Must Reads

Market dictates Pearl housing plans

Development is driven by demand, and Astor Pacific’s latest project in the Pearl District in Portland is no exception.

Homebuilders gain optimism

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is at a five-year high according to their naitonal association.

Fed turns to risk-management approach

U.S. Federal Reserve officials may adapt a new strategy to encourage growth by focusing on risks.

Millionaires on the rise again

 After declines in 2008 and 2009, the IRS says the number tax filers earnng a million or more jumped in 2010.

Markets slide despite Greek pro-bailout vote

Financial markets inititally rallied on results of elections in Greece, but fizzled on worries about the euro zone's future.

Cottage Grove businesses wary intersection plan

A $3 million plan to re-work one of the city's busiest intersections next spring and summer worries some business-owners.

Michelle Obama raises OSU commencement prestige

The first lady's presence raised the secutiry of the OSU commencement address but made it memorable.