Commodities


Kelly, Parson Sign Border War Agreement

Businesses expecting special tax incentives to make a move from South Kansas City to Overland Park, or from Lee's Summit to Lenexa, are out of luck. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson just signed an agreement between… more

Gov. Parson Has a Democratic Challenger

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat, has put her hat in the ring to challenge Republic Gov. Mike Parson for the office in the August of 2020 election. Galloway, from Columbia, late last month publicly asked Parson to take… more

Topeka Chosen For Animal Health/Ag Tech Accelerator Program

Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based firm that provides venture capital funds to startups, and had a role in the growth of Dropbox, PayPal and other ventures, named Topeka a startup accelerator city in the areas of animal health and… more

VIDEO: Expect Recessions When Making Portfolio Decisions

Investors shouldn't worry about if a recession will come or when it occurs because they're inevitable, says Eduardo Repetto, chief investment officer of American Century Investments’ newly launched Avantis Investors. He will be featured in Ingram's magazine's August edition in… more

Metro’s Largest Private Company Just Got Bigger

Dairy Farmers of America, the largest private company in the Kansas City metropolitan area, has added another organization to its portfolio. A majority of the 360-farm board of St. Albans Cooperative Creamery, in Vermont, voted to merge with DFA.  The… more

What Could Be Going On At Ferrellgas?

Ferrellgas, the propane company that has consistently made it on Ingram’s Top 25 Public Companies list, has been experiencing a few bumps in the road. Recently, shares sank 22 percent, and the company revealed an indefinite suspension of shareholder distributions. Additionally,… more

Crossroads Hotel Offers Unique Space to Work and Play

With a storied past, and a renewed future, the Pabst Brewing Depot building now serves as a home to Crossroads Hotel, which is the first boutique hotel in the district. Located at 2101 Central St., the hotel’s grand opening was… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Overstock.com Leases Distribution Center in KCK

Another major retailer is set to open a distribution center in the Kansas City metro area, as Overstock.com announced it will put down roots in Kansas City, Kan. The online retailer, which sells everything from home goods to apparel and… more

NAFTA: Handling Uncertain Trading Times

Mexico is Kansas City’s second-largest export market after Canada, which means the stakes are high for our city as with the Trump administration's efforts to revise the North American Free Trade Act. With Kansas City companies exporting primarily automobile parts,… more