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Tim Tebow, the quarterback for the Broncos, has been named the fifth most marketable player in the National Football League, according to the Denver Business Journal. Tebow received the honor from SportsBusinessDaily, a newspaper focused on the business of sports. The group asked analysts, business executives and media specialists about which players were the most… Continue Reading Tebow named in top five for NFL’s most marketable player

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Colorado suing ConocoPhillips

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The state is suing ConocoPhillips to recoup more than $70 million it spent to clean up leaky underground fuel tanks, reports the Courthouse News Service. The state said the company benefited from the pollution, while taxpayers were left with the cleanup costs. Conoco is the third largest oil company in the United States. The state… Continue Reading Colorado suing ConocoPhillips

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University endowments see recovery

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Colorado’s colleges and universities have seen their endowments recover from the recession, according to the Denver Post. The endowments saw the universities’ endowments return 19.4 percent, according to the study. But experts note that the jump – which was mirrored at universities across the nation – only helped institutions recover frm devastating losses during the… Continue Reading University endowments see recovery

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Goodwill part of “checkoff” campaign

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Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is one of 15 statewide nonprofits selected by the state legislature to participate in the “Checkoff Colorado” campaign. Citizens preparing their 2011 state income taxes will have the opportunity to contribute a portion of their returns to the “Goodwill Industries Fund” by checking the corresponding box next to the fund’s… Continue Reading Goodwill part of “checkoff” campaign

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The Credit Union of Colorado will open its $1.4 million full-service credit union on Austin Bluffs Parkway Feb. 6. The new credit union will feature three teller stations and three drive-thru lanes, a model tried in other Colorado cities and received well by its members, said Doug Schneider, the credit union’s marketing vice president. The… Continue Reading Credit Union of Colorado set to open full-service branch in the Springs

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El Paso County’s most expensive foreclosures

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Following are the most expensive foreclosures greater than $200,000 that sold at the El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auction … Continue Reading El Paso County’s most expensive foreclosures

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World stocks fall ahead of EU summit

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World markets fell Monday on concerns that Greece’s financial problems will not be solved by a tentative deal to cancel part of its debt, while European leaders met to find ways to revive the region’s ailing economy. The leaders meeting in Brussels will likely focus on how to stimulate economic growth and create jobs at… Continue Reading World stocks fall ahead of EU summit

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Colorado new car sales finish year strong

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Colorado car and truck dealers are encouraged after new car and light truck registrations in Colorado finished 2011 with strong sales. A report by the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association said Monday people went on a holiday spree in December, with registrations up 25 percent over the previous year. Dealers say 2011 registrations were up more… Continue Reading Colorado new car sales finish year strong

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Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet wants to know what businesses think about their experiences with federal grants and contracting processes. Bennet launched two online surveys for Coloradans who have applied for, submitted bids or have been awarded federal grants and contracts. “As I travel the state, I’ve heard from Coloradans who have had both positive and… Continue Reading Bennet wants business opinions of federal contracts, asks SBA for quicker loans

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Consumer spending in U.S. stalls

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More Americans are saving money, but that effort is stalling consumer spending, reports Bloomberg. Americans used a jump in income in December to replenish depleted savings accounts, indicating that the biggest part of the economy – consumer spending – might not be a factor in economic recovery. Read more at Bloomberg.

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