business

Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Businesses and ACA the focus of panel discussion next week

A panel discussion next week focuses on what businesses need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

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Business
8:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Iowa's unemployment rate up in July

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

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Business
6:06 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Green in the City Competition

Omaha by Design is holding a national competition called Green in the City.

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Business
9:12 am
Tue August 6, 2013

TD Ameritrade clients sold some stocks in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade says many of its investors sold some stocks in July to take profits but they remained engaged in the market.

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Business
7:50 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Berkshire Hathaway's 2Q profit jumps 46 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated's second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of its investments and derivative contracts.

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Iowa
2:10 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

MidAmerican Energy warns of scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy Company is warning customers of a telephone scam that appears to be targeting its customers.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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Business
7:59 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Small business loans up during past three months

Nebraska's unemployment rate edged up slightly in June, but small business growth continues to be strong, according to the Small Business Administration.

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Omaha
7:51 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Public input sought on Heartland 2050 plan

Public input is being sought on a 40-year visioning plan for the metro area called Heartland 2050.

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Business
3:47 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Geico promotes No. 2 executive to president

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Geico is promoting the car insurer's No. 2 executive to president and chief operating officer, but the Berkshire Hathaway company says Tony Nicely remains active as chairman and CEO.

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