What a business owner should expect when seeking a loan

Borrowed money is a great way for businesses to fuel growth without giving up equity. While there are always costs associated with this, accessing credit can be easier and more affordable than you might think. Here’s the secret that you probably already know: Commercial banks all want to earn your business. They simply need to understand it to provide the funding you’re looking for.

Once you choose your commercial bank and start the relationship, its goal should always be to say yes — within…

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What a business owner should expect when seeking a loan

AG Barr recuses himself from Sprint/T-Mobile merger decision

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.’s proposed $26.5 billion merger because of potential conflicts of interests, giving Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim the final say, according to the New York Post.

Delrahim, who leads the U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division, told CNBC’s David Faber on Monday that he has “not made up my mind” on the deal and that the DOJ expects more information from the wireless carriers…

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AG Barr recuses himself from Sprint/T-Mobile merger decision

Amazon announces first official HQ2 jobs

It’s a small step, but Amazon announced the first round of HQ2 jobs and that one vice president who will move to the region from Seattle.

The five jobs — four in finance and accounting and one in human resources — are the first to be specific to the second headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia.

“We are ahead of schedule and on pace to create 400 new jobs this year and a total of 25,000 over the next decade plus,” wrote Ardine Williams vice president of workforce development for HQ2, in a…

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Amazon announces first official HQ2 jobs

Oprah’s island estate, a record sale defined and other things we learned this week

Amazon grabbed its typical share of headlines last week — a $195 million property purchase in Bellevue, a new shipping standard and the company’s growing presence in Seattle-area WeWork spaces — but the news didn’t end there.

Our cover story featured NHL Seattle CEO Tod Leiweke, who’s been the architect behind winning teams throughout various pro sports.

Oprah Winfrey, who bought an Orcas Island estate last year, has a remodel planned for the property — though she hasn’t visited it yet.…

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Oprah's island estate, a record sale defined and other things we learned this week

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