Business

New stimulus check requirements? How the eligibility qualifications could change
Aug07

New stimulus check requirements? How the eligibility qualifications could change

As the negotiators of the next stimulus package work on the new bill, could more members of your household be eligible for the second $1,200 stimulus payment? Here’s the status of who would qualify under the relief bill. As talks on the next coronavirus stimulus bill grind into their second weekend, negotiations between the White House and Democrats are teetering on the edge. “We want to reach an agreement,” House...

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New Video: Look Through Our Most Transparent Electricity-Generating SolarWindow™, Ever
Jul31

New Video: Look Through Our Most Transparent Electricity-Generating SolarWindow™, Ever

VESTAL, N.Y., July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (Symbol: WNDW) today released first-person video footage demonstrating its new, highly transparent electricity-generating glass to its stakeholders, building owners, developers, and architects. Click here to see first-hand, your own clear view through our most transparent electricity-generating SolarWindow™. SolarWindow™ transparent...

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U.S. government engages Pfizer to produce millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Jul26

U.S. government engages Pfizer to produce millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine

July 22 (Reuters) – The United States government said on Wednesday it will pay $1.95 billion for Pfizer Inc to produce and deliver 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the United States. The agreement allows the U.S. government to acquire an additional 500 million doses, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense said. (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak...

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How Restaurants Cope with New Normal
Jul17

How Restaurants Cope with New Normal

We talked with three restaurant owners about their adjustments to social-distancing recommendations as they re-open for business, and some of the changes look like they’re here to stay!

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Workplace Safety and Health Concerns and Paid Sick Leave a Right for All Amid COVID-19
Jul02

Workplace Safety and Health Concerns and Paid Sick Leave a Right for All Amid COVID-19

On average, 112 occupational deaths occur in Colorado annually, and thousands of workers are injured or become sick from work-related exposure, according to the  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. As businesses prepare to reopen,  Durango’s face-covering order has been extended indefinitely to curb the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, Democrat lawmakers emphasize that protecting essential...

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US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part II
Jun30

US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part II

In the first part of this research article, we briefly discussed the recent price and global economic events related to the 2018 to 2020 US stock market volatility and the COVID-19 virus event.  The premise of this research post was to highlight the current upside parabolic price trend that initiated shortly after the 2015~16 US election cycle event.  It is almost impossible to look at the NAS100 chart, below, and not see the dramatic...

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A broken uptrend in a key government bond yield could be a bad omen for stocks
Jun29

A broken uptrend in a key government bond yield could be a bad omen for stocks

Yield on benchmark 10-year Treasury and the S&P 500 have been mostly in sync this year, so a breakdown in one suggests the other is likely to follow. So much for the V-shaped recovery. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, 0.625% just broke below a rising trend line, to suggest the uptrend off the COVID-19 low in early March has ended. That uptrend in rates was significant for both Main Street and Wall...

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US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part I
Jun25

US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part I

After the recent COVID-19 virus event and the global market concerns that will warrant caution for skilled traders and investors, the US stock markets have entered an upside parabolic trend that will likely end with a massive price collapse – extremely volatile and aggressive in nature.  Our research team continues to warn of the unpredictable nature of the current price rally and the fact that the upside parabolic price trend appears...

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Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. Signs Partnership Agreement With Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation
Jun16

Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. Signs Partnership Agreement With Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , June 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. (MYCO.CN) (NLBIF) (0NF.F) (“Mydecine” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the establishment of a research division agreement with Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (“API”), a translational commercial drug development institute hosted in the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Pharmacy and...

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Senate passes bill Lengthening Coronavirus Small-Business Loan Terms
Jun04

Senate passes bill Lengthening Coronavirus Small-Business Loan Terms

By Richard Cowan and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation on Wednesday giving small businesses up to 24 weeks to use Paycheck Protection Program loans created during the coronavirus pandemic, up from the current eight-week deadline. The legislation, already passed by the House of Representatives, now goes to President Donald Trump to sign into law. The program was created in March...

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Momentum
May28

Momentum

Momentum can be a blessing and a curse.  As a science term, momentum simply states: Objects at rest tend to stay at rest, and objects in motion tend to stay in motion, unless acted upon by force.  Business initiatives, policies, patterns of behavior, and attitudes will build momentum and then remain in the direction that they were created. We often hope for the scenario where we have everything going well, where we can let the...

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NewLeaf Brands To Buy Mushroom Company Mydecine
May21

NewLeaf Brands To Buy Mushroom Company Mydecine

NewLeaf Brands Inc. (CSE: NLB) (OTC: NLBIF) has signed a letter of intent to purchase Colorado-based  Mydecine Group in an all-stock deal valued at $850,000.  Mydecine is a vertically integrated company engaged to utilize the vast medicinal, health and wellness capabilities of the many compounds found in various strains of mushroom and fungi as a whole. “We’ve been watching and closely monitoring the progress of the mycology space for...

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Durango Businesses Reopening
May15

Durango Businesses Reopening

With the state’s new “Safer At Home” policy, businesses are reopening around town. Here’s a list of businesses in La Plata and Archuleta county that have opened, along with their business type. Business Self-Certification List Please remember to stay at home and social distance as much as possible. When going out be conscious of the people around you and wear a mask. With more people out and about, virus...

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Our featured real estate broker team: Charles and Mary Rigby– with Bailey!
Apr27

Our featured real estate broker team: Charles and Mary Rigby– with Bailey!

  Charles and Mary’s differences certainly seem to complement each other perfectly. With their unique perspectives, they have been known to put their heads together and make even the most difficult situation better. “Charles and I have never underestimated the power of teamwork. It’s nice to know that you have someone you can always count on at your side when you need them,” says Mary. This active couple also shares traits like...

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Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower…”
Apr27

Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower…”

Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower, always beautiful. Sometimes we just need to wait for the hidden beauty to show itself.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Pre-Guidance for Businesses – ‘Safer at Home’
Apr25

Pre-Guidance for Businesses – ‘Safer at Home’

Below is information for ‘Safer at Home Orders’ expected to take place on Monday, April 27, 2020. SJBPH is waiting on the detailed guidance to go along with the governor’s ‘Safer at Home’ plan and cannot currently provide information on what restrictions might lifted or on how specific businesses will be affected. Guidance on ‘safer at home’ is expected on 4/27/20. A key point of the governor’s “safer at home” plan is that...

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Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world…”
Apr20

Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world…”

Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world, not the world change your smile.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Maverick Investing: SURVIVAL is the keynote here!
Apr16

Maverick Investing: SURVIVAL is the keynote here!

What is the keynote of the material plane?  SURVIVAL is our most important mandate.  In the world of investments– in which one calculates risk vs reward, SURVIVAL is key.  This means DON’T LOSE YOUR MONEY!  Of course they say “a fool and his money are soon parted.”  Some others regard investment into the stock market as a foolish form of wild gambling.  If we take a look at the massive gyrations of the ups and...

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Manna Soup Kitchen Continues to Provide for our Community during Quarantine
Apr14

Manna Soup Kitchen Continues to Provide for our Community during Quarantine

Each week for the last several years, we have highlighted a “lifestyle” aspect of life in La Plata County. This week, our focus is one of huge importance, especially in these times. Since 1985, locals have worked together to provide meals for those in need at The Manna Soup Kitchen. “The mission of Manna is to provide, in the spirit of faith and love, nourishing meals and supportive services in an atmosphere of acceptance and caring...

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Business Triage
Apr14

Business Triage

Triage is a French term, meaning “to break into three pieces.”  The term dates back to the battlefield, and now is used in emergency medicine.  It is a way to manage overwhelming and time-sensitive issues to make quick evaluations as to the right resources at the right time.  Modern medicine uses 3, 4, and even 5 levels of triage, but we’ll follow a 3-level approach and relate it to an organization here; as you read through this,...

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