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Record 16.8 Million Americans Have Sought Jobless Aid During Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States…

US sheds 701,000 jobs, ending a record-long hiring streak

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a…

A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a…

Powell’s Books Back In Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Just 10 days ago, the reality was grim for Portland’s iconic Powell’s Books.  Now…

Federal Reserve Cutting Interest Rates To Near Zero Percent; President Trump: Don’t Over Buy Supplies

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday and slashed its benchmark interest rate by…

Portland State University Issues Hiring Freeze

Portland State University has established a hiring freeze amid falling enrollment. Enrollment declined by 4.5% this past…

Are You Confident?

The U.S. government’s latest report on the economy shows  130,000 jobs  were created last month.  The unemployment…

Oregon Household Incomes Hit Historic Highs

A new report from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis shows job growth has tapered over the…



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