Orders for durable goods fell precipitously in March – Reuters
The tragedy of long-term unemployment – Felix Salmon
The global economy lost a step in April – Reuters
An unemployment rate update from up north – Duluth News Tribune
Same goes for St. Cloud – St.Cloud Times
Fast-growth fertilizer industry is context for Texas explosion – Bloomberg
Several banks, including U.S. Bank, cutting exec bonus payouts – WSJ
The quest to foster a startup scene in Milwaukee – Journal-Sentinel
Netflix now has more subscribers than HBO – Quartz