Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, with some companies during a Wednesday hearing backing the measure as needed to recruit top candidates and some powerful business groups countering it could lead to more lawsuits.
The stock market gave up a modest gain and turned lower after the Federal Reserve issued a cautious assessment of how the U.S. economy was doing.
Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet’s most powerful company.
Health insurer Centene Corp. says it is missing half a dozen hard drives that contain the personal and health information of roughly 950,000 clients.
Soon, losing your ATM card won’t be the financial life-stopping event it used to be.
AT&T Inc. on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that slightly missed Wall Street expectations as it added fewer customers on contracts and other core plans than it did the year before.
Since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates from record lows last month, the global picture has darkened. Stock markets have plunged. Oil prices have skidded. China’s leaders have struggled to steer the world’s second-biggest economy.
U.S. stocks fell Monday as the price of oil slumped again, giving up some of the ground it gained late last week. That forced energy companies lower.
A change in services at a longtime Jefferson City business marks the end of an era for some who still enjoyed Central Dairy products delivered to their front porch weekly.
House Flipping Pros, at 425 E. High St. in Jefferson City, is offering classes on how to rehab and sell houses and make money in real estate.
Heads Up Salon and Spa will open in its new location in Jefferson City on Tuesday.
Tips from Better Business Bureau
The tax filing deadline isn’t until April 15, but consumers who expect a refund often rush to file their taxes as soon as they get a W-2 form from their employers.
The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now’s the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.
Automobile recalls hit another record last year as stronger government enforcement and widening recalls of exploding air bags pushed the total above 51 million vehicles.
Sprint Corp. says in state filings that it has given layoff notices to 829 employees at its Overland Park campus in the past three months.
Home rental price growth turned tame in December — a sign that a burst of new apartment construction last year may be relieving cost pressures.
A Ford pickup driver killed last month in South Carolina is the 9th person to die in the U.S. and the 10th worldwide because of defective Takata air-bag inflators that explode, firing off shrapnel-like shards, government safety officials said Friday, as they announced a new expansion of the largest auto safety recall in history.
Stocks are closing out their first weekly gain in four weeks, led by a surge in energy and technology stocks.
Stocks rose Thursday and recovered some of their steep losses from the day before. The price of oil also recovered from a big decline.
Sinking oil prices have cratered the stock market.