RSS Feed businessrecord.com : All Latest News http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-22T22:53:09.9345937Z Des Moines has an up-and-coming downtown <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines has been recognized by Fortune as one of five U.S. cities with an up-and-coming downtown.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines-has-an-up-and-coming-downtown/-3/248/64535 All Latest News Health care subsidies headed for Supreme Court <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">Two U.S. appeals courts reached opposite conclusions on the legality of a key financing provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, increasing the chance of another showdown at the Supreme Court.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Health-care-subsidies-headed-for-Supreme-Court/-3/248/64534 All Latest News Disney business excellence seminar scheduled Sept. 16 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Walt Disney Co.'s best practices are coming to Greater Des Moines &nbsp;Sept. 16, hosted by the&nbsp;Central Iowa chapter of the Association for Talent Development.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Disney-business-excellence-seminar-scheduled-Sept--16/-3/248/64533 All Latest News Heartland Express net income up in second quarter <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Heartland Express Inc. announced second-quarter net income of $26.5 million, or 30 cents per share, up 3.9 percent from $19.1 million, or 23 cents per share, in 2013's second quarter.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Heartland-Express-net-income-up-in-second-quarter-/-3/248/64532 All Latest News Home sales accelerated in June <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sales of existing homes rose last month to the fastest pace in eight months, according to the National Association of Realtors,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001OzpwEQTzMPj0fvaAN-lA28SDSN0fsqFitCnvvquJ982w77owhwDi66XN2unpilsOrN0Bb8ZJQCw7lANbVLP3JZuokm6y_G0LQh6_0Cb803BhnWWnW3KnXSucELy5XD6F96KQsQ7GscCrZNmCZvV508lJUSvtrgmuYPBNiFegwZKKTSytg_HtlfE-CF_VRqjANeHOuP0Cr-g=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Home-sales-accelerated-in-June/-3/248/64531 All Latest News Inflation edged up last month <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent in June, with gasoline accounting for two-thirds of the gain, according to the U.S. Department of Labor,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001OzpwEQTzMPj0fvaAN-lA28SDSN0fsqFitCnvvquJ982w77owhwDi66XN2unpilsOrN0Bb8ZJQCw7lANbVLP3JZuokm6y_G0LQh6_0Cb803BhnWWnW3KnXSucELy5XD6F96KQsQ7GscCrZNmCZvV509sYNhBMpKWg5KSuT7QF_xYNKFZzTB8AEqY6XzgwpLQmPtWkOctudgg=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Inflation-edged-up-last-month/-3/248/64530 All Latest News White House wants effective job-training strategies <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs today as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans,&nbsp;<a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001JjEj4IeRAd6TZuagM36Snt6d5wAgIoZJNmbmEY77oWSxgoK0jufuSYMFHxVnA0LoBj8jV9dP8VrBq6FHRXASzX9nbAGITXz73_b2vH3BoZnt4uv-IRq786eTYLT8fdPirMYWS1Wyyqj9iUIlVtsJs-JCk8a8zR2K2Qt94O1vFbI5pJw03iy-kXHkqvWHm4sOCX7TMnRh1q8=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a>.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/White-House-wants-effective-job-training-strategies/-3/248/64528 All Latest News Morning business headlines: 7-22-14 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-business-headlines--7-22-14/-3/248/64527 All Latest News FBL names Wasilewski as chief operating officer for life companies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">FBL Financial Group Inc. has promoted Raymond Wasilewski to chief operating officer of its life companies.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/FBL-names-Wasilewski-as-chief-operating-officer-for-life-companies/-3/248/64526 All Latest News Foreclosures down in May <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines foreclosure rate dropped to 1.16 percent, down nearly a full percentage point from the same period last year, according to research firm CoreLogic Inc.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Foreclosures-down-in-May/-3/248/64525 All Latest News Gannett reports rise in earnings <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Gannett Co. Inc., the media company that owns The Des Moines Register, said today that second-quarter net earnings increased by 78 percent to $208 million, or 90 cents per share,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001JjEj4IeRAd6TZuagM36Snt6d5wAgIoZJNmbmEY77oWSxgoK0jufuSYMFHxVnA0LoBj8jV9dP8VqnReBwEnaT6hR4QV42L6SDi1q4IeBwVym6VD-B2On9iNHFZj5b3M2lFVuljLh7C_rVtgv3Fmo4mfqGhsZFXZCXa8qXTFw3bgtaj9rHwHi84V4Wvh4o_PqENOtH-GA0LrQ=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">RTTNews reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Gannett-reports-rise-in-earnings/-3/248/64524 All Latest News Rockwell Collins third-quarter earnings down; acquisition boosts sales <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Rockwell Collins Inc. today reported a&nbsp;a 3.7 percent decrease in&nbsp;net income of $158 million, or $1.15 per share, in the fiscal third quarter ended June 30.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Rockwell-Collins-third-quarter-earnings-down--acquisition-boosts-sales/-3/248/64523 All Latest News Today in millennial news ... <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">As baby boomers approach retirement and millennials fill the void, the shift could lead to a decrease in average earnings, making that statistic a less useful indicator of the strength of the labor market,&nbsp;<a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0012v4zKnutwmmaIezQTXf0tDp_gcmN8YhCrdK8F0dzezQVYVKVElT5lK0npfkV8YPRszBuhLQimfq-a_1szaoO8-Wg74p3DC_A5-tFBxQ68svjgNiEvyJ547vsEoWXdS16jpgIn6qm5TCZoMsMS87GBX2bNTMlYJ0NdabEPJzt78zHXH6M48XmWb7pTxC7lXcVjwmMBMSku5RtVARtfFYrtqBUA1iFcEkZ" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg reported</a>.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Today-in-millennial-news----/-3/248/64520 All Latest News Fast-food giants face safety scandal in China <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">McDonald's Corp. and Yum Brands Inc. are facing a new food safety scare in China,&nbsp;<a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0012v4zKnutwmmaIezQTXf0tDp_gcmN8YhCrdK8F0dzezQVYVKVElT5lK0npfkV8YPRszBuhLQimfoFalb6SeVuaXnEtWUn8xi-Or2MudfQVDRMs-geCNy-cpxrm8g6Oly6DU2cxwRGOBlhuVP2YMN984TujKwRyibZYXG1h6Up6P4C8LWSCnt5b1s3fheYU7w6iZElKBaaF5M=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a>.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;"><br /> </span></div> <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Fast-food-giants-face-safety-scandal-in-China/-3/248/64519 All Latest News Aldi co-founder Albrecht dies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Karl Albrecht, the reclusive German businessman who became one the world's wealthiest people after co-founding the Aldi discount supermarket chain in the 1960s, has died,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0012v4zKnutwmmaIezQTXf0tDp_gcmN8YhCrdK8F0dzezQVYVKVElT5lK0npfkV8YPRszBuhLQimfq-a_1szaoO8-Wg74p3DC_A5-tFBxQ68svjgNiEvyJ547vsEoWXdS16oNUBYg1SyvCks0kQuWnEtXErhPPxZL6onX7R8T7JVFmhgz5qAPhlqoI6KbfK4uw69oojcq82MPbEmDFYwnTMWh--2xy2IBII" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Aldi-co-founder-Albrecht-dies/-3/248/64518 All Latest News Efforts to enhance Southwest Ninth corridor topic of public meeting <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The city of Des Moines and Friends of SW 9th are hosting a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church parish hall, 5711 S.W. Ninth St., to discuss revitalization efforts for the Southwest Ninth Street corridor.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Efforts-to-enhance-Southwest-Ninth-corridor-topic-of-public-meeting/-3/248/64517 All Latest News Partnership to host Chamber Night at speedway <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold a Chamber Night at Iowa Speedway near Newton on Aug. 2 during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Partnership-to-host-Chamber-Night-at-speedway/-3/248/64516 All Latest News SBA hosts free disaster preparedness webinar <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Small business owners seeking to develop a disaster plan can learn how to take the first steps through a free one-hour webinar at 1 p.m. Aug. 5.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/SBA-hosts-free-disaster-preparedness-webinar/-3/248/64515 All Latest News Arias and ABCs: Succeeding in opera as a mother <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Balancing career and family is challenging enough, but two new mothers singing in key roles in Des Moines Metro Opera's 2014 summer season say that's particularly difficult in their profession -- but they're both making it work.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Arias-and-ABCs--Succeeding-in-opera-as-a-mother/-3/248/64514 All Latest News Morning business headlines: 7-21-14 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-business-headlines--7-21-14/-3/248/64512 All Latest News Cushing named CFO of Athene Holding <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Athene Holding Ltd., the Bermuda-based parent company of West Des Moines-based Athene USA, announced Friday that it has promoted Brenda Cushing to chief financial officer, effective Aug. 20.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Cushing-named-CFO-of-Athene-Holding/-3/248/64511 All Latest News TSA complaints low in Des Moines; nationally, TSA charges on tickets rise <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Transportation Security Administration officials fielded 50 written complaints over a one-year period beginning in June 2011 from passengers who complained of items missing after luggage screenings and unnecessary body searches and inappropriate touching by TSA employees during pat-downs,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0019qpPVrGXX6XT-V5hk_NwEVUaahrNPN_dPHiIW_loX1a_Bl2dGkJe_hPkVW-NdmOf9iFbs4JdHh1-y0jx2LOfm5loxxibi71i3qLzz9AsqdPLUu0DYy0y8ehSCzz-LPpzShMd847v5I3f71AUtzQ7E-tPN2ADT8r-A9aPUlGkEayVetYIuOC0Ilv8S89CnFycCwO0Z9qcSW00plaiqJ_tsvlmQtJC4TIpcL2XYfqXDIWtFJfxo3OIXh3d1LjbKB_yWclP3itMS0m1ZSpHJWE6HQ==" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">The Des Moines Register reporte</a>d. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/TSA-complaints-low-in-Des-Moines--nationally--TSA-charges-on-tickets-rise/-3/248/64510 All Latest News Dealmakers bet Congress will lollygag on law limiting offshore mergers <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">U.S. companies are racing to complete tax-reducing offshore mergers before a credible threat to stop them emerges from Congress,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0019qpPVrGXX6XT-V5hk_NwEVUaahrNPN_dPHiIW_loX1a_Bl2dGkJe_hPkVW-NdmOf9iFbs4JdHh2EVeRtFXvk54XfsiWld1iLgOsaV3rn4nRWjNpltYYojYArynD4_Th3euyYHEU9MQaf3DN57lAZ0h9DVZgqFdCMlGS4OlBrmesxq1AJNQPLEr3IW72OT7-5B9sRLmQ-nIx0ipwNxCG87g==" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Dealmakers-bet-Congress-will-lollygag-on-law-limiting-offshore-mergers/-3/248/64509 All Latest News Iowa unemployment rate unchanged in June http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-unemployment-rate-unchanged-in-June/-3/248/64503 All Latest News Miller takes action against two Las Vegas supplement companies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has secured an injunction against one Nevada telemarketer and is seeking legal action against another, contending they used misleading claims about the supplement products they sold to Iowans.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Miller-takes-action-against-two-Las-Vegas-supplement-companies--/-3/248/64502 All Latest News