While Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan before him leveraged their Hollywood stardom on their journeys to the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama are taking the opposite tack. In one of the former First Couple’s first major deals, the Obamas have signed a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix. Terms of the […]
Uber Technologies Inc.’s Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden, a holdout from the days of founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, reportedly left the company Thursday. Holden had been at the company for four years and was tasked with efforts including developing Uber’s concept for “flying taxis.” The Wall Street Journal first reported his departure Thursday. He […]
A union representing about 600 machinists working for United Launch Alliance ended two weeks of picketing and accepted a contract with the rocket company after federal mediation on the labor dispute. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers returned to work Monday at a factory in Alabama after the union and Centennial-based ULA reached […]
Steakhouse chain Texas Roadhouse Inc. announced a new CFO late last week. Though based in Kentucky and named after the Lone Star State, the restaurant has a big Colorado footprint. There are 10 Texas Roadhouse locations in the state, and seven in the Denver metro area, according to the company's website. The new member of […]
Ten Colorado companies landed on the Fortune 500 list for 2018, including one newcomer and one firm that hasn't made the list since 2009. Fortune on Monday released its latest list of the largest companies in the U.S. that file financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Most are publicly traded companies, but some […]
Udi Bar-on sold his Udi's branded line of gluten-free baked goods in 2012 for $125 million. Now he and his son, Etai, are building a new baked goods business. This video takes you behind the scenes of our latest cover story, "For a Colorado Business Once Known as Udi's, it's Always Been About the bread."
U.S. mortgage rates rose last week to their highest level in seven years, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 4.61 percent for the week ending May 17, up from 4.55 percent the previous week. A year ago, mortgage rates stood at 4.02 percent. Favorable mortgage rates have helped drive U.S. home sales […]
In the first quarter of 2018, more passengers used Denver International Airport than any other first quarter in the airport's history. "March marked the end of the busiest first quarter ever at (the airport)," said airport CEO Kim Day, in a statement. DIA officials said March saw an all-time record for international passenger traffic, with […]