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Conceptual renderings, which could change, of the Waterfront Gateway area next to City Hall show multifamily housing, a multistory parking garage and a skybridge over the railroad to Vancouver waterfront.

Skybridge, new buildings part of vision for Vancouver’s Waterfront Gateway

Conceptual renderings, which could change, of the Waterfront Gateway area next to City Hall show multifamily housing, a multistory parking garage and a skybridge over the railroad to Vancouver waterfront.

October 22, 2021, 6:06am Business

A developer has been selected for the city’s Waterfront Gateway, and early conceptual renderings show four new buildings, including a parking garage and a skybridge over railroad tracks leading to the Vancouver waterfront. Read story

Michael Giles, founder and CEO of Embed Financial Technologies Inc., has raised about $80 million in investor funding before his product launch near the end of the year.

Finance startup Embed raises $80 million, readies for launch in Vancouver’s Uptown Village

Michael Giles, founder and CEO of Embed Financial Technologies Inc., has raised about $80 million in investor funding before his product launch near the end of the year.

October 21, 2021, 6:57pm Business

A new finance-tech company that raised $80 million in investor funding is about to launch its product with its headquarters in Vancouver’s Uptown Village. Read story

Washington sees fewer jobless claims, echoing national trend

October 21, 2021, 4:58pm Business

SEATTLE — New unemployment claims in Washington dropped last week amid a broad national decline in jobless claims. Read story

The New York Stock Exchange operates during normal business hours in the Financial District, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 and health care companies were leading the way for the second day in a row. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in the early going, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq were each up about 0.1%.

Stocks end mostly higher, enough for S&P 500 to set record

The New York Stock Exchange operates during normal business hours in the Financial District, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 and health care companies were leading the way for the second day in a row. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in the early going, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq were each up about 0.1%.

October 21, 2021, 1:45pm Business

A wobbly day of trading on Wall Street left major stock indexes mostly higher Thursday, nudging the S&P 500 to an all-time high. Read story

Bid to unionize Amazon workers in New York nears milestone

October 21, 2021, 12:01pm Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A bid to unionize Amazon workers at a distribution facility in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers prepared to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board as soon as Monday for authorization to hold a vote. Read story

FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, Federal Trade Commission commissioner Rohit Chopra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. In its first move since getting a new director, Rohit Chopra, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to disclose how they operate their proprietary payment networks, which have to come to dominate large portions of e-commerce and person-to-person payments.

Regulator seeks transparency for payment systems of big tech

FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, Federal Trade Commission commissioner Rohit Chopra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. In its first move since getting a new director, Rohit Chopra, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to disclose how they operate their proprietary payment networks, which have to come to dominate large portions of e-commerce and person-to-person payments.

October 21, 2021, 12:00pm Business

NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary payment networks function. Read story

Facebook’s oversight board seeks details on VIPs’ treatment

October 21, 2021, 12:00pm Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s semi-independent oversight board says the company has failed to fully disclose information on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules. Read story

In this Sept. 28, 2021 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Democrats' massive social spending and climate change bill could put the U.S. back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people. Estimates range from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health coverage as a result of the legislation.

Biden bill would put U.S. back on path of reducing uninsured

In this Sept. 28, 2021 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Democrats' massive social spending and climate change bill could put the U.S. back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people. Estimates range from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health coverage as a result of the legislation.

October 21, 2021, 11:59am Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats’ social spending and climate change bill would put the United States back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people, with estimates ranging from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health coverage. Read story