Business

State board upholds Millennium water quality permit denial

Aug 16, 2018

LONGVIEW — A state board upheld the denial of a key water quality permit for the Millennium Bulk Terminals project.

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Business News

Tesla shares fall as Musk admits stress getting to him

August 17, 2018, 4:52 PM

Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. tumbled about 9 percent Friday after CEO Elon Musk conceded in a newspaper interview that job stress may be getting the best of him.

U.S. Steel to invest $750M in Gary Works plant

August 17, 2018, 4:51 PM

GARY, IND. — U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline.

U.S. consumer sentiment down amid trade tensions

August 17, 2018, 4:51 PM

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in almost a year amid less favorable views on purchasing big-ticket items and persistent concerns about trade tensions, a University of Michigan report showed Friday.

Another high-ranking female executive to leave Walmart

August 17, 2018, 4:49 PM

Walmart Inc. is losing one of its highest-ranking female executives, a blow to the retailer’s decade-long effort to promote women into senior leadership roles.

Trump: Cut back on earnings reports

August 17, 2018, 4:49 PM

President Donald Trump called on financial regulators Friday to consider allowing public companies to share information with investors less often, a potentially major shake-up of how corporate America operates.

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Briefs

Clark County Business Briefs

August 13, 2018, 6:00 AM

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Port purchases site where 520 Bridge pontoons built

August 13, 2018, 5:44 AM

GRAYS HARBOR — The Port of Grays Harbor's bid of just over $4.5 million to purchase the property used to build pontoons for the 520 Bridge has been accepted by the state Department of Transportation. The property is in Aberdeen, adjacent and just east of the main port facilities.

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Real Estate

As home sales fall, more look to remodel

August 5, 2018, 6:03 AM

NEW YORK — Small companies whose success is tied to the remodeling business are looking healthy even as home sales drop.

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After solid rebound, what’s next for small-cap real estate stocks?

August 5, 2018, 6:02 AM

Real estate stocks rebounded in the second quarter as investors jittery over escalating global trade tensions and the impact of a stronger dollar favored smaller, more domestically focused companies.

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Columnists

Singletary: Freshman, mom seek, receive help for college

August 17, 2018, 6:00 AM

“So, what had happened was …”

Singletary: Why the future of America’s middle class is so financially fragile

August 15, 2018, 6:00 AM

Being in the middle is supposed to keep you economically safe.

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