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  • The SEC has argued that its judges are mere employees, because their decisions to impose penalties and other remedies against defendants are not final and are still subject to SEC review. Last month, the SEC won a victory after a panel of 10 judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected Lucia's challenge. The Denver- based 10th...

  • The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 10 states and rose in only 2. The rate has fallen below 3 percent in five states: Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, New Hampshire and North Dakota. North Dakota's unemployment rate fell to 2.3 percent, a record low for the state dating back to 1976 and tying for lowest in the nation with Colorado.

  • DENVER _ CoBiz Financial Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 21 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. _ National Bank Holdings Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $9.2 million. National Bank Holdings shares have climbed roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: National Bank Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • WESTMINSTER, Colo. _ DigitalGlobe Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $1.7 million. DigitalGlobe expects full-year revenue in the range of $850 million to $875 million. DigitalGlobe shares have climbed 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Target Corp. is ending the Cartwheel Perks rewards program that it began testing in five markets last year. The Star Tribune reports that the program was part of the company's Cartwheel app, which provides in-store shoppers with digital coupons for extra savings when they check out. The rewards program was tested in Denver, Houston,...

  • DALLAS— The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that all airlines and airports with flights departing for the U.S. had met the agency's first...

  • DENVER _ Farmland Partners Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 6 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.6 million.

  • DENVER _ Guaranty Bancorp on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $10.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share. Guaranty Bancorp shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The struggle over the recently completed $3.8 billion pipeline was discussed at an annual oil industry conference in Bismarck, with a panel dissecting what the industry learned. Native Americans and other opponents worried about the pipeline's effect on the environment established a massive encampment in North Dakota to protest it.

  • NEW YORK— Sabbaticals, massages, or a home maid service? The hundred staffers at marketing firm Velvet Media can periodically spend a month working at any of its offices— Denver, Tokyo, Bangkok or Venice, Italy— with the company paying their expenses, co-CEO Daniele Gatti says. "We extend work into employees' lives," says Neil Vaswani, CEO of Corestream, a benefits...

  • NEW YORK— Chipotle temporarily closed a restaurant in a Washington, D.C., suburb after reports that customers had become ill, news that sent its shares down more than 6 percent as skittish investors worried about the chain's past food scares. The company says it shut down a location in Sterling, Virginia, on Monday after learning of a "small number" of reported...

  • SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 18- Global fund managers are ramping up their presence in China, aiming to be well ahead of next June's inclusion of mainland-listed stocks into MSCI's benchmark index that is set to boost investment into the economy's $8 trillion equity market. Wells Fargo Asset Management, Neuberger Berman, Fidelity International and Robeco are...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. government cleared the way on Monday for thousands more foreign workers to enter the country under temporary seasonal visas, just as President Donald Trump declared this "Made In America" week and pledged to stand up for U.S. workers. On Monday, he showcased "Made in America" products at the White House and made an impassioned defense of...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. government is allowing 15,000 additional visas for temporary seasonal workers to help American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm because of a shortage of such labor, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday. Congress originally had set the cap at 66,000 workers for the fiscal year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. government is allowing 15,000 additional visas for temporary seasonal workers to help American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm because of a shortage of such labor, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday. In May, Congress gave Kelly authority to approve up to about 70,000 additional temporary visas...

  • M&G INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, DOMINION DIAMOND'S BIGGEST SHAREHOLDER, SAYS SUPPORTIVE OF WASHINGTON CO'S SWEETENED TAKEOVER BID FOR DOMINION.

  • BOSTON— State House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Monday on a revamped version of Massachusetts' voter-approved marijuana law that would allow retail pot sales to be taxed at a maximum 20 percent rate. The talks had dragged on well past the June 30 deadline legislative leaders originally set for crafting a compromise. The bill mostly splits the...

  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk.

    Musk warned that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization."

  • Musk spoke broadly about solar energy, space travel, self-driving cars and other emerging technology during a question-and-answer session at the summer conference of the National Governors Association in Rhode Island. He also met privately with some governors, including Louisiana Democrat John Bel Edwards, who recently signed a law that Musk's Palo Alto,...