A conservative Christian pastor says he’s launching a high-profile campaign to urge religious followers to buy up corporate stock in an attempt to stop mega-corporations from financing “ungodly ventures.” The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that the Rev. Ken Hutcherson of Antioch Bible Church in Washington is convincing followers to start buying shares of Microsoft and begin […]
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Bank of the San Juans will continue to grow its presence in Colorado Springs following its October purchase of Cañon National Bank, said President and CEO Art Chase. “We’d like to expand in Colorado Springs, whether through an acquisition or opening new branches,” he said. Based in Durango, Bank of the San Juans has a […]
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The medical marijuana industry believes offering penny stocks to investors is the path to legitimacy and growth. Investment analysts call that a half-baked idea. A handful of medical marijuana companies sell stock on the Pink Sheets, the unofficial name for stocks that sell over the counter, with prices usually below $2. The stocks are not […]
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Sturm Financial Group is consolidating two of its banking groups, folding  Premier Bank under the ANB Bank name. Premier Bank in Kansas and Missouri has been a longtime member of Sturm Financial Group Inc., an independent bank holding company located in Denver.  The parent company also owns ANB Bank. “We are consolidating our two banking […]
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t’s not surprising that retired banker Bill Berenz likes to mountain bike.
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The price of oil surged to $101 per barrel Wednesday, as the U.S. and other countries tried to make it easier for banks to lend money and keep the global economy growing. The Federal Reserve said it will team up with the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the central banks of Canada, […]
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Trinity Credit Union of Trinidad and Power Credit Union of Pueblo have merged. The accounts of the new Power Credit Union members remain federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund up to $250,000 and the new Power Credit Union members should not experience interruption in services. The Colorado Division of Financial Services […]
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Lately, there’s “never a dull moment” in the economy, said William B. Greiner, chief investment officer of Scout Investment Advisors. “We’ll see continued uncertainty — but nowhere near what we’ve seen for the last 18 months,” Greiner said. “We’ve been calling the (end of the) recession, but the ferocity of the rebound will be a […]
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The Internal Revenue Service and more than two dozen state workforce agencies have agreed to share employment tax examinations results. The agreements, part of the Questionable Employment Tax Practice initiative, will provide a centralized, uniform means for the IRS and state employment officials to ensure that businesses comply with federal and state tax requirements. “Combining […]
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Foreign exchange markets don’t operate like Wall Street does. It’s a global network of buyers and sellers exchanging currencies. Trades are executed via brokers or over-the-counter electronic networks. “There is no centralized trading floor,” said Correy S. Jones, vice president at Wells Fargo Foreign Exchange in Denver. Jones gave a presentation at a recent Office […]
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Mortgage Solutions of Colorado, doing business as Freedom Financial Services, has been approved as a direct seller under the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, known as Freddie Mac. The decision increases the company’s  ability to provide additional financing options to consumers in a competitive marketplace, said Roy Clennan Founder and CEO of Mortgage Solutions. Freddie Mac […]
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Entrepreneurs wanting venture capital should have an articulate “elevator pitch” primed for any moment of opportunity, several investors said at a venture capital event last week at The Broadmoor. Venture capital provides seed money for budding businesses. The event brought investors from California to Texas together with Colorado Springs start-up companies and business leaders here. […]
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