Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Farmer confidence drops in December

By KAMI GOODWIN Purdue University WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CHICAGO – There was a modest drop in agricultural producer sentiment in December as farmers’ perception of...

Applications for US jobless aid fell to low level of 234,000

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped sharply last week, a sign that layoffs...

GOP could use ‘Medicare for all’ cry to its advantage

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — “Medicare for All” has become catnip for Democratic...

Honda slows Accord and Civic production

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Honda is slowing production of Accord and Civic cars as U.S. buyers continue to favor SUVs and trucks.

US stocks swoon, sending Dow down more than 650 points

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks slumped Friday, and the market suffered its worst week in two years, as fears of inflation and disappointing...

Midwest wind energy project turns to ex-Missouri governor

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stymied by state regulators, a renewable energy company seeking to build one of the nation’s...

Indy science institute gets $33M grant

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis institute devoted to quickly moving research from university laboratories to the marketplace has won a $33 million federal grant. Money...

Payout to farmers criticized by some GOP lawmakers

By KEN THOMAS, PAUL WISEMAN and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease...

Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as...

Hoosier industry plans 380 jobs in N.C.

ROXBORO, N.C. (AP) — An Indiana company that makes outdoor furniture from recycled plastic is opening a new North Carolina manufacturing site that expects...