Morning Minutes: SunEdison shuffles management, U.S. Steel idles Granite City Works

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons,, and U.S. Steel
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons,, and U.S. Steel

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

SunEdison shuffles management at yieldcos, puts CFO in charge

SunEdison said the chief executives of its two yieldcos had stepped down and that its chief financial officer would take charge of the two units, providing what some analysts suggest is a sign that all three units will eventually be combined into one company. Read more

U.S. Steel again idles Granite City Works

U.S. Steel on Monday again said it would temporarily idle its Granite City Works steelmaking and finishing operations in Granite City, Illinois. Read more

Dixon drops out of gubernatorial race

The crowded race for governor in Missouri lost a participant on Monday, as Sen. Bob Dixon announced his departure from the contest. Read more

Protests may move from college campuses to the ballot box

Days after student and faculty protests rocked the University of Missouri, three GOP gubernatorial candidates spoke out on the matter. Read more

Ford, GM labor contracts mean $100 million windfall for KC

Although their new labor agreements passed by the slimmest of margins, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. both managed to avoid a strike. Now, the local economy will begin to feel the impact of negotiated raises, bonus money and other investments. Read more

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