business and finance

NBA lockout hits some hard

CLEVELAND – Across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, a building that rocks and rolls from November until April as home to the Cavaliers, reality is posted on a wall.Harry Buffalo is one of the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Mercury CEO honored by Fort Lewis College Matt Taylor, CEO of Mercury Payment Systems, received the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration’s Distinguished Alumni Award on...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Mixed jobs, Europe ratings bring stock market down

A three-day rally on the stock market faded Friday after a mixed jobs report and credit-rating cuts for Italy and Spain. The Dow Jones industrial average rose in the morning, turned lower at midday...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New iPhone is faster but falls short of hype

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Apple Inc. unveiled a new iPhone on Tuesday that is faster and more powerful but stops short of a more radical upgrade. It said Sprint customers will now be able to use one.The...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

World economic outlook is bleak

WASHINGTON – Europe has a debt crisis. America has a jobs crisis. Corporate profits could be in trouble. World financial markets are in turmoil. And no one seems prepared to ride to the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Taking the bore out of snowboards

SILVERTON – Not counting the skis that lean against walls and hang across windows, the decorations are few at ScottyBob Carlson’s workshop. Located in an old powerhouse east of town, exposed brick...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Late surge erases earlier losses on Wall Street

NEW YORK – A late afternoon surge capped another wild day Tuesday on Wall Street and prevented the S&P 500 stock index from entering a bear market. Stocks jumped on reports that European officials...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

American Airlines stock plunges to eight-year low

NEW YORK – American Airlines’ stock plunged to an eight-year low on fears of a weaker economy – which hurt other airline shares – and speculation that the carrier would seek bankruptcy protection.A...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

business briefs

Durango Rock Lounge hires Steve Ilg The Durango Rock Lounge, 1111 Camino del Rio, Suite 105, announces the addition of coach Steve Ilg.Ilg will teach a yoga class from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango, state tweak tourism marketing

Durango was well-represented at the recent Governor’s Conference on Tourism held in Loveland. Inspired by the state’s tourism message, the Durango-area contingent returned home with a better...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | COLUMN: Destination Durango

New Business Brief

Cuckoo’s announces location at Tamarron Cuckoo’s On The Cliff at Tamarron Lodge announces its opening at 40292 U.S. Highway 550.The owners are Chris and Michele Redding, who opened Cuckoo’s Chicken...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Gervais & Associates announces new hire Gervais & Associates, P.C., CPAs announces Brian Aultman has joined the firm.Aultman joins the firm with 10 years of public accounting tax experience,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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