Saturday, February 16, 2019

A robust U.S. job market likely defied shutdown during January

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of...

S&P 500 index heads for its biggest monthly gain since 2015

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stocks were broadly higher in afternoon trading Thursday, steering the benchmark S&P 500 toward its best monthly...

Trump appears to sour on congressional border security talks

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to ratchet up his demands on his...

Bipartisan CAFO reform proposed in Indiana House

By CAROLYN MUYSKENS Marion Chronicle-Tribune A House Republican and Democrat are joining forces on a bill that would place more regulations on confined feeding operations, often...

Tesla posts 4th quarter 2018 profit

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Tesla managed to eke out a small fourth-quarter profit to close 2018, and it pledged to make...

First Savings Financial: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — First Savings Financial Group Inc. (FSFG) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $2.9 million. On a per-share basis, the...

Indiana Department of Revenue accepting 2018 income tax returns

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents can now file their 2018 income taxes with the state. The Indiana Department of Revenue said Monday that it is...

Organic price premiums dip as demand grows

By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer DETROIT (AP) — U.S. shoppers are still paying more for organic food, but the price premium is falling as...

Poll: 70% of Americans say nation is on the wrong track

By MICHELLE R. SMITH and EMILY SWANSON Associated Press PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The state of the union is dark. A large majority of Americans say they are...

Economists: Slowdown is likely, not recession

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of business economists foresee no recession in the United States within the next 12 months...