Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged, Citing Low InflationThe Federal Reserve is keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inflation and unstable financial markets.
New Study Shows Growing Importance of Missouri WineriesA new study by a California-based firm underscores the growing importance of wineries on Missouri’s economy.
Minimum Wage Filibuster, Defense Mapping Agency PassesA last-minute plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour has stalled in city hall.
Nearly 40 Percent Of Wal-Mart Workers To Get Pay RaisesAfter years of criticism about its wage practices, Wal-Mart has announced it will spend $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers.
Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive"We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children's education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state's most vulnerable,'' Rauner told members of the General Assembly."
Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Has Been SoldIf all goes as planned, it will soon house the Fenton Logistics Park.
Report: St. Louis Mirrors U.S. in EconomicsHow closely does the St. Louis area mirror the nation as a whole?
Groups Ask Mayor, Council to Forgive Warrants, Fines in FergusonPart of the healing process for Ferguson could be to wipe the legal slate clean for non-violent offenders in the community.
Illinois Economic Index Shows GrowthU of I Flash Index rose slightly in July to 106.2.
Study: Smartphone Kill Switch Could Save Consumers $3.4 BillionEconomist predicts that cutting down on smartphone thefts will save money on replacement costs and insurance plans.
Charlie Brennan - Monday, March 10th - Dawn Chapman on Bridgeton Landfill; Dr. Richard Saul on ADHD; STL Zoo's Bob Merz on Effects of Cold Weather on Bugs; and Market Analyst Al Goldman on State of the MarketsCharlie and Debbie talk with Bridgeton Landfill Activist Dawn Chapman; Charlie talks with Dr. Richard Saul, author of "ADHD Does Not Exist"; with STL Zoo's Bob Merz about the effects of the cold winter on area bugs; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman about the state of the markets.
Federal Reserve Report Shows Some Growth in St. Louis JobsIn the most recent beige book report, recent economic growth in the St. Louis area is considered "moderate to average."