Stocks Close Down As Dow Sinks 273 Points

Posted On October 07, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed in negative territory Tuesday with investors concerned about signs of a slowing global economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 273 points to close at 16-719. The Nasdaq dropped 70 points to 43-85 and the S&P 500 shed 30 points to end the session at 19-35. Coca-Cola bucked the…

Online Shopping Will Save Consumers Billions

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Consumers will be relying more than ever on their smartphones, tablets and laptops to find the best deals this holiday season. According to a new survey released by RetailMeNot.com, American shoppers are expected to save billions of dollars from deals online and on their phones. Senior editor for RetailMeNot.com, Trae Bodge says that…

Job Openings Hit Highest Level Since 2001

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- The Labor Department's Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for August is out and it beat analysts' expectations. The JOLTS report, as it's called, showed just over four-point-eight million job openings last month. That's the highest level since January of 2001 and it's better than the four-point-seven million openings economists had predicted.

Boeing Moves 777X Work To St. Louis

Posted On October 07, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) -- Boeing is bringing a major project to the St. Louis area. The jet-making giant announced Monday their plans to create parts for the new 777X airliner at its defense works in north St. Louis County. The plant expects new jobs, looking to reach 700 when production is in full swing in…

Justice Department Aiming More Charges At Big Banks

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- There are reports that the Justice Department is getting ready to bring more charges against the world's biggest banks. The "New York Times" reports federal prosecutors are working up charges that the banks conspired to manipulate the price of foreign currencies. Sources say at least one bank will be charged by the end…