30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.48%
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid to new lows for the year this week amid market upheaval stoked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Rates are at three-year lows at the height of the spring home buying season.
68% of Luma condos sold
By JOURNAL STAFF
Brokers for the new Luma condominium tower on First Hill say they have sold 68 percent of the units so far.
Moviegoers to Hollywood: It better be good
By JAKE COYLE
As Hollywood girds for a low-key Fourth of July box office weekend and watches its summer season dip 15 percent below last year's, an even more worrisome trend has taken shape: Moviegoers are growing pickier.
Phil Knight retires from Nike board
Nike said Thursday that its co-founder and chairman Phil Knight has retired from its board and CEO Mark Parker has been named the new chairman.
UI to manage ranch, perform research
Researchers, environmental groups and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are partnering to perform range and grazing-related research in Idaho.
Obama signs Puerto Rico financial rescue bill
By MARY CLARE JALONICK
President Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday.