Colorado Springs foreclosure picture continues to improve, report shows

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

Foreclosure activity in Colorado Springs continues to decline from its recessionary highs, according to a report Thursday by CoreLogic, a California-based national housing data firm.

The Springs' foreclosure...

Survey: Plunging stock prices hit US consumer sentiment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary.

The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell...

Regis shares fall on weak 4th quarter earnings report

EDINA, Minn. (AP) — Shares of Regis Corp. dropped 10 percent in morning trading on Friday after the hair salon owner reported a continued decline in quarterly revenue.

The owner of hair salon chains Supercuts...

Fast-food's new target: The snack attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.

After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites....

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.

Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of...

Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan NV's shareholders approved the company's hostile pursuit of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon.

Perrigo, which makes over-the-counter...

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent.

GOP candidate Trump to offer plan to overhaul US tax code

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself "king of the tax code."

He's been hinting at such a...