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Widmer closes fights N. Portland pub in the midst of intense competition

Widmer Brothers Brewing announced that it closed the doors to its North Portland test venue on Tuesday, saying intense competition made it difficult for the space to be "economically sustainable". The pub, which originally opened in 1996, had undergone a transformation in November 2017, when Widmer changed the space from a full-service Gasthaus Brewpub to a more streamlined taproom. It …

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One year ago, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund predicted that people holding cash would feel pretty stupid. He was wrong.

Heidi Gutman / CNBC Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said one year ago Tuesday that investors holding cash would feel "pretty stupid," as he touted a strong market environment. Dalio's call did not pan out; cash was the best performing asset in 2018, outperforming stocks, bonds, and commodities. He made those comments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. …

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Warehouse slides on renewed fear of a global economic slowdown

Thomas Heath Local business reporter and columnist, writes about entrepreneurs and businesses in the metropolitan area of ​​Washington January 22 at 16:03 U.S. Stocks slipping on Tuesday when global growth problems arose on news from China and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dow Jones industrial product lowered 462 points, or nearly 2 percent, at its low down by …

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Frontier Airlines announces new non-stop service from Burlington

DENVER – There is going to be a new way to get to Denver Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday it will start immediately roundtrip service from Burlington to the Mile High City. will begin May 1. There will be three flights per week – on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. "I am thrilled to hear that. My son lives in Denver," potential …

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Let's grow rhapsodic about KFC Gravy Scented Candle

See, I am one of the dorks that leads directly to Yankee Candle at the outlet mall. Right now my favorite light jar is something called White Cocoa, which is perfect for those winter months and smells so heavenly I want to eat it. But … should all candles smell good enough to eat? For example, take this new offer …

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Dow falls 300 points on weak economic outlook

Dow fell 300 points. S & P 500 fell 1.2% and Nasdaq was 1.4% lower. US crude oil, which had recovered in recent weeks, dumped 3.1% Tuesday. Completed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, markets got their first chance Tuesday to respond to China's GDP report in 2018 and the IMF's global economic outlook at the World Economic …

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Waymo plans to open a self-propelled car factory in Michigan – TechCrunch

Waymo and Magna plan to build thousands of self-driving cars at a factory in southeastern Michigan, including autonomous versions of the Jaguar I-PACE electric and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. Waymo, the former Google self-propelled project spinning out to become a company of the alphabet, announced Tuesday that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation voted to approve the company's plan to set …

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Dow today: Latest stock market news

One economic report does not make a trend, but December's home sales were seriously ugly. Sales of existing homes fell by 6.4% last month according to the National Association of Realtors. That is the weakest performance since November 2015. Home sales edged lower throughout most of 2018 – but nothing close to the drama of December's decline. Existing home sales …

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