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  • 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

  • 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