August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Savings bonds still drawing interest

You don’t hear much about savings bonds anymore. Low interest rates for certificates of deposit and savings accounts have many consumers assuming that there just isn’t anywhere to put money that earns any interest. More...

OSB boosts LP second quarter profits

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (LPX) reported Tuesday results for the second quarter of 2013, which included the following:  Total sales for the second quarter of $573 million were higher by 34 percent compared to the year ago quarter. More...

Boise reports small loss

Boise Inc. (BZ) on Aug. 1 reported a net loss of $(2.2) million, or $(0.02) per diluted share, for second quarter 2013, compared with net income of $13.7 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the same period in 2012. More...

Business Notes

Beware scams

A Grove Hill woman reported a scam that took advantage of her recently. A telephone solicitor called saying that Social Security and Medicare were providing free dental insurance and that all he needed was a bank account number to get it started. More...

Stock Prices

AT&T (T).............. 35.49Boise Inc. (BZ)........ 9.20Dollar General(DG)....................54.81Family Dollar Stores, Inc. More...