Business | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Business

Public radio soundscape broadens in southern Colorado

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 1:27 PM 0

The largest public radio broadcaster in Colorado Springs is expanding as it is about to face competition from the state's largest public radio outlet....

Business

Sorry, Walmart: Amazon wants your food stamp customers as well

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 1:24 PM 0

For years, Amazon.com has targeted shoppers who can afford a $99 Prime subscription. Last week's announcement that it will deliver groceries to food stamp...

Top Local Business

How Obama changed investing forever
How Obama changed investing forever

By: - 0 20 hr ago

Here's how one corner of Wall Street got a lesson in the power of the U.S. presidency. For years, personal finance writers have warned readers to...

Jim Flynn: CFPB cracks down on credit-reporting agencies' deceptive practices
Jim Flynn: CFPB cracks down on credit-reporting agencies' deceptive practices

By: - 0 20 hr ago

The credit reporting industry took another economic and public relations hit this month because of administrative enforcement actions by the Consumer...

Linda Leitz: Fundamentals for a healthy financial life
Linda Leitz: Fundamentals for a healthy financial life

By: - 0 20 hr ago

There are some basics that will help anyone get started financially or keep going in the right direction. The fundamentals outlined here are from the...

Ted Rayburn: Assets shift coming with a boom
Ted Rayburn: Assets shift coming with a boom

By: - 0 20 hr ago

The time is arriving for the "Largest Generation" to make some great decisions. As a Wall Street Journal story by Vipal Monga and Sarah Krouse...

Trump stirs homebuilders' dreams of bulldozing environmental rules
Trump stirs homebuilders' dreams of bulldozing environmental rules

By: - 0 18 hr ago

As Don Huffines sees it, Donald Trump's election instantly made his Dallas-area pastureland much more valuable. That's because the residential...

If you're deep in a credit mess, don't be afraid to clear the clutter

By: - 0 20 hr ago

In communicating the message that credit matters, we have made some people scared about making certain moves that are in their best interest. This...

Older Americans are retiring in droves

By: - 0 20 hr ago

More baby boomers are beginning the new year with nothing on their schedule but plans to golf, travel and spend more time with the grandkids. The...

The case against overly perky salespeople
The case against overly perky salespeople

By: - 0 20 hr ago

Trader Joe's sales clerks make small talk as they bag our groceries. Salad makers at Sweetgreen use a "sweet touch" with us as they scoop avocado onto...

Briefcase

By: 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

- IiCON Construction Group (iiCon) has announced that it received across-the-board "Exceptional" government ratings for its completion of the B1792 F16...

Colorado Springs area business events starting Jan. 22, 2017

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

MONDAY Pikes Peak Entrepreneurs - 9-10:30 a.m., BeMore Event Center, 3958 N. Academy Blvd.; Anne, 460-0985. Rotary Club of East Colorado Springs -...

Cybersecurity exercise planned in February in Colorado Springs

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

The National Cybersecurity Center and the National Cyber Exchange will host a cyber threat exercise next month at Colorado Technical University in...

Experts say Colorado Springs' commercial real estate, economy headed in the right direction
Experts say Colorado Springs' commercial real estate, economy headed in the right direction

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

If Colorado Springs' real estate market and economy were social media topics, they'd be trending - and in the right direction. Single-family housing...

Boom times continue for Colorado Springs-area hotels; best occupancy rate in 19 years
Boom times continue for Colorado Springs-area hotels; best occupancy rate in 19 years

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Tourists filled rooms in Pikes Peak region hotels last year to levels not reached in nearly 20 years according to the Rocky Mountain Lodging Report....

Mortgage rates continue their three-week slump
Mortgage rates continue their three-week slump

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Mortgage rates receded for the third week in a row as financial markets reacted to a handful of economic news. The consumer price index grew 2.1...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Meegan Bennett
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Meegan Bennett

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Meegan Bennett has joined OfficeScapes/OS Schools as account manager covering the K-12 market in the Denver Metro area. Bennett has spent more than...

National Business Headlines

In debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors
In debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors

By: 0 1 hr ago

It's a scary place to be — in debt and afraid. A new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report found that more than one in four consumers felt...

Trump hotel starts 'inaugural tradition' amid ethics concern
Trump hotel starts 'inaugural tradition' amid ethics concern

By: 0 7 hr ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight...

Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes
Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes

By: 0 11 hr ago

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In the rarefied world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The status symbols...

How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'
How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'

By: 0 19 hr ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip...

Indiana residents hope Pence keeps their interests in mind
Indiana residents hope Pence keeps their interests in mind

By: 0 21 hr ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Fort Wayne needed expensive airport improvements, its mayor contacted an influential Indiana native — then-Vice President Dan...

How student loan servicers affect tens of millions of people
How student loan servicers affect tens of millions of people

By: 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren't well-known. Their names are odd. And what they do — well, it's complicated. Yet student loan servicers — with names like...

Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae
Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae

By: 0 Yesterday

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required for putting fertilizer on fields,...

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major...

Prosecutor: Burglars fenced stolen goods on Jewelers Row
Prosecutor: Burglars fenced stolen goods on Jewelers Row

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A business owner on Philadelphia's historic Jewelers Row was charged on Friday with fencing jewelry and other items stolen from...

Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head
Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the...

Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals
Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker said Friday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he...

FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration
FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the...

Stocks edge higher, snapping a 5-day losing streak for Dow
Stocks edge higher, snapping a 5-day losing streak for Dow

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Materials companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market's loss from a day earlier and snapping a 5-day losing streak...

The Latest: New Mexico files lawsuit over faulty air bags
The Latest: New Mexico files lawsuit over faulty air bags

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico's lawsuit against air bag maker Takata (all times local): 2:45 p.m. New Mexico is suing Japanese...

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags
New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is suing Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection...

Prosecutor: 'Dance Mom' should be imprisoned for fraud
Prosecutor: 'Dance Mom' should be imprisoned for fraud

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A prosecutor on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller to prison instead of probation for...

Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattle

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the...

Markets Right Now: Dow industrials break 5-day losing streak

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are ending higher, recouping much of the market's...

Court: Indian lending companies subject to federal probe

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says lending companies operated by Native American tribes are subject to investigation by a government...

Recalls this week: Baby mobiles, bicycles

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Baby and child mobiles are being recalled this week because a wheel that can detach. Other recalled consumer products include bicycles with a...

US rig count jumps 35 this week to 694; Texas up 17

By: 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694. A year ago, 637 rigs were active....

Submit Your Business Press Release

Submit Press Release

Movers & Shakers

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers
By: - Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Scott Hutton
By: - Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Business videos:

Leading Lawyers

Most Read