- Gentlemen, start your drones: Judge’s ruling opens door for commercial use
- Soldier who hid, bragged about not saluting flag to be punished — in secret
- ‘Maverick’ of the seas: ‘Top Gun’ school for U.S. ship officers to launch
- Putin declares Sochi Paralympics open amid Ukrainian protest
- ‘In Jesus name, we pray’ sparks ire at Ohio council meeting
- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
Latest Caterpillar Inc. Items
The new public-private digital manufacturing lab planned for Chicago will mean 50 to 70 jobs for the city, a professor involved in the project says, but potentially far-reaching innovation for dozens of companies involved.
Gary Bragg is getting tired of hearing the Wheels O'Time Museum characterized as Peoria's best-kept secret.
It started out as a simple Facebook conversation on bike racks around Peoria. Mike Honnold talked with a friend about the lack of them in the area, and his friend knew of a group taking photos of where racks should be. Honnold thought, why not take pictures of where they are?
Stocks meandered between small gains and losses Monday, cooling off after a rally that had pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 1,500 for the first time since December 2007.
Last week closed out the month of November for the stock market and a quick glance at all the major market indices – the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite index – showed modest movement in the month. That's not surprising as we traded the presidential election earlier in the month for the spotlight on the "fiscal cliff." The first few days of December have brought little change on the fiscal cliff with both sides – Democrat and Republican, White House and the House, President Obama and conservatives – digging in their heels.
Early this week, investors saw a modest jump in consumer confidence in September, according to the index compiled by the Conference Board. That brought good news, so-so news and even some bad news.
How do you sell Times Square and the Grand Canyon? The Carolinas and California?
Materials and energy companies led U.S. stocks lower Wednesday as commodity prices fell sharply.
In 1929, the Coca-Cola Co. used the slogan "The pause that refreshes" to advertise its flagship beverage. The idea was that drinking Coke would restore and provide fresh vigor. I bring that slogan up as it appears the overall stock market, which has had one of its best starts in more than 20 years, is heading for a pause, if not a pullback.