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  • Amtrak CEO to stop in New Mexico about train route

    Amtrak’s top executive is to travel through New Mexico on Saturday to meet with officials about keeping the Southwest Chief on its current route.

    July 11, 2014

  • Business European banking scare sends stocks lower

    Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Webb City Farmers Market adds two new vendors on Saturday

    The Webb City Farmers Market will be open Friday and Saturday in King Jack Park with fresh, local produce, meals and music.

    July 10, 2014

  • Wall Street.jpg US stocks fall on Portugal worries

    Worries about the soundness of a European bank pushed U.S. stocks lower Thursday and sent global investors hunting for less risky assets.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Business Alcoa helps lift market after 2 days of declines

    Corporate earnings season got off to a positive start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oil Prices.jpg Oil on 2-week slide even with Mideast turmoil

    The price of oil fell for the ninth straight day Wednesday as global supplies continue to flow despite unrest in the world’s most important oil-producing region.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Britain Rolls Royce 1.jpg Luxury Rolls-Royce car sales soar worldwide

    They are rolling symbols of wealth and excess, starting at $263,000 a pop, with most buyers choosing custom options that can easily double the price. And they are more popular than ever before.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Corinthian Colleges seeking to reassure students

    A for-profit education company sought to reassure nervous students Tuesday that they’ll be able to finish their degrees even though their campuses were being closed amid concerns from the Education Department about its practices.

    July 9, 2014

  • US, China vow to improve cooperation

    The United States and China vowed Wednesday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn’t let persistent differences over maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency hamper a relationship critical to global peace and prosperity.

    July 9, 2014

  • Business Stocks creep up after 2 days of losses

    Stocks inched higher in early trading Wednesday, reversing a two-day decline, as the quarterly earnings season got underway with some positive news from the giant aluminum company Alcoa.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

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