Stock market ekes out gains

NEW YORK – Mixed earnings reports and a stronger dollar helped stocks finish about where they started Tuesday.The Dow Jones industrial average wavered within a 100-point range as traders attempted...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Google executive pushes concerns about privacy

JERUSALEM – Google’s global privacy counsel says he’s surprised by how few people choose to control what ads are steered their way – a tool the Internet search giant launched, albeit with minimal...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Going global

For anyone who ever thought Facebook and Twitter would be passing fads, the statistics are clear: social media isn’t going anywhere. In the business world, social media has surpassed all other...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Financing program to be held Nov. 3 The Sustainable Building Education Program, offered by 4CORE, will present “How to Finance an Energy Efficient Home Purchase or Renovation” at noon Nov. 3 at...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

French strikes lose steam

PARIS – French garbage collectors waded through mounds of reeking trash as they headed back to work Tuesday and some oil workers deserted their picket lines – signs of fading momentum in the battle...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Computer recovery focus of lunch forum The Durango Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch & Learn series for October will focus on developing a disaster plan for business computers.The presentation, made by...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

No whining when stakes are high

Renewed hope for survival, and maybe success, could be just a reinvention away for local businesses filled with angst about the still-ailing economy.It’s what area players on the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Industry woes may mean poorer meat

AINSWORTH, Neb. – In this Great Plains ranching town, cowboys still lasso steers as part of their daily routine, and cattle producers like Bob Sears still take pride in the long tradition of...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

A local bent

It aims to be a “true sports bar” with a Durango twist.The twist: In addition to the 10 flat-screen televisions that each will be playing a different televised sport on any given day and the usual...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

China raises key rate for 1st time since crisis

BEIJING – China raised its key interest rate Tuesday for the first time since the global crisis. The move is intended to control inflation and rapid growth even as other Asian economies move to...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Dow drops below 11,000 as the dollar rebounds

NEW YORK – A stronger dollar and a surprise interest rate increase in China that may slow that country’s economy helped push stocks sharply lower Tuesday.The Dow Jones industrial average fell below...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Dog trainer receives training certification Alpha Canine Academy, 2877 County Road 234, announces that Toleda Cluss passed the Certified Pet Dog Trainer test. She has worked for the academy for 2½...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business