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Yogurt is the new measuring stick at General Mills

Yoplait light seen at General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley.

With new results expected this week, investors watch for signs of an upturn.

Young athletes, coaches, mentors learn about personal finance before they play ball

Neal St. Anthony

One piece of advice: Pay yourself first by saving when you are young.

Schafer: Angel investor's lesson – it takes plenty of at-bats before you hit home run

Lee Schafer

Minnesota attracts big private equity investment bucks

Surprise Brexit vote may keep U.S. interest rates near zero

'Five-year plan' in college could cut income and retirement

Sunday conversation with Lars Rasmussen: Pitching medical devices to consumers


Lee Schafer
Schafer: Angel investor's lesson – it takes plenty of at-bats before you hit home run

When people put the first outside capital in a start-up company, it’s usually called angel investing, and it’s yet another one of those activities that…

Neal St. Anthony
Young athletes, coaches, mentors learn about personal finance before they play ball

One piece of advice: Pay yourself first by saving when you are young.


Nurses' strike is over, but their dispute with Allina is not

Allina, nursing union appear to be as far apart as ever on health insurance, staffing and safety.


Minnesota a national leader in telecommuting trend

Growing numbers of Minnesotans are working from home as technology makes telecommuting easier and employers realize that some workers are happier and more productive away…


Study finds misbehaving brokers stick around

One in 13 financial advisers and stockbrokers have engaged in some form of misconduct during their career, making them five times more likely to offend…


5 biggest career mistakes college graduates make

While some of the estimated 3.8 million students earning college degrees this year will continue their studies, others will start their careers right away. Here…


Business bookshelf: 'Louis D. Brandeis'

Louis D. Brandeis: American ProphetJeffrey Rosen, Yale University Press, 242 pages, $25. Louis Brandeis geared up for combat when J.P. Morgan's New Haven Railroad tried…


What older workers should seek in a last job

If this is your final stop on the career circuit, negotiating the terms for your position should be driven by a different set of priorities.


Before the robots rise up, they will be making your next pizza

In the back kitchen of Mountain View's newest pizzeria, Marta works tirelessly, spreading marinara sauce on uncooked pies. She doesn't complain, takes no breaks, and…


At times, best money move is to sit tight

When you are really uncomfortable with something, what do you do? Do you try to ignore it? Do you overpower it? Do you act on…


New ATEK technology allows manufacturers to connect components to the Internet of Things

New ATEK technology measures fuel-tank levels, moisture and more while saving users time, money and equipment.


Is your TV set-top box a spy?

Your TV's set-top box is ratting you out to advertisers. At least that's the contention of consumer groups that have filed complaints with ­federal authorities…