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Twin Cities' consumers love organics; get more retailers, choices

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Twin Cities' consumers love organics; get more retailers, choices

Report: Minnesota manufacturing continues to struggle

Widely watched Creighton University survey finds Midwest sector lackluster for April.

A mid season executive compensation report

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Halfway through the proxy season executive compensation data firm Equilar has published its list of the 100 highest paid CEOs, it includes three Minnesota executives.

10 things your kid should know about money by age 18

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10 things your kid should know about money by age 18

Carlson Wagonlit moves forward under new leadership

After the sale of its hotels, Carlson Cos. will rely on its travel management company as sole business.


Gannett ramps up pressure on Tribune Publishing

Shareholders are asked to withhold support for eight board nominees.


Oil pipeline beneath St. Croix River increases flow, worrying environmentalists

Pipeline capacity increasing in sensitive headwaters of federally protected St. Croix River.


Who created bitcoin? The long search may not be over

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? For many in the tech world, the identity of bitcoin's elusive creator has been a long-running parlor game. And the speculation might not be over.


COCO co-working firm to expand to Chicago

The co-working firm is acquiring a collaborative space in a tech cluster in the city's West Loop.


US stocks rise slightly in early trade; Japan sinks

U.S. stocks were marginally higher in early trading Monday, recovering slightly from last week's steep declines. Japan's market fell sharply.


Rates drop at weekly US Treasury bill auction

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills dipping to their lowest point since January.


Saudi Aramco's plan for an IPO will change a nation as well as a company

Complications abound, but Saudi Aramco IPO would be world's largest.


Enbridge predicts $62M in fines, penalties tied to oil spill

A pipeline company says it expects $62 million in fines and penalties related to a 2010 Michigan oil spill.


Business Highlights

___Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself — well, maybeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he?Australian…


Sports Authority plans to sell assets

Sports Authority will sell some or all of its assets rather than trying to reorganize under bankruptcy protection.


Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself _ well, maybe

The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he?


Convicted sex offender pleads guilty in ID theft case

A decades-long ordeal ruined a Texas man, but his life might start to get better now that the sex offender in Kansas who stole his identity has pleaded guilty to misusing a Social Security number.


Halliburton and Apollo Education trade higher, Baidu skids

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:


Jefferies & Co. veteran to be CEO of Minneapolis-based RBC Wealth Management

Michael Armstrong will succeed John Taft this summer.