Missouri Minute: Monsanto earnings; Rehder to file ‘right-to-work’

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

Monsanto earnings recovery may be better bet than Bayer deal

The return of profit growth at Monsanto Co. next year may be a better bet than a takeover of the world’s largest seed supplier. Read more

Republican Rehder plans to resurrect ‘right-to-work’ fight in 2017

Rep. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, plans to file “right-to-work” legislation when the Missouri Legislature returns in January. Read more

Developers of mixed-use KC project to proceed without Wal-Mart

A 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart store won’t anchor the $190 million Mission Gateway project in suburban Kansas City, which developers have been trying to get off the ground for more than a decade. Read more

Midwest manufacturing slips in September amid national rebound

Manufacturing activity is weakening, according to purchasing managers of companies in nine Midwestern states, including Missouri. Read more

St. Louis the fastest-growing metro area for immigrants

The foreign-born population in the St. Louis area grew by about 9 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to census data collected in the American Community Survey. Read more

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