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  • Wall Street Stocks move higher on last day of 2013 NEW YORK -- Stocks headed higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors closed out their positions on the last day of 2013. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was headed for its best annual return since 1997. Traders worked through a report that show

    January 1, 2014 4 Photos

  • Wall Street Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks remained mostly flat in late-afternoon trading Monday as investors closed out their positions for what has been a year for the history books on Wall Street. Traders had little corporate or economic news to work through. The bo

    December 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 8.50 cents to $6.0050 a bushel; March corn was 4 cents lowerr at 4.2350 a bushel; March oats fell 2.25 cents to $3.5375 a bushel; while March

    December 31, 2013

  • Earns Walgreen Walgreen's 1Q profit jumps 68 pct DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreen's fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 68 percent as investments in other companies paid off for the nation's largest drugstore chain, but a slowdown in generic drug introductions helped squeeze profitability. The company

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Wall Street-9 Stocks soar as Fed cuts stimulus, citing jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market had a swift and clear reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to trim its stimulus efforts: This wasn't so bad after all. Stocks surged Wednesday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average nearly 300 points, after

    December 19, 2013 4 Photos

  • Quinn says ADM decision good news for Ill. economy

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois' workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company. Quinn told reporters Wednesday that he spoke with ADM CEO Patricia Woertz several tim

    December 19, 2013

  • Grain mostly higher and livestock lower CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 2 cents to $6.1975 a bushel; March corn was 3.50 cents higher at 4.2675 a bushel; March oats rose 9.25 cents to $3.5475 a bushel; wh

    December 18, 2013

  • Wall Street Premarket Stocks slip as Fed starts stimulus discussion

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Nobody wanted to stick their neck out on Tuesday. The stock market edged slightly lower as the Federal Reserve started a two-day policy meeting that may herald the beginning of the end for its economic stimulus. Few expect that the F

    December 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ruhl&Ruhl creates new real-estate company

    DAVENPORT -- Caroline Ruhl and John G. Ruhl have joined forces to create a new commercial real-estate company. Premier Partners, the third largest firm in the region, also is merging with the new company. The new company has acquired the assets of NA

    December 18, 2013

  • Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 7 cents to $6.2175 a bushel; March corn was 2.25 cents lower at 4.2325 a bushel; March oats gained 5.5 cents to $3.455 a bushel; while March

    December 17, 2013

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