INDICE DE GALERIAS
NEW YORK (AP) — A handful of corporate deals helped nudge the stock market higher despite a disappointing report on the economy.
Amgen surged after the biotech giant said it plans to buy Onyx Pharmaceuticals for $10.4 billion. The deal would give Amgen three approved cancer treatments and several others in clinical trials.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose four points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,667 as of noon Monday.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to 15,034. The Nasdaq composite rose 21 points, or 0.6 percent, at 3,679.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods plunged 7.3 percent last month, the steepest drop in nearly a year.
Amgen gained $9.64, or 9 percent, to $115.29. Onyx rose $6.62, or 6 percent, to $123.58.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A north Iowa affordable housing program is receiving a grant that will go towards home repairs in Cerro Gordo County.
The different weather conditions has the Minnesota DNR urging people to not let their guard down when hitting the ice.
As the temperature drops, we're all reminded to bundle up this winter and avoid too much exposure.
A grant aimed to combat homelessness in Iowa may not have come at a better time.
The holiday spirit is being felt in southern Minnesota.
When the temps start dropping, going outside to start your car a few minutes before you have to leave becomes a winter routine.
A local housing trust fund is receiving some grant money that will go into a new project to provide housing for people with disabilities.
The unemployment rate for the country dropped again and experts say it's reflecting locally as well.