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August 31, 2009
 
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In this month's issue

Colorado Cool Stuff: BaliYo
A spinoff from Golden-based knife maker Spyderco, BaliYo is a butterfly knife without the knife. “Up-and-coming CEO” Eric Glesser took the concept and combined it with a Fisher Space Pen — the pressurized pen developed for astronauts. By Eric Peterson

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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Snow wary of deflationary threat
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow says the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery, but he warns that threats remain, and if deflation were to occur it could cause a recession relapse, what he calls a “double dip” such as that experienced in the Great Depression. By Mike Taylor

Ben’s back
President Obama made a solid choice yesterday to reappoint current Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to a second four-year term. Changing horses in mid-stream is not usually a good idea, especially given the depth, slippery rocks and icy temperature in the rough economic waters that “Captain” Bernanke is currently navigating. By Jeff Thredgold

Take another look at your banking relationship
With many consumers and business owners hunkering down, it’s a great time to demand more from your banker. Your bank needs to be an extension of your team – especially in today’s economic environment. By Michele Falivene

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Teleconference system links rural patients with health-care providers
UnitedHealthcare is launching its Connected Care program in Colorado to give patients in rural communities expanded access to physicians and specialists through the video and audio teleconferencing systems. The Colorado program is among the first in the company’s effort with Cisco and others to build a national telehealth network.

 

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As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

Hot Biz Deals

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Balle Top Company is the most rigorous, important, and rewarding event of its kind. The mission of Top Company is to recognize Colorado’s most outstanding businesses while providing for a tough but fair competition. Finalists and winners will be recognized at an Academy Award style gala luncheon at the DCPA Seawell Ballroom on September 15th, 2009. It’s the perfect venue to celebrate organizational excellence with customers, prospects, employees, and business partners. To register click here.