business and finance

No more brands in the West?

DENVER – The future of the hot-iron brand, an icon of Western heritage, is at the center of a nearly decadelong battle over cattle identification and traceability.“It’s the latest hot lightning...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

In tough times, group bookings can save the day

Durango area tourists can be primarily divided into three groups: business, leisure and group tourism. Groups are the only segment of tourism that consistently stimulate long-term business.Groups...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | COLUMN: Destination Durango

Herald, Journal to offer medical directory to readers

If you have health questions and don’t know whom to call, the latest joint project of The Durango Herald and the Cortez Journal may be able to help.People who subscribe for delivery of The Durango...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Cocina Linda changes name Cocina Linda restaurant owner Linda Illsley announces that Cocina Linda is now officially Linda’s Local Food Café.The restaurant will no longer be exclusively a Mexican...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Wall Street takes a walloping

NEW YORK – Gripped by fear of a new recession, the stock market sustained its worst day Thursday since the financial crisis in the fall of 2008. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

One big customer

Starting this fall, lamb and beef from Ignacio-based Fox Fire Farms will become a rarity in Southwest Colorado as the company works out the final stages of a contract to sell almost all its meat to...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Data, stock declines point to weakening economy

The stock market is on its longest losing streak since the financial meltdown of 2008, confronted almost every day by fresh evidence that the economy is in serious trouble again.The Dow Jones...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Whole Foods Market’s profit jumps 35 percent in the third quarter

Whole Foods Market Inc. proved that it is good to be a grocer that marches to a different beat, reporting a 35 percent jump in its third-quarter net income and raising its full-year forecast. The...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Take a simple approach to your financial life

A simple life can be a satisfying life, and simplicity can allow you to focus on what matters most to you and what brings you the greatest fulfillment.But living this way requires effort. Without a...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

Stocks down for year as concerns increase

NEW YORK – The stock market fell sharply Tuesday because investors have grown increasingly worried about the economy.The Standard & Poor’s 500 – the benchmark for most U.S. mutual funds – lost 2.6...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Medical nonprofit hires program manager Resources for Medical Education and Collaboration has announced the appointment of Mary Nicholson as program manager.RMEC is a nonprofit organization...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Cable companies to give clues on Internet impact

NEW YORK – Are people really canceling cable to watch TV and movies from the Internet?It’s a question that has dogged the pay-TV industry for a year, and a spate of quarterly reports over the next...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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