U.S. CEOs are profoundly pessimistic – WSJ
Smart: Natural gas powering oil rigs in N.D. – Fargo Forum

Businessweek goes long on the battle for Best Buy – Bloomberg

Cheap, abundant fossil fuels will drive Canada’s future – Maclean’s

CME to buy Kansas City Board of Trade – Reuters

Dakota County utility gets special rate for electric cars – Pioneer Press

In dire straits, Supervalu talks about selling – StarTribune

Agreement will keep Northland forest tracts open for recreation – News Tribune

Yeah, Newsweek is going digital, but it won’t work – Felix Salmon
JP Morgan: Payroll tax cut expiration will torpedo economy – Washington Post