US stocks open higher as Fed's Yellen signals caution

U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from news that the Federal Reserve will be more cautious about raising interest rates. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen,...

Former Colorado Springs resident ordered to pay SEC $36K

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

A former Colorado Springs resident and two companies she started have been ordered by a federal court to pay $36,000 to federal securities regulators in connection with charges that they defrauded more than 40...

Yellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints.

Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, it said Wednesday that it would split off some operations in Europe to allay monopoly fears.

The company...

El Paso County new car registrations up in January

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

El Paso County's new car market started 2016 the same way it finished 2015 - with another year-over-year increase in January.

County residents registered 2,360 new cars and trucks in January, up 10.8 percent...

Colorado Springs City Council OKs special district for South Nevada Avenue

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

A real estate developer now has another financial tool to use in helping him transform blighted portions of South Nevada Avenue into new commercial uses.

The Colorado Springs City Council on Tuesday approved...

Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback

WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate...

Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies.

Since the Fed raised rates from record lows...