Stocks rise early with arrival of Black Friday
Stocks rose in a shortened trading day Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday.
Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs.
Shoppers get out in Joplin for Black Friday sales
By 8 a.m. Friday, several Joplin retailers were experiencing a brief lull in business.
New call center business occupies former Precious Moments building
Carthage area residents who drive by the Precious Moments Complex here may wonder about cars filling the parking lot that served the former Fountain of Angles attraction.
Stocks climb after HP advances on earnings
Technology companies lifted the stock market Wednesday, keeping major indexes at record levels.
Battle for holiday shoppers heats up
This holiday season, it’s Amazon vs. everyone else.
New President selected for Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami
Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami has a new president.
Stocks rise after encouraging jobs news
The stock market edged higher after encouraging news about the economy Wednesday.
Nixon stumps for Boeing plant in St. Louis County
Gov. Jay Nixon is heading to St. Louis County to publicly pitch his plan to lure a new Boeing Co. aircraft plant to Missouri.
Why holiday sales could ride on lower gas prices
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers — and for people on their holiday shopping lists.
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