Missouri Minute: Mallinckrodt sells nuclear imaging business; ADM accused of ponzi scheme

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

Mallinckrodt to sell nuclear imaging business for $690 million

Mallinckrodt announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to sell its nuclear imaging business to IBA Molecular for $690 million. Read more

ADM accused of directing grain sales ponzi scheme

A Missouri grain dealer who stole tens of millions of dollars from farmers may turn out to be their best ally as they try to recoup losses from corn giant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. Read more

Feds tout exchange benefits despite lack of competition for 2017

Despite the withdrawal of some insurers from government-run health insurance exchanges, federal officials insist the Affordable Care Act is still working to provide more consumers with coverage and choices. Read more

Stephens College opens new facility, aims to address physician assistant shortage

Stephens College celebrated the opening of its Center for Health Sciences in downtown Columbia on Wednesday. The facility will house a new Master of Physician Assistant Studies program — the only graduate physician assistant studies program in mid-Missouri. Read more

The 401(k) is wreaking havoc on retirement

The shift from pensions to 401(k) plans is making retirement inequality much worse — and education is what separates the haves from the have-nots, a new study has found. Read more

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