|Technology, energy stocks lead gains in US market indexes
U.S. market indexes are moving higher in midday trading as technology and energy stocks notch gains.
|Applications for US jobless aid rose to 304,000 last week
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped last week, though it is still at relatively low levels pointing to healthy hiring.
|Cheaper gas lowers US retail sales; spending up elsewhere
U.S. retail sales fell sharply last month as gas prices plummeted and auto sales slowed. But excluding those volatile categories, Americans stepped up their spending a bit.
|North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas tickets win Powerball
Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to win a Powerball jackpot that had been estimated at $500 million.
|Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Offering Free Financial Education Workshops for Young Adults
Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is presenting a series of free financial education workshops targeting young adults ages 15 to 25.
|Republican Congress Candidates Raising Last Minute Campaign Money
With the primaries just over six weeks away, candidates are getting down to crunch time. Video
|Campaign Spending Has Been High for Local Election
More than $200,000 has been raised between the six candidates fighting for the Sheriff's seat, and political analysts say that is unusual for a local election. Video
|‘A Banker In Every Classroom’
Mississippi bankers and teachers come together
to teach personal finance in Mississippi schools.