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An early US stock rally fades; indexes edge lower

An early stock market rally faded Wednesday, leaving indexes with small losses in early afternoon trading. The price of gold slumped 4 percent as investors became less fearful. A sharp increase in orders for long-lasting goods in July eased fears that the U.S. was headed for another recession. Companies placed more orders for aircraft, automobiles… Continue Reading An early US stock rally fades; indexes edge lower

Mountain States economy continues slow growth

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The overall economic index for the mountain states region shows slow, positive growth in the months ahead. Colorado’s leading economic indicator dipped slightly – but is still growing. New orders, sales and production, inventories and employment all showed gains. “Driven by solid employment gains and unemployed exiting the work force, Colorado’s unemployment rate has declined… Continue Reading Mountain States economy continues slow growth

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