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United Way initiative aims to develop young philanthropists

Stocks plunge again, extending losses; bond prices soar

Planning for business transitions should start early

What happens when small business owners are ready to retire or sell their business? A panel of banking and business experts tried to help answer that question during an Oct. 2 seminar in Anchorage organized by KeyBank.

New Chukchi analysis still on track

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving step-by-step through a revised environmental analysis of Chukchi Sea offshore oil and gas development and expects to remain in schedule for a draft supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to be complete by late October.

2Q income flat in advance of oil tax vote

Alaska’s financial institutions posted another quarter of steady performance and the largest bank in the state expects activity to increase in the wake of the Aug. 19 vote to preserve oil tax reform. Wells Fargo’s Alaska Regional Business Banking Manager Darren Franz said in late September that there was something of a slowdown in the second quarter compared to prior years as businesses paused to see how the vote on oil taxes would pan out.

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension


Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength

NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.

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Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.

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US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.

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