerial tram over the next few years, I couldn’t stop thinking about the massive project as a modern day creation story.
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.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
Oregon's population is booming, and so are rental costs.
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