Business http://aspenpublicradio.org en Western Slope Representatives Testify On New Air Regulations http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/western-slope-representatives-testify-new-air-regulations <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp; Oil and gas operators must have equipment to catch and cut down on methane leaks.</span><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&amp;blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&amp;blobheadername2=Content-Type&amp;blobheadervalue1=inline%3B+filename%3D%22Regulation+Numbers+3%2C+6+%26+7+-+Unofficial+Draft.pdf%22&amp;blobheadervalue2=application%2Fpdf&amp;blobkey=id&amp;blobtabl Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 14696 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Western Slope Representatives Testify On New Air Regulations Money Savvy Women http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/money-savvy-women <p>Women control just over one half of all wealth in the United States. By the end of this decade it projected women will control two thirds of this country’s wealth.&nbsp; This shift will likely reshape the financial industry as women increasingly seek financial advisors who understand their attitudes toward money.&nbsp; Men and women see money differently. Aspen Public Radio's Roger Adams explains.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Men will be more about making a rate of return; women are more on the relationship side.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Danielle Howard has spent 21 years in the financial industry and now owns Wealth By Design, a small financial firm in Basalt.&nbsp; She is one of a growing number of money advisors who are focusing on women clients and recognizing how women approach the subjects of investment, income and financial security.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:27:21 +0000 Roger Adams 14488 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Money Savvy Women Google Gobbles Nest, Founder Talks Early Days at Apple http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/google-gobbles-nest-founder-talks-early-days-apple <p>Big tech news came yesterday with word of Google paying $3.2 Billion in cash to purchase Nest Labs. Nest creates "smart thermostats" developed by original iPod designer and company CEO Tony Fadell. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:18:25 +0000 Rob St. Mary 12886 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Google Gobbles Nest, Founder Talks Early Days at Apple Details Emerge in Mining Accident http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/details-emerge-mining-accident <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The recent mining accident near&nbsp;</span>Ouray<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was one of the worst in recent Colorado history. Two miners died and nearly two dozen were injured at the&nbsp;</span>Revenue-Virginius<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;mine, of Star Mine Operations. &nbsp;More details about what happened are starting to come out. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with reporter Samantha Wright, who’s covering the accident for the Telluride Watch newspapers.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:04:02 +0000 Elise Thatcher 10645 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Details Emerge in Mining Accident Wine Shortage May Be Limited, Overhyped http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/wine-shortage-may-be-limited-overhyped <p></p><p>There’s a wine shortage… and it could get worse. So predicts a recent report by banking giant Morgan Stanley. The report blames bad weather and other factors for a looming shortage of fine wines. What is not clear is if the forecast is right. At least one financial writer calls the report a ploy to boost certain investments. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with Aspen sommelier Tim Baldwin, Assistant Food and Beverage Director at The Little Nell in Aspen. First, she asked him what his take is on the wine shortage.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 9709 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Wine Shortage May Be Limited, Overhyped