Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild
When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel.
US stock slip to start the week; Six Flags sinks
The stock market drifted lower to start the week as more companies line up to post their quarterly earnings.
Springfield utility getting energy from solar farm
City Utilities in Springfield is receiving some power from a solar farm in Greene County and will soon begin looking for customers willing to pay higher prices to receive some of their power from solar energy.
US stocks close higher; Time Warner soars
Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month.
La-Z-Boy announces corporation promotion
La-Z-Boy Incorporated announced recently the promotion of Daniel King to president of its retail segment. King has served as vice president of La-Z-Boy's retail operations since July 2011.
Warren Buffett makes annual stock giveaway
Warren Buffett has given several charities Berkshire Hathaway stock worth more than $2.8 billion as part of his plan to give away his fortune gradually through annual gifts.
Murdoch’s Fox makes bid for Time Warner
Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox said Time Warner has rejected an offer it made last month to combine the two media and entertainment giants.
US stocks rise in early trading on earnings news
U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday on second-quarter earnings reports and deal news. Investors are also keeping an eye on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who is testifying to Congress for a second day.
Unemployment rate down slightly in Missouri
A new report says Missouri’s unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 6.5 percent from 6.6 percent the month before.
Mall to hold public meeting to form sales tax district
A resolution to impose a 1-cent sales tax to be charged by most of the stores at Northpark Mall is to be taken up Wednesday at a public organizational meeting of the Northpark Lane community improvement district.
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