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Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply

Published May. 26 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries...

Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE

Published May. 26 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress it’s reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE...

Moniteau County bank sues former president, COO

Published May. 25 2018

A California bank has sued a father and daughter who served as its president and chief operating officer.

Facebook to label election-related ‘issue ads’ in US

Published May. 25 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such...

McDonald’s not ready to let go of straws

Published May. 25 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s isn’t ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.

Kansas water park: Rides won’t open until issues resolved

Published May. 25 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a waterslide says it won’t open...

Photo Gallery: 2018 Chamber BBQ

Published May. 24 2018

Mid-Missouri residents enjoyed food and socializing at the annual barbecue hosted by the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce on...

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Published May. 24 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox's entertainment properties.

Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash

Published May. 24 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death...

Seminar details ups and downs of federal tax overhaul

Published May. 23 2018

A federal tax overhaul passed by Congress late last year will benefit business owners, but it also will come with...

Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

Published May. 23 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a...

Sweet for Necco: 3 new bidders emerge in wafer maker’s sale

Published May. 23 2018

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers,...

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

Published May. 23 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite an ultra-low 3.9 percent unemployment rate, about one-third of U.S. adults faced financial insecurity last year...

Missouri Chamber study forecasts concerns, solutions for state's workforce

Published May. 22 2018

Missouri's employers might begin to leave the state because of a shortage of workers, consultants for a statewide workforce report...

Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping

Published May. 22 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies led stocks to solid gains Monday after the U.S.

Topgolf to hire 500 employees in St. Louis suburb

Published May. 21 2018

Topgolf plans to hire about 500 employees at its new location in a western St. Louis suburb opening this summer.

Ameren to build Missouri's largest wind farm

Published May. 21 2018

Ameren Missouri plans to build a 400-megawatt wind farm in rural northeast Missouri, creating enough power to serve 120,000 homes...

Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money

Published May. 21 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high...

US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

Published May. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to “significantly increase” its purchases of Americans goods...

BBB warns consumers about home security scheme

Published May. 20 2018

The sign in front of your residence touting your home security system might help ward off would-be criminals, but it...

BizBeat: Former Downtown Mall gets new owner

Published May. 20 2018

After almost four years vacant, a buyer plans to turn the the decades-old Downtown Mall at 210 E. High St.

BizBeat: El Sombrero given new life, new manager

Published May. 20 2018

El Sombrero, a Mexican restaurant in Holts Summit, reopened May 15 after closing almost a week earlier.

Cole County merchant's licenses issued during April 2018

Published May. 20 2018

Cole County issued 21 merchant's licenses in April 2018, as follows:Ashtin LLC, 801 Missouri Blvd.