Supreme Court hears arguments on video games

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed sympathy for a California law that aims to keep children from buying violent video games in which players maim, kill or sexually assault images...

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

Stocks rise to close a strong October

NEW YORK – Stocks edged higher Friday to close out the best October for the Dow Jones industrial average in four years.Trading activity was relatively light, with the Dow keeping to a tight range...

DATE: Oct. 29, 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

Downbeat earnings news hurts stocks

NEW YORK – Stocks struggled to a mixed finish Thursday after weak earnings news from 3M and other companies weighed on the market.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 12 points, but broader...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks fall on unease with Fed

NEW YORK – Stock prices fell Wednesday as concerns grew over whether the Federal Reserve’s plans to buy Treasury bonds might be smaller and slower than anticipated.Stocks had been rising in recent...

DATE: Oct. 27, 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

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