The U.S. government is now urging the owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of a potential hazard.
Stocks appear on track for more gains today. The market is getting a boost from an encouraging report on China's economic growth as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and several other big companies.
Three regional airlines have submitted proposals to provide federally subsidized service to South Dakota's capital city.
Asian stock markets rose today, led by a 4 percent surge in Japan, after Wall Street's rebound eased nerves about the outlook for the world economy.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors are probably exhausted today after a really wild ride on Wall Street over the past week. The stock market had another turbulent session Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average soared 263 points, or 1.6 percent, to 16,380. The S&P 500 index rose 24 points, or 1.3 percent, to 1,886 and the Nasdaq composite rose 41 points, or 1 percent, to 4,258.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are closing out a wild week with a big gain after another turbulent session today. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 263 points, or 1.6 percent, to 16,380. The Dow was coming off six straight losses and ended the week down 1 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 24 points, or 1.3 percent, to 1,886. The Nasdaq rose 41 points, or 1 percent, to 4,258.
Reading to children can set them up for success for the rest of their lives. Cale Feller knows this, as he looks forward to becoming an uncle for the sixth time this December.
NEW YORK (AP) - One analyst is describing the surge on Wall Street today as "a relief rally." Investors have been riding wild swings this week amid concerns about weak economic growth in Europe, plunging oil prices and geopolitical uncertainties such as the fight against the Islamic State group and Ebola. Strong earnings reports and a pick-up in home construction have spurred today's rebound, with the Dow up more than 200 points and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq solidly higher this afternoon.
A South Dakotan is a winner on the Allegiant Airlines' first in-flight game show called "The Game Plane." The reality show is filmed entirely in-flight using passengers as contestants competing for prizes from cash to luxury vacations at resorts in Las Vegas and Orlando.
International stock markets mostly rebounded today after a fall in U.S. unemployment applications and comments from a Federal Reserve official eased nerves about a stalling economic recovery.
Stocks are ending mostly higher after recovering from an early plunge. Energy companies rose the most after the price of crude oil turned higher. The Dow Jones industrial average edged down 24 ½ points to 16,117. Broader indexes fared better. The S&P 500 edged up a fraction of a point to 1,862. The Nasdaq composite gained two points to 4,217.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been another volatile trading day on Wall Street, but it appears stock indexes have at least recovered this morning's steep drop. The Dow sank as much as 206 points in the first hour of trading but has been wavering between positive and negative territory this afternoon. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq have traced similar paths.
An unemployment insurance benefit scam is targeting South Dakota residents.
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