Finance Jeff McKee has been promoted to senior vice president/commercial loan team leader at State Bank Northwest. McKee has been with the Spokane-based bank since 2012 and has 13 years of commercial lending experience.
There’s a little-mentioned fourth bureau, called Innovis, that at least one cybersecurity expert is advising consumers not to ignore. Innovis, founded in 1970 and based in Columbus, Ohio, provides businesses with identity verification, credit reports and fraud prevention services.
Steeo producer Nucor’s business is exposed to many risks, including a general economic downturn and the potential for a flood of imports that would drive steel prices down. Yet management has executed well through such environments in the past.
Tuesday Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism - Over 100 Idaho lodging owners, managers, outfitters, guides, tourism professionals and recreation providers will meet to share ideas and learn new methods and opportunities to market themselves. For more information, including registration and schedule, please visit https://commerce.idaho.gov/tourism-resources/tourism-industry-development/icort/. Tuesday-Thursday, Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene.
Global finance leaders on Saturday appealed to central bankers to stick as long as possible with low-interest rate policies that have made borrowing attractive and helped safeguard an improving but still fragile world economic recovery.
The Spokane area’s first stand-alone Jamba Juice is coming this November to the Spokane Valley Mall. The Texas-based chain has more than 800 locations nationwide, as well as stores in South Korea, the Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan and Thailand. The Safeway in Shadle Park, 2507 W. Wellesley Ave., has a Jamba Juice inside the store.
J.C. Penney is preparing for the holiday shopping rush with a National Hiring Day on Tuesdayat each of its locations. Management will conduct in-person interviews 2-8 p.m., making employment offers to qualified candidates on the spot, according to a company news release. The retailer plans to fill 900 seasonal position in Washington and 40,000 nationally.
President Donald Trump’s decision not to reimpose sanctions against Iran is good news for Boeing and its European rival, Airbus, which can continue doing business with Iranian airlines that are desperate for new planes.
The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach.
U.S. consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. The result reflects another big jump in energy prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which shut Gulf Coast refineries and caused gasoline prices to spike around the country.
Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year, the largest increase since 2012, thought it comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary.