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OPEC News: Opening address to the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

Vienna, Austria – Opening address of the 174th meeting of the OPEC conference: Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to Vienna for the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference. It has been particularly gratifying to witness the past couple of days of the 7th OPEC International Seminar.  … Continue reading OPEC News: Opening address to the 174th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

Business News: New York A.G. Underwood Announces Victory In Ongoing Lawsuit Against Charter-Spectrum

First Department Fully Rejects Charter-Spectrum’s Motion to Dismiss AG’s Lawsuit; Decision Affirms Victory in NY Supreme Court in February AG’s Suit Alleges that Charter-Spectrum Promised Internet Speeds It Knew It Could Not Deliver NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood released the following statement, upon a decision by the Appellate Division, First … Continue reading Business News: New York A.G. Underwood Announces Victory In Ongoing Lawsuit Against Charter-Spectrum

Cannabis News: Apex Trading Helps Cannabis Producers Move Product for Less

DENVER, CO – Apex Trading, a technology company with the goal of being the cannabis industry standard for wholesale transactions, announced today that it has completed its Apex Trading Custom Storefront beta test.  After having been rolled out to a dozen cultivation and extraction businesses of various sizes and needs, the software is now launching … Continue reading Cannabis News: Apex Trading Helps Cannabis Producers Move Product for Less

US Army awards Raytheon $130 million for TOW missiles

Weapon system provides overmatch advantage for ground troops PARIS – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $129.9 million U.S. Army contract for continued production of the tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided TOW® weapon system.  The award is a modification to Raytheon’s existing $320 million production contract. The TOW weapon system—with the multi-mission TOW 2A , TOW 2B … Continue reading US Army awards Raytheon $130 million for TOW missiles

California News: Attorney General Becerra Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Department of Justice’s Approval of Bayer Acquisition

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger: “The California Department of Justice (Cal DOJ) will carefully examine the settlement announced today by the U.S. Department of Justice allowing two massive agricultural companies, Bayer and Monsanto, to merge.  Coming on … Continue reading California News: Attorney General Becerra Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Department of Justice’s Approval of Bayer Acquisition

Buiness News: United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People & Make $15 Billion Investment in US Over Next 5 Years

Company plans to inject additional $75 billion into communities nationwide through local procurement of products and services, adding to U.S. employment opportunities FARMINGTON, CT – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development (R&D) and capital expenditures (CapEx) in … Continue reading Buiness News: United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People & Make $15 Billion Investment in US Over Next 5 Years

Missouri Business News: Ameren Missouri Planning Largest Wind Farm in the State

ST. LOUIS, MO – Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a 400-megawatt wind farm in northeast Missouri, the largest ever in the state. “We are excited to take this transformative step to bring more renewable generation to our customers,” … Continue reading Missouri Business News: Ameren Missouri Planning Largest Wind Farm in the State

KCS Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Elects Twelve Directors & Announces Preferred and Common Dividends

KANSAS CITY, MO – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 17, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.  With 88% of KCS’ outstanding common and preferred stock represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, the stockholders: elected Lydia I. Beebe, Lu M. Córdova, Robert J. Druten, Terrence … Continue reading KCS Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Elects Twelve Directors & Announces Preferred and Common Dividends