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US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

Published Oct. 17 2017

By the Associated PressU.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week.

Brian Cave law firm ponders merger with London firm

Published Oct. 17 2017

St. Louis-based law firm Bryan Cave LLP is in talks to merge with London law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner, the...

McCaskill, Blunt pitch Missouri cities for Amazon HQ2

Published Oct. 16 2017

Missouri's U.S. senators are pitching the Kansas City and St. Louis metropolitan areas as potential sites for Amazon's second headquarters.

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Published Oct. 16 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed...

Yellen sounds upbeat on economy, signaling likely rate hike

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.

Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews

Published Oct. 16 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric...

Donating after public tragedies calls for caution

Published Oct. 15 2017

After a terrible and public tragedy such as a mass shooting, people may want to help in any way possible.

Pitch It & Win It on tap Saturday

Published Oct. 15 2017

About a dozen entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas for new businesses Saturday at the Startup Jefferson City's annual Pitch It...

Learfield seeks to merge with IMG college

Published Oct. 15 2017

Since Clyde Lear left Learfield Communications in 2011, his teenage company grew up and had a family.

BizBeat: Dunkin' Donuts opening next month

Published Oct. 15 2017

Dunkin' Donuts location at 2207 Missouri Blvd. will open the first week of November.

BizBeat: Here Today to open in late October

Published Oct. 15 2017

St. Louis discount retailer Here Today plans to open its Jefferson City location during the last week of October.

BizBeat: Lathrop Gage forms lobbying subsidiary

Published Oct. 15 2017

Kansas City-based law firm Lathrop Gage announced Oct. 11 it formed a Jefferson City-based lobbying subsidiary.

Jefferson City food service inspections for September 2017

Published Oct. 15 2017

Jefferson City's food code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months.

Ford offers repairs to address Explorer exhaust gas concerns

Published Oct. 15 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Responding to consumer concerns about exhaust fumes, Ford is offering to inspect and repair Explorer SUVs at...

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements...

Gains for tech help US stocks, but insurers skid

Published Oct. 14 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday to wrap up a subdued week, and technology companies did...

Storms, US retail sales surge

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years,...

Retail survey: City's location presents a challenge

Published Oct. 14 2017

Retailers often see Jefferson City as stuck between a college town and a lake, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce...

Plastics factory up, running

Published Oct. 13 2017

Plastics manufacturer Axium Plastics began operations Wednesday at its new Jefferson City factory.Karamijt Sura, a manager at Axium Plastics Jefferson...

Mnuchin: Trump hopes to announce Fed chair soon

Published Oct. 13 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that President Donald Trump hopes to decide within a month whom...

Get lost mom and dad! Amazon lets teens shop on own

Published Oct. 13 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember when your parents first let you shop at the mall by yourself? Amazon is trying...

Tech, health care stocks take indexes back to records

Published Oct. 12 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted back to record highs Wednesday as investors got ready for another round...

US demands raise fears for NAFTA

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The North American Free Trade Agreement is in its 23rd year. But there are growing doubts that...