CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the strong demand for legal weed in Colorado. Wells says the state of Colorado has 485,000 monthly users, but tax collection is way below estimates.» Read More
NEW YORK-- A Citi analyst on Tuesday raised his rating for Liberty Media Corp. to "Buy" from "Neutral," predicting that the company will soon take control of Sirius XM Radio Inc..
The investigation initiated by the U.S. Attorney's Office for St. Louis in 2005 covered the company's joint ventures, financial relationships with physicians and services provided to patients, and included the administration and billing of DaVita's anemia drug, Epogen.
*Spain seen requesting bailout, but uncertainty weighs. NEW YORK, Oct 2- The euro continued to strengthen against the dollar on Tuesday on expectations that a request by Spain for a bailout is imminent, but major stock markets fell on uncertainty of when Madrid will make its request and growing uneasiness over third-quarter earnings.
WASHINGTON-- The federal government on Tuesday threw its support behind a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase accusing Bear Stearns, the investment bank JPMorgan bought in 2008, of engaging in massive fraud in deals involving billions in residential mortgage-backed securities. Bear Stearns was sold to JPMorgan Chase in 2008..
*PetSmart to replace Sunoco in the S&P 500 index. Spain was said to be ready to ask the euro zone for help, but Germany has signaled that Madrid should hold off on making its request, according to European officials on Monday.
DENVER, Oct 1- Relatives of victims of a Colorado movie theater shooting rampage demanded on Monday that President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney address gun violence in their first presidential debate this week in Denver.
DENVER-- CenturyLink Inc. workers in 13 western states have voted to authorize a strike if union leaders can't reach a new contract with the communications company. The union and Monroe, La.- based CenturyLink are trying to reach a new contract for 13,000 employees, who formerly worked for Qwest Communications, before the current contract expires Saturday night.
The Denver- based company said Molson Coors Europe will combine its U.K. and Ireland business with its recently acquired businesses in Central Europe. StarBev makes Bergenbier, Ozusko and Borsodi beers and runs nine breweries, selling brands in in the Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovakia.
The economy's painfully slow recovery and soaring deficits will be major topics in Denver at Wednesday's first presidential debate, to focus on domestic issues. When fiscal 2012 ended at midnight Sunday, the outgoing 12- month yearly deficit was again $1.3 trillion _ the fourth consecutive year it has exceeded $1 trillion.
LAS VEGAS-- A Brooklyn Bowl entertainment venue, a Yard House beer bar and an Asian-themed food and art marketplace are among anchor tenants coming to a master-planned complex being built at the base of a big new Las Vegas Strip observation wheel, Caesars Entertainment Corp. officials will announce Monday.
Oct 1- AECOM Technology Corp:. *Awarded design contract to expand north metro rail line in Denver. *Says value of AECOM's contract was not disclosed.
Oct 1- Triangle Petroleum Corp:. *Triangle Petroleum and First Reserve Corporation announce midstream and. *Says Caliber is a newly-formed, Denver- based limited partnership.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
One argument made in defense of legalizing pot is an economic one: a boost in revenue from taxes, lower cost in fighting the war on drugs, and even a solution to the nation's energy problem. Kevin Sabet, former White House Advisor on drug policy, and freelance journalist Doug Fine, discuss the war on drugs in the U.S. and the economics involved.
Could President Obama lose Colorado if he does not fix issues facing pot-related businesses? CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.
Wells Fargo tells CNBC they have "opted not to bank" with pot businesses because "while medical marijuana dispensaries are legal in some states, they are still illegal under federal law," reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
If Amendment 64, which legalizes Marijuana and regulates it like alcohol, passes in Colorado this November, the state could see $64 million more in taxes, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Paul Ryan is expected to discuss energy policy in today's campaigning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Paul Ryan is hard at work on the campaign trail, holding fundraisers and talking to voter in Colorado. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details.
If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.