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Nautilus shares plunge 32 percent in after hours trading

Jan 17, 2019

Nautilus Inc. sales in its crucial fourth quarter 0f 2018 were at least 9 percent lower than the same quarter in 2017, the company said…

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Singletary: Financial institutions offer help in shutdown

January 18, 2019, 6:04 AM

Financial institutions are treating the partial government shutdown like a natural disaster, providing affected customers with everything from no-interest loans to fee waivers.

A freshly brewed cappuccino sits on the counter at Compass Coffee in downtown Vancouver. Nathan Howa

Vancouver No. 2 ‘coffee city’ in U.S. 

January 18, 2019, 6:04 AM

Like any self-respecting Pacific Northwest city, Vancouver loves coffee. But according to a recent story from the website Apartmentguide, Vancouver isn’t your average coffee city — not even by Pacific Northwest standards.

YouTube policy change bans dangerous prank videos

January 17, 2019, 10:03 PM

YouTube is cracking down on harmful or dangerous pranks. Updated policies no longer allow challenges that present "an apparent risk of death" and ban content featuring children "participating in dangerous challenges that pose an imminent risk of injury or bodily harm."

Nissan to cut contract workers in Mississippi

January 17, 2019, 10:02 PM

Nissan Motor Co. announced Thursday that it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slowing sales for vans and Titan pickup trucks that it makes there.

Netflix subscriptions rise, fall short of estimates

January 17, 2019, 10:02 PM

Netflix subscriptions increased 26 percent to nearly 139.3 million in the fourth quarter, as the streaming giant continued to attract customers and bolster its library of original programming.

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Briefs

YouTube policy change bans dangerous prank videos

January 17, 2019, 10:03 PM

YouTube is cracking down on harmful or dangerous pranks. Updated policies no longer allow challenges that present "an apparent risk of death" and ban content featuring children "participating in dangerous challenges that pose an imminent risk of injury or bodily harm."

Nissan to cut contract workers in Mississippi

January 17, 2019, 10:02 PM

Nissan Motor Co. announced Thursday that it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slowing sales for vans and Titan pickup trucks that it makes there.

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Real Estate

1 in 10 Seattle apartments are empty

January 6, 2019, 7:30 PM

SEATTLE — Seattle is building more apartments than just about anywhere, and now 1 in 10 units across the city are sitting empty. Landlords have responded by lowering rents slightly and offering more perks to get tenants in the door.

Portland sets record for building apartments

December 25, 2018, 6:05 AM

PORTLAND — Portland built thousands of apartments in 2017, helping slow rent increases to levels not seen since 2011. But housing remains out of reach for many in the city, according to an annual report from the city’s Housing Bureau released Wednesday.

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Singletary: Financial institutions offer help in shutdown

January 18, 2019, 6:04 AM

Financial institutions are treating the partial government shutdown like a natural disaster, providing affected customers with everything from no-interest loans to fee waivers.

Singletary: Paycheck to paycheck? Here’s one way to stop

January 16, 2019, 6:05 AM

My grandmother Big Mama taught me everything I know about budgeting, and she did it on the back of an envelope.

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