Top News & Analysis Colorado

  • CHICAGO, Dec 30- Smithfield Food Inc, the world's biggest pork producer, is buying grain elevators and purchasing grain directly from farmers, a move that hits grain handlers already reeling from multiyear lows in corn and soybean prices. The Virginia- based company bought two Ohio grain elevators in September. For the first time, it can ship grain directly from...

  • Chinese workers in the Foxconn factory in China's Guangdong province, on May 27, 2010.

    A hidden bounty of benefits for Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou is central to the production of Apple’s most profitable product. NYT reports.

  • These are the top 5 places to spend New Year's Eve

    WalletHub compiled a list of the most fun and affordable spots for counting down to 2017, analyzing 100 cities using criteria such as the average price of a New Year's Eve party ticket and a bottle of wine, to the crime rate and probability of rain.

  • The ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver in the case of Colorado businessman David Bandimere marked a major setback for the SEC amid attacks by defendants who question the fairness of its administrative court system. The holding on Tuesday marked a departure from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which in August...

  • Dec 27- U.S. consumer confidence shot to its highest in more than 15 years in December as Americans saw more strength ahead in business conditions, stock prices and the job market following the election of Donald Trump as president in November. The gain in confidence was entirely due to rising expectations as consumers' assessments of current conditions dipped,...

  • Looking ahead to next year, restructuring advisers said they expect more energy-related bankruptcy filings, as the sector prepares for an upturn that could follow implementation of President-elect Donald Trump's pro-drilling agenda or OPEC's plan to cut oil production for the first time in eight years. Denver- based Bonanza Creek, with oil and natural gas...

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec 23- A cargo plane emblazoned with " Prime Air" descended from an empty sky at Lehigh Valley International Airport on Tuesday, ninety minutes from the bustle of New York City, loaded with crates of goods during the peak holiday shopping season. Exclusive payload data reviewed by Reuters and interviews with airport officials around the country...

  • Dec 20- Legalizing recreational marijuana in California is creating a gold rush for a decidedly less intoxicating sector: warehouses in which to grow the plants. Shares of industrial warehouse companies such as Prologis Inc, Rexford Industrial Realty Inc and Terreno Realty Corp that have significant exposure to the California market should benefit even if...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 16- Canadian marijuana firms, facing potential limits on advertising for recreational pot, are selling health food products and cultivating a lifestyle image to win customers in an anticipated multibillion dollar market. That means companies will need to be creative to set themselves apart from the competition, with the advantage going to those...

  • Dec 16- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, under pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman, named four new board members on Friday, paving the way for a reunion of sorts between its chief executive and a former top executive at McDonald's, which once owned the burrito chain. Media executives Paul Cappuccio and Robin Hickenlooper, as well as Ali Namvar, a partner at...

  • Dec 16- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, under pressure from activist investor William Ackman, named four new board members on Friday, paving the way for a reunion of sorts between its chief executive officer and a former top executive at McDonald's, which once owned the burrito chain. Matthew Paull, a former McDonald's Corp chief financial officer, will join the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Dec 15- Paraguay's Congress reduced the approved amount of debt issuance allowed in 2017 in the budget bill it passed on Thursday, a blow to President Horacio Cartes. Paraguay has emitted $1.88 billion in international bonds under Cartes, a former business magnate of the center-right Colorado party. "We can't continue indebting our country to...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- DeVry University has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission lawsuit accusing the for-profit school of misleading potential students with ads promoting job and salary success for graduates, the agency said on Thursday. Under the settlement, DeVry will forgive $50.6 million in debt owed by students for tuition...

  • The unit, whose onshore operations span five states- Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming- and seven oil and gas basins, has average daily net production of about 300,000 barrels of oil equivalent. Denver is a logical- and strategic- place for us to be and a natural fit for our business, " BP Lower 48 Chief Executive David Lawler said. A number of employees from...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Colorado law dubbed the "Amazon tax" designed to make it easier for the state to collect sales taxes on out-of-state internet purchases, refusing to hear a challenge to it by an industry trade group. The justices declined to take up the Direct Marketing Association's appeal of a February ruling by...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Colorado law dubbed the "Amazon tax" designed to make it easier for the state to collect sales taxes on out-of-state internet purchases, refusing to hear a challenge to it by an industry trade group. The justices declined to take up the Direct Marketing Association's appeal of a February ruling by...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Dec 9- Chicago soybean futures turned higher on Friday, coming off an earlier two-week low as investors adjusted positions before U.S. government crop forecasts that will give clues as to how brisk export demand is playing out against big supplies. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its monthly supply-demand report at 1700 GMT and...

  • BOSTON, Dec 5- Former hedge fund executive JP Miller launched an app on Monday for his startup news site Empire Report that is modeled on the Drudge Report and chronicles New York, its politicians, financiers and celebrities. There are other websites in Colorado, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that also look like the Drudge Report. The timing for Miller's site and...

  • *Antarctica surprises after expansion in recent years. OSLO, Dec 5- Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say. Against a trend of global warming and a steady retreat of ice at earth's northern tip, ice floating on the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the United States, but they may contain about a fifth of the nation's oil and gas, along with vast coal reserves. Now, a group of advisors to President-elect Donald Trump on Native American issues wants to free those resources from what they call a suffocating federal bureaucracy that holds...