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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Scottrade Financial Services Inc. has received a non-binding, joint bid from TD Ameritrade and its parent company, Toronto-Dominion Bank, according to sources familiar with the deal. Read more
A boutique hotel, more than 200 apartments, retailers and additional labs are included in the next development phase at the Cortex technology district in St. Louis. Read more
Missouri has received $8.7 million from Volkswagen as part of a multibillion-dollar national settlement over the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal. Read more
KCRise Fund, a new Kansas City-based venture capital fund that piggybacks on other investor funding, has announced investments in SpiderOak and Innara Health. Read more
Among U.S. states, Missouri has perennially been an underperformer in terms of energy efficiency, at least according to annual scorecards issued by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. That may be changing, however, as the organization’s recently released 2016 scorecard showed Missouri as the most-improved state in the nation. Read more
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