<![CDATA[Business News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:57:50 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:57:50 CDT Business 60 China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26492815.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:44:10 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26492815.html Missouri side of the Kansas City area accounts for more job growth http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26073913.html#storylink=rss About two-thirds of area job growth from May 2014 to May 2015 occurred on the Missouri side of the state line. Meanwhile, the area recorded a 5.3 percent unemployment rate in May.

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Reddit moderators shut down parts of site after employee’s firing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26292337.html#storylink=rss Popular message board site Reddit made headlines Friday when moderators of the site shut down more than 250 subreddits to protest the firing of employee Victoria Taylor.

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BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26214943.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:15:04 CDT By KEVIN McGILL, REBECCA SANTANA and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26214943.html US stocks lower after mixed US jobs report, Greek fears http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26466733.html#storylink=rss U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Thursday following the release of a mixed report on the U.S. job market and news that Greek finances are deteriorating. Investors drove bond prices up in a bet that the Federal Reserve will be in no hurry to raise interest rates as wage growth stalled and many people gave up looking for work.

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Updated: Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article3989409.html#storylink=rss Stay current on downtown's rejuvenation with our interactive report. What's new? Changes at the Savoy, the Power & Light apartment building project, Cornerstone Apartments and The Nerdery coming to the The old Western Union building at 100 E. Seventh St.

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Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26215153.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:09:13 CDT By TOM MURPHY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26215153.html Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26214121.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:59:04 CDT By STEVE ROTHWELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26214121.html Overland Park based KBP Foods acquires 24 restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26132611.html#storylink=rss The acquired restaurants were KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell franchises — all part of Yum! Brands — along with Long John Silver’s locations in Kansas, Missouri and Florida.

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Central Bank of Kansas City gets authority to award $60 million in tax credits for distressed areas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26010715.html#storylink=rss The New Markets Tax Credits allow individuals or corporate taxpayers to claim a 39 percent nonrefundable federal tax credit, taken over seven years, for investing in projects that qualify. For example, the bank allocated credits to the Linwood Area Ministry Project, a restoration of Linwood Presbyterian Church in Kansas City’s Ivanhoe neighborhood.

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What would you give for a Royals bobblehead? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26120461.html#storylink=rss Last season’s World Series run has ignited fans’ interest in the gameday giveaways. Royals fans have stood for hours in the heat, offered Schlitterbahn passes in trade and bid, bid, bid on eBay for one of these nodding figures in blue.

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Company town? In Seattle, some fret over Amazon's growth http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26213197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:30:26 CDT By GENE JOHNSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26213197.html Experts give their take on jobs, Fed and financial markets http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26097859.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:34:05 CDT By STEVE ROTHWELL and MATTHEW CRAFT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26097859.html Economy grows but can’t sustain its pace http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article25832773.html#storylink=rss Such is the conclusion from the latest survey of companies’ credit managers. It showed that the economic continues to grow but hasn’t been able to sustain its pace of growth.

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Diane Stafford: Looking for a pay bump? The outlook is bumpy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article26045059.html#storylink=rss There’s little reason for most employees to expect a notable increase in their take-home pay this year. Employers continue to be very cautious about managing payroll.

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Federal government to step up bird flu monitoring this fall http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26052064.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:29:05 CDT By STEVE KARNOWSKI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26052064.html Tallgrass Brewing Co.’s Jeff Gill mixes fun, focus and family for success http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article26055133.html#storylink=rss In less than six years, the brewery became the largest in Kansas. Now in its eighth year, owner Jeff Gill is expanding again. His goal is to become a major regional craft brewery.

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Love ‘League of Legends’? Now you can play with others at SoPro Gaming in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26049496.html#storylink=rss The global popularity of multiplayer PC-based video game competitions led to a new business venture in Overland Park: SoPro Gaming. The business held its first “League of Legends” tournament last month.

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Health insurers seek rate hikes of 20 to 40 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article26488882.html#storylink=rss Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20 to 40 percent or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected. Federal officials say they are determined to see that the requests are scaled back.

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Folsom building with staircase death had earlier collapse http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26493223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:04:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26493223.html Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26487181.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:55:06 CDT By GEORGE JAHN and BRADLEY KLAPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26487181.html NAU seeks more off-campus housing as student numbers rise http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26487040.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:24:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26487040.html Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26489959.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:20:05 CDT By WILL WEISSERT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26489959.html Gay marriage opponents propose 2 Colorado ballot measures http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26490703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:20:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26490703.html Bills to allow beer on pedal-powered trolleys go to Snyder http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26491510.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:29:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26491510.html 3-day Milwaukee County bus drivers' strike ends http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:44:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492317.html 'Do it in DoMo': Downtown Monroe on a comeback http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26137057.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:34:05 CDT By KALEB CAUSEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26137057.html More ways to gamble with more casinos coming to upstate NY http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:24:04 CDT By MICHAEL HILL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492374.html New Jersey affordable housing dispute takes on new dynamics http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:05:04 CDT By GEOFF MULVIHILL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26492242.html Photographer Clyde Butcher finds freedom with digital camera http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26489203.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:59:12 CDT By JENNIFER KAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26489203.html