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Mergers hit record valuations last year, but this year is proving big with 3 major deals.
Her children described her as demure, but it turned out Ruth Johnson had an instinct for firearms. Before all those decades of faithful attendance at…
Loan growth helped interest income grow.
At the 'Goldilocks' of banks, CEO Davis isn't worried about too-big-to-fail scrutiny.
Minneapolis Fed chief takes on critics of his too-big-to-fail bank scrutiny
Bank is confident in its portfolio despite analysts' concerns about market.
Minnesota's growth rate over the past year below the national percentage.
Regulators rejected the 'living wills' of five of the nation's largest banks.
Vice Chairman Thomas Hoenig says that it's still not enough.
The Minneapolis Fed's yearlong look at ending "too-big-to-fail" is posing some big questions.
Jamie Dimon did not mention Neel Kashkari, but rebutted the Minneapolis Fed chief's ideas on breaking the "too big to fail" system.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has settled on plans for a major revamp of Cedar Lake’s South Beach. Now it just needs to find…
Mpls. conference draws replies, including from Tim Pawlenty, who says Dodd-Frank is working.
The regional Fed's initiative to beef up bank safeguards got off to a sometimes-contentious start.
Pop stars and politicians pepper the Internet with selfies and bombastic tweets to grab attention. But in the narrower realm of economics, there’s a new…
Overseas sales have plunged, dealing a blow to major companies' bottom lines.
White House adviser Furman says a ratification vote should occur while leaders are aligned.
Retail, construction, and health care drove the gains as the labor force grew by 18,700.
Fewer openings offer under $10 an hour, but 3 in 5 pay less than $15, state reports.
Minnesota's better-than-average technology industry posted another strong year of hiring in 2015, as demand for tech talent outpaces supply.Tech companies added 5,500 jobs in the…
In first Twin Cities appearance, new Minneapolis Fed president takes on critics of big bank review.
The two sides will meet again for talks on Friday and Saturday.
Facing constraints, labor more and more turn to one-day protests.
Hundreds of janitors staged demonstrations at the airport, other major employers in metro area in 24-hour strike.
Now with a branch in downtown Minneapolis, the industry giant steps up its presence in area dominated by Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank
New Minneapolis president says regulators must consider bold options.
The 24-hour walkout comes after months of negotiations, with wages a central issue.
Field Nation has made a fast-growing business out of connecting tech service companies with freelance technicians, but CEO Mynul Khan is thinking bigger.
The sector has lost one in seven jobs over last year.
Oasis Outsourcing will continue operations in the Twin Cities.
Construction leads the way, as Minnesota's unemployment rate falls
On Jan. 1, Harry Melander will join MayKao Y. Hang, the chairwoman of the board and CEO of the Wilder Foundation, and Ken Powell, the deputy chairman and CEO of General Mills.
Minnesota’s economy grew briskly in the second quarter, with gross domestic product rising 4.5 percent compared to a year earlier, according to seasonally adjusted data…
A small Minneapolis start-up that makes educational games has been awarded a federal grant to develop apps to help students learn difficult science and math…
"Boone and Erickson," Boone's 37-year collaboration with Roger Erickson, was one of the most popular shows on radio from the 1960s to the 1990s.
A tight labor market leaves short-staffed businesses scrambling to recruit, retain and even transport workers.
A second month of fewer jobs is another sign that labor growth is plateauing in Minnesota.
Richard Trumka says the Trans-Pacific Partnership needs to be stopped.
Neel Kashkari is taking the reins of the regional Federal Reserve bank that has been at the forefront of research into the cycle of financial crises and bailouts, a problem of expectations that is far from solved.
The appointment is a change after more than 30 years of leadership by academic economists.
Target Corp., the largest private employer in Minneapolis, worked closely with the backers of the workplace scheduling ordinance that angered many businesses before city leaders dropped it last month.
After selling pens to corporations for years, Barry Rubin has taken the business and turned it into usable art
$45M investment in Sportradar, with U.S. roots at the University of St. Thomas, isn't just financial.
Justin Trudeau, the leader of the newly elected Liberal government, hopes to jump-start Canada's economy by spending big on health care and public works, roads and bridges, ports, public transit and border crossings.
The son of a renowned Confucian scholar and an early feminist in China, George Chang fled his home country in 1947 to study in the…
Low unemployment, aging workforce push companies to launch new initiative.
In a lecture at the U, he said energy habits must change as developing countries rise.
Minnesota restaurateurs are facing a growing shortage of workers at the same time a boom in new restaurants is creating even more need for servers and cooks.
Unions seek $15-an-hour minimum for tellers, janitors.
Growth in manufacturing and services businesses offset some losses in financial services.
There have been solid gains and unemployment is low. Stil, "I think our trajectory is flattening out," said Steve Hine, the labor market analyst at the state.
In Minnesota, most openings don't pay enough to support a family of three.
U.S. monetary policy is too unpredictable, Taylor said.
Hispanic jobless rate dips below the state average, but low wages and part-time positions cloud the picture.
The women who run the shops cover their heads, and many of them believe it is a man's responsibility to pay bills for the family. Yet they prize entrepreneurship.
The move is the latest attempt to expand broadband service in the Twin Cities metro area.
The state's unemployment rate ticked upward to 4 percent.
A nearly two-year-old fight between a local businessman and the multinational corporate owner of an International Falls paper mill is distorting wood prices in northern Minnesota, upsetting other loggers and causing anxiety in the city as the mill's workforce shrinks.
Canadian dollar at its weakest point in 11 years, so Minnesotans get better deals north of border
Jobs added in construction, private education and health care, but pay is stagnant.
Its per-share profit met expectations as the nation's fifth-largest bank continues to grapple with low interest rates.
The fast-growing St. Paul maker of scheduling software attracts funding, acquires competitor
People attentive to architecture and design say the look of the building will be weakened by its heavy commitment to branding.
MSP officials struggle to drum up interest from major financial companies to place ATMs in the airport.
Concordia report shows they're an economic force in Twin Cities.
Its fourth location will be in the Van Buren building this month.
President Obama will visit La Crosse, Wis., today to make the case that the federal government should require employers to pay overtime to all salaried workers who earn less than $50,000 per year.
The longtime U.S. Chamber operator takes over the state's largest business lobby group.
A court found that four counties valued Blandin's timberland too high; they face a drop in tax revenue.
RANIER, Minn. – The whistle from across the border gave warning, as it does 22 times a day, that anyone with places to go…
The Vikings stadium naming deal is a small part of the bank's marketing budget, but it expects big benefits for its brand
A two-year downward trend in job creation continued during May.
A bill that makes it easier for start-up companies to raise capital in Minnesota became law Monday when Gov. Mark Dayton signed the legislative session’s…
After a period of outpacing the nation, Minnesota's growth was dampened by slowdowns in farms and mines
The chief of the New York Fed said there are a number of signs of a strengthening economy.
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