The NFIB said today its Small Business Optimism Index fell 1.6 points to 95 last month. The index, often seen as a leading indicator for the economy, had risen for three straight months through May to its highest level since September 2007.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority today approved $9.1 million in tax benefits for Kum & Go LC's $92 million relocation to downtown Des Moines.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro announced this morning that there has been a breach involving data from credit and debit cards that customers used at its restaurants, USA Today and others reported.