Daily business briefing: Facebook CEO gains $3.3 billion from stock options

April 1, 2014 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in his company. He founded the company in 2004 and in 2012, Zuckerberg made $2.3 billion off his stock options. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Lumiere Place Casino in downtown St. Louis and River City Casino in Lemay are temporarily closed Tuesday. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that the casinos were shut down to allow for a "regulatory system conversion." Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


U.S. home prices rose in February compared to February 2012, although snowstorms and higher mortgage rates combined to reduce home sales in February to their lowest level in 19 months. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


The price of oil is slightly lower Tuesday but remains above $101 a barrel. The benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 21 cents to $101.37 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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