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  • US consumer spending edges up modest 0.2 percent in October after no change in September

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending edges up modest 0.2 percent in October after no change in September.

  • US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent in October, but investment category falls again

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent in October, but investment category falls again.

  • 3 reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautious

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the economic tail winds, though, retailers are finding themselves having to work to get shoppers into stores. Why? Five years into...

  • Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year. Turns out, shoppers will find more...

  • Colorado Springs builders extend support for business alliance

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs announced Monday that it extended its financial support to the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance for two years but said the move was unrelated to the resignation of alliance CEO Joe Raso. The HBA voted Nov. 19 to...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Beth Byer has joined The Resource Exchange as development coordinator. She has experience in marketing, public relations and development for health care and nonprofit organizations, most recently as director of development for Palmer Land Trust. GET MORE, SUBMIT ITEM: See Sunday's...

  • 'Problem solver' has taken 
the reins

    By Charise Simpson Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Scott Smith became CEO last month of the Colorado Association of Home Builders (CAHB). He brings a long list of credentials to the job, including serving as president of the Colorado Springs Home Builders Association in 1982 and the statewide group where he now is CEO in 1995. He twice...

  • AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems. The stricter standard makes good on a...

  • 5th person pleads guilty in drug warehouse heist

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A fifth person has pleaded guilty to participating in a 2010 Connecticut warehouse heist that prosecutors say involved up to $100 million in prescription drugs. Cuban citizen and Miami resident Rafael Lopez pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of...

  • Top 20 Concert Tours from Pollstar

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and...

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