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Economic Forecast

2019 Economic Forecast Breakfast set for January

December 29, 2018, 6:00am Business

Jason DeSena Trennert, chairman and CEO of Strategas Securities, LLC, is the keynote presenter for the 2019 Economic Forecast Breakfast set for Thursday, Jan. 17. Read story

2017 Economic Forecast Breakfast is Thursday

January 17, 2017, 6:01am Business

Next month, the current economic expansion in the United States is expected to tie its third-longest period of growth, which lasted from 1982 to 1990. Read story

House panel votes to overhaul Dodd-Frank

May 4, 2017, 4:05pm Business

House Republicans took a major step toward their long-promised goal of unwinding the stricter financial rules created after the 2008 crisis, pushing forward sweeping legislation that would undo much of President Barack Obama’s landmark banking law. Read story

Economists generally optimistic

April 24, 2017, 5:21pm Business

Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year’s poor performance. Read story

Markets forecast: Possibly good, no longer great

December 29, 2016, 4:21pm Business

Get ready for investments to be merely good again. Read story

Fed official’s speech lowers hike expectations

September 12, 2016, 4:36pm Business

Investors, at least, suddenly seem more confident about what the Federal Reserve will announce when it meets next week: Read story

Economic forecast: More uncertainty ahead

January 21, 2016, 10:00am Business

Get used to feeling unsteady amid rapid change, three Clark County CEOs said this morning at The Columbian's economic forecast breakfast. Read story

Bailey: Positives from 2015 to carry over

January 21, 2016, 6:01am Business

First, a look back: my 2015 forecast for Clark County was for continued strong job growth. I thought that single-family housing construction would strengthen but remain below historic averages. I believed manufacturing would do well, with exceptions (transportation equipment), and that retail trade, professional and business services, and health care would all expand employment at a rapid rate. And that's pretty much what happened. Read story

Cain: Vancouver’s waterfront project will invigorate city

January 21, 2016, 5:00am Economic Forecast

The year 2016 is shaping up to be a landmark year for downtown Vancouver and the waterfront. Some people may know my company as historically a retail developer, and in many ways we have approached the design of the waterfront as a retail project. But the scale of the new waterfront project makes it the grandest vision we have had to date. Read story

Schauer: Wanted: More women, STEM business owners

January 21, 2016, 5:00am Economic Forecast

Women who own businesses are becoming increasingly successful. They are redefining traditional measurements of success and finding more opportunities to "lean in." Yet not all industries are trending at the same pace. Women in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, professions, not to mention women who lead and/or own STEM businesses, are still too small in number. Read story