Consumer confidence lowest in 2 years

NEW YORK – Consumers’ confidence in August dropped almost 15 points to the lowest level since April 2009 as worries about the economy fueled the wildest stock market swings since the financial...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Jobs’ new job at Apple could be ‘chief visionary’

SAN FRANCISCO – The end of Steve Jobs’ reign as Apple Inc. CEO doesn’t mean he is bowing out as the maestro of personal technology.True to its tight-lipped style, Apple isn’t spelling out how...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Workplace happiness

The work product just isn’t as good when the workers are unhappy.That’s the philosophy several area businesses said they have adopted, and it led to one local company being named among the top five...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Investment company receives recognitions Jim Pritchard, chief financial officer with Swan Wealth Advisors Inc., an investment-management company specializing in strategies reducing investment...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

No recession but weakness will endure, AP survey finds

WASHINGTON – Another recession isn’t likely over the next 12 months. Neither is any meaningful improvement in the economy.That’s the picture that emerges from an Associated Press survey of leading...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks post best gain in 2 weeks

NEW YORK – Buyers returned to the stock market Tuesday after deciding the pounding stocks have taken in the last month made them too cheap to resist.The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 322...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Ford, Toyota to work together

DEARBORN, Mich. – A chance meeting in an airport lobby between the top executives of Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. has evolved into a deal between the auto giants to jointly develop a...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Vectra Bank names new market president Vectra Bank Colorado has promoted Travis Craig to the new market president in the Durango branch.Craig started with Vectra in 2005 as a credit analyst in the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Study eyes keys to area’s prosperity

Many La Plata County residents are being priced out of homeownership despite falling prices in an ailing housing market.It’s one of many conclusions reached in the newest draft of the region’s...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Home sales dropped 3.5% in July, hit 2011 low

WASHINGTON – The number of people who bought previously occupied homes dropped in July. The third decline in four months suggests the depressed housing market won’t help the U.S. economy recover...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Car dealers fear a decline in sales

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Jeff Swanson was in the market for a new car just a few weeks ago. Then the stock market went crazy.So Swanson, 25, decided to keep his 10-year-old Pontiac Grand Prix for...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Internships create a win-win

When Roni Shaner goes to college this fall and her professors mention dimensional tolerances or blueprint designs, she will have more than a few textbook pages to supplement her understanding....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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