FERGUSON, Mo. (MarketWatch) вЂ” If you drive the two-mile stretch of western Florissant Avenue that has been the epicenter of almost fourteen days of protests and rioting into the aftermath of this authorities shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the very first thing you will notice is the fact that there’s a great deal to get.
Traveling south from I-270 toward the town’s boundary at Lucas-Hunt path, you will find a dozen fast-food restaurants вЂ” Taco Bell, McDonald’s MCD, +0.95% , Domino’s DPZ, +1.15% , Arby’s вЂ” and a Target TGT, +1.54% , Walgreens XE:WGN , Dollar General DG, +1.64% , Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart WMT, +0.41% вЂ” pretty much every retailer that is national would ever guess.
By doing so, Ferguson’s primary drag isn’t much various than virtually any company corridor within the heartland.
This is certainly, with the exception of familiar banking names. Ferguson is not completely vo >+0.94% branch, an initial nationwide Bank as well as 2 credit unions. Bank of America Corp. BAC, +0.64% , U.S. Bancorp USB, +1.23% and United Missouri Bank UMBF, +1.68% have actually automated teller devices across the strip. However for branches, you are going to need to head to neighboring Florissant. Continue reading →