Daily business briefing: RadioShack closing 1,100 stores

March 4, 2014 

RadioShack plans to close up to 1,100 stores across the nation. The Fort Worth, Texas-based electronics retailers reported a wider quarterly loss after a disappointing holiday season. Read more at http://ww.bnd.com/business. ...


Olin Corp. CEO Joseph Rupp's pay fell 11 percent in 2013, to $5.4 million, compared with 2012, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. However, his total pay in 2012 included a more than $1 million change in pension value. Find out more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


The financial markets improved Tuesday amid signs that Russia is back-pedaling in the Ukrainian crisis. Stock markets in Europe, including in Moscow and Asia, have recouped much of their losses recorded the day before. Find out more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


After three months of declines, U.S. home prices rose in January. Real estate data provider CoreLogic reports prices rose 0.9 percent in January after dipping 0.1 percent in December. Learn more at http://ww.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business reporter

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