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January 27, 2009
ColoradoBiz Update
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Closing the Rocky Mountain News is bad PR for Denver
It is one thing to make a business decision to sell or close a company that is not profitable. But in the case of the Rocky Mountain News, what the people making this decision fail to see is that the brand is worth more than the money they will save. By Jon Pushkin and Gina Seamans

Smallest rise in inflation in over half century
Inflation expectations during the next few years are all over the map. Some economists see unprecedented monetary stimulus from the Federal Reserve leading to much higher levels of inflation, while other forecasters see deflation being the more likely scenario. By Jeff Thredgold

The right wine glass: crystal goblets or jelly jars?
Wine connoisseurs relentlessly instruct us to properly decant and pour our wine into a vessel built specifically for a wine’s distinct personality. When cheap is in and choice is out, should you stoop to drinking from anything less than fine stemware? By Cathie Beck

From the January Issue

Tech Startup of the Month: Clear Path Labs
Clear Path Labs’ flagship product allows a mobile work force to effectively deal with scattered assets over the Internet, with secure file-sharing and other collaborative features. By Eric Peterson


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Bruce Alexander, Vectra Bank Colorado
Bruce Alexander, president of Vectra Bank Colorado, talks about the Colorado economy and a statewide banking effort to help ease the lending crunch.


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ColoradoBiz Publisher Bart Taylor
ColoradoBiz Publisher Bart Taylor shares information from a recent survey of the magazine’s readership, which details the buying power and influence of its audience.

Hot Biz Deals

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