• By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK MIXED

    Wheat for Mar. rose 4.75 cents at 5.26 a bushel; Mar. corn was off .25 cent at 3.7875 a bushel; Mar. oats fell 2.25 cents at $2.9475...

  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    RUSH STREET INTERACTIVE FINED $30K FOR UNDERAGE ONLINE BETS

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - New Jersey gambling regulators have levied their first fine for underage internet gambling, assessing the company...

    Places, Company, Companies, Internet
  • Correction: Growing Up Digital-Smartphone Psychiatry story By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    CORRECTION: GROWING UP DIGITAL-SMARTPHONE PSYCHIATRY STORY

    In a story Jan. 3 about using smartphones to detect depression, The Associated Press misstated the title of Menachem Fromer. He is...

    Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    MORE VOLATILITY AHEAD FOR WALL STREET

    Investors should brace for a "choppy and sloppy" ride for the stock market.

    Market, Marketing
  • Sears' massive legal fees are adding up at a time it desperately needs cash By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    SEARS' MASSIVE LEGAL FEES ARE ADDING UP AT A TIME IT DESPERATELY NEEDS CASH

    Sears' creditors are waiting to learn how much money they'll recoup from its bankruptcy case. The only thing that's certain: Whatever...

    Legal, Ads
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    HULU WILL RAISE PRICE OF LIVE TV PACKAGES, BUT LOWER THE COST OF BASIC STREAMING

    Netflix isn't the only streaming video company raising prices. Add Hulu to the list. Next month, Hulu will increase the cost of its...

    Videos, Video, Companies, Service, Company, Services
  • Netflix joins MPAA in a sign of the streaming company's film growth By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    NETFLIX JOINS MPAA IN A SIGN OF THE STREAMING COMPANY'S FILM GROWTH

    In a coming-of-age moment for the movie industry's biggest source of disruption, Netflix is joining the Motion Picture Assn. of America,...

    Companies, Company, Videos, Industries, Video, Industry
  • Sumner Redstone probate case finally closed - after a three year court slog By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    SUMNER REDSTONE PROBATE CASE FINALLY CLOSED - AFTER A THREE YEAR COURT SLOG

    The titanic battle over media mogul Sumner Redstone's mental capacity ended with a whimper in a nearly empty Los Angeles courtroom...

    Medias, Media
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    AMAZON TESTS DELIVERY ROBOTS

    Amazon is testing a wheeled robotic delivery vehicle in a Snohomish County, Wash., neighborhood, the company said Wednesday. Amazon...

    Technology, Technologies, Companies, Company
  • Target joins 'contactless' wave, welcomes Apple, Samsung, Google payments By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    TARGET JOINS 'CONTACTLESS' WAVE, WELCOMES APPLE, SAMSUNG, GOOGLE PAYMENTS

    Target customers will be soon be able to check out of the store with a wave of their smartphone or credit card - no matter what kind....

    Credits, Credit
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    WHITE HOUSE ADVISER SAYS THERE COULD BE ZERO ECONOMIC GROWTH IF SHUTDOWN LINGERS

    A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump told CNN on Wednesday that the US economy may show no growth in the first quarter...

    Housing, Government, House, Economy
  • Comcast raises dividend as NBCUniversal and broadband spur revenue growth By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    COMCAST RAISES DIVIDEND AS NBCUNIVERSAL AND BROADBAND SPUR REVENUE GROWTH

    Comcast Corp. announced a 10 percent increase in its quarterly dividend on Wednesday as fourth-quarter revenues grew thanks to strong...

    Business
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    CHINA TO DAVOS: STOP FREAKING OUT ABOUT OUR ECONOMY

    China has a message for the Davos crowd: Fear about an economic slowdown is overblown.

    Economy, China
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    EU LEADERS AND BUSINESS CHIEFS ARE TURNING UP THE HEAT OVER BREXIT

    European business and political leaders are ratcheting up the pressure on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver an orderly Brexit.

    Business
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    HULU TO DROP THE PRICE OF ITS BASIC PLAN

    Hulu has dropped the price of its cheapest package by $2 - just a week after competitor Netflix raised prices for its services.

    Service, Services
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    BITCOIN USED TO DRAW A DAVOS CROWD. NOW IT'S A SIDESHOW

    When the global business elite last gathered in Davos for their annual shindig, one bitcoin was worth $10,000. This year, a unit of...

    Buy, Business
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    WHITE HOUSE ADVISER SAYS THERE COULD BE ZERO ECONOMIC GROWTH IF SHUTDOWN LINGERS

    A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump told CNN on Wednesday that the US economy may show no growth in the first quarter...

    Housing, Government, House, Economy
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    THE TAX CUT INVESTMENT 'BOOM' IS ALREADY OVER. SOME SAY IT NEVER REALLY STARTED

    Proponents of the 2017 tax law predicted it would set off a wave of spending by American businesses.

    Taxes, Tax, Business, Invest, Investments, Investment
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    GILLETTE SAYS IT'S SATISFIED WITH SALES AFTER CONTROVERSIAL AD

    Procter & Gamble said Gillette sales haven't budged after its controversial MeToo ad - but it's calling the campaign a big success.

    Sale, Ads
  • By Stl Today   -   Jan 23, 2019

    GRAINS MOSTLY LOWER, LIVESTOCK MIXED

    CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

    Trading, Future, Futures