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Mar 5, 2015 | via The Columbian
With the deep freeze that has inundated the eastern half of the United States contributing to the drop, prices for logs and lumber processed on the West Coast have dipped over the last couple of months. "There was a quick uptick in the market in late 2014, and that had a lot of people in the industry anticipating a good start to the new year," said Shawn Church, editor of Random Lengths, a Eugene-based publication that tracks the log and lumber businesses. Comment?
Friday | via Daily Mail
PICTURED: The nine victims of the Oregon gunman, 26, including a trainee nurse, 19, a recovered addict who was turning his life around, and a 59-year-old mature student are named by police EXCLUSIVE: Oregon college shooter was a friendless oddball who had frequent temper tantrums, no friends, wore cargo short and combat boots and had screaming fights with his mother, say former neighbors 'He wasn't going to stand and watch something horrific happen': The hero Army veteran who was shot seven times as he 'charged at Oregon college shooter' 'He told Christians they would meet God in one second - then shot them': Harrowing survival story of student who played dead in college massacre EXCLUSIVE: 'Look at the a** on her.' Comment?
Saturday Sep 26 | via OregonLive.com
A prosperous Portland, seen from the east bank of the Willamette River in a file photo, could be a victim of its own success if the growth in jobs fails to match the projected growth in population. Few narratives have taken hold as powerfully as the fearful complaint middle class jobs are disappearing and, worse, that post-recession job growth occurs mainly in the low-wage category and to some extent in the higher income classes. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via The Oregonian
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, in a file photo from last year, said his proposed fee for tearing down a house is intended to dissuade builders from demolishing habitable structures that help define Portland's neighborhoods. The 25 new members of Portland's Residential Infill Stakeholder Advisory Committee barely had time to conduct their first meeting this week when Mayor Charlie Hales proposed a $25,000 tax upon any developer tearing a house down in order to put another one or two up. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via OregonLive.com
Ken Perry can chart the rise and fall of the mortgage industry through the mood of the crowd at his training seminars. It was easy to be a broker a decade ago, at the height of the housing boom. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via The Oregonian
Realtor Quinn Irvine says somebody plastered a "no Californians" sticker on one of his For Sale signs in North Portland. After publication of a story about Portlanders slapping "no Californians" stickers on For Sale signs, the Internet exploded with reaction. Comment?
6 min ago | via GuruFocus.com
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is one of the world's leading global financial service firms and one of the largest banks in the United States. Comment?
27 min ago | via Independent.ie
Finance Minister Michael Noonan says homeowners on variable-rate mortgages need to 'shop around' to get the best deals on offer Finance Minister Michael Noonan says homeowners on variable-rate mortgages need to "shop around" to get the best deals on offer. The minister is ruling out direct intervention to force banks to cut their rates on the basis that it would damage the choice available to homeowners. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Columbian
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Bangkok Post
It was really bad news for Atichote, a 37-year-old cameraman, when his employer had to lay off staff after the failure of the company's latest project. "How would I pay all the bills -- credit cards, life insurance premium, mortgage, children's school tuition and living expenses? All of them are due soon," he says, listing the expenses he had to meet with his final month of salary plus three-month severance pay. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Power Line
Yesterday, John noted how weak the Obama economic "recovery" has been. As he put it, "the Obama economy has been, in a word, lousy, and its lousiness is most evident in the fact that full-time jobs have been so scarce that tens of millions have quit looking. Comment?
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