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.


55° 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!

 

Thursday Afternoon Business Brief

December 13, 2012, 2:24 PM

Thursday Afternoon Business Brief

Stocks have edged lower as signs of tension emerge from federal budget talks in Washington. Stocks fell despite the fourth straight weekly drop in applications for unemployment benefits.

  • One of President Barack Obama's Senate allies says the White House has assured him the president won't yield to GOP demands to increase the eligibility age for Medicare. Illinois Democratic Senator Dick Durbin told reporters that increasing the Medicare age is "no longer one of the items being considered by the White House."
  • A federal program giving unlimited insurance guarantees to some no-interest bank accounts, enacted at the height of the financial meltdown, will die out at the end of the year following defeat of a Senate plan to extend it.  Non-interest-bearing transaction accounts are used by businesses, local governments, hospitals and farmers who need a safe place to keep money.
  • Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone. The world's most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps iPhone app.
  • Yahoo is adding a new director and parting ways with two other board members in the latest shake-up of the Internet company's hierarchy. The overhaul is part of an effort to bring in new ideas as Yahoo tries to revive revenue growth and snap itself out of a malaise that has left its stock price well below where it stood five years ago.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Midco Customers Have Fastest Internet Speed In The Nation

9/9/2014 2:15 PM

The Internet is speeding up in the United States with Midcontinent Communications in South Dakota leading the way.  Midco landed the number one s...

Full Story
Local Company Takes Part In Internet Slowdown Day

9/10/2014 10:45 AM

Some Internet sites may be loading slower on Wednesday, and it is intentional.

Full Story
Oh My Cupcakes! Expands To Empire Mall

9/10/2014 1:45 PM

A popular cupcake shop in Sioux Falls will open up a "cupcake cart" near the center court in the Empire Mall next month.

Full Story
'No More Wiggle Room' In Vikings Stadium Schedule

9/10/2014 2:27 PM

A Minnesota Vikings official says there is "no more wiggle room" in the construction schedule for the team's $1 billion stadium after a ...

Full Story
Good Samaritan Society Responds To Changes In Industry

9/11/2014 10:05 PM

The largest non-profit senior care and services organization in the U.S is located right here in Sioux Falls, and like all branches of health care is ...

Full Story | Watch


Events