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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

A startup with ties to the University of Colorado-Boulder has secured funding to produce bio-cement with the help of microalgae. Prometheus Materials uses a process to produce material to what corals use to build reefs and oysters use to make their shells.

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

A startup with ties to the University of Colorado-Boulder has secured funding to produce bio-cement with the help of microalgae. Prometheus Materials uses a process to produce material to what corals use to build reefs and oysters use to make their shells.

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

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

Jasmine Lopez teaches a class at Ada Developers Academy, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Seattle. Ada is a free coding school for women and "gender expansive" people.
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

The Byron Generating Station is seen through a cornfield in Byron, Illinois, on Sept. 7, 2021.

Climate change is shifting state views on nuclear power

The Byron Generating Station is seen through a cornfield in Byron, Illinois, on Sept. 7, 2021.

June 26, 2022, 3:44pm Business

In many of the states with the nation’s most aggressive climate goals, officials are investing millions of dollars to save the power source that was long the No. 1 target of many environmental activists: nuclear plants. Read story

Average U.S. gasoline price drops 4 cents to $5.05 per gallon

June 26, 2022, 1:58pm Business

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell by 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks to $5.05 for regular grade, it was reported Sunday. Read story

Two Seattle startups racing to transform next-gen space travel

June 26, 2022, 1:21pm Business

The phrase “nuclear energy” conjures images of large steaming towers or Tony Stark’s arc reactor from the iconic “Iron Man” movies. But two Seattle-based startups are designing nuclear technologies small enough to pick up and carry that, thanks in part to buy-in from the Defense Department, they hope will fuel… Read story