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Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors unloaded all manner of stocks Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified. Internet companies bore the brunt of the selling.

Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports.

Portland grain

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bids as of noon Monday for grains delivered to Portland, by rail or barge, in dollars per bushel. Information from USDA Market News Service.

Metals futures

NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices as of 7 a.m.

Business past: Cheerful merchants

Redlinger’s Public Market at 9 N. Wenatchee Ave. was run by this family in 1950. From left, Marcia Redlinger Rogers, Sharon Redlinger Utigard and Barbara and Bill Redlinger.

We’re greener here than most

Washington is already well-known for being a green state. We’ve got unmatched natural beauty, strict environmental regulations and a population that truly cares about the environmental legacy it leaves for the next generation.

Surviving downtown construction

Most of the scores of businesses along the main commercial strip remain open — and accessible — as downtown’s largest street project in two decades retools 100-year-old water-sewer lines, adds fire protection, rewires the street-level electric system, installs truck barriers, improves tree irrigation and spiffs up the street with an overlay of fresh asphalt.

Probate has its advantages

People in need of estate planning regularly come into my office and say “We need to set up a revocable living trust.” When I ask why, their response is generally along the lines of “Because we want to avoid having to go through probate.” Again ... I ask “Why?” The responding answer to this question seems to be: “Isn’t that the whole purpose of estate planning? Isn’t that what we’re supposed to do?”

Embracing the entrepreneur in all

Today, there are more than 1.4 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) owned small businesses in the United States. These businesses play an important role in our economy and our communities.