Aurora Business

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.15 pct

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.15 pct

Rates have fallen modestly this year as Fed officials have signaled strongly that while they are trimming the bond purchases, they are in no rush to start boosting a key short-term rate the Fed controls.

An arts draw, now the city looks to the Aurora Cultural Arts District as a commercial draw too

An arts draw, now the city looks to the Aurora Cultural Arts District as a commercial draw too

“Food and art and wine and beer, they kind of all go together,” says Tracy Weil, CEO of the Aurora arts district

First pot study reveals high times for Colorado

First pot study reveals high times for Colorado

The study estimated that total market demand for marijuana in Colorado is about 130 metric tons a year. That’s about 121 metric tons for residents and almost 9 metric tons a year for visitors

Colorado raises estimate for health care drops

“We expect a much clearer picture by the end of summer,” Blais said.

Obama to dine with Colorado woman helped by pay raise 

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is calling attention to a Colorado woman who got a raise after Obama called for an increase in the minimum wage. Obama will have dinner in Denver on Tuesday with a woman the White House is …

Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel

Virgin Galactic also announced a contract with World Class Gourmet of Las Cruces to provide catering for travelers during their training at Spaceport and said it is relocating more of its staff to New Mexico and will be hiring locally in the next few months.

Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

“We encourage it, and the customers love that they can come here and express their rights,” Boebert said.

HIRE CALLING: Despite job growth, Aurora area wages lag behind, experts say

HIRE CALLING: Despite job growth, Aurora area wages lag behind, experts say

“I think it’s just a sign that the businesses are hiring people, but in general in lower wage positions than they had before,” said Mac Clouse, professor of finance at the Daniels College of Business at University of Denver.

Washington issues first pot shop licenses 

Washington issues first pot shop licenses 

“We’re pretty stoked,” said John Evich, an investor in Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, in a 2:30 a.m. Pacific time interview with The Associated Press. “We haven’t had any sleep in a long time, but we’re excited for the next step.”

US hiring surges as unemployment dips to 6.1 pct.

US hiring surges as unemployment dips to 6.1 pct.

“Since February, this has now become a textbook jobs expansion,” said Patrick O’Keefe, director of economic research at the consultancy CohnReznick.