• By Stl Today   -   Sep 20, 2018

    BEZOS SAYS HE WILL INVEST $1 BILLION IN BLUE ORIGIN ROCKET PROGRAM

    Jeff Bezos will invest "just over $1 billion" next year in Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket program, and the company will fly people...

    Investment, Companies, Company, Invest, Investments
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 20, 2018

    TICKETMASTER SCHEMES WITH SCALPERS SO YOU PAY MORE, REPORT SAYS

    Scalpers using bots to scoop up huge numbers of tickets to resell at much-inflated prices have become a curse for the concert-going...

  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 20, 2018

    3 CHARGED WITH RUNNING $345 MILLION PONZI SCHEME

    The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that it froze the assets of a $345 million investment fund, alleging that it...

    Security, Investment, Exchange, United States, Invest, Fund, Investments
  • Longtime publisher of Arizona Daily Sun to retire By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    LONGTIME PUBLISHER OF ARIZONA DAILY SUN TO RETIRE

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The longtime publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun is retiring, marking the second major shift in leadership at the...

    Leadership
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BANK OF AMERICA FINED FOR INTEREST RATE MANIPULATION

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A federal regulator said Wednesday that it fined Bank of America $30 million to settle charges that it attempted...

    Rate, Banks, Bank
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NIPSCO MAY CLOSE MOST REMAINING COAL-FIRED GENERATION BY '23

    MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - Northern Indiana Public Service Co. says it's considering retiring four of its five remaining coal-fired electricity...

    Services, Service
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    CABLE, SATELLITE COMPANIES ADD NEWSMAX TV

    Cable and satellite companies are adding Newsmax TV, a conservative news channel owned Christopher Ruddy, a friend of President Donald...

    Company, Companies, Ads
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GRAINS HIGHER AND LIVESTOCK MIXED

    Wheat for Dec. rose 12 cents at 5.2250 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 2.50 cents at 3.4575 a bushel; Dec. oats was gained 3.50 cents at...

  • Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TRUMP'S TARIFFS COULD SOW TROUBLE FOR GOP IN FARM DISTRICTS

    SPANGLE, Wash. - In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's...

    Trading
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GROCERS INVEST HEAVILY IN DIGITAL TO KEEP UP WITH CUSTOMERS' SHOPPING HABITS

    More grocery shoppers than ever before are using mobile devices to supplement - or in some cases take over - their shopping, with one...

    Sale, Investment, Investments, Invest
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    AMAZON'S DIGITAL AD BUSINESS SURPASSES MICROSOFT, YAHOO, REPORT SAYS

    SEATTLE - Amazon.com's advertising business is likely to more than double its sales in the U.S. this year, a market researcher said...

    Sale, Places, Companies, Business, Ads, Company, Advertising, Market, Marketing
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TECH INDUSTRY HIT, BUT APPLE AND FITBIT ARE SPARED BY LATEST TRUMP TARIFFS

    As the U.S.-China trade war escalates, Apple and Fitbit were reprieved when the Trump administration released the final list of products...

    Trading, China, Industry, Tech, Industries
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    A NEW APP PAYS YOU FOR PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS

    Don't try to make money off my online behavior - unless, of course, I get a commission. That's the idea behind San Diego tech startup...

    Internet, Tech
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    CANADIAN MARIJUANA COMPANY TILRAY GETS DEA APPROVAL FOR CLINICAL STUDY

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency granted approval to Canada-based Tilray Inc. to import research-grade marijuana products for a clinical...

    Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    ILLINOIS COMPANY PLANS NW INDIANA PLANT, UP TO 580 NEW JOBS

    HOBART, Ind. - An Illinois company plans to build a manufacturing plant for the logistics industry in northwestern Indiana, creating...

    Jobs, Job, Industry, Industries, Building, Companies, Company
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SAG-AFTRA CLASHES WITH AD INDUSTRY OVER RISE IN NONUNION COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION

    When the NBA made a commercial last month at the famous basketball courts at Venice Beach, the cast and crew encountered about 40 protesting...

    Industry, Industries, Ads
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    DISNEYLAND RESORT REACHES TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH HOTEL WORKERS

    After a year and a half of negotiations and protests, the Disneyland Resort reached a tentative contract agreement with the union that...

  • Tech review: Wireless charging adds new options to some familiar battery-powered gadgets By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TECH REVIEW: WIRELESS CHARGING ADDS NEW OPTIONS TO SOME FAMILIAR BATTERY-POWERED GADGETS

    If you've read my reviews and columns over the years, you already know that I'm a sucker for device charging. If there is a new cable...

    Tech
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GRAINS MOSTLY HIGHER, LIVESTOCK MIXED

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

    Trading, Future, Futures
  • By Stl Today   -   Sep 19, 2018

    RENT-A-CENTER SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE SALE, BUT FTC ANTITRUST REVIEW MEANS IT MAY HAVE TO SELL STORES

    Rent-A-Center shareholders approved the sale of the Texas company to Florida-based Vintage Capital Management, but the deal is still...

    Sale, Companies, Management, Company, Rent