Missouri Minute: Google Express expands in KC; Stifel acquires City Financial

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

Delivery service Google Express expands in Kansas City

Google on Tuesday is expanding its two-day delivery service to more than 40 million new customers in the Midwest, which includes Kansas City. Read more

St. Louis leaders plan for anticipated boom in freight volume

The value of freight shipped through the St. Louis region is expected to increase 74 percent to $483 billion in 2045, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Read more

Stifel acquires Indiana’s City Financial Corp.

Stifel Financial Corp. is acquiring an Indianapolis-based wealth management and public finance firm with $4 billion in client assets under management. Read more

Record soybean yield projected, prices under pressure

The U.S. soybean crop, already widely expected to break previous records, will be even bigger than thought, according the latest government forecast. Read more

Brownback: Kansas must win ‘battle for Kansas City’

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback told an area conservative group in Leawood, Kan., that it is critical to “win the battle for Kansas City,” where the state’s best opportunities are located. Read more

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