Alibaba value is $168B based on $68 IPO price
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. household wealth has set a new record
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
But the gains are flowing mainly to affluent Americans. Middle-income Americans rely mainly on home equity to build wealth, and prices are still below the 2006 peak.
Millions expected in state pot taxes
Economic forecasters are predicting that the state's legal recreational marijuana market is expected to bring in about $636 million to state coffers through the middle of 2019.
Alibaba symbol of China's new tech giants
By JOE McDONALD
Companies in energy, aviation, biotechnology and other fields are starting to invest abroad as they acquire technology, research skills and access to markets.
Study finds 95% in Ore. now insured
A new study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, largely thanks to the state's expansion of Medicaid to many previously ineligible low-income adults.
Good news pushes stocks to record highs
More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high.