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.


71° 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!

 

Friday Evening Business Brief

January 25, 2013, 6:34 PM

Friday Evening Business Brief

It's a big day for the Standard & Poor's 500 index. It closed above 1,500 for the first time since the start of the Great Recession in 2007, lifted by strong earnings from Procter & Gamble and Starbucks. The S&P 500 closed at 1,502 today, up eight points, or half a percent. It was the eighth straight gain. The Dow closed at 13,825, up 46 points. The Nasdaq gained 19 points.

  • The price of oil is down slightly. A report showing a cooling off in new home sales offset the positive influence of ebullient U.S. stock markets.  Benchmark crude fell 7 cents to close at $95.88 in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It ended the week with a gain of 32 cents.
  • Hostess says it expects to unveil a bidder for Drake's snack cakes next week, although the fate of Twinkies is still being negotiated. Drake's cakes, which include Devil Dogs, Funny Bones and Yodels, are among the brands Hostess is selling after announcing in November that it was shutting down its business.
  • A national movie theater chain has removed a video shooting game from a lobby in suburban New York after a moviegoer complained in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. National Amusements says it installed a Pac Man game in its place. A company executive says the chain plans to review whether more games should be removed.
  • American Airlines wants a fresh look not only for its planes, but for its employees too. American, which is going through bankruptcy and considering a merger with US Airways, says it's hired fashion designers Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco to create uniforms for pilots, flight attendants and customer-service agents. The uniforms will replace navy blue outfits.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Plans Released For Pump Park in Brookings

3/27/2015 4:51 PM

The same company that designs BMX bike tracks for the Olympics is coming to South Dakota to create Brookings' newest park.

Full Story
RibFest Announces Concert Headliners

3/30/2015 8:40 AM

Montgomery Gentry, Cheap Trick, Uncle Kracker and Warrant are scheduled to perform at the annual event from May 28 to May 31. 

Full Story
Speed Limit Sign Changes

3/25/2015 6:06 PM

The speed limit is only going up on stretches of road where the limit was 75 miles per hour, now going up to 80 mph.

Full Story | Watch
How Much Do You Take Home In Pay?

3/30/2015 9:45 AM

How much does making $50,000 a year differ from one state to another, once you figure in taxes and cost of living?

Full Story
Woman Pushing For $20 Bill Makover

3/25/2015 9:54 AM

Barbara Ortiz Howard already has a day job maintaining apartment buildings near New York City. Now she has a second job and it's all about money. ...

Full Story


Events