Daily business briefing: T-Mobile buying spectrum licenses from Verizon

January 6, 2014 

T-Mobile has reportedly reached deals to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon Wireless for $2.37 billion in cash. This would allow T-Mobile to improve cellular service in markets across the U.S. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Fifty-one percent of machinists in Washington state have approved Boeing's revised contract offer. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that this may ultimately keep the aerospace giant from building its 777X commercial plane in north St. Louis County. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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The price of oil was above $94 a barrel Monday amid cold weather in the U.S. Some investors were looking for bargains following a week-long market plunge. Learn more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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The Dow Jones industrial average fell a point at 16,467 in early trading Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was flat at 1,831. The Nasdaq composite was down 12 points, or 0.3 percent, at 4,119. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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