Truth in Wealth Building

An economic data point buffet

Lots of economic data points this morning. Nonfarm productivity dropped by a 0.5% annual rate in the April-June period. It was the third consecutive quarterly…

Oregon company boosts Buffets profits

Warren Buffets Berkshire Hathaway reported a 25% jump in quarterly profits driven by the company’s acquisitions, including former Oregon company airplane parts-maker Precision Castparts. Berkshire…

Taking their ball and going home

Bank of the Cascades has closed on its deal to buy Prime Pacific Bank which was headquartered in Lynnwood Washington for $17.1 million. Prime Pacific…

Oregon stock takes beating

ADP says the private sector added 179,000 positions in July. But that growth was unbalanced. Services added 185,000 positions, but the manufacturing and construction sectors…

Oil breaks below $40

Payroll service company ADP says the private sector added 179,000 jobs in July. Big government jobs report is on Friday. Consumer spending rose 0.4% in…

The happy place to buy

Construction spending fell for a third straight month in June down by 0.6%. Its lowest level since June 2015. June construction spending was held down…

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