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Stocks wobble, finish mixed as GOP pulls plug on health bill

Published Mar. 25 2017

U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care...

More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

Published Mar. 25 2017

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening in a sign that big companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns...

US imposes sanctions on China, North Korea entities, people

Published Mar. 25 2017

The Trump administration announced sanctions Friday on 30 foreign companies and people from 10 countries, including China, and accused the...

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

Published Mar. 24 2017

The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T...

Stock rally sputters after vote on health bill is delayed

Published Mar. 24 2017

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed...

Woe for stores as shoppers look elsewhere for inspiration

Published Mar. 24 2017

Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed.

A look at clothing companies closing stores

Published Mar. 23 2017

A number of retailers, particularly clothing stores, are shuttering locations as shoppers move online and find fashion inspiration from social...

For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles

Published Mar. 23 2017

As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international...

Apple cuts prices on lower-end iPads, releases red iPhones

Published Mar. 21 2017

Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its...

Wells Fargo: All ATMs will take phone codes, not just cards

Published Mar. 21 2017

Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using...

Big box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities

Published Mar. 21 2017

A battle pitting big-box retail giants including Menards and Wal-Mart against Wisconsin towns and cities is headed to the Legislature.

Banks nosedive as Trump health care speedbump tanks stocks

Published Mar. 21 2017

U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months Tuesday as a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump...

Missouri jobless rate drops slightly in February

Published Mar. 21 2017

Unemployment in Missouri has dropped again.

Deep South freeze means fewer blueberries, peaches

Published Mar. 20 2017

Last week's deep freeze in the Southeast appears to have nearly wiped out Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches and...

US stock indexes dip for 3rd day

Published Mar. 20 2017

After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday in a quiet day of trading. Banks fell along with...

Get ready for summer camp

Published Mar. 19 2017

Once warm weather settles in, summer will be right around the corner. For parents, it is time to look for...

S&P 500 limps to the finish line in another winning week

Published Mar. 18 2017

U.S. stocks limped to the finish line in another winning week, with indexes turning in a mixed performance Friday.

Wal-Mart buys online clothing seller ModCloth

Published Mar. 18 2017

Wal-Mart said it bought trendy online clothing seller ModCloth.

J.C. Penney lists the 138 stores it is planning to shutter

Published Mar. 18 2017

J.C. Penney is listing the 138 locations it will shutter in the coming months as the retailer seeks to cut...

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

Published Mar. 16 2017

Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers Wednesday show many people are still not taking routine precautions...

Fed raises rate, sees more hikes as US economy improves

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and forecast two additional...

Average annual Wall Street bonus up slightly to $138,210

Published Mar. 15 2017

The average Wall Street banker bonus came to slightly more than $138,000 in 2016, according to data from the New...

Stocks climb, led by energy companies and dividend payers

Published Mar. 15 2017

Stocks clambered higher Wednesday for their biggest gain in two weeks and easily absorbed the Federal Reserve's latest increase in...