Casino companies are all grappling with the rough economy, but smaller operators might be less likely to survive, the American Gaming Association's leader said Tuesday at a conference.
A handful of top executives at Sun-Times Media leave after major shareholders call for new direction.
InBev closed its $52 billion takeover deal of Anheuser-Busch Cos. on Tuesday. The new company will be named Anheuser-Busch InBev, and InBev promises to keep Anheuser-Busch's St. Louis base as the company's North American headquarters. InBev will now be the world's largest brewer.
TiVo users will now be able to order Domino's Pizza from their TV set and enjoy their meal within about 30 minutes.
In 2004, Cuban owned 6.3 percent of Mamma.com's stock. When Cuban allegedly received confidential information that indicated Momma.com's stock value would decrease, he sold off his 600,000 shares and avoided a $750,000 loss, according to the suit brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., is one of two Republicans senators to have publicly supported the Democrat-backed automaker bailout. The Detroit Three are seeking $25 billion from the financial industry bailout for emergency loans.
Supporters of a $25-billion bailout measure foresee little difficulty winning its passage in the House. But passage in the Senate is iffy. Missouri's Kit Bond is one of the few Republican senators to back the plan.
The market's recent pattern of dramatic price reversals persisted on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial seeing its third-largest single-day stock rally on record, following the 889-point rise on Oct. 28 and the 936-point surge on Oct. 13. The gains ameliorated losses from the beginning of the week, which wiped out about $1 trillion in shareholder value.
Jason E. Branch of Grandview was also ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution to the investers he was convicted of defrauding, including a church in Las Vegas.
The deal, expected to be finalized by the end of the year, will make InBev the world's largest brewer.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the government won't buy bank's bad assets on a day of more reports of sales drops and staff cuts.
The package will be used to support financial markets, which supply consumer credit in such areas as credit card debt, auto loans and student loans.
In a sexual harassment lawsuit aginst TNT Logistics of North America, the Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City awarded Kendra Lynn $3.75 million in punitive damages from her former employer. The decision overturned an earlier damages ruling by a trial judge.
The settlement is subject to approval, but it comes ahead of Wednesday's vote by shareholders on the $52 billion sale to InBev.
The nation's third-largest wireless provider told analysts it would try harder to win new customers, but it had "yet to turn the corner."
Wall Street plunged for a second day Thursday, triggered by computer gear maker Cisco Systems warning of slumping demand. Major indexes have lost about 10 percent since Barack Obama was elected president and the losses represent the Dow's worst two-day percentage decline since the October 1987 crash.
Though there are still plenty of rich folks, they have taken some punishing losses in the stock market.
Despite an agreement to end an eight-week strike, members of the Machinists union in Washington state, Oregon and Kansas still confess disappointment in their deal with Boeing Co. Boeing employs more than 15,000 people in Missouri.
One of Smucker's plants is in Kansas City.
Edward Jones financial adviser Kathy Lou Neale has been fielding many calls from worried clients since the economic downturn. She likens the market to a turbulent airplane, and it's not time to jump off. It's just time to buckle up and keep a clear head.