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

Stocks rally, then slip backward

NEW YORK – Stocks finished with modest gains Thursday after pulling back from a rally that pushed share prices near their highest levels of the year.All three major stock indexes finished higher...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Market rebounds as dollar falls

NEW YORK – A decline in the dollar helped fuel a market rebound on Wednesday that nearly erased a big-sell off the day before brought on by fears of a slowdown in China.Stocks had fallen more than...

DATE: Oct. 20, 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

Bank stocks push markets higher

NEW YORK – Upbeat news for banks and homebuilders pushed the stock market broadly higher Monday, extending its gains for the month.Better-than-expected results from Citigroup Inc. drove financial...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Sports bar opens on East Animas Road Father and daughter Kenneth and Amber Pedigo announce the opening of Bent Urban Sports Bar at 42 East Animas Road (County Road 250), Suite 400.The bar has 10...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Engineers discuss international aid Don May, professor of engineering at Fort Lewis College and Kelly Fearney, engineer with Russell Planning & Engineering, will discuss the local Engineers Without...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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