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US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

Published Jan. 18 2018

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first...

Uber close to scrapping human backups in self-driving cars

Published Jan. 18 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time...

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Published Jan. 18 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five...

Lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

Published Jan. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.

With a $6B charge comes new thoughts on GE’s future

Published Jan. 17 2018

BOSTON (AP) — General Electric Co. is signaling it may undergo a more comprehensive transformation, a decade after breaking off...

Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

Published Jan. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last...

CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images

Published Jan. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmacy giant CVS will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products.

New small cars make big splash at auto show

Published Jan. 17 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit's North American International Auto Show are the...

Dollar’s fall weighs on global stocks as US shut for holiday

Published Jan. 16 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell on Monday as the dollar weakened across the board, pinching the...

Texas tycoon T. Boone Pickens shutters energy hedge fund

Published Jan. 16 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who is recovering from a series of strokes and a...

Despite merry holidays, retailers face challenges in 2018

Published Jan. 14 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are riding high after ebullient U.S. consumers shopped at the healthiest pace in more than...

Be wise with diet supplements

Published Jan. 14 2018

As consumers make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and lead healthier lifestyles, many companies offer dieting supplements claiming to...

BizBeat: KFC returns to Jefferson City

Published Jan. 14 2018

KFC will return to Jefferson City at a new Missouri Boulevard location.

BizBeat: Religious shop moves to smaller location

Published Jan. 14 2018

After 19 years in its current location, Divinity Religious Gift Shop at 108 E. High St. will move to a...

BizBeat: New owner remodeling Wardsville's Pizza Haus

Published Jan. 14 2018

The new owners of Pizza Haus at 6324 Route B in Wardsville began renovating the restaurant shortly after purchasing it...

BizBeat: JCMG opens third Express Care location

Published Jan. 14 2018

At the height of flu season, Jefferson City Medical Group opened a third Express Care location across from Jefferson City's...

Supreme Court to hear sales tax collection case

Published Jan. 13 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases...

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

Published Jan. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory Friday, as the market’s fabulous start...

Q&A: What Facebook's shift could mean to users, businesses

Published Jan. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow.

Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor

Published Jan. 12 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow...

Uber used tech tool to shield data from police outside US

Published Jan. 12 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The ride-sharing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it had technology to shield company data when law...

US stocks brush off year’s first wobble, return to records

Published Jan. 12 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks brushed aside their first wobble of the year and got back to setting records...

NBC close to selling out Super Bowl ads

Published Jan. 12 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has less than 10 ad spots left to sell a little less than a month...