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Stocks barely move in yet another listless day for markets

The stock market showed little life on Wednesday as it closed yet another trading day barely changed from the day before.

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Kaldi's Coffee of Missouri recalling 700K paper cup sleeves

Safety regulators say Missouri-based Kaldi's Coffee is recalling 700,000 disposable coffee cup sleeves because they pose a fire hazard.

Surge in home construction lift hopes for US economy

The U.S. housing market has given a sudden jolt to what appeared to be a slumping economy.

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Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.

US stock market drifts from latest record highs

The stock market slipped back from its latest record high in a listless day of trading Tuesday. Oil companies and drillers tugged major indexes down as the price of crude oil dropped for a fifth day straight.

New Chevy Camaro goes on diet, shrinks to become leaner

For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty exhaust and high-horsepower engines.

Jefferson City restaurant inspections for April 2015

Jefferson City’s Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months. The inspections note critical and non-critical violations.

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BizBeat: Ana Marie’s Bridal now open

Jefferson City is back in the bridal business, as its only bridal shop, Ana Marie’s Bridal, officially opened May 2.

BizBeat: New e-cigarette store to open this month

Look Whooo’s Vapin’, a new e-cigarette store on the southeastern side of Jefferson City, is set to open by the end of May.

BizBeat: NuWay celebrates 60th anniversary

NuWay Concrete Forms is celebrating its 60th year in business during 2015, and will host an open house event in Jefferson City Monday to commemorate the anniversary.

Advice for teens looking for summer jobs

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau advises young job seekers to develop résumés, research potential employers and apply right away.

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Why I skipped the bank and took out a loan from my 'peers'

When I realized I was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, I decided to consolidate my debt, like millions of other Americans. So I looked into online lenders and discovered a growing part of the sharing economy known as peer-to-peer lending, a system in which a group of investors pool money to loan to people like me.

Foreign ownership of US debt rises; China reclaims top spot

Foreign holdings of U.S. debt rose in March as China ramped up its purchases and displaced Japan as the leading owner of U.S. Treasury securities.

Post consolidates cereal-making business in Minnesota

Post Holdings Inc. said Friday it will merge two of its cereal businesses, headquarter them in Minnesota and close a New Jersey office as it separately grapples with a widening bird flu outbreak that has forced it to discontinue some products and tweak prices.

US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high

U.S. stock indexes spent Friday mostly drifting between tiny gains and losses, but the small moves were enough to nudge the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its second record high in two days.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage up for 3rd week

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the third straight week.

US stock indexes end higher, breaking three-day slump

U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

US producer prices fall in April

A sharp drop in the cost of gasoline and food pushed down overall U.S. producer prices in April.

As consumers look for video, AT&T strikes Hulu deal

In a sign of the increasing importance of online video, AT&T said Wednesday it will offer Hulu’s streaming TV service to its customers.

Stock indexes end mostly lower after a listless day

Weak U.S. retail sales data helped set the stage Wednesday for a listless day of trading on Wall Street.