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  • Other chains receiving the letters are BCBG Max Azria, Carter's Inc, Canada's DavidsTea Inc, Forever 21 Inc, Ascena Retail Group Inc's Justice, Pacific Sunwear of California Inc, Payless ShoeSource, Tillys Inc, Fast Retailing Co's Uniqlo, VF Corp's Van's and Zumiez Inc.. He was joined in the latest requests by the attorneys general of California, Connecticut, the...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- A Texas- sized selloff of companies based in the Lone Star State is helping one small-cap fund manager produce outsized returns. Hodges is prospering mainly by buying Texas- based homebuilders, banks and hotel chains whose shares were caught up in the deep selloff in early 2016 triggered by fears that oil prices would dip into the $20 range.

  • Treasury yields were flat on Monday as growing hopes of stimulus in China and the potential for intervention in Japan helped support bids for riskier assets like oil and stocks. With no major U.S. data due and thin liquidity, Treasuries sold off early, following a theme of improved risk appetite from Friday. "Bonds sold off sharply this morning on fears of...

  • *Dollar falls below 108 yen for first time since Oct 2014. NEW YORK, April 7- The dollar continued to weaken against the yen on Thursday in the wake of minutes from the last U.S. Investors were set to monitor an appearance by Janet Yellen on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. EDT in a conversation with former Federal Reserve chairmen.

  • April 7- U.S. agricultural commodities trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday its profit rose 8 percent, boosted by stronger results in food ingredients and grain handling which offset losses in its beef, oil and shipping businesses. Minneapolis- based Cargill said net earnings totaled $459 million for the quarter ended Feb. 29, up from $425 million in the same...

  • April 7- U.S. agricultural commodities trader Cargill Inc on Thursday said its profit rose 8 percent in the third quarter while revenue slipped due to lower commodity prices and a strong U.S. dollar. Minneapolis- based Cargill said net earnings totaled $459 million for the quarter ended Feb. 29, up from $425 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • April 5- Minneapolis Federal Reserve president Neel Kashkari, who is pushing the government to consider breaking up the country's biggest banks, has booked former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke to speak at his second conference. Kashkari, a former top Treasury Department official who became president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis...

  • April 5- Wall Street was lower on Tuesday as investors fretted over renewed uncertainties about the Federal Reserve's plan to raise interest rates this year. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Tuesday of increasing risks to global economic growth, unless there were stronger measures by policymakers.

  • April 4- North Dakota farmer Randy Thompson plans to apply 30 percent less nitrogen fertilizer to his corn this year to save money in the face of crashing crop prices. In Minnesota, Andy Pulk is trucking crop nutrients to his farm from 350 miles away because he found a better price than his local cooperative could offer. Last month, the company cut its full-year...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- A Singapore man accused of illegally exporting U.S. parts found in explosives in Iraq, through Iran, has been extradited to the United States to face charges on Monday, the Justice Department said. Lim Yong Nam, 42, was indicted in 2010 for sending radio frequency modules from Minnesota to Iran between 2007 and 2008, violating a U.S. trade...

  • Elected to the Minnesota State Supreme Court in 1992, Justice Page stepped down from the court last summer, having reached its compulsory retirement age of 70. The first African-American on the court, Justice Page is well known in Minnesota legal circles for his carefully crafted opinions, his concern for civil rights and, more lightheartedly, for his colorful...

  • Too much defense, not enough offense on terror?

    Discussing strategies to fighting terror, and keeping our country safe, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and CNBC's senior contributor Larry Kudlow.

  • Sen. Klobuchar aims to fix drug price gouging

    Discussing certain drugs becoming more and more expensive, and legislation to fix it, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

  • Cans of Spam, by Hormel, are displayed on a shelf at Cal Mart grocery store in San Francisco.

    When its doors open on April 22, the Spam Museum will have varieties like teriyaki and macadamia nut that Austin hopes will boost visitors.

  • Republicans x Democrats

    Donald Trump is the projected winner of GOP primaries in six states, and the apparent winner of another, according to NBC News.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is accompanied by his wife Jane as he arrives on stage at his Super Tuesday rally in Burlington, Vermont March 1, 2016.

    Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders showed his campaign still has signs of life on Tuesday, as he notched four wins in his favor.

  • Power House: Minneapolis

    The real estate market in Minneapolis is hot. Three listings, with Coldwell Banker Burnet's John Schuster.

  • Minneapolis

    Minneapolis housing would usually be in a freeze by now, but buyers signed nearly 16 percent more contracts to buy homes in November vs. last year.

  • Salvation Army red kettle gets $500K check

    A couple dropped a big check into a red kettle in suburban Minneapolis.

  • A new winter storm was plowing toward the Plains and the Great Lakes, threatening to pile as much as a foot of new snow Monday.