Jobs emerges to unveil synching service

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple CEO Steve Jobs briefly emerged from a medical leave to unveil a free service that lets customers share calendar entries, songs and other files among their devices more...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Bernanke: Economy slowing but growth ahead

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke noted Tuesday that the job market and the economy have weakened in recent weeks. But he said that’s mainly because of higher gas prices and the...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Nuclear skeptics, advocates debate safety issues

PARIS – Energy officials at talks about preventing nuclear disasters were divided Tuesday over how much atomic plants should be open to neighborly scrutiny and if the world should shun or embrace...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Economy assessment sends stocks lower

NEW YORK – Stock indexes closed lower Tuesday, giving up earlier gains, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economic recovery remains uneven. Bernanke offered no new steps to...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

When quitting is an option

SEATTLE – We all have those moments: The alarm goes off, and we think, “Do I really have to go to work today?”Most of the time, reason and routine win. We dismiss the thought, hop out of bed, hit...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Marchell Fletcher achieves Million Dollar Round Table Marchell Fletcher of Prudential’s Greater Southwest Agency has achieved membership in the Million Dollar Round Table, an association of...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Businesses hesitant about exchange law

While business groups across the state lauded the health-care exchange bill that was signed into law last week, business owners in Durango aren’t quite sure what to think yet.“Everyone is kind of...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Take precautions to keep your PC safe from hackers

He is the sum of all your fears: This teenager sitting in the basement of his parents’ house while he hacks his way into your computer. With a few frenzied strokes, he’s in. Your whole life,...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Brewing business

Fire couldn’t put out the flame for what is expected to become a regular tourism driver for businesses in the small town of Silverton.Instead, the second annual “Silverton Rockin’ Brews Fest” will...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Monopoly lost: Atlantic City’s rise and fall

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Four years ago, some Atlantic City casino customers were shelling out $1,000 for a brownie sprinkled with edible gold dust in a Baccarat crystal they could take home.Nowadays,...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Small-engine shop opens on 15th Street Mow Power LLC is a new small-engine repair shop that offers repairs on all types of equipment, including lawnmowers, ATVs, chainsaws, motorcycles,...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks end a down month on up note

NEW YORK – That screeching sound you heard in May? That was the stock market.While the month ended with four days of gains in most of the indexes, concerns that high gas prices, tornadoes and...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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