Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves.
Construction workers in confined spaces like manholes and tanks will come under a new federal rule intended to give them similar protections to workers in manufacturing and other industries.
Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.
Paychecks for U.S. workers are rising at a faster pace as strong hiring in the past year has lowered the unemployment rate and increased competition for workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years last week, evidence employers are laying off few workers despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth.
Bud Light should have kept the word “No” handy in this case.
The 28 ice cream flavors are just a cool memory. Those fried clam plates? All but eighty-sixed. Howard Johnson’s restaurants — the once-ubiquitous orange-roofed eateries that nourished baby boomers before the rise of burgers and burritos — have almost disappeared.
The United Auto Workers union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or about 55 percent of the total blue collar work force, according the union's latest disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor.
Several of the nation’s biggest health insurers have hiked earnings expectations for 2015 after blowing past first-quarter forecasts and heading into a much more stable future than they faced this time last year.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal judges have authority, though limited, to make sure the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is trying hard enough to settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.
The Federal Reserve downgraded its view of the U.S. economy Wednesday after a winter in which growth nearly froze. The Fed offered no sign that a rate increase might be coming soon.
News that the economy skidded to a near halt in the first three months of the year helped push the stock market lower on Wednesday.
Kroger will build 11 new stores and expand or remodel 22 others in a $464.6 million central Indiana expansion that will create 3,440 permanent jobs, the retailer announced Wednesday.
Express Scripts Holding Co. (ESRX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $441.1 million.
U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
Stocks posted modest gains Tuesday as investors worked through another large batch of earnings reports.
ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.
For 6½ years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising it.
Some believe current minimum-wage rates don’t keep pace with today’s cost of living. But others believe minimum wage is high enough as is; and except for the state’s automatic cost-of-living adjustment, minimum-wage law has not changed in Missouri since 2006.
Downtown Jefferson City will welcome its only full-service grocery store when Columbia-based Root Cellar takes root next month.