• By Stl Today   -   Aug 19, 2018

    KANSAS AND MISSOURI HOPE TO ATTRACT NEARLY 700 USDA JOBS

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas and Missouri officials hope to attract the nearly 700 well-paying USDA jobs that are being moved out of Washington...

    Jobs, Job, Moving
  • Peabody sees promise in its new $10 million partnership to convert coal into oil products By Stl Today   -   Aug 18, 2018

    PEABODY SEES PROMISE IN ITS NEW $10 MILLION PARTNERSHIP TO CONVERT COAL INTO OIL PRODUCTS

    Peabody's venture with the energy technology company, Arq, is not just novel - it may also hint at the coal industry's willingness...

    Technology, Technologies, Industry, Industries, Companies, Energies, Company, Energy
  • Appeals court ruling may spur greater investment in electric vehicle charging stations from Missouri utilities By Stl Today   -   Aug 18, 2018

    APPEALS COURT RULING MAY SPUR GREATER INVESTMENT IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS FROM MISSOURI UTILITIES

    State regulators have declined jurisdiction over the new technology in the past - a decision that at least partially reduced the incentive...

    Technology, Technologies, Invest, Investments, Investment
  • Tesla in turmoil over Musk's interview with New York Times By Stl Today   -   Aug 18, 2018

    TESLA IN TURMOIL OVER MUSK'S INTERVIEW WITH NEW YORK TIMES

    Speculation mounted Friday that Tesla Inc.'s board will hire an executive to run the electric-car maker's daily operations after the...

    New York, Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    US STEEL TO INVEST $750M IN GARY WORKS PLANT IN INDIANA

    GARY, Ind. - U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake...

    Investment, Investments, Invest
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TRUMP SEEKS SEC STUDY OF 6-MONTH REPORTING INSTEAD OF QUARTERLY

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said he's asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study ending quarterly reporting for...

    World, Security, Exchange, Business
  • California adds nearly 47,000 jobs in July; unemployment stays at record low By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    CALIFORNIA ADDS NEARLY 47,000 JOBS IN JULY; UNEMPLOYMENT STAYS AT RECORD LOW

    California payrolls grew by 46,700 jobs in July, a significant gain that came as the unemployment rate held at a record low of 4.2...

    Rate, Jobs, Data, Job, Employment
  • Google confession: Yes, we track your location, even when you turn off Location History By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GOOGLE CONFESSION: YES, WE TRACK YOUR LOCATION, EVEN WHEN YOU TURN OFF LOCATION HISTORY

    Google clarified that it does in fact collect users' location data, even if the user's Location History setting is turned off. The...

    Location, Data
  • Federal appeals court tosses out $1.4B tax ruling favorable to Medtronic By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    FEDERAL APPEALS COURT TOSSES OUT $1.4B TAX RULING FAVORABLE TO MEDTRONIC

    A federal appeals court has tossed out a $1.4 billion U.S. Tax Court ruling that found in favor of Medtronic, saying that the lower...

    Tax, Taxes, Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    RAILCAR MANUFACTURING PLANT TO CLOSE IN ILLINOIS

    ROCHELLE, Ill. - A railcar manufacturing plant in northern Illinois is set to close as the factory building goes up for auction.

    Building
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK HIGHER

    Wheat for Sept. gained 18.25 cents at 5.6050 a bushel; Sept. corn was down 1 cent at 3.6425 a bushel; Sept. oats rose 5 cents at $2.5875...

  • The Mortgage Professor: Adjusting the home mortgage to meet the retirement funds crisis: the role of deductibility By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE MORTGAGE PROFESSOR: ADJUSTING THE HOME MORTGAGE TO MEET THE RETIREMENT FUNDS CRISIS: THE ROLE OF DEDUCTIBILITY

    Most economists are negative or ambivalent about the provision in the U.S. tax code that allows homeowners to deduct mortgage interest...

    Taxes, Tax, Fund
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    US STEEL TO INVEST $750M IN GARY WORKS PLANT IN INDIANA

    GARY, Ind. - U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake...

    Investment, Investments, Invest
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    US STEEL TO INVEST $750M IN GARY WORKS PLANT IN INDIANA

    GARY, Ind. - U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake...

    Investment, Investments, Invest
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MOTORMOUTH: COULD THE WINDSHIELD ON A SUBARU OUTBACK BE SCRAMBLING GPS SIGNALS?

    Q: I recently bought a Garmin DriveSmart GPS. I have a 2013 Subaru Outback. When the Garmin is mounted on the dashboard, it keeps losing...

  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    LIFEWAY: 2Q EARNINGS SNAPSHOT

    MORTON GROVE, Ill. - Lifeway Foods Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $170,000.

  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK HIGHER

    CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

    Trading, Future, Futures
  • By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    FREE PASSES AND CANOE RACES: WAGES MAY BE LOW BUT LITTLE-KNOWN PERKS MAKE WORKING AT A THEME PARK MORE ATTRACTIVE

    Theme parks offer some unusual benefits to employees that help keep them working despite pay that isn't much higher than minimum wage....

    Unusual
  • The Week Ahead: After a lull, more tariffs and talks By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE WEEK AHEAD: AFTER A LULL, MORE TARIFFS AND TALKS

    On Thursday, a new round of tariffs is due to go into effect between the U.S. and China. The two countries continue crafting financial...

    Trading, Business, China
  • The first Ford Mustang owner kept the car. It's now worth $350,000 By Stl Today   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE FIRST FORD MUSTANG OWNER KEPT THE CAR. IT'S NOW WORTH $350,000

    Tom and Gail Wise disagreed about whether a broken-down car should be stored in a family garage for 27 years or sold for junk. He insisted...