• Taking Stock: Getting in too early with Uber could have investors taking a ride

    Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    Malcolm Berko: Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, recently told the financial media he’s in no hurry to take his fast-growing ride-hailing company public, and the initial public offering could be three to five years away.

  • Futures File: Grain markets grow volatile during wild week of trading

    Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: The U.S. is still the largest producer of corn and soybeans in the world, but Brazil and Argentina are major exporters onto the global market, making their crops important as well.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • Q&A with Benjamin K. Davis

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Thu, Apr 21, 2016

    Pay-at-pump gasoline transactions rate as common consumer complaint, Oklahoma City attorney says.

  • First impressions, handshakes are key to women in leadership

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    Nancy Parsons, CEO of Tulsa-founded and now Texas-based CDR Assessment Group, said studies show men and women are basically equal in leadership energy, calmness and emotions. But things can change in high-pressure situations, altering conceptions about men and women in the workplace.

  • Business Q&A with Kendall W. King

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    A Roth IRA Conversion may be good strategy for many investors, Oklahoma certified financial planner says.

  • Healthcare.gov may have only one insurance provider here next year

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    Mike Rhoads, deputy commissioner of the state Insurance Department, said about 5,000 Oklahomans currently are covered by UnitedHealth plans sold on healthcare.gov. But it looks like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma may be the only company to offer individual policies on the state’s federally run health insurance exchange next year.

  • Futures File: Farmers with soybeans in bins reap a bounty as prices peak

    Published: Sun, Apr 17, 2016

    Walt & Alex Breitinger: Oklahoma produces far more wheat than soybeans, but those farmers who have some beans in storage are seeing good prices.

  • Taking Stock: Procter & Gamble has helped its investors clean up for years without washing out

    Published: Sun, Apr 17, 2016

    Malcolm Berko: PG, which has increased its dividend annually for 58 consecutive years, should be a core holding for every long-term growth and income account.

  • Q&A with Paula Williams

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    Chipotle case underscores employees' right to post about working conditions.

  • Futures File: Orange juice lovers may get squeezed by disease

    Published: Sun, Apr 10, 2016

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: This year’s orange harvest is expected to be the worst in more than 50 years as Florida battles a tree disease known as citrus greening.

  • Taking Stock: Dunkin' Donuts investment may get stale

    Published: Sun, Apr 10, 2016

    Malcolm Berko: In mid-September, McDonald’s announced its all-day breakfast, and almost the same day, DNKN’s shares fell 17 percent.

  • Business of Health: Making more money can benefit health, add years to your life

    By Stephen Prescott, M.D.   | Updated: Sat, Apr 9, 2016

    Dr. Stephen Prescott, president of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, looks at research dealing with how wealth disparity correlates to a trend that is perhaps even more disturbing: a growing health gap.

  • Oklahoma City architecture tour on April 16 will have nine stops

    By Tim Fall For The Oklahoman trfall@gmail.com | Published: Fri, Apr 8, 2016

    After a yearlong project of renovation and restoration, the Krogstad House in Oklahoma City is ready to make its debut as one of nine stops in the 2016 American Institute of Architects Central Oklahoma Chapter Architecture Tour. The self-guided tour, now in its 15th year, will be April 16.

  • Business Daily Q&A with Troy E. Jones

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Thu, Apr 7, 2016

    The U.S. Labor Department released new rules this week on financial advisers, following their retirements, giving advice to investors.

  • Q&A with Karen Rieger

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Tue, Apr 5, 2016

    Oklahoman business Q&A for April 6, 2016

  • Q&A with Sean Reed

    Published: Tue, Apr 5, 2016

    Another key deadline looms for taxpayers: April 15 is the filing deadline for unclaimed refunds from 2012. More than $1 billion in tax return refunds has gone unclaimed nationwide.

  • Taking Stock: 'Trolling for treasure' helps as stocks drop

    By Malcolm Berko For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Apr 3, 2016

    Malcolm Berko: Smart brokers consider a market crash to be a buying opportunity, knowing that if the Dow tanks, a Golconda of bargains will abound.