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2 years 4 months ago

Big spending for Halloween

Is your Halloween costume ready to go? Halloween has turned into a huge moneymaker. The National Retail Federation says people will spend $8 billion on it this year. It's not the $500 billion spent during the December holidays, but shoppers are spending more to trick or treat every year....

2 years 5 months ago

Two Americans win Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have the Nobel economics prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the two economists for "the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design." The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was the last of the 2012 Nobel...

3 years 5 months ago

Health of economy in Southern Colorado

Friday marked the 15th Annual Southern Colorado Economic Forum. It was held at the Antlers Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. The forum brings together economists, business owners, and experts from public, private and academic sectors. Experts and business owners talk about the overall health of the local economy....

3 years 7 months ago

No relief at the pump

Believe it or not, price per barrel of crude oil is about the same as it was in 2009 -- anywhere from $83 to $85 dollars says University of Colorado at Colorado Springs economist Fred Crowley -- but the price at the pump is $0.30 = $0.40 cents higher. ...

4 years 5 months ago

2 Americans win Nobel Prize for Economics

Two Americans and a British-Cypriot economist won the 2010 Nobel economics prize Monday for developing a theory that helps explain why many people can remain unemployed despite a large number of job vacancies. Federal Reserve board nominee Peter Diamond was honored along with Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides with...

5 years 1 month ago

Housing construction up 2.8 percent in January

A couple of economic reports today are boosting hopes for a sustained recovery. Industrial production posted its seventh straight increase in January. The Federal Reserve reported Wednesday that January's numbers rose in all three major categories: manufacturing, mining and energy utilities. That is the first such show of...

5 years 1 month ago

Economics Asst. Professor - AFA

The US Air Force Academy is seeking an associate professor for the Economics and Geosciences department. The job begins March 15 and is expected to continue through May 2011. Pay: $55,900 per year Apply immediately Click here to apply

5 years 1 month ago

Ditching moon mission could cost Colorado

President Obama has scrapped NASA's $100 billion plan to return astronauts to the moon. Around $9 billion has already been spent on the Constellation Project, much of it through aerospace companies whose research and development branches are based in Colorado. The Orion Crew Vehicle, a modern day equivalent...

5 years 5 months ago

Two Americans win Nobel economics prize

Elinor Ostrom became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics on Monday, honored along with fellow American Oliver Williamson for analyzing economic governance - the rules by which people exercise authority in companies and economic systems. Ostrom was also the fifth woman to win a Nobel...

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