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.


59° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Wednesday Evening Business Brief

September 19, 2012, 5:06 PM

Wednesday Evening Business Brief
  • Wall Street's key averages gained ground, although off their best levels of the session. The Dow rose 13 points to 13,578. The S&P added 2 points to 1,461, while the Nasdaq gained 5 points to 3,183.
  • There were two reports today indicating that the housing market is doing better. The National Association of Realtors says sales of previously-owned homes rose nearly 8 percent in August to the highest in over 2 years. Also, builders broke ground on 2.3 percent more homes and apartments in August compared to July.
  • Kroger is recalling spinach sold at grocery stores in 15 states due to possible Listeria contamination.  Fresh Selections Tender Spinach brand was sold in 10-ounze packages and had a "best if used by" date of Sept. 16.
  • Both the union representing about 8,500 ground workers at Southwest Airlines and the airline are asking federal mediators to break a standoff in contract talks. The Transport Workers Union says that there's been almost no progress made in 14 months of negotiations. Both sides say they asked the National Mediation Board to step in.
  • The federal government says the U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high last year, with all fishing regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests. Commercial fishermen last year caught more than 10 billion pounds of fish and shellfish valued at a record $5.3 billion.

Read more business stories on the KELOLAND.com Back To Business page.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

View business

You may also like

Takata Air Bag Recall Becomes Biggest Ever In US

5/20/2015 5:19 AM

Takata's decision to add more than 18 million air bags to existing recalls comes following pressure from U.S. safety regulators.

Full Story
South Minnesota Ave. Burger King To Be Torn Down For Strip Mall

5/19/2015 2:06 PM

Demolition of the Burger King building will get underway June 1 and the strip mall will be complete in mid-October.  

Full Story
Buildings Being Torn Down on 41st Street For New Strip Mall

5/19/2015 4:10 PM

A new strip mall is coming to 41st Street across from the Western Mall.  Lloyd Companies is taking out the K & H Car Wash, Mobil gas station ...

Full Story
Moe's Southwest Grill Looks To Open Restaurant In Sioux Falls

5/18/2015 4:18 PM

The Mexican franchise Moe's Southwest Grill has picked a location in Sioux Falls, but has yet to seal the deal.  Moe's Southwest Grill st...

Full Story
Raven Industries Sales And Profits Significantly Down

5/19/2015 9:45 AM

Raven Industries is reporting significant first quarter profit losses.  Raven's net sales were down 31.4 percent to $70.3 million. Raven'...

Full Story


Events