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  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history: THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest...

  • 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September...

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class. The sharp demand for shares sent the...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Michael League, president and CEO of 5Star Bank in Colorado Springs, has been elected as a director of the Association of Military Banks of America. He was one of three new directors elected at the association's recent annual 
meeting in Washington, D.C. GET MORE, SUBMIT ITEM: See...

  • Booming tourism business in Colorado Springs boosts tax collections

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A strong summer tourism season helped push Colorado Springs sales tax collections in August to a fourth consecutive monthly increase, while the city's tax on hotel rooms and rental cars set a record, according to a report from the Colorado Springs Finance Department. Collections of...

  • Stop the presses: Colorado Springs Public Market coming to former Gazette building

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A portion of the former Gazette property on downtown's east edge will become home to the Colorado Springs Public Market - a long-envisioned, year-round venue and gathering place for local food growers and producers, other related businesses, consumers and tourists. The nonprofit...

  • 5 lines to remember

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Do you remember any local or Colorado events that drew huge lines? Friday morning the iPhone 6 had tech junkies lining up for the latest in the Apple franchise all over the state, the country and the world. Here is a list of events that drew fanatics to businesses in the Pikes Peak...

  • New indictment against ex-BP exec

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury has issued a new indictment against a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Friday's superseding indictment makes adjustments to existing obstruction of Congress and...

  • Anti-Islamic ads coming to New York transit system

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, but transit officials have rejected an ad from the same group that includes the phrase "Killing Jews." The six approved ads show an image of beheaded American...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ___ Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning...

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