Stock market posts gains on Election Day

NEW YORK – Major stock indexes rose Tuesday as investors awaited the results of congressional elections, putting the Dow Jones industrial average near its highest point of the year.The Dow Jones...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Property management announces new owner Kerry Coleman, who began her career at Durango Property Management in 1990, has purchased the business. Coleman has more than 20 years of experience in the...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Local women find business backing

Local economic-development officials say La Plata County is home to a growing number of capable professional women who are finding support and financing here to make their business dreams a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

We don’t speak about goblins

The first night after moving into his new house, Warren Smith heard voices talking and laughing in his living room.“Where my house is situated, there’s no way I could have been hearing voices from...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Montana chile grower spices up farmers’ markets

GRANTSDALE, Mont. – Come harvest time, roadsides all over northern New Mexico are likely to have it – that dented truck with a cardboard sign proclaiming the sale of freshly roasted green...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Business Women’s Network to meet The next Women’s Resource Center Business Women’s Network event called “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Think and Grow Rich in All Areas of YOUR Life” will be held at...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Limited economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON – The new Congress that begins in January will confront an economy and a job market that will improve only slightly next year, according to an Associated Press survey of leading...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Consumer confidence up slightly in October

NEW YORK – Americans’ confidence in the economy rose only slightly in October from September, according to a monthly survey, as people continue to grapple with job worries.The weak outlook comes in...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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

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