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Papa John’s founder regrets resigning as chairman

Papa John’s International’s founder John Schnatter regrets resigning as chairman after using a racial slur during a training session and believes the company’s board mishandled the situation by pushing him aside without an investigation, according to people familiar with his thinking.

Northwest wheat prices

Portland exporter bids for wheat delivered to the Northwest coast in unit trains or barges. Prices in dollars per bushel.

Papa John’s further shuns founder, evicting him from offices

Papa John’s International’s board put further distance between the pizza chain and its outspoken founder John Schnatter for using a racial slur, agreeing to review all ties to him, evict him from the headquarters, and remove him from all marketing materials.

Jared Kushner’s family firm accused of pushing out tenants

More than a dozen current and former residents of the building told the Associated Press that they believe the Kushner Cos.’ relentless construction, along with rent hikes of $500 a month or more, was part of a campaign to push tenants out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers in.

Bank of America 2Q profits boosted by tax law, higher rates

Bank of America’s second-quarter profits jumped 33 percent from a year earlier, the company said Monday, as like nearly all other big banks, it benefited greatly from the new tax law. The bank also benefited from the recent rise in interest rates, allowing it to charge more for customers to borrow.

Big money tests Canadian marijuana stocks

As Canada moves toward legalization of recreational marijuana on Oct. 17 and the U.S. shows signs of growing leniency, hedge funds such as Navy are leading the advance of institutional money into a sector that’s so far been dominated by retail investors.