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  1. Biotech, Internet comparisons burst bubble talk (Video)
    Biotech, Internet comparisons burst bubble talk (Video)
  2. Denver home prices hit record high for 3rd month, but pace of gains eases
    For a third straight month, Denver-area home-resale prices set a new all-time high in May, with average prices up 8.2 percent from a year earlier. That's according to the latest monthly S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Index from S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, issued Tuesday. Month to month, metro-Denver prices rose 1.3 percent from April to May, the report said. But the latest Case-Shiller numbers show a modest slowing in the pace of home price increases, both year over year and month to month. April's…
  3. 9News: Manning shows off dance moves at Broncos practice
    The Denver Broncos start their stretching period with music, which sets the tone for the practice. Monday's music was a pleasant surprise for University of Tennessee alumni Peyton Manning and Britton Colquitt who couldn't help but to dance to "Rocky Top Tennessee" blasting out of the speakers. Even Wes Welker was feeling the beat of the iconic fight song of the Tennessee Vols. Continue reading, and watch the video, on the 9News website.
  4. Up To Speed: Microsoft latest big U.S. tech company targeted by China
    Continuing a recent trend, Chinese government officials appeared at Microsoft offices in that country, ostensibly to enforce antimonopoly laws. However, a report by the New York Times contended that both the United States and China are increasingly suspicious of spying, and American tech companies, in particular, have come to believe the Chinese government is targeting them in order to help Chinese companies. The visits to Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) follow a state antitrust inquiry into Qualcomm…
  5. Strategies: Five ways sales managers get set up to fail
    Congratulations! Your company revenues require hiring a full-time sales manager. You, the business owner, are ready to transfer your current responsibilities of sales management and focus on leading the company. You interview several candidates and are impressed with their selling prowess and resume of success. The offer is made and six months later the only thing growing is the additional cost to the payroll. What went wrong? There is a good possibility that you didn't interview for the specific…
  6. Boulder's Mapleton Center flipped for a profit
    Crystal Ridge Colorado LLC, which paid $12.9 million for Boulder Community Health's Mapleton Center in January, has sold it for $15 million, the Daily Camera reports. The buyer is Mapleton Hill Investments, which is registered to Don Altman of AGR Building Inc. of Boulder. The Mapleton Center, at 311 Mapleton Ave., is being used by Boulder Community Health for rehabilitation care. The hospital's use of the building isn't expected to be affected by the latest sale. Boulder Community Health said…
  7. Chalkbeat: Casino expansion initiative makes the ballot
    Colorado voters will get to decide if they want a full-scale casino in the Denver suburbs – which backers say would raise millions in supplemental funding for school districts. The secretary of state’s office Monday ruled that backers of what’s now officially Amendment 68 had gathered sufficient valid signatures to put the proposed constitutional change on the Nov. 4 ballot. The proposal is being pushed by the Rhode Island owners of the Arapahoe Park racetrack in the southeast metro area.…
  8. Trader Joe's delays opening in Fort Collins
    Fort Collins residents will have to wait a little longer for the experience of shopping at Trader Joe's, the Coloradoan reports. Construction delays have forced the retailer to push back the opening date until some unspecified time next year. Trader Joe's had been scheduled to open Oct. 1. Trader Joe's entered Colorado market this year with stores in Denver and Boulder. The California company has another Denver location set to open in September and the first Trader Joe's in Colorado Springs is…
  9. Pioneer Energy takes aim at unwanted 'flared' natural gas in oil fields
    Robert Zubrin, founder and president of Pioneer Energy Inc. in Lakewood, has spent decades working on aerospace projects aimed at interplanetary travel, including more than 60 contracts for NASA. And he’s translated some of that work into a mobile oil and gas recovery unit, called the Mobile Alkane Gas Separator, or MAGS, that could eliminate one of the biggest headaches of wildcat drilling — the flaring of valuable natural gas when the well site is miles from a processing plant or pipeline. Today,…
  10. Arvada Urban Renewal Authority picks Buckingham as Ralston Creek North developer
    The board of the Arvada Urban Renewal Authority (AURA) has chosen a team led by Buckingham Cos. as the developer for Ralston Creek North, a 14-acre parcel within the Ralston Fields Urban Renewal Area. Indianapolis-based Buckingham's team includes Boulder-based Urban Investment Group and Denver-based Larimer Associates. The Ralston Creek North area includes the Arvada Square shopping center, Independence Plaza and a former Safeway. These sites have become ideal properties for redevelopment, the…