Trading Daze: Locals Cope With Conclusion Of Kansas City Southern

We love all of the recent stories about the end of our rail line because, if nothing else, they reveal that times continue to change and the tracks that made this city great are now in flux and a very important part of the global economy.

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Here's a glimpse at the world getting smaller by way of stock merger deals . . .

An iconic railroad is merging with one in Canada - and that could be good news for Kansas City

Kansas City Southern shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $31 billion merger with Canadian Pacific, meaning the Kansas City-based railroad will cease to exist as a stand-alone company. But the merger will make history, boost efficiency and could swell the ranks of railroad management in Kansas City, even as it reshapes the railroad industry in a way that could have real staying power.

K.C. Southern shareholders approve takeover by CP Rail

Two doses of the Pfizer Inc. and AstraZeneca Plc. vaccines induced lower levels of antibodies against the omicron variant, increasing the risk of Covid infection, according to researchers from the University of Oxford.

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