business and finance

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

Crafting the brew

DENVER – The quest for top honors in American craft brewing goes through a hotel ballroom in the Mile High City marked “restricted access.”More than 140 bottles of American-style India Pale Ale sit...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

AIG bailout exit doesn’t resolve losses from TARP

NEW YORK – American International Group finally has a plan to exit the biggest of the Wall Street bailouts a month before midterm elections. But much as embattled lawmakers might wish otherwise,...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

More than money

Local experts on business say the number of companies working for more than a profitable bottom line to support issues of social justice and compassion seems to be growing around Durango and the...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Census shows recession’s impacts

WASHINGTON – As the recession shook Americans’ confidence last year, new figures show that weddings for people 18 and older dropped to the lowest point in more than a hundred years.A broad array of...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Firm offers a test case for lower-risk tobacco

RICHMOND, Va. – Tobacco maker Star Scientific Inc. hopes there’s fire where there’s no smoke.The small Virginia company has made itself the test case for a big issue: whether the Food and Drug...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks recover from early losses

NEW YORK – A late push gave stock indexes moderate gains Tuesday as investors brushed off news that consumer confidence dropped to its lowest level since February.A big jump in earnings from...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business