NEW YORK (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors are choosing index funds over stock picking.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Uncertainty about Cabela's future has already slowed the housing market in the outdoor retailer's hometown of Sidney, and that is likely to intensify now that the company agreed to be bought by rival Bass Pro.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway investors will again be able to watch online as Warren Buffett answer questions at the annual meeting next year instead of making the pilgrimage to Omaha. Yahoo Finance said Monday that it will again broadcast Berkshire's annual meeting next spring. Roughly 40,000 people attended last spring's meeting in Omaha to listen to Buffett and Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend hours answering questions. Yahoo Finance says last year's meeting attracted 1...
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha suburb of Bellevue, a blue-collar city that home to Offutt Air Force Base, could become one of the few municipalities outside California to ban smoking in rented apartments.