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Jon Talton

Analysis and commentary on economic news, trends and issues, with an emphasis on Seattle and the Northwest.

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February 13, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Vote: What is the Amazon boom cloaking?

As Warren Buffett famously said, “you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” I’ve been thinking about that lately as I watch workers furious move ahead on one of’s headquarters towers. The online retailer/technology giant is responsible for a huge amount of construction in central Seattle, not only for itself…


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