business and finance

Outlook not so rosy for economy

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve officials have become more pessimistic in their economic outlook through next year and have lowered their forecast for growth.The economy will grow only 2.4 to 2.5...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

California aims to keep spirit of the local farmers market

FRESNO, Calif. – Officials in California have created a system to let customers know whether food sold at a farmers market actually was grown nearby.About 2,200 growers and more than 700 markets...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Korean conflict weighs on market ahead of holiday

NEW YORK – Stocks fell Tuesday as a flare-up of tensions between North and South Korea combined with downbeat news on the economy gave investors plenty of reasons to sell ahead of the Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Insurance agent recognized for service Tommy Tucker, an American Family Insurance agent in Durango, has been recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Retreat center opens at Lightner Creek Inn Lotus Oasis Retreats announces it opening at 999 Lightner Creek Road.Owner Charlotte Lenssen has a background in the health field, massage therapy and is...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Portugal, Spain become new source of fear

LISBON, Portugal – Europe’s efforts to contain its debt crisis came under increasing strain Tuesday as bond market jitters shook Portugal and Spain, seen as the 16-nation eurozone’s next weakest...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Bioenergy for sale

After a change in direction and leadership, San Juan Bioenergy is seeking a change in ownership.The plant’s board of directors made the decision to sell the co-op at the end of October, said Chief...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Fed governor backs foreclosure-compensation fund

WASHINGTON – A Federal Reserve official has voiced approval for a fund that would compensate borrowers whose homes were improperly foreclosed upon.Fed Gov. Elizabeth Duke told a House subcommittee...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Area’s ‘bubbling’ successes a boon

Economic development partners and business leaders from the area gathered last week for cocktails, a pep talk and a few pats on the back for their latest business successes.It was a formal...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Natural health-care practice opens Pura Vida Natural Healthcare announces its opening at 2243 Main Ave., Suite 20.Owner Nicola St. Mary has background as a naturopathic doctor. She graduated from...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Chamber’s Ireland trip discussion set Nov. 30 The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting regarding the chamber-sponsored trip to Ireland in 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Sweet success stories

When the Region 9 Economic Development group recently surveyed businesses in the region, owners said they felt their greatest achievement was either growth or survival.It’s not surprising in...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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