Netflix keeps adding subscribers; market investors could profit

More people sitting around watching Netflix may help rekindle some animal spirits in the stock … Read more

U.S. employers post record job openings

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring … Read more

Affordable apartments in Sisters open to applications

Affordable housing in Sisters People searching for affordable housing in Sisters can apply next week … Read more

Dispatches

• The Oxford Hotel was named the No. 12 hotel in the Pacific Northwest by … Read more

Ruffwear makes rugged gear for dogs

Bend company’s latest designs focus on service dogs

Inside a nondescript NW Lolo Drive office, designers, customer service representatives and accountants tap away … Read more

Scooter startups Lime and Bird seek funding

Scooter companies Lime and Bird Rides Inc. are less than 2 years old. They've both … Read more

Adobe Photoshop will be coming to the Apple iPad

Adobe Inc. unveiled a new generation of Photoshop that will be available on Apple Inc.'s … Read more

Bankruptcy filing buys time for Sears

Company could still be forced to liquidate

NEW YORK — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive … Read more

National business briefing

Dollar falls amid global concern Technology companies pulled stock indexes lower, while the dollar dropped … Read more

Sears near to filing for bankruptcy

Sears more than a century ago pioneered the strategy of selling everything to everyone. But … Read more

From maple leaf to cannabis leaf

More than 100 pot shops are set to open as Canada legalizes marijuana

DELTA, British Columbia — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast … Read more

Sierra Club, PacifiCorp tussle over coal cost analysis

Sierra Club wants data released; utility says study is incomplete

Pacific Power has an idea of how much money it could save customers by hastening … Read more

Nissan offers an all-new Altima for ‘19

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Much has been made of the fact that many Americans drive … Read more

Autumn break on gas prices is not in sight

ATLANTA — Drivers are not getting the usual autumn discount on gas prices, and that … Read more

California tenants take rent fight to the ballot box

LOS ANGELES — From pulpits across Los Angeles, Pastor Kelvin Sauls has spent the past … Read more

If you’re a ‘non-elite,’ expect to wait on American Airlines

American Airlines is taking heat after an internal memo leaked telling employees that their first … Read more

Facebook: Hackers accessed 29M users’ information

An online attack that forced Facebook to log out 90 million users last month directly … Read more

Business People on the Move

•Jonathan Hicks, broker, and Sandy Goodsell, broker, were the top-producing real estate agents in September … Read more

Specter of the ‘doom loop’ is back as Italy battles the EU

History suggests the world is about due for another financial crisis. One of the places … Read more

U.S. warns China on weakening its currency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States is warning China to refrain from weakening its currency … Read more

Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

Bend retirees say they’ll spend the money on food and medical bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get … Read more

Higher interest rates both a sign of U.S. economic might and risk to it

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week’s dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude … Read more

Wall Street extends drop into 6th day

October is living up to its ominous reputation among stock investors. Stocks on Wall Street … Read more

National business briefing

Trump takes slump out on Fed President Donald Trump responded to falling stock prices Thursday … Read more

Deschutes Brewery raises money for employee with cancer

Co-workers donate 800 hours of vacation time to Colby Nightingale

When Deschutes Brewery employees learned last month that one of their colleagues had been diagnosed … Read more

Hyatt Hotels Corp. buying Sunriver Resort’s parent company

Hyatt Hotels Corp. expects to close later this year on a $480 million acquisition of … Read more

Dow sinks as tech plunges

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks plunged Wednesday as investors ramped up their selling of high-flying … Read more

MBA applicants drop

A new study shows the trend has reached elite programs across the country

Applications to MBA programs at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and several other elite … Read more

IBM, Intel to fund blockchain lab

SAN DIEGO — Tech giants are funding the launch of a research lab at University … Read more

Starbucks to add new benefit

Seattle company to subsidize child, senior care for employees

SEATTLE — Starbucks will subsidize up to 10 days a year of backup child and … Read more

National business briefing

Amazon will hire 2,000 in Oregon Amazon said it expects to hire 2,000 people in … Read more

Craft beer industry grows, but slowly

Industry contributed $2 billion to Oregon economy

The Oregon craft beer industry continued to grow in 2017, but at a slower rate … Read more

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