Daily business briefing: Oil prices exceed $100 a barrel

March 25, 2014 

Oil prices are up above $100 a barrel Tuesday. The higher price is believed to be a result of possible increased sanctions against Russia and the prolonged difficulties of Libya's oil industry. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Jamba Juice, The Fudgery and sports apparel shop Majestic Athletic are coming to Ballpark Village this summer. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that these three tenants will occupy the first floor of Ballpark Village. Learn more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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Walgreen's is citing recent severe winter weather and a slowdown in generic drug introduction for its lower fiscal second quarter earnings. Walgreen Co. announced Tuesday that its revenue managed to increase 5 percent in its fiscal quarter despite that challenge. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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A new report released Tuesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reveals that about half of all payday loans are made to people who extend the loans so many times they end up paying more in fees than the original amount they borrowed. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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