Applications for unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to 363,000 in the U.S. last week.
U.S. businesses added 158,000 jobs in October, according to payroll provider ADP.
Oregon's economic growth through March is expected to outpace most states, according to a new Federal Reserve forecast.
Portland-based electric vehicle charging station company OpConnect is launching smartphone payment technology.
Fashion Tech plans to shutter its window-blind plant, cutting 98 jobs.
Five Northwest Whole Foods Market stores signed on for the pilot phase of Portland-based Bettery's battery exchange kiosks.
An Oregon dairy industry executive found market opportunities in Asia in a recent trade mission led by Gov. John Kitzhaber.