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  • CHICAGO, Feb 23- A glut of idled river barges is clogging Mississippi River shorelines from St. Louis to New Orleans, leaving U.S. barge companies that haul grain, coal and other bulk goods counting their losses. Barge lease rates paid to companies like Archer Daniels Midland Co's American River Transportation Company, privately held Ingram Barge and a handful of...

  • ST. LOUIS _ Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $8.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. Isle of Capri Casinos shares have decreased almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • Volunteers from a local monument company help to reset vandalized headstones at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on February 22, 2017 in University City, Missouri.

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 16- Creditors of Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, a unit of Spanish renewable energy company Abengoa SA, have reached an agreement over the distribution of asset sale proceeds, removing a key hurdle for the company to exit bankruptcy. Abengoa subsidiaries that filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection last year while the Seville- based parent worked out a...

  • ST LOUIS _ Ameren Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $32 million. Ameren expects full-year earnings to be $2.65 to $2.85 per share. Ameren shares have risen slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 5 percent.

  • ST LOUIS _ Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $318,000. The St. Louis- based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 16- America's largest banks are to propose a complete overhaul of how financial institutions investigate and report potential criminal activity, arguing that rules imposed in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and strengthened during the Obama administration are onerous and ineffective, sources said. The proposal, which...

  • *Financials lift Wall St to another record. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Stocks on major world markets rose further on Wednesday and U.S. "It makes it more interesting, March, for sure," said Brian Rehling, co-head of global fixed income strategy for Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis.

  • ST. LOUIS _ Express Scripts Holding Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.43 billion. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $26.27 billion. For the current quarter ending in April, Express Scripts expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.30 to $1.34.

  • *Financials power Wall Street to record. NEW YORK, Feb 14- Financial stocks propelled Wall Street to a record on Tuesday and the dollar strengthened as U.S. Yellen told the U.S. Senate Banking Committee the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, although she expressed caution about the considerable economic policy...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen goes to Congress on Tuesday for the first time since Republicans took control of the White House and both houses of the legislature with less clarity on the direction of U.S. economic policy than at any time of her three-year tenure. Yellen is due to give semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking...

  • BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to speak at the Bank of England Inclusion Reception- 1830 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- St.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.