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To grow or not? Some successful small business owners say no

Published Aug. 27 2016
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When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot...

Brewer AB Inbev to cut thousands of jobs in takeover deal

Published Aug. 27 2016
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The world's largest brewer, AB Inbev, expects to cut about 3 percent of its total workforce — equivalent to thousands...

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

Published Aug. 27 2016
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a...

Mazda recalls SUVs over potential steering problem

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling more than 190,000 CX-7 sport utility vehicles because of a potentially dangerous steering control defect.

US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

Published Aug. 26 2016
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The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods...

Brewer AB Inbev to cut thousands of jobs in takeover deal

Published Aug. 26 2016
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The world's largest brewer, AB Inbev, expects to cut about 3 percent of its total workforce — equivalent to thousands...

Meat done with care

Published Aug. 26 2016
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A local meat processing company is opening a new restaurant to showcase its farm fresh food.

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about...

Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic...

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Global messaging service WhatsApp said it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.

Health care sector pulls stock market lower again

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Stocks fell in light trading for a second day on Thursday as investors sifted through a mix of earnings reports.

Jury: GM car's ignition switch not to blame in fatal crash

Published Aug. 25 2016
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A Texas jury has found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident...

Amazon starts car research, review site

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars.

Oriental Mart offers international eats

Published Aug. 25 2016
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A small specialty grocery store in Fulton is attracting customers from all over central Missouri.

Schnucks bans all solicitation at stores

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Girl Scouts hawking cookies or Salvation Army bell ringers seeking donations are no longer allowed on Schnucks grocery store properties.

Ford recalls more than 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

Published Aug. 24 2016
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Ford is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due...

Stocks end lower on health-care woes

Published Aug. 24 2016
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Stocks closed lower Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan's...

Tesla lays claim to world's fastest production car

Published Aug. 24 2016
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Tesla Motors said a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world...

Casino owner Affinity Gaming sold to New York equity firm

Published Aug. 24 2016
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Officials say Affinity Gaming, the Las Vegas-based owner of 11 casinos in Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa, has been sold...

Flooding in South puts a damper on US rice harvest

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Heavy rain that brought record flooding to Louisiana recently has put a damper on the nation's harvest of rice, a...

Modest but steady gains for US indexes

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, bringing indexes nearly back to the record levels they reached last week.

Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Members of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

McDonald's recalls millions of Happy Meals fitness bands

Published Aug. 23 2016
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McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness bands given away in Happy Meals because they might cause skin irritation or burns...