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US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday.

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Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund.

US stocks notch worst day of year

Fears that Greece’s troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S. stocks to their worst day of the year.

Nominations for Fast Track Awards sought

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is accepting nominations for its 2015 Fast Track Awards, a program designed to recognize Missouri’s fastest-growing companies.

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BizBeat: Jack in the Box eyes July opening

Jefferson City’s new Jack in the Box restaurant is eyeing a target opening date of July 13.

BizBeat: Demolition begins at St. Mary’s Missouri Blvd. buildings

SSM Health is moving forward with plans to demolish two buildings on Missouri Boulevard across from the old St. Mary’s Hospital’s primary campus in Jefferson City.

BizBeat: New landscaping service to open nursery

United Landscape Design is already open for business, offering custom landscape services for residential and commercial customers. The business, located at 2405 Industrial Drive, will open a nursery next month.

BizBeat: FM 104.1 retunes format

Cumulus Media retuned its approach to Jefferson City’s FM 104.1 radio station last week, changing from CBS Sports to popular music from the late 1960s to early 1980s.

May 2015 home sales statistics

For Jefferson City and Missouri

Jefferson City’s real estate market saw home sales soar in May, with residential units selling much more quickly and for higher average prices than the same time last year, and outpacing statewide home sales statistics for the month.

Advice for making charitable donations

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Charitable giving is a great American value, but how do we choose charities to support, and how do we know our money will do the most good?

Privately owned Texas town drops 'Bikinis' name

Bikinis, Texas, is no more. The privately owned town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith, the name it had before it was bought by an Austin restaurateur whose chain requires waitresses to wear bikinis.

Greek prime minister puts bailout deal to referendum July 5

Greece's prime minister on Friday called a surprise referendum for July 5 on the financially troubled country's fraught bailout talks with international creditors, and government officials are calling on the nation to reject the proposed deal.

US to probe Ford F-150 power brake failures

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power brake assist can fail on some Ford F-150 pickup trucks.

Apple removes games with Confederate flag

Apple said Thursday that it is removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag in “offensive or mean-spirited ways.”

Survey: Consumers show optimism

Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting spending will strengthen this year.

To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.

Agency posts thousands of complaints against banks, others

The Consumer Fi3nancial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card companies and other providers of financial services.

Match.com, Tinder look for love on Wall Street

Match.com and Tinder are looking for a Wall Street hookup as their parent group prepares to establish them as a separate, publicly traded company.

Stocks retreat as optimism for a Greek debt deal fades

Stocks retreated Wednesday, erasing all of the week’s earlier gains, as negotiations between Greece and its creditors seemed no closer to reaching a resolution.

US economy not as bad in 1st quarter

The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated.