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More good news as the economic recovery continues

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Economic stimuli will continue to boost the economy in 2004. The tax reduction in 2004 will be $140 to $150 billion dollars, including $47 billion from the cut in the marginal tax rate, $36 billion in marriage-penalty relief and $16 billion in child-care credit. In addition, federal expenditures, both defense and non-defense, are soaring. Overall,… Continue Reading More good news as the economic recovery continues

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Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is credited with saying: “It’s déjà vu all over again.” This particular saying may have particular relevance to today’s investment scene – with some potentially unfortunate consequences. Over the past several months, investors enjoyed the appreciation of many stock prices – just as they did in the months before… Continue Reading Using margin accounts for hot stocks? Don't get burned

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Most economists predict Colorado’s economy will pick up – even if only slightly – in 2004. Certainly any improvement after two years of job losses and stagnant growth is music to business owners’ ears. But is your business financially prepared to take advantage of a recovering economy? If you’ve been riding out the “economic storm”… Continue Reading A good time to get business' financial house in order

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Interior design has long been a step-child to the architecture community – its status unclear. Is interior design a totally integrated perceptual experience of space, or an afterthought that may or may not bear some relation to the shell? Is it part of the discipline of architecture or outside it? Whatever your opinion is, interior… Continue Reading Communication between the architect and interior designer

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Tech worker characteristics for the 21st century

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In many sectors of the economy, workers involved in a technical field or industry seem to be facing fears and anxieties. Changes over the past few years have laid heavy on their minds and there is a prevailing sense of uncertainty. Is this fear and anxiety based upon fact, or the paranoia developed by the… Continue Reading Tech worker characteristics for the 21st century

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Green Forum: Greening the triple bottom line

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By Tia Heneghan Special to the Business Journal High performing buildings which improve the economic, social and environmental performance (triple bottom line) compared to buildings of the past happen as a result of an integrated design process. This process relies on a multidisciplinary team working together to create optimal “whole buildings” design solutions that are… Continue Reading Green Forum: Greening the triple bottom line

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Interior Designs: Conceptual trends in design

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By Vanessa Crumley Special to the Business Journal “Design” is perhaps the biggest concept communicated in six letters. Design is an enigma given definition by the trained professional and the layperson alike. It shifts with the sands of time, the global environment, and even with technology as it advances and enhances our cultural personality. This… Continue Reading Interior Designs: Conceptual trends in design

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