Lew Calls for Congressional Action on Business Tax Code

Treasury chief Jack Lew calls for business tax reform

Secretary rails against corporate tax inversions Bloomberg News Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary. By GREGORY ZUCKERMAN | Featured on Market Watch LOS ANGELES — Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress to embrace business tax reform,…
Annual Growth Figures for American Craft Brewers

Annual Growth Figures for American Craft Brewers

By Samurai Artist | Featured on newschoolbeer The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent1 American craft brewers, has released 2015 data on U.S. craft brewing2 growth. Even with more breweries…
Fed's Williams Sees 'Huge Impact' on U.S. From China, Brazil

Fed's Williams Sees 'Huge Impact' on U.S. From China, Brazil

Article Featured on Bloomberg News Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said the global economy, particularly China and Brazil, was having a significant impact on measures that U.S. policy makers watch to determine…
ValueAct Pays a Price for Its Supporting Role at Valeant

ValueAct Pays a Price for Its Supporting Role at Valeant

Article Featured on New York Times | By Andrew Ross Sorkin Bill Ackman gets a lot of ink and a lot of criticism as one of the largest investors behind the crisis-ridden Valeant Pharmaceuticals. But another activist investment firm with a…
Portland Economist Warns Against Trading Inclusionary Zoning for UGB Expansion

Latest Updates On the Technology Sector in 2017

The year 2017 was very eventful for the Technology sector as there was something new better and more advanced coming up every month for the tech savvy people that made things better for them. There have been more than 2000 different additions…
Three Big Questions on the Job Market

Three Big Questions on the Job Market, and How January’s Numbers Answer Them

Article Featured on The New York Times | By Neil Irwin Get used to jobs numbers like those newly reported for the United States Friday morning — if we’re lucky. It’s not that the new data blew the lid off expectations or pointed to…
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Oregon's at the Forefront of a Global Cider Revolution

Portland Hosts CiderCon—and Embraces a Growing Cider Culture Article by Brian Yaeger | Featured on Portland Mercury | Image Credits: Portland Mercury or Otherwise Indicated STEVE JONES, Portland's most celebrated cheesemonger,…
China’s Bumpy New Normal

China’s Bumpy New Normal

Article by JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ | Featured on Project Syndicate SHANGHAI – China’s shift from export-driven growth to a model based on domestic services and household consumption has been much bumpier than some anticipated, with stock-market…
What’s Eating Silicon Valley

What’s Eating Silicon Valley

Article Featured on Quartz turtix / Shutterstock.com Like most people, I look up to and admire the heroes of Silicon Valley (the real ones, not the ones from the TV show). They’ve given rise to services (e.g., Google, Facebook, Uber,…
Portland Economist Warns Against Trading Inclusionary Zoning for UGB Expansion

Portland Economist Warns Against Trading Inclusionary Zoning for UGB Expansion

By Nigel Jaquiss | Featured on Willamette Week In the feverishly-paced 35-day legislative session that began Feb. 1, few issues are more important to lawmakers than doing something to address Portland's shortage of affordable housing. One…