Business

Iowa City taxi company to close

Marco's Taxi Cab Co. in Iowa City will be closing after more than a decade in business.Mark Paterno, a co-owner of the taxi service, confirmed the com ...

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IRS criminal cases fall 11 percent

Declining manpower continues to sap the Internal Revenue Service's ability to pursue criminal cases, as the number of new investigations dropped by 11 ...

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Target to buy Shipt for $550 million

Target agreed to purchase grocery-delivery start-up Shipt Inc. for $550 million, stepping up efforts to challenge Amazon.com in e-commerce orders.Targ ...

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Father-daughter auctioneers from Solon do more than ‘talk fast’

Brent and Emily Wears have a great father-daughter relationship. They've also developed a pretty good working relationship over the years - the pair w ...

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’Last Jedi’ will play a big role for Disney

LOS ANGELES - Few would dare underestimate the cultural and commercial power of #x201c;Star Wars.#x201d; The latest movie in the Skywalker saga, #x201 ...

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Airline bumping rates continue to fall: Delta, Virgin America had lowest rate

After a Kentucky doctor was dragged off a United Airlines plane in April, the nation's airlines vowed to reduce the number of passengers who are bumpe ...

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The Color of Money: Debt-free for the holidays is a feeling you can’t buy in a store

WASHINGTON - I was intrigued by a letter that a little boy from Virginia wrote to Santa recently as part of a class assignment.His mother posted the l ...

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Holiday deliveries falling behind despite UPS, FedEx investing in seasonal workers, new warehouses

If it seems as if your online orders are arriving later than expected, you're not alone.An influx of online purchases - particularly during Cyber Mond ...

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Stocks bounce after paring gains

U.S. stocks fluctuated, while the dollar rose and Treasuries slipped Tuesday as investors kept an eye on upcoming central bank meetings and the specia ...

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Education inspector general calls on agency to process backlog of student debt relief claims

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education's inspector general issued a report this week urging the Office of Federal Student Aid to take action on ...

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Facebook to pay taxes locally, instead of through Ireland

Facebook is changing its tax structure so that it will pay taxes in the country where sales are made, rather than funneling everything through its Iri ...

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Pesticide’s reprieve relieved farmers

Farmers across the country were relieved last March when the Trump administration reversed a decision to take a widely used agricultural insecticide o ...

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Rockwell Collins sets shareholder vote on acquisition

CEDAR RAPIDS - Rockwell Collins shareholders will have the chance to weigh in on its planned acquisition soon after the new year.Cedar Rapids-based Ro ...

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Study: Americans are drowning in debt

Nearly half the residents of Louisiana have debt that has gone into collections, making that state America's capital of past-due debt, according to a ...

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Verizon expands NFL streaming to Yahoo app

Verizon is expanding its deal with the NFL so even people using other mobile carriers can watch games on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, the league annou ...

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