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US stocks drop sharply

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

Shares of companies testing Ebola vaccines rise

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S.

Central Bank’s St. Louis branches changing name this fall

St. Louis Cardinals fans hear ads for it on the radio broadcasts.

Missouri couple pleads guilty to bank fraud

A northwest Missouri couple pleaded guilty to a $567,000 bank fraud scheme involving construction projects in a Lee's Summit subdivision.

'Bond King' Bill Gross leaves Pimco, joins Janus

The biggest star in the bond market shocked the financial world Friday by leaving the huge money management firm he has led for four decades and joining a much smaller rival.

Economy's Q2 rebound was even faster than thought

The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year.

SEC alleges $129M pyramid scheme in China, US

U.S. regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some $129 million from preying on investors in China, Taiwan and the U.S.

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Some banks reissuing cards over Home Depot breach

Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot.

US stocks advance after 3 days of declines

U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday and had their best performance in more than a month, led by gains in health care and consumer staples companies.

Oil near its low for the year despite turmoil

The oil market has lost its jitters.

Europe, Syria drag on global stock markets

Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stocks Tuesday.

Truman Medical Center to stop some insurance billing practices

Truman Medical Center in Kansas City has agreed to stop rejecting health insurance for some patients injured in auto accidents in order to collect more money from other sources, according to court records.

Missouri income growth among tops in 2013

A new report ranks Missouri among the national leaders in the growth of household income, even though it remains below the national average.

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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.

Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs

More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high.