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  • Wall Street-9 Stocks rise on signs of strong economy Stocks broke through a slump and posted strong gains on Monday, powered by two big corporate deals and a report that suggests the economy is getting stronger. The Dow Jones industrial average is now up two trading days in a row and has reduced some o

    December 17, 2013 5 Photos

  • Wall Street Premarket Stocks mixed after 3-day downturn The rally that has driven stocks to record highs paused this week as investors tried to figure out where things are headed next. Stocks were mixed on Friday and posted their second weekly loss in a row. Indexes reached record highs as recently as Mon

    December 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • Grain and livestock mostly lower CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 5 cents to $6.2875 a bushel; March corn was 8.87 cents lower at 4.255 a bushel; March oats fell 11.75 cents to $3.40 a bushel; while J

    December 14, 2013

  • Wall Street Premarket Stocks slump following disappointing earnings NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks sagged Wednesday as investors assessed weak earnings reports from several U.S. companies. Health care stocks had some of the biggest declines. Laboratory Corporation of America slumped after cutting its full-year earnings fore

    December 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Grain mixed, cattle mixed and pork lower CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was unchanged at 6.3875 a bushel; March corn was 1.50 cents higher at 4.3750 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $3.36 a bu

    December 12, 2013

  • Clinton to showcase budgeting structure

    CLINTON -- The city's budgeting strategy will be on display during an education session next week. The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and Clinton Regional Development Corp. will host the event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec

    December 12, 2013

  • Grain mostly higher livestock higher CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery declined 11.75 cent to $6.3875 a bushel; March corn were 2 cents lower at 4.36 a bushel; March oats were 3.75 cents higher at $3.36 a bush

    December 11, 2013

  • Wall Street Premarket World Markets Stocks lower after hitting record; banks in focus NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell modestly Tuesday as investors took a breather from a market that notched yet another record high the day before. The market has hit several all-time highs in recent months, but with the holiday season and end of the year

    December 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Grain mostly higher livestock higher CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell .50 cent to $6.5050 a bushel; March corn were 3.75 cents higher at 4.38 a bushel; March oats were 4.25 cents higher at $3.3225 a bush

    December 10, 2013

  • Wall Street -6 S&P 500 index notches another record close NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market notched another record close Monday after a big acquisition in the food industry. Hope for a longer-term budget deal in Washington also helped. Food distributor Sysco rose the most in the Standard & Poor's 500 index

    December 10, 2013 4 Photos

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