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Grand Enterprise Initiative: Good economic harbingers raise bigger worry

What is that nagging feeling I have when I read about how well the Colorado and national economies are doing?

Even the local, Grand County economy is doing well.

But still, there’s that nagging feeling of worry and even doubt.

A headline in the Denver Post a week ago zeroed in on prospects for the Colorado economy. “State economy keeps improving,” stated the business section headline.

Both the Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold and a senior economist and faculty director at the Leeds Business Research Division at the University of Colorado are noting the optimistic numbers in a new report.

The report states that Colorado’s gross domestic product rate has returned to prerecession levels, the unemployment rate has dropped and the labor force grew by almost 2 percent. Grand County’s unemployment rate also keeps dropping.

Nationally, unemployment numbers are the best they’ve been since before the…

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