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Consumers cut credit card use in June, increase borrowing

Americans cut back on credit card use in June, further evidence that high unemployment and slow growth has made consumers more cautious about spending.
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Colorado marble quarry doubling in size

Colorado marble quarry doubling in size | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
The only active quarry in Colorado that mines white marble is doubling in size, CBS4 reports.
The Gunnison County quarry, which dates to 1870, reopened in the 1990s with most of what Colorado Stone Quarries unearthing exported to Italy.
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Android extends dominance in smartphones worldwide

NEW YORK—Got an iPhone? You're in the minority. There were four Android phones for every iPhone shipped in the second quarter, research firm IDC said Wednesday.
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NASA commits $213M more to Colorado-built Dream Chaser spaceship

NASA commits $213M more to Colorado-built Dream Chaser spaceship | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
NASA on Friday committed another $212.5 million to Sierra Nevada Corp.'s development of a spaceship, the Dream Chaser, that it's building in Louisville.
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Home sales drop from June in metro Denver, but rise 20 percent from a year ago

Home sales drop from June in metro Denver, but rise 20 percent from a year ago | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Metro Denver’s residential real estate market couldn’t maintain its breakneck pace all year — and July’s sales numbers reflected that, according to a Metrolist Inc. report released Thursday.
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Recap: Colorado vs. St. Louis - Bradenton Herald

Recap: Colorado vs. St. Louis - Bradenton Herald | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Recap: Colorado vs. St. LouisBradenton HeraldTyler Colvin went 3-for-4 with two triples, two runs scored and an RBI for Colorado, which has dropped five in a row and seven straight at home.
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Colorado business renewals decline

Colorado business renewals decline | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Some 18 percent fewer Colorado businesses renewed their registrations with the Colorado secretary of state's office in the second quarter than in the same period a year ago.
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Colorado's ReadyTalk, Natural Habitat Adventures top Outside list of best places to work

Colorado's ReadyTalk, Natural Habitat Adventures top Outside list of best places to work | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Two Denver-area companies -- Denver's ReadyTalk and Louisville's Natural Habitat Adventures -- rank Nos.
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Walmart announces SolarCity projects in six metro-Denver stores

Walmart announced today six SolarCity projects in metro Denver including three stores in Westminster and one each in Lakewood, Highlands Ranch and Lafayette.
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Eagle County entrepreneurs 'crowd-funding' new product

"Robin Behrstock and partner Ryan Stecker are trying to fill a need. But first, they need capital. For that, the pair are trying a new idea — 'crowd funding.'"

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Lending fund boosting small biz loans in state

"Colorado banks have boosted their small business lending by $79.4 million using capital received through the Small Business Lending Fund."

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Report: Most construction jobs nationwide added in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metro area

Report: Most construction jobs nationwide added in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metro area | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
 Construction employment increased in 171 out of 337 metro areas between February 2011 and February 2012, with the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metro area adding the most jobs at 6,300.
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Denver-based beverage company increases supply into eastern and midwest USA

"Denver-based Pulse Beverage Corp. said today that it has begun production of Cabana 100% Natural Lemonade at its Eastern based co-packer, Castle Co-Packers, near Pittsburgh."

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Rent in Denver market continues to climb

Rent in Denver market continues to climb | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Rents in July increased in 24 of the 25 largest U.S. rental markets, including Denver, compared with July of last year, according to the Trulia price and rent monitor released Tuesday.
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US worker productivity up 1.6 pct. in 2nd quarter

WASHINGTON—U.S. companies got slightly more out of their workers this spring after scaling back on hiring.
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Weak US hiring expected for fourth straight month

WASHINGTON—U.S. employers added 163,000 jobs in July, a hopeful sign after three months of sluggish hiring.
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Report: Colorado to get new national monument

Report: Colorado to get new national monument | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama plans to declare the Chimney Rock area near Pagosa Springs a national monument, according to a news report.
The Durango Herald's Joe Hanel cites unnamed sources in his report.
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Stocks soar on surprisingly strong July job report

NEW YORK—Stocks are finishing sharply higher on Wall Street, breaking a four-day losing streak, after the government reported a big pickup in hiring by U.
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Hewlett-Packard wins court battle with Oracle

Hewlett-Packard wins court battle with Oracle | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Hewlett-Packard Co. has won a court order that says Oracle Corp. must continue to provide software for and support HP's servers powered by Intel Corp.'s Itanium chips.
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Colorado gains business jobs a bit faster than national pace

Colorado gains business jobs a bit faster than national pace | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Colorado saw a net 0.4 percent increase in private-sector jobs in the final three months of 2011, slightly better than the nationwide increase of 0.3 percent, but the state's job gains slowed from previous quarters, the U.S.
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Colorado's Flatiron Construction to work on 130-turbine marine wind farm off Massachusetts

Colorado's Flatiron Construction Corp. is one of three companies that have been selected as the general-contractor team for the construction of a proposed 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound off the coast of Massachusetts.
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New St. Regis Aspen restaurant to open during Food & Wine

"The St. Regis Aspen Resort announced Tuesday that it will unveil its new Chefs Club restaurant in partnership with Food & Wine Magazine."

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Colorado's 1-year job gain among best in U.S.

Colorado's 1-year job gain among best in U.S. | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
Colorado's non-farm payroll jobs rose 2.2 percent in February from a year earlier, with only five states scoring a higher one-year job growth rate, according to U.S. Labor Department data released Tuesday.
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Denver-area businesses add fees, raise prices to offset fuel costs

Denver-area businesses add fees, raise prices to offset fuel costs | Colorado Employment | Scoop.it
With the cost of gasoline and diesel skyrocketing, numerous Denver-area businesses have added trip or fuel surcharges to their fees, and others say they're likely to do so this summer if prices keep rising.
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Gov. Hickenlooper Applauds TriZetto's Plan to Build Worldwide Headquarters in ... - MarketWatch (press release)

"The headquarters will immediately generate up to 500 construction jobs and later accommodate up to 750 new jobs at TriZetto ..."

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