2 mine workers killed in Missouri accident
Two workers fell to their death Friday inside a southeast Missouri mine that has been the site of two other fatal accidents since 2000.
US rig count up 13 to 1,831
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 13 this week to 1,831.
Report: Sales of combines down in March
An industry report shows U.S. sales of combines were down in March compared to the same month a year ago, even as farmers purchased more tractors during the same period.
US agency closes probe into Ford pickup trucks
U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about reduced power in EcoBoost engines.
Earnings drop at JPMorgan drags bank stocks lower
Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in morning trading.
Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)
It’s the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
Aegis announces plan to hire 150 workers for Joplin call center
Aegis Communications Group will begin hiring 150 workers this month for new full-time positions at its Joplin call center. “These are all full-time positions with above-average base wage and benefit options,” Josh Friend, a recruiter with Aegis, said Thursday. He declined to cite the specific wage.
Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores
Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings.
A muddled start for US stocks; eBay heads lower
U.S. stock indexes are slipping lower in early trading as investors pick over a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports.
Small businesses in limbo again on tax breaks
Small businesses are in limbo as they wait for Congress to make decisions that could save them a lot of money.
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