Cerner joins rush in last hours
Cerner Corp. took advantage of an afternoon rally and bulled its way through the $46 and $47 barriers as a drop in oil prices and good economic news boosted Wall Street. By RICK BABSON / The Kansas City Star
MIDDAY BUSINESS REPORT From The Kansas City Star's Business desk
Oil concerns send markets down
Rising oil prices sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average closer to the 10,000 mark today as investors expressed concerns about higher energy prices and inflation.
By RICK BABSON / The Kansas City Star
Western National Bank of Lenexa faces issues Federal regulators critical of executive pay, lending
Following an examination earlier this year, Western National Bank of Lenexa has entered into a formal agreement with regulators to address executive compensation and lending issues.
Nonprofits say donor database fails to deliver
DonorEdge, a Web-based databank launched last year by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to help donors make philanthropic decisions, is under fire from some nonprofit leaders.
Yellow Roadway tops STAR 50
Yellow Roadway Corp. made an uphill climb to reach the top of The Kansas City Star's annual STAR 50 report on the state of business in the Kansas City region. Even while undertaking a $1.1 billion buyout of its biggest rival, Roadway Corp., Yellow's financial results improved impressively. Also, read profiles of Kansas City's top 50 publicly held companies and their executives.