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ConocoPhillips plans to cut 10 percent of workforce

Energy company ConocoPhillips, which has already cut 1,000 jobs this year, says it will eliminate around 1,810 more positions following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years.

US lowers estimate of Takata air bags needing repairs

Federal regulators have lowered their estimate of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags on U.S. roads.

Google refines logo as it prepares to join Alphabet

Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

Samsung unveils circular smartwatch, but are apps available?

Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it’s unknown how many apps will be available for it.

Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall

Blue Bell ice cream is back.

Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.

BizBeat: Villa Marie debuts memory care community

Villa Marie skilled nursing facility recently added The Cottages, a separate memory care facility with a focus on activities-based care for patients with dementia.

BizBeat: Seasonal costume store is new mall haunt

Capital Mall is ready for the Halloween enthusiasts of Jefferson City who start preparations early, as seasonal costume store Spirit Halloween opened last week.

July 2015 home sales statistics

Residential properties in the Jefferson City area and across Missouri sold faster and for higher prices in July 2015 than a year earlier.

Advice on shopping for rental properties

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Finding an apartment, home or vacation property to rent can be frustrating — some places are too small, others are too expensive, and the right one may no longer be available.

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.

Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling for high wind, water

Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

US stocks close nearly flat after a wild week

U.S. stocks are ending the day little changed at the end of a volatile week.

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A Q&A with Wall Street’s top psychiatrist on market turmoil

When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

US stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surges

Investors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day as they took advantage of this month’s heavy sell-off.

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US stocks extend losses as early rally fades

Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again.

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Stocks slump

Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-point slide

U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.

Q&A: What a stock market 'correction' means to you

The stock market’s steep decline this month has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite into what is known as “correction” territory.

GM fund rejects 91% of ignition switch claims

Lawyers hired to compensate victims of General Motors’ faulty ignition switches have finished determining which claims are eligible, rejecting 91 percent of them.

US crude flirts with close of under $40

Oil prices are continuing to slide on fears of a slowdown in the world economy, with U.S. crude on pace to close at under $40 a barrel for the first time since the days of the global economic crisis.

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