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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.

Apple CEO comments as shares plummet, then recover

Apple shares helped lead the stock market on a steep dive Monday morning, but the tech giant recovered in dramatic fashion soon after CEO Tim Cook assured a popular Wall Street commentator that his company is still doing well in China.

Ameren announces renewable energy partnership

Ameren Missouri announced a three-way partnership with ECAP, LLC and Enginuity in an effort to provide an additional source of energy for Missouri using corn and other agricultural biomass.

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BizBeat: Candlewood Suites undergoing total renovation

Jefferson City will be home to a virtually brand-new Candlewood Suites by mid-fall.

BizBeat: Golden China expired

Golden China Restaurant at 2021 Missouri Blvd. in Jefferson City has closed permanently.

BizBeat: Alyssa’s Garden Boutique grows online girls’ shop to storefront

Amid a mass of purple and pink ruffles, Dana Roberts has grown her successful online business into an accompanying girls’ clothing store in downtown Jefferson City.

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Kas Jacquot celebrates 40 years of jewelry-making

The first jewelry Kas Jacquot ever made was a simple, silver turquoise ring for her then 15-year-old daughter, Toni Michelle.

Avoiding scams

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Scams and fraudulent schemes come in a variety of disguises and may arrive as an email, a phone call, text or even in the mail.

Budweiser takes exception to firm's 'Queen of Beer' campaign

Budweiser has long been known as the "King of Beers," and Anheuser-Busch is taking exception to a craft brewer declaring itself holder of the "Queen of Beer" crown.

Unemployment stays low in US states with nomination fights

Unemployment rates fell in 24 U.S. states last month, including some of those with early presidential nominating contests.

US stocks tumble on global slowdown fears

Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest drop in nearly four years.

Coke to disclose details on its health efforts

Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticized for funding a group that many felt touted the company’s message.