Thursday, February 21, 2019

On a short day, stocks close lower

By The Associated Press U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of...

Lawmakers want schools, workforce agencies to work together

BY SCOTT L. MILEY CNHI Statehouse Bureau INDIANAPOLIS — As Indiana’s unemployment rate stays below the national average, the Indiana General Assembly will likely tighten coordination...

Farm Bureau: Thanksgiving dinner costs are down again

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this...

Sell the rumor?

Trade negotiations  and soybean prices By TODD HUBBS Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois A recent rally in soybean prices rested on the potential for a...

Tech stocks lead US indexes lower; oil prices sink again

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More losses for technology companies are taking U.S. stock indexes lower Monday. Internet companies and retailers...

Wind farms in Henry County may not be a dead issue

By Darrel Radford (New Castle) Courier-Times Wind, the dominant four-letter word of 2018 in Henry County – one that has packed public meetings and swept incumbents...

Allies rally to U.K.’s May amid leadership woes over Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May won support for her beleaguered Brexit deal Friday from key politicians and business...

Toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a...

Straw maker’s expansion means 205 new jobs

Aardvark Straws, a Fort Wayne maker of paper straws, will establish a new, state-of-the-art production facility here, creating up to 205 new jobs by...

Sweetwater Sound seeking $13 million tax break

By Kevin Leininger, (Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel Sweetwater Sound is seeking more than $13 million in tax savings on the planned 1,000-job expansion of its 163-acre...