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Weston: Bad advice on finances can be costly

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Business

Good financial advice leaves you better off. Bad advice does the opposite, and may even enrich someone else at your expense. Read story

New activewear brand to debut this month at Target

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Business

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is ready to launch yet another new brand — one that executives hope will help it compete with the likes of Athleta and Lululemon. Read story

Verizon scraps hidden fees, cable bundles as lure for cord cutters

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Business

Verizon Communications is getting rid of hidden fees and cable bundles that lock customers into long-term contracts, hoping to win over consumers ditching pay-TV for cheaper online streaming. Read story

Seattle renters, homeowners on par

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Business

For decades, Seattle has been primarily a city of homeowners, but those days may be coming to an end. It’s one of the many ways that the city’s current population boom has been transformative. Read story

Working in Clark County: Donna Suomi, baker and co-owner of Killa Bites

January 11, 2020, 6:00am Business

RIDGEFIELD — For Donna Suomi, baking is far more than just a hobby. Read story

Longview port to upgrade rail line

January 10, 2020, 4:13pm Business

Longview — The Port of Longview will move forward with a nearly $4 million rail line upgrade with a guarantee that one of its tenants will financially support the project. Read story

U.S. adds 145,000 jobs; unemployment holds at 3.5%

January 10, 2020, 12:36pm Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic expansion. Read story

Market and deli open in Hidden House in Vancouver

January 10, 2020, 12:20pm Business

The Hidden House Market is a little bit of everything — a lunchtime deli counter, a happy hour hangout, a small-scale grocery store and a local Pacific Northwest gift shop. Read story

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

January 10, 2020, 12:19pm Business

Boeing employees raised doubts among themselves about the safety of the 737 Max, hid problems from federal regulators and ridiculed those responsible for designing and overseeing the jetliner, according to a damning batch of emails and texts released nearly a year after the aircraft was grounded over two catastrophic crashes. Read story

U.S. stocks hold near record levels following jobs report

January 10, 2020, 12:18pm Business

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell from their record heights on Friday after a report showed hiring was a touch weaker than expected last month. Read story