business and finance

Stocks fall on Libya, H-P earnings

NEW YORK – Stocks had their worst two-day pullback in six months after clashes in Libya sent oil prices to two-year highs and Hewlett-Packard said its revenue growth was slowing. Forces loyal to...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Cities use technology to cull ideas from residents

NEW YORK – In a city of millions, how many people go knocking on the door of City Hall?Most residents know that, at least in theory, they can bring their problems and ideas to elected officials....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Finding niche in local arts market

Denise Leslie had one of those ideas that leaves you wondering, “Why didn’t I think of that?”The owner of Shared Vision Publishing was already immersed in the local arts community after she...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Libya’s unrest rattles markets; oil prices up

NEW YORK – Stocks had their worst drop this year and oil prices surged Tuesday after Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi clung to power in the face of mounting protests.The capital of the oil-rich...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Tutoring service announces new tutor Kate Skonieczki has joined Mumbling Marmot Tutoring specializing in reading, dyslexia and nonverbal learning differences and as an academic coach in all...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Bakery, coffee deli opens in library Artisan’s World Bakery and Coffee Deli announces it will open inside of the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.Dorothy Weigman and her husband, Richard...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A clean start

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Libraries help bottom line

The Durango Public Library might not be the first thing that comes to mind when small-business owners and entrepreneurs think about growth, and that’s exactly why the library hosted its first...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Options outlined for mining near Grand Canyon

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Department of Interior has outlined four proposals to address mining around the Grand Canyon, including one that would ban any new claims on 1 million acres for 20...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Durango Sports Club announces hire The Durango Sports Club Physical Therapy Clinic announces the addition of Colleen Walsh, MSPT, COMT to its staff.Walsh’s previous experience included the Poudre...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Dow notches gains 3rd week in a row

NEW YORK – The Dow Jones industrial average continued climbing on Friday, notching its third consecutive week of gains. The Dow has lost ground only three days in February. The average of 30 large...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

The Fed’s policies put us on thin ice

The U.S. Monetary Base graphic (below left) shows the history of the U.S monetary base (currency plus bank reserves) since 1919. Recently, the Federal Reserve increased this base by $1.2 trillion....

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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