Tax preparer H&R Block Inc. said Wednesday that the earlier opening of the IRS' e-filing system helped its results in the fiscal third quarter even as it processed fewer tax returns than it did a year ago.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson expects the price of oil to remain low over the next two years because of ample global supplies and relatively weak economic growth.
The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace through mid-February despite severe winter storms that disrupted activity in some regions, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs hit earlier in the week.
The world’s central banks are injecting a new complication into the Federal Reserve’s decision on when to raise interest rates from record lows:
U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday and the Nasdaq dropped below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago.
U.S. consumers spent less for a second consecutive month in January, but the weakness came from a big decline in gas prices. Excluding price changes, consumer spending was up in January and analysts expect strong income gains will fuel further solid increases in spending in the months ahead.
The Nasdaq composite closed above 5,000 for the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago after merger news and an encouraging economic report helped push U.S. stocks broadly higher on Monday.
Restaurant and bar Trappers Too has closed permanently at 306 E. High St., not long after the building’s owner sued business owner Sam Trapp claiming he owed back rent on the property.
West Main Pizza in Jefferson City continues adding new options and finishing touches.
Dunkin’ Donuts confirmed this week that a Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins combination restaurant is set to open in 2017 in Jefferson City.
The Jefferson City News Tribune earned 11 awards from the Associated Press Managing Editors 2014 News Contest announced recently.
Fewer homes were sold in Jefferson City, but their average sales price was roughly $10,000 higher in January 2015 than in January 2014.
Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities.
Thousands of Wisconsin union workers rallied at the Capitol Saturday to protest a "right-to-work" proposal that would outlaw the mandatory payment of union dues, but the crowd was much smaller than those in 2011 against Gov. Scott Walker's law stripping public sector unions of much of their power.
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year.
The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit.
Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year and McDonald's opened a cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on its menu.
Just three days after saying sexually explicit material would be banned from public Blogger forum sites, Google is backing down.