User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


29° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Friday Evening Business Brief

February 15, 2013, 5:19 PM

Friday Evening Business Brief

The S&P 500 is keeping its winning streak alive, just. The index ended the week nearly two points higher, enough to give it a seventh straight week of gains. But the S&P lost 1 1/2 points today to end at 1,519.79. The Dow Jones industrial average is down for two straight weeks, although today it rose 8 points to close at 13,981. The Nasdaq composite fell 6 ½ points today.

  • Oil prices have fallen below $96 a barrel after disappointing U.S. industrial production data fed concerns about the nation's economic recovery. In New York, benchmark crude for March fell $1.45 to finish at $95.86 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, used to price many varieties of foreign oil, fell 34 cents to end at $117.66 per barrel in London.
  • The first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of days of miserable conditions aboard the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship. A Texas resident sued Carnival today in federal court seeking unspecified damages. The suit says Terry Cassie feared for her life or that she might suffer serious injury or illness because of the presence of raw sewage and spoiled food.
  • Federal regulators are alleging that a Swiss brokerage account was used for insider trading ahead of the H.J. Heinz merger. The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order today to freeze the account and prevent the assets from being moved. On Thursday, it was announced that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and a Brazilian firm had agreed to buy Heinz. The SEC alleges the traders must have known in advance about the pending transaction based on inside information.
  • Next season will be the Minnesota Vikings' last in the 31-year-old Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, and fans of the purple and gold can look forward to blue lips and red cheeks as they shiver through two seasons of old-school, outdoor football. The Vikings vice president says the team plans to play at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium during the 2014 and 2015 seasons, while the team's new stadium gets built at the Metrodome site in downtown Minneapolis.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Large Security Threat On Internet

4/10/2014 6:00 PM

It's already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen.

Full Story | Watch
Titan Machinery To Close Eight Stores Across U.S.

4/11/2014 6:22 AM

The company based in West Fargo, N.D., on Thursday cited a slow recovery in construction sector among the reasons for the move, which will leave 128 p...

Full Story
Heartbleed Bug Causes Major Security Headache

4/10/2014 9:33 AM

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet.

Full Story
Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

4/11/2014 5:44 AM

Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It ...

Full Story
Key Unlocks Gas Pumps For ID Thieves

4/14/2014 10:10 PM

Drivers who've fueled up in Rapid City are being warned that their debit and credit card numbers may have been stolen after "numerous" s...

Full Story | Watch


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED