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Startup with roots at CU channeling microorganisms to make “green” cement

June 27, 2022, 6:02am Business

A Colorado company is channeling the industriousness of microorganisms to grow zero-carbon cement in a process that is similar to the way corals build reefs or oysters produce shells. Read story

FILE - In this July 24, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a gathering in Phoenix. The company planning to buy Donald Trump's new social media business disclosed Monday, June 27, 2022 that it has received subpoenas from a grand jury in New York. Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp. dropped 7% in morning trading Monday as the company reported that the subpoenas and related investigations by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission could delay its acquisition of the maker of Trump's Truth Social app. (AP Photo/Ross D.

Company buying Trump’s social media app faces subpoenas

FILE - In this July 24, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a gathering in Phoenix. The company planning to buy Donald Trump's new social media business disclosed Monday, June 27, 2022 that it has received subpoenas from a grand jury in New York. Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp. dropped 7% in morning trading Monday as the company reported that the subpoenas and related investigations by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission could delay its acquisition of the maker of Trump's Truth Social app. (AP Photo/Ross D.

June 27, 2022, 10:29am Business

The company planning to buy Donald Trump’s new social media business has disclosed a federal grand jury investigation that it says could impede or even prevent its acquisition of the Truth Social app. Read story

People, some of them holding parasols, cross an intersection amid heat, in Tokyo, Monday, June 27, 2022.  Japan's government issued a warning for possible power crunch in the Tokyo area Monday, asking offices and residents to save energy as the capital region is hit by sweltering heat, with weather officials announcing an earliest end to the rainy season in decades.

Tokyo warned of power crunch as Japan endures heat wave

People, some of them holding parasols, cross an intersection amid heat, in Tokyo, Monday, June 27, 2022.  Japan's government issued a warning for possible power crunch in the Tokyo area Monday, asking offices and residents to save energy as the capital region is hit by sweltering heat, with weather officials announcing an earliest end to the rainy season in decades.

June 27, 2022, 9:09am Business

People in Tokyo are sweating it out as the government warns of possible power shortages and urges greater efforts to conserve energy while Japan endures unseasonably hot temperatures. Read story

FILE - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrives to meet with Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe at the Treasury Department, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Washington. Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system amid its war in Ukraine. The country faces a Sunday, June 26, 2022 deadline to meet a 30-day grace period on interest payments originally due May 27. But it likely will take time to confirm a default.

EXPLAINER: What’s the impact of a Russian debt default?

FILE - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrives to meet with Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe at the Treasury Department, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Washington. Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system amid its war in Ukraine. The country faces a Sunday, June 26, 2022 deadline to meet a 30-day grace period on interest payments originally due May 27. But it likely will take time to confirm a default.

June 27, 2022, 8:41am Business

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine. Read story

Dutch farmers protesting against the government's plans to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia gather for a demonstration at Stroe, Netherlands, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Thousands of farmers drove  their tractors along roads and highways across the Netherlands, heading for a mass protest against the Dutch government's plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia.

Angry farmers block Dutch highways to protest pollution plan

Dutch farmers protesting against the government's plans to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia gather for a demonstration at Stroe, Netherlands, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Thousands of farmers drove  their tractors along roads and highways across the Netherlands, heading for a mass protest against the Dutch government's plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia.

June 27, 2022, 8:36am Business

Farmers driving tractors blocked highways in the Netherlands on Monday in the latest protest sparked by a government pledge to rein in pollution emissions, a move that will hit the country’s agriculture sector. Read story

FILE - A pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in New York. Stocks are opening higher again on Wall Street Friday, June 24, keeping the market on track for solid weekly gains after two punishing weeks that brought back-to-back weekly drops of more than 5%.

Stocks sway on Wall Street, cool off after winning week

FILE - A pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, in New York. Stocks are opening higher again on Wall Street Friday, June 24, keeping the market on track for solid weekly gains after two punishing weeks that brought back-to-back weekly drops of more than 5%.

June 27, 2022, 8:34am Business

Stocks swayed in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as the market cools off following a rare winning week. Read story

The Week Ahead: Core inflation may have peaked, but still well-above Fed’s target

June 27, 2022, 6:02am Business

The high price of gasoline doesn’t really matter to the Federal Reserve’s fight against inflation. Read story

The U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington, D.C. Some analysts say the U.S. will endure a recession, but expect it to be short and relatively mild.

Yes, a recession looks inevitable. But it may not be that bad. Here’s why

The U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington, D.C. Some analysts say the U.S. will endure a recession, but expect it to be short and relatively mild.

June 27, 2022, 6:02am Business

Whether it’s President Joe Biden insisting a recession is avoidable or his critics arguing that the wolf is at the door, both sides are acting as though the nation faces an unprecedented catastrophe. Read story

For more than 110 years, the Better Business Bureau was built to create trust between consumers and businesses.

Should you take your consumer gripe to the Better Business Bureau or Twitter?

For more than 110 years, the Better Business Bureau was built to create trust between consumers and businesses.

June 27, 2022, 6:02am Business

Is the Better Business Bureau still relevant to consumers in an age of almost instant response on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram? Read story