U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Thursday after spending much of the day wavering between small gains and losses.
The Republican-controlled House approved a bill Thursday that supporters said would make the Federal Reserve more transparent and accountable, defying a veto threat.
Corporate America has a profit problem. U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession.
The United Auto Workers union is making a last-ditch push for the union's proposed contract with Ford, which is heading for defeat in votes at Ford's plants.
An environmental group alleges in a lawsuit that a Kansas City amusement park is discharging polluted water into Missouri River tributaries.
U.S. stocks notched their best day in nearly four weeks on Wednesday as investors welcomed new hints pointing to a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in coming weeks. Traders were also encouraged by more corporate deal news.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.
Hotel behemoth Marriott International is becoming even larger, taking over rival chain Starwood in a $12.2 billion deal that will catapult it to become the world’s largest hotelier by a wide margin.
U.S. stocks mounted a broad rally on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak as investors moved past concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell big trouble for the global economy.
The value of stocks, crude oil and the European currency will likely fall this week as investors worry about what the Paris terror attacks will do to consumer confidence and key parts of the global economy.
Aging Made Easy, an in-home service provider based in St. James, expanded to a Jefferson City office at the beginning of November.
Jefferson City’s soon-to-be second Burger King has delayed its opening slightly, with the fast-food restaurant projected to open a month from today.
Jefferson City’s Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months.
Tips from Better Business Bureau
Layaway may seem like a throwback to the last century. But for consumers who don’t have access to a credit card, buying gifts through layaway can be a money-saving alternative to short-term installment loans.
Hershey wants to keep the ingredients list on two of its famous chocolates short and sweet.
J.C. Penny reported stronger-than-expected sales for the third-quarter, but the department store operator’s failure to raise its forecast for the year appeared to add to worries that upcoming holiday shopping season could turn out to be a dud for retailers.
Campbell Soup is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original in the U.S. due to a possible choking hazard.
The Federal Reserve says farm income fell sharply during the third quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers cut back on major purchases.
A deepening slump in prices for oil, metals and other commodities sent stock prices lower on Thursday.
Wal-Mart Stores says it is offering most of the same Black Friday “doorbuster” deals online and in stores for the first time and giving online shoppers an early jump on the sales.