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  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone on monetary policy, while a slide in oil prices pushed the Russian rouble to new lows and boosted the safe-haven yen. "That the FOMC sounds dovish either in the statement or the press conference is certainly a risk to the...

  • Lockheed to settle suit over retirement accounts Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS— Lockheed Martin Corp. agreed on Tuesday to settle a federal class-action lawsuit accusing the aerospace and defense behemoth of mismanaging the investment accounts of its employees and retirees, charging the investors high fees along the way. Lockheed Martin had countered that such claims "are false," and it was "committed to defending against the...

  • Boeing breaks ground on new St. Louis venture Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS— Boeing's latest venture in St. Louis opens up new possibilities for the region, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and a Boeing vice president said Tuesday. Politicians and civic leaders joined Boeing officials for a groundbreaking for the plant that will make parts for Boeing's new 777 X passenger aircraft.

  • Black leaders speak against Missouri levee project Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS— A levee project in the Missouri Bootheel region would increase the flood risk in predominantly black communities in Illinois, several government and civic leaders of those communities said in a letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday. The New Madrid Floodway project was first proposed in 1954 as a means of protecting an area of rich Missouri...

  • Black Captain America leading comic book diversity Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they are more and more reflecting the true hues of American society. Society has changed, so superheroes— at heart a reflection of life in the United States— have to as well, said Axel Alonso, editor in chief at Marvel Comics, who in November debuted Captain America No. 1 with Samuel Wilson, the first African...

  • ST. LOUIS— Express Scripts Holding Co. is looking for another chief financial officer less than a year after Cathy R. Smith joined the pharmacy benefits manager from retail giant Wal-Mart. Express Scripts said Monday after markets closed that Smith no longer serves as executive vice president and CFO, but she will continue to work for the St. Louis company into...

  • James Patterson donating to independent bookstores Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Thanks to a holiday windfall, Left Bank Books in St. Louis plans to install a security system and possibly update its phones. Strand Book Store in New York City is looking to sponsor field trips that will bring in students from low income neighborhoods. Since 2009, core membership of the American Booksellers Association, the trade group for independent...

  • DENVER, Dec 12- Fox News correspondent Dominic Di-Natale, whose international reporting took him from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan to covering protests in Ferguson, Missouri, has been found dead in Colorado, officials said on Friday. In an obituary posted on the Fox News website, the network reported that Di-Natale's death was a suicide, citing the...

  • Dec 12- Raymond James& Associates, a branch of Raymond James Financial Inc, said it hired two advisers from the advisory unit of Wells Fargo& Co.. Father-and-son team Erwin and Terry Bry, and sales associate Lori Fugate previously worked at AG Edwards Inc, which was later bought by Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo was not immediately available for comment.

  • Dec 12- Health insurer Centene Corp forecast better-than-expected sales and profit for 2015 as it signs on more Medicaid members. The company, which provides services to government-sponsored healthcare programs, said it expects to earn $5.05 to $5.35 per share next year. It also forecast premium and service revenue of $20.3 billion to $20.8 billion.

  • Belden to buy cybersecurity firm Tripwire for $710 mln Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:36 PM ET

    Dec 9- Belden Inc, a maker of networking and cable products, said it will buy Tripwire, a Portland-based cybersecurity firm, for $710 million. Belden and Tripwire, a Thoma Bravo LLC company, worked together previously in September to improve infrastructure cybersecurity in manufacturing organizations. Shares of St. Louis- based Belden shares closed at $74.92 on...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- A spending bill agreed by lawmakers from the U.S. House and Senate provides $554.2 billion in funding for the U.S. military in fiscal 2015, including $1.46 billion for 15 EA-18G electronic attack jets built by Boeing Co. Boeing lobbied hard for funding to extend its St. Louis production line for EA-18G Growlers, which had been due to end at the end...

  • Belden to buy security software company Tripwire Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS— Belden Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to acquire Tripwire Inc., a privately-held security software company based in Portland, Oregon, for $710 million in cash. The St. Louis- based communications equipment company said that the deal will help address cybersecurity issues for its customers. Shares of Belden increased $1.62 to close at $74.92 Tuesday.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 8- My daughter learned this little ditty in preschool: "You get what you get, and you don't get upset." "Families can't really lose anything by asking... but they need to go into this with their eyes wide open," said Martha Savery, spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Education Financing Authority and a former financial aid director for Harvard Graduate...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- About 30 seconds into an appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, lawyer Paul Clement was interrupted by a question. It came from Justice Elena Kagan, and it cut to the heart of his case. The exchange illustrates the familiarity that distinguishes a handful of lawyers from more than a thousand other attorneys who have appeared before...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 2- Footwear retailer Brown Shoe Company Inc is trying to acquire women's luxury shoe retailer Stuart Weitzman Holdings LLC, which could fetch close to $1 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Brown Shoe is competing against other potential suitors, that include private equity firms and financial investors, the sources...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Farmland values in the southern U.S. Midwest and Delta region rose almost 15 percent during the third quarter from the same period a year earlier, despite lower farm income, as grain prices fell, the Federal Bank of St. Louis said on Friday. The St. Louis district covers Arkansas, eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and Indiana, and parts of Kentucky,...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 26 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives welcome remarks before the European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Board, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York Conference: Global Research Forum on International Macroeconomics and Finance- 1745 GMT. STANFORD- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on the oil boom in...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 24 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Sveriges Riksbank will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0830 GMT. WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand releases Financial Stability Report, which assesses the soundness and efficiency of the New Zealand financial system- 2000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden Financial Stability Council meeting.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- Now that new medicines promise to cure millions of hepatitis C patients in coming years, drugmakers including Gilead Sciences Inc are turning their attention to other liver diseases, with a potential market that could rival the success of statins, which generated more than $30 billion a year in sales at their peak. Several companies are working on...