Regional stocks got off to a choppy start to the week
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market
Special K was once just a line of cereals. Today, it's a diet food empire.
The University of Dayton, beginning with this fall’s incoming class of freshmen, will offer merit-based scholarships and grants that will grow each year to match tuition increases dollar for dollar.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market.
The deal involves about 420,000 U.S. Cellular customers in Chicago, St. Louis and other markets. They are being asked to switch to Sprint in the coming months, which will require them to get new phones compatible with Sprint’s network.
Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, closing above their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years.
The average Kansas City credit card consumer carried an average balance of $2,743.09, based on data collected as of April 1 by Manilla.com, an online personal finance business that helps people manage their bills and credit card accounts.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods - from cars to televisions - are going on sale.
The legal action affects more than a million people who after buying a ticket online were enrolled in a rewards program that cost $9 a month but never gave them any benefits.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market.
The worst-performing regional companies, based on percentages, were O’Reilly Automotive, Great Plains Energy,Kansas City Southern and YRC Worldwide. The winners included Garmin, up 1.4 percent; DST, up .8 percent; Waddell & Reed, up .8 percent, and Sprint, up .4 percent.
The airline said people carrying just a personal item that fits under the seat — no rolling suitcases — will be allowed to board before most other passengers. The airline said it would let passengers check a carry-on bag at the gate for no charge.
Only two of 13 small SUVs performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group, with several popular models faring poorly in the evaluations.
A plunge in the cost of gas drove down a measure of U.S. consumer prices last month by the most since December 2008. Excluding the drop in fuel costs, prices were largely unchanged.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week but stayed near their historic lows. Cheaper mortgages have helped the economy by spurring more home-buying and refinancing.
Best Buy and Dell release earnings reports Tuesday. Sears announces earnings Thursday.
Cisco Systems led the Dow Jones industrial average slightly higher Thursday after the technology company reported higher sales. Mixed corporate earnings and economic reports kept the major stock indexes flipping between slight gains and losses.
E-book sales, especially romance in the year of Fifty Shades erotic novels, gave the book business a lift in 2012, according to a survey of publishers released Wednesday. E-book sales in fiction rose 42 percent from the year before to $1.8 billion; nonfiction sales rose 22 percent to $484.2 million.
Its terms would make a sale possible only with approval of the hospital board, City Council and voters.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other top Democrats unveiled legislation that would head off an increase set to hit in July and would instead extend the current 3.4 percent rate into 2015. They rejected President Barack Obama’s call for more sweeping changes in the loan program, including replacing its fixed rates with ones that would vary with market conditions
After years of increasing health care costs, the outlook is improving for seniors worried about paying their medical bills during retirement.
Three Ohio drivers are suing Ford Motor Co., claiming the company's six-cylinder EcoBoost engine is defective.
Area households appear to have shrugged off January’s rise in Social Security taxes and achieved a lower financial stress rating.
A report of slowing manufacturing is getting the stock market off to weak start Wednesday.