Business Briefs

Insurance, financial advisers to meet The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Southwest Colorado will meet from noon to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Christina’s Grill & Bar, 21382...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

High safety scores harder for trucks, cars

WASHINGTON – New cars and trucks will have to work harder to make the grade in the government’s safety ratings program.The Transportation Department said the upgrades to the 5-Star Safety Rating...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Dow Jones climbs, closes above 11,000

NEW YORK – The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 11,000 for the first time in five months Friday as hopes built that the Federal Reserve will take more action to get the economy going...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Poor jobs report leaves stocks mixed

NEW YORK – Stocks closed mostly lower Wednesday after a disappointing report on the jobs market renewed concern about the economy. Treasury yields sank to new lows as investors sought safety and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stonehouse Subs closes after 17 years

Alternately serving as a family residence, a bakery, a veterinarian’s office and a sub sandwich shop, the old stone house on 12th Street now sits vacant.Stonehouse Subs, the building’s most recent...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Bank bailout supporters struggling for re-election

WASHINGTON – The government’s giant bank bailout may well have averted a second Great Depression, economists say, but a lot of voters aren’t buying it. Support for the program is turning into a...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Living without a bank: Fees and confusion galore Bankless

NEW YORK – The nickel-and-diming never stopped.The fees were constant: $28 to cash a paycheck. $1.50 for a money order. A dollar or more every time I swiped the prepaid cash card I bought at the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Gain in services powers stocks; Dow up nearly 200

NEW YORK – Stocks surged to their highest level in five months Tuesday after a measure of the most important driver of the U.S. economy surged ahead in September, a hopeful sign for the country’s...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Grand Junction newspaper ends free online edition

DENVER – The Daily Sentinel of Grand Junction, the largest daily newspaper on the Western Slope, has begun charging nonsubscribers for access to its online version as it tries to stop paid...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Sunshine Gardens announces new staff Sunshine Gardens announces that Leigh Parker has been named administrator. Before Sunshine Gardens, Parker was a registered respiratory therapist and has...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Presentation on debt to be held Tuesday The Business Women’s Network will present “Debt Free by the Holidays” with Personal Financial Coach Matt Kelly from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Mobile veterinary care available Dr. Kirsten Fulton announces the opening of her veterinary practice Home Sweet Home Mobile Veterinary Care and Acupuncture.She will provide veterinary care and...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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