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US airlines to start scheduled flights to Cuba

Published Jun. 10 2016
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Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time...

US stocks give up recent gains as oil prices sink

Published Jun. 10 2016
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U.S. stocks skidded Friday in a wave of selling that wiped out most of the market's gains from earlier this...

Tesla to release lower-priced versions of Model S car

Published Jun. 9 2016
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Tesla said Thursday that it has started selling a cheaper version of its Model S car in an attempt to...

Economists increasingly uncertain about US growth

Published Jun. 9 2016
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Business economists are giving a more pessimistic outlook about U.S. economic growth this year for the third consecutive month and...

Winning streak for stocks ends as banks, miners slump

Published Jun. 9 2016
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A three-day winning streak for U.S. stocks ended quietly Thursday. A decline in bond yields sent bank stocks lower, while...

EPA's plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing

Published Jun. 9 2016
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The Obama administration's proposal to boost the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels blended into gasoline produced at least...

Putnam Chevrolet first dealership in Missouri to earn General Motors' Green Dealer title

Published Jun. 8 2016
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Energy-efficiency and eco-friendly materials were priorities for Owner Bill Campbell when he built the new Putnam Chevrolet facility at the...

Adviser's serial firings show 'big problem' at brokerages

Published Jun. 8 2016
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He was fired from one company, then another, then another. And still Anthony Diaz continued handling other people's money.

World Bank downgrades its forecast for 2016 global economy

Published Jun. 8 2016
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The World Bank is reducing its forecast for the global economy this year — again.

Congress sends Obama bill to regulate toxic chemicals

Published Jun. 7 2016
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Congress on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands...

Yellen: Economy better but timing of rate hike unclear

Published Jun. 6 2016
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated Monday that the U.S. economy is improving but remains defined by so many...

American will reward frequent fliers based on dollars, not miles

Published Jun. 6 2016
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American Airlines is following other airlines by basing perks like free flights on how much passengers spend on tickets,...

Oregon livestock company wins trade-secret injunction

Published Jun. 5 2016
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An Oregon livestock company has won an injunction against a former employee accused of stealing trade secrets to start his...

Halted in bird flu outbreak, federal egg inspections resume

Published Jun. 5 2016
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after...

Protect yourself against credit card scams

Published Jun. 5 2016
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Many consumers have received new credit cards in the mail over the last year — most of them with an...

Nixon's Cuba trip highlights trade prospects

Published Jun. 5 2016
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If the governments can work out some significant issues, Gov. Jay Nixon said last week after leading a trade delegation...

Hy-Vee recalls salad topping and trail mix products

Published Jun. 4 2016
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Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling one of its salad toppings and additional trail mix...

Feds look to severely curb payday lending

Published Jun. 3 2016
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Federal regulators proposed a significant clampdown on payday lenders and other high interest loans on Thursday, the first nationwide...

After an early wobble, US stocks close higher

Published Jun. 2 2016
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U.S. stocks rebounded from an early slide Thursday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Nasdaq composite to their...

Business community supports more shared ownership operations

Published Jun. 2 2016
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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and many Missouri businesses hope Gov. Jay Nixon will sign a bill lawmakers...

Fed: Modest growth, higher wages in many regions

Published Jun. 1 2016
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy grew at a modest pace in much of the country from April...

US home prices rise in March as spring home buying season begins

Published Jun. 1 2016
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U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs...

US stocks struggle as energy stocks tumble with oil prices

Published May. 31 2016
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U.S. stock indexes struggled to a mixed close Tuesday as energy companies fell with the price of oil, overcoming...