Oregon lost 300 auto dealers in the last four years, but those remaining are finally seeing an upswing.
U.S. economists are growing more optimistic about recovery in the job and housing markets.
Over the last decade, men have increasingly joined job fields traditionally dominated by women.
Chinese company Wanda signed a deal in Beijing to buy AMC, the second-largest theater chain in the U.S.
Ten of 14 components used to measure Southern Oregon's economic health declined, according to an index by the University of Oregon.
The U.S. Commerce Department announced plans to enact tariffs ranging from 31-250% on Chinese solar panels and cells.
None of Apple's three data centers, including the one being built in Prineville, will use power produced by coal.