Economy http://kunc.org en Fort Collins Tops The Nation In City Satisfaction http://kunc.org/post/fort-collins-tops-nation-city-satisfaction <p>When it comes to satisfaction with where you live, a new Gallup Poll puts Fort Collins on top of the list with Boulder not far behind in a nationwide phone survey. The two cities are no strangers to making the mark.</p><p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:10:46 +0000 Dan Greenwood 55373 at http://kunc.org Fort Collins Tops The Nation In City Satisfaction Colorado Business Remains Optimistic About 2014 Economy http://kunc.org/post/colorado-business-remains-optimistic-about-2014-economy <p>The state economy is continuing its upward trend – and so is the confidence level of Colorado’s business leaders heading into the second quarter of 2014. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:48:45 +0000 Erin OToole 55120 at http://kunc.org Colorado Business Remains Optimistic About 2014 Economy New Belgium, Left Hand Among Notables On 2013 Top 50 Craft Brewery List http://kunc.org/post/new-belgium-left-hand-among-notables-2013-top-50-craft-brewery-list <p>Boston Beer, Sierra Nevada and New Belgium continue to have a hold on the craft beer market. The Fort Collins icon sits at number 3 on the top 50 U.S. Craft Brewing Companies based on sales volume. It’s not just the brewers of Fat Tire, five other Colorado beer makers can be found on the Brewers Association’s annual list.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:03:55 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55058 at http://kunc.org New Belgium, Left Hand Among Notables On 2013 Top 50 Craft Brewery List More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment http://kunc.org/post/more-jobs-added-colorado-despite-stagnant-unemployment <p>Even with a consistent unemployment rate, nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado increased by 6,200 between the months of January and February. It’s not just more job opportunities. Employers are paying more.</p><p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Dan Greenwood 55005 at http://kunc.org More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies http://kunc.org/post/imfs-lagarde-women-workforce-key-healthy-economies As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde is among an elite group of people determining how money is saved, spent and invested worldwide.<p>It's not the first time she's been a "first." Lagarde was France's first female finance minister, and before that, the first woman to chair the global law firm Baker & McKenzie.<p>As part of NPR's look at the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/177622347/the-changing-lives-of-women" target="_blank">Changing Lives of Women</a>, <em>Morning Edition</em>'s Renee Montagne spoke with Lagarde about her career and what the IMF i Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:08:00 +0000 54993 at http://kunc.org IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies