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2 years 9 months ago

Dow near 2008 crisis high

The Dow Jones industrial average was trading near its highest close since the 2008 financial crisis Thursday afternoon after solid news on factory orders and strong earnings from U.S. manufacturers highlighted the economy's growing momentum. Broader market indexes edged lower, though they are also sharply higher this year. Traders...

3 years 3 months ago

Wall Street worries

NEW YORK (AP) - Money flowed out of stocks and into Treasurys today leading to the worst drop in the Dow since December 2008. The Dow closed down 635 points. Fears of slower global growth and the European debt crisis led investors to look for safe places to put...

3 years 4 months ago

Stock futures on the rise

NEW YORK (AP) - Stock futures are rising as investors anticipate economic data this week. The government is expected to report Tuesday that businesses increased their orders for manufactured goods in May. That's evidence that parts shortages stemming from the March 11th earthquake in Japan are fading. Reports are...

3 years 5 months ago

Dow takes tumble

NEW YORK (AP) - Fears that the economy is stalling sent the Dow Jones industrial average down 280 points, erasing more than a quarter of the stock market's gains for the year. A pair of reports raised new doubts about the economy's strength Wednesday. A key manufacturing index fell...

3 years 6 months ago

Hiring up, so is stock market

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest corporate hiring spree in five years is reversing a weeklong slide in the stock market. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy added 244,000 jobs overall last month, well above the 185,000 jobs that economists had predicted. Private employers added the most new...

3 years 8 months ago

State DOW and Parks to combine

Come this summer you may notice a few changes when visiting your favorite state parks and wildlife areas. The state Division of Wildlife and the State Parks Department are set to be merged into one department on July 1st. For the most part it all comes down to money. "Everyone...

3 years 10 months ago

Stocks open mixed as investors weigh data

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are starting out mixed as traders sift through the last batch of economic data for the year. Thursday morning, the Labor Department provided some positive news by reporting that initial filings for unemployment insurance in the week ending Dec. 25 fell to 388,000 from...

4 years 2 months ago

Job of the Day: DOW District Managers

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is hiring District Wildlife Managers. This is one of the few entry-level positions in the wildlife field that allows a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional seeking a career change the opportunity to have an immediate impact on wildlife. Responsibilities include: wildlife management, law...

4 years 3 months ago

New invader in Colorado waterways

First it was zebra mussels, then quagga mussels--now comes a new invader to Colorado lakes and streams--New Zealand mudsnails. The Colorado Division of Wildlife reports that the aquatic nuisance species was discovered at South Delaney Butte Lake in Jackson County. "The New Zealand mudsnail competes with our native...

4 years 4 months ago

Stocks slide

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are extending their slide after home sales fell to a record low in May following the expiration of a tax credit. Stocks were already lower Thursday following another disappointing report on jobs. The National Association of Realtors says the number of buyers who signed...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado birding trail routes on the web

Whether you're looking for mountain bluebirds, nesting bald eagles or rare sage grouse, the Colorado Birding Trail features 13 new routes and more than 200 sites that provide wildlife viewers and birders with outstanding opportunities to see unique species in Colorado's most spectacular environments. "The web site provides valuable...

4 years 6 months ago

DOW looking for pronghorn poachers

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is offering a $1,000 reward for information that might help solve a series of poaching incidents in Kiowa County. DOW investigators say at least five pronghorn have been shot and abandoned along county roads west of Eads since May 7. All five were found on...

4 years 6 months ago

$1200 reward for poachers

Eight deer were slaughtered around the town of La Veta on Tuesday. The Division of Wildlife is offering a hefty reward to find those responsible. "Anyone who comes forward with information is eligible for a $1,200 cash reward from the Division of Wildlife's Operation Game Thief fund," said Lance Gatlin,...

4 years 6 months ago

Stocks plunge more than 200 points

U.S. stocks followed European markets sharply lower Tuesday after Standard & Poor's downgraded the debt of Greece and Portugal. The rating agency's move intensified investors' fears that Europe's debt problems are spreading. The Dow Jones industrial average ended trading down more than 200 points. All the major market indexes...

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