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Tech, banks lead US stocks sharply higher; Oil heads lower

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Monday despite losing some momentum after a strong rally earlier in the...

US stocks end choppy day slightly lower amid trade jitters

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stock indexes closed slightly lower Thursday after a day of mostly choppy trading, wiping out some of the market’s...

McDonald’s removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald’s is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness. The Chicago-based...

ACA premium hikes slow down

By MEGHAN HOYER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases...

IMF downgrades world economy outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy, citing rising interest rates and growing tensions over trade. The...

POET to build ethanol plant near Shelbyville

By DEBBIE BLANK, Batesville Herald-Tribune POET LLC announced last week that it will build an ethanol production plant costing nearly $160 million, according to a...

Hill asks for $5M budget increase

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants lawmakers to increase his budget by about $5 million, despite previously drawing their ire...

Conference focuses on tweaking farm profitability

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– The Purdue Top Farmer conference, a management program for farmers that features faculty and staff experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial...

Sears staves off liquidation; stores will stay open

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction...

Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wants for border wall

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to...