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  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Former Colorado Springs City Council member Lisa Czelatdko has joined Quantum Commercial Group as a licensed broker associate. She is specializing in medical office and office sales and leasing. get More, submit item See Sunday's Business section for more Movers & Shakers. To...

  • Colorado Springs unemployment, job growth figures give mixed signals -- but are they right?

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    At first blush, the latest job numbers for the Colorado Springs area seem alarming. While the local unemployment rate in September fell to a six-year low of 5.8 percent, which is good news, the drop was the product of a 2,000-person decline in the labor force between August and...

  • Gov't pushes air bag maker on replacement parts

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem. The National...

  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to...

  • Developers say work to begin on Vegas Strip arena

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers said Wednesday they're starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip. Although they...

  • WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month. The breakdown of the big winners in...

  • ESSENTIALS: Business briefs from the Pikes Peak region

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    - Randy Reynolds, a broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Rocky Mountain in Colorado Springs and a veteran Springs real estate agent, was named Colorado Realtor of the Year by the Colorado Association of Realtors at the organization's 94th annual convention Oct. 19-21...

  • MONEY & THE LAW: Research vehicle service contracts before buying one

    By JIM FLYNN -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Although cars and trucks have become more reliable in recent years, they are not immortal. This invites a discussion of "extended warranties," more correctly called "motor vehicle service contracts" under Colorado law. Motor vehicle service contracts are not, in fact, warranties...

  • IT'S YOUR MONEY: Determine your 'money personality' to make smarter choices

    By LINDA leitz -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Each of us has a unique way of thinking about money. Knowing how you approach finances can help you know what type of less-than-optimal decisions you might be likely to make. This column will look at money personalities from the perspective of Bert Whitehead, a pioneer in the financial...

  • Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A mobile payment service backed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other leading retailers is defending its practice of prohibiting its members from accepting alternatives such as Apple Pay. In a conference call with reporters, Merchant Customer Exchange shopped short of giving...

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