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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 8- Shares of Panera Bread surged to a record high on Wednesday and were on track for the biggest one-day move in almost two years after the company gave an upbeat forecast and said technology investments at its restaurants were paying off. The St. Louis, Missouri- based company late on Tuesday reported quarterly results above Wall Street's...

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Republican Missouri Gov. This year, that number fell to 16 percent, according to numbers from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Greitens has already withheld $8.6 million in transportation funding for K-12 districts from this year's promised $105.3 million in busing aid.

  • NEW YORK— Where the White House saw a father standing up for his daughter, an ethics expert saw an implicit threat. President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at Nordstrom, the latest company to draw his Twitter attention, saying the department store chain that decided to stop selling his daughter's clothing and accessory line has treated her "so unfairly."

  • ST LOUIS _ Arch Coal Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $33.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Arch Coal shares have declined slightly more than 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • ST. LOUIS _ Esco Technologies Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $10.7 million. Esco Technologies expects full-year earnings to be $2.16 to $2.26 per share. Esco Technologies shares have climbed slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MONETT, Mo. _ Jack Henry& Associates Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $58.8 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $346.4 million.

  • SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ O'Reilly Automotive Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $246 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.54 per share. O'Reilly Automotive shares have fallen almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased...

  • SAINT LOUIS, Mo. _ Panera Bread Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $44 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2 per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $727.6 million.

  • Centene's shares, which have fallen about 4 percent since the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, rose 8.25 percent to $68.88 in morning trading on Tuesday. The company has benefited from the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act like other health insurers that focus on government-sponsored plans for the under-insured or uninsured.

  • ST LOUIS _ Emerson Electric Co. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $309 million. Emerson Electric expects full-year earnings to be $2.47 to $2.62 per share. Emerson Electric shares have increased slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen slightly more than 2 percent.

  • ST LOUIS _ Centene Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $261 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.12 per share. Centene expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.40 to $4.85 per share, with revenue in the range of $46 billion to $46.8 billion.

  • Toyota's Nagata Acoustics has just 20 employees globally, but it dominates acoustics work for halls in Japan and is expanding abroad. He's designed the acoustics for orchestras in Los Angeles, Helsinki, Paris and Shanghai. "No one can explain in one word why a Stradivarius violin sounds so beautiful, or how the way it was made may have shaped that beautiful sound,"...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has promised to revitalize America's aging roads, bridges, railways and airports, but a plan put forward by his economic advisers relies on a transportation financing scheme that hasn't been tried before and comes with significant risks. The plan was set out just before the election by billionaire leveraged buy-out...

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • Scott Walker's crackdown on collective bargaining could serve as a model for President Donald Trump's plans to overhaul the federal workforce. To them, Wisconsin is a warning. Scott Walker, "said J. David Cox Sr., president of the American Federation of Federal Employees.