Economy

5:27pm

Thu March 20, 2014
National

Gallup: Americans Put The Environment Over Economic Growth Again

Gallup

In 2009, when the Great Recession took hold of the United States, Americans reversed a long-running trend in polling: For the first time since Gallup first asked the question in the 1980s, more Americans said they favored economic growth over protecting the environment.

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5:10pm

Tue March 18, 2014
Politics

Positive Forecast Gives Colorado Budget Some Wiggle Room

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Colorado lawmakers learned Tuesday that the state’s economy is stronger than expected. That means they’ll have more money to spend in the 2015 budget.

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1:47pm

Tue March 18, 2014
Craft Beer

A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surged In 2013

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 6:38 am

I'll Drink To That: Craft beer sales jumped 20 percent last year.
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If you think craft beer is seemingly everywhere these days, there's good reason. From bars and restaurants to supermarket aisles, the selection of locally made, often quirkily named brews has grown at an exponential rate.

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12:16pm

Sun March 16, 2014
Housing Market

Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate

Average housing rentals in Greeley jumped dramatically at the end of 2013.
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6:50am

Fri March 7, 2014
Economy

Jobless Rate Ticks Up, But Job Growth Is Better Than Expected

Originally published on Fri March 7, 2014 9:14 am

The scene at a job fair for veterans earlier this year in Washington, D.C.
Mark Wilson Getty Images
This post has been updated.

The nation's unemployment rate edged up to 6.7 percent in February from 6.6 percent the month before, but employers added more jobs than expected, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

According to BLS, the number of jobs on public and private payrolls grew by 175,000 last month — about 25,000 more than economists had expected.

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