business and finance

A gift for gabbing in geek

The Durango Tech club’s morning get-together started out simple enough with basic introductions and talk of a show-and-tell time. But when the discussion turned to bandwidth, HTML and mobile...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Ag industry wants to limit secret videos

DES MOINES, Iowa – Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa’s agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks edge lower after a 3-day rally

NEW YORK – Stocks edged lower Tuesday, ending a three-day rally that had lifted the Dow Jones industrial average above 12,000 for the first time since an earthquake hit Japan more than a week...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Durango realty group to hold meet-and-greet Kogan Builders will sponsor the first Durango Area Association of Realtors’ “Lunch ’N’ Meet” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at its office, 110 W....

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Foreclosure victims rarely get money owed to them

DENVER – Barely eight months removed from living in his car, and his right eye just healing from cataract surgery, retired veteran Barry Gragert wasn’t at all upbeat about his prospects.“The things...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska: Recession? What recession?

An ailing economy apparently hasn’t quenched the nation’s thirst for beer. At least that appears to be true for Ska Brewing Co., where business has boomed the last few years faster than company...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Climbing seminar to be held Wednesday Quantified Performance will host a free rock-climbing seminar on the “Most Serious Injury” that people will face at 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Rock Lounge, 1111...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Paradise Pedi’s announces opening Paradise Pedi’s announces its opening at 171A E. Seventh St., Suite 2A.Owner Georgianna Neil has lived in the area since 1970 and attended Americana Beauty...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango showing slow recovery

Just as Durango was slow to enter the economic recession, it may also be making a slower recovery than much of the nation if local banks’ recent lending trends provide any indication.“The downturn...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Japan disaster another worry for global economy

Japan’s earthquake and nuclear crisis have put pressure on the already-fragile global economy, squeezed supplies of goods from computer chips to auto parts and raised fears of higher interest...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Try before you buy?

YAKIMA, Wash. – Wade Bennett peddles hard cider and wine at farmers markets in and around Seattle, but his $20 bottles can be a tough sell when consumers can’t sip and swirl the beverages first.So...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Economic survey available from state Gov. John Hickenlooper created several initiatives to address getting the state’s economy growing again.One of these initiatives is for each county in Colorado...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business