Top News & Analysis Minnesota

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Road trip! Road trip! Some people think of the Midwest as flyover country. But Minneapolis has a little secret. Brian Sullivan tells all in this third stop on the tour.

  • A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.

  • Is QE Infinity Already Failing?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, explains the concept of quantitative easing and the effectiveness of the Fed's policy. And R.T. Rybak, Mayor of Minneapolis, MN, discusses how sequestration will impact his city if the automatic spending cuts kick in this Friday.

  • Larry Kudlow's Five States to Watch

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow says Mitt Romney has a real shot of breaking through the "Obama Midwest Firewall."

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar edged up on Monday as investors played it safe before Americans choose their president and Greece headed into two key votes to secure further rescue funds.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar firmed on Monday as investors moved to the sidelines or favored low-risk assets before Americans choose their president, China starts a leadership transition and Greece faces a fraught vote to secure fresh rescue funds.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, sprinted through key states on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, sprinted through key states on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. Democratic President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, sprinted through key states on the last day of the race for the White House.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar firmed on Monday as investors either moved to the sidelines or favored low-risk assets before Americans choose their president and while China starts a leadership transition and Greece faces a fraught vote to secure fresh rescue funds.

  • *Transocean shares rise after results. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sprinted through key states on the last day of campaigning for the White House, with investors eyeing some congressional races.

  • *Nebraska, Colorado among states with badly depleted soil moisture. *Driest summer on record for Nebraska, preliminary data says. Indeed, Nebraska recorded the driest June, July and August on record and the third-driest September ever, according to preliminary data from the National Climatic Data Center.

  • NEW YORK-- Supervalu is cutting 700 positions at grocery stores at a subsidiary in New England, two weeks after it posted a loss for the second quarter and said it was considering selling the company. Supervalu Inc., based in Eden Prairie, Minn., fired its CEO in July after closing stores and suspending its dividend. Supervalu has about 14,000 employees overall.

  • Nov 1- Snow and rain and cooler temperatures helped ease suffering in drought-stricken areas of the United States over the last week, though some areas saw conditions grow worse, according to a climatology report issued Thursday.

  • Nov 1- Refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp expects U.S. distillate demand to rise by 3.7 percent in 2013-- including exports-- and the company aims to increase distillate yields at its Louisiana refinery to reap the benefits, Chief Executive Gary Heminger told analysts on Thursday.

  • Nov 1- Marathon Petroleum Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due in part to asset sales, though earnings slipped in the company's core refining unit. For the third quarter, the company posted net income of $1.22 billion, or $3.59 per share, compared with $1.13 billion, or $3.16 per share, in the year-earlier period.

  • Nov 1- Marathon Petroleum Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, though results were helped by the sale of assets in Minnesota, but suffered in the company's core refining unit.

  • Nov 1- Marathon Petroleum Corp, which recently agreed to pay $2.5 billion for BP Plc's Texas City refining complex, reported on Thursday an 8 percent jump in quarterly profit, due in part to the sale of assets in Minnesota earlier this year.

  • *U.S. money market rates elevated after storm. NEW YORK, Oct 31- Wall Street firms and U.S. banks scrambled to raise cash on Wednesday, as U.S. financial markets resumed normal trading after a devastating storm pummeled the U.S. East Coast and closed major markets for two days.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- Wall Street firms and U.S. banks scrambled to raise cash on Wednesday, as U.S. financial markets resumed normal trading after a devastating storm pummeled the U.S. East Coast and closed major markets for two days.