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Chaska-area barn sports financial history lesson

Ralph Acampora, known as “the godfather of technical analysis,” constructed the largest handmade chart of the stock market on the side of the barn on the farm he owns.

Semiretired financial analyst brought his life work with him on his new adventure.

Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital

Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.

Fairview Wine & Liquor in Roseville, first Twin Cities liquor store to battle a nearby Total Wine, decides to close

Steve Burwell has been running his Roseville store for 32 years.

Don't underestimate the value of networking while you're on the job

Movers & Shakers: Joshua Mills, service director, Sears Imported Autos

How Halo Top ice cream became the top-selling pint in the U.S.

With a $20 ice cream maker and a hunger for a more healthful indulgence, Los Angeles lawyer Justin Woolverton concocted a dessert that quickly developed a cultlike following.

Moroney named to new Foxconn-related state position

Gov. Scott Walker's deputy chief of staff is taking on a new job created under the same law that makes up to $3 billion available for electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group.


Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital
Neal St. Anthony

Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.

Schafer: Could Amazon steal the Twin Cities' top talent if it expands here?
Lee Schafer

Complaining about competing against Amazon for workers would make Best Buy and Target look like whiners. But it's clearly an issue.


MSP plans big changes on retail and food front

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.


An inside look at top retailers and the consumers they covet


Health safety net providers fear dwindling savings from drug discounts

Medicare payment decreases could stifle safety net savings from drug discount program under new regulations proposed by the Trump administration.


Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

ST. PAULLencho Bati, as surety for Bati Investments LLC, Mankato; filed Sept. 19, 17-32960; Chapter 13; no schedules filed. William Soukup, as surety for Soukup…


Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description9/12 Deveo Oy Perforce Software Inc. Perforce Software has acquired Deveo Oy, a Finnish provider Helsinki Minneapolis of repository management software.…


Jobs calendar

JobsMONDAYJOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé. 1-3 p.m. Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Av. N.,…


Business calendar

BusinessTUESDAYCHAMBER MEETING: Dianne Krizan, president of Minnesota Children's Museum, will speak. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30-$50. Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St., St. Paul.…


Small business calendar

Small BusinessTUESDAYLEGALCORPS CONSULTATION: Legal advice from volunteer attorneys. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your…


Insurers cutting back on drug coupons amid concerns over consumer costs

– With many drug prices rising, consumers often pull out coupons or discount cards from drugmakers to save money.But some insurers are limiting…


Midwest inside trading, Sept. 25

Communications Systems Inc.Bruce Blackwood officerShares purchased: 1,200 Price: $4.21Date: Sept. 13 Directly holds: 11,219Donaldson Co. Inc.Tod