• $700M Amazon investment will help Rivian compete against Tesla By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    $700M AMAZON INVESTMENT WILL HELP RIVIAN COMPETE AGAINST TESLA

    Amazon's move into the electric vehicle market is the first big challenge to Tesla's dominance in that space and possibly "the most...

    Moving, Marketing, Investments, Investment, Invest, Market
  • GM's global gamble to fund a big bet on the future By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    GM'S GLOBAL GAMBLE TO FUND A BIG BET ON THE FUTURE

    In the summer of 2015, about a dozen of General Motors' top brass flew to Silicon Valley for a series of not-your-father's auto industry...

    Fund, Industry, Future, Futures, Industries
  • BMW X1's pedestrian detection system sent crash test dummies 'airborne' By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    BMW X1'S PEDESTRIAN DETECTION SYSTEM SENT CRASH TEST DUMMIES 'AIRBORNE'

    Four of 11 small SUVs got top marks in a new study evaluating their pedestrian crash avoidance systems. Five others got advanced ratings....

    Rate
  • Auto review: The Porsche of SUVs is a Porsche - the redesigned 2019 Cayenne By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    AUTO REVIEW: THE PORSCHE OF SUVS IS A PORSCHE - THE REDESIGNED 2019 CAYENNE

    Are you a 52-year-old woman with an income of $350,000? Then you're a potential customer for the redesigned 2019 Porsche Cayenne, according...

  • 2019 GMC Canyon sacrifices space even among midsize pickups By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    2019 GMC CANYON SACRIFICES SPACE EVEN AMONG MIDSIZE PICKUPS

    2019 GMC Canyon 4WD Crew Denali SWB: Old kid on the block. Price: $45,935 as tested, $43,300 for the trim level. Red paint cost $495;...

  • Auto review: Audi finally gets controls right - mostly - in luxurious 2019 A8L sedan By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    AUTO REVIEW: AUDI FINALLY GETS CONTROLS RIGHT - MOSTLY - IN LUXURIOUS 2019 A8L SEDAN

    Group-think is alive and well in the product-planning departments of German luxury brands, but for a change, that's good news for drivers....

    Rights, Luxury, Right
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    KRAFT HEINZ PLUNGES; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY EARNINGS; ECONOMY WORRIES

    1. Kraft Heinz plunges: Shares in Kraft Heinz dropped as much as 20% in extended trading after the company unleashed a wave of worrying...

    Economy, Company, Trading, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    CENTURY: 4Q EARNINGS SNAPSHOT

    CHICAGO - Century Aluminum Co. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $65 million, after reporting a profit in the same period...

  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ENVESTNET: 4Q EARNINGS SNAPSHOT

    CHICAGO - Envestnet Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $223,000.

  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ZION WILLIAMSON INJURY: SHOULD HE STOP PLAYING IN THE NCAA?

    Zion Williamson is the biggest draw men's college basketball has seen in years. He is expected to be the top pick in June's NBA draft...

  • Tesla Model 3 can no longer be recommended, says Consumer Reports By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    TESLA MODEL 3 CAN NO LONGER BE RECOMMENDED, SAYS CONSUMER REPORTS

    Tesla's stock price sank Thursday after Consumer Reports blasted the reliability of the company's new Model 3 sedan and dropped it...

    Company, Companies
  • Blame Amazon for collapse of its headquarters deal with New York City By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    BLAME AMAZON FOR COLLAPSE OF ITS HEADQUARTERS DEAL WITH NEW YORK CITY

    So, did Amazon screw New York City, or was it the other way around? Opinion seems about evenly divided between those who blame Amazon...

    Opinion, New York
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MORNINGSTAR: 4Q EARNINGS SNAPSHOT

    CHICAGO - Morningstar Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $42.4 million.

  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    TOP 25: WHAT CORPORATE AMERICA IS READING - JANUARY 2019

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases...

    Business
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    SURVEY: BANKS RAISING FARM LOAN COLLATERAL REQUIREMENTS

    OMAHA, Neb. - A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows nearly two-thirds of banks in the region...

    Region, Banks, Bank
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ALLSCRIPTS: 4Q EARNINGS SNAPSHOT

    CHICAGO - Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $374.7 million.

    Healthcare
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    WHY CITIES SHOULD STOP PLAYING AMAZON'S GAME AND QUIT OFFERING COMPANIES TAX INCENTIVES

    Economic research suggests tax incentives and other corporate subsidies don't have the positive impact they're supposed to.

    Taxes, Companies, Company, Tax
  • Facebook decided which users are interested in Nazis - and let advertisers target them directly By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    FACEBOOK DECIDED WHICH USERS ARE INTERESTED IN NAZIS - AND LET ADVERTISERS TARGET THEM DIRECTLY

    Facebook makes money by charging advertisers to reach just the right audience for their message - even when that audience is made up...

    Rights, Right, Advertising
  • By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    PHILADELPHIA SUES JPMORGAN, CITIGROUP, GOLDMAN SACHS, OTHERS FOR OVERCHARGES ON CITY BORROWING

    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia has sued seven of the largest Wall Street investment banks, alleging conspiracy to force the city and other...

    Investment, Rate, Investments, Government, Invest, Bank, Banks, Bond, Bonds
  • Did the 2017 tax law change the way Americans give to charities? Here's what early data show By Stl Today   -   Feb 21, 2019

    DID THE 2017 TAX LAW CHANGE THE WAY AMERICANS GIVE TO CHARITIES? HERE'S WHAT EARLY DATA SHOW

    When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 reduced the incentive to claim tax deductions on charitable giving, there was widespread fear...

    Taxes, Jobs, Data, Job, Tax