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  • *March durable goods orders miss expectations. April 26- The S&P 500 hovered near the unchanged mark on Tuesday, buoyed by gains in energy and materials as soft economic data weakened the dollar, giving commodities support. "Commodities and oil are up, the dollar trending lower, the things that started this rally are still there but there's a pause on temporary...

  • The sister, Tyka Nelson, asked in documents filed in a state court in Carver County, Minnesota that a special administrator be appointed to handle his affairs and that she be appointed to probate the singer and musician's estate. The eclectic, influential songwriter and performer behind hits like "Purple Rain" was found dead on Thursday at age 57 in an elevator at...

  • The sister, Tyka Nelson, asked in documents filed in a Minnesota state court in Carver County that a special administrator be appointed to handle his affairs and that she be appointed to probate the musician's estate. The value of his music catalog alone has been estimated at over $500 million, according to the singer and musician's first manager, Owen Husney.

  • A top Minnesota probate lawyer says resolving Prince's estate may get extremely complicated if his siblings and half-siblings can't agree how to do it. Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson, filed court documents Tuesday saying she knew of no will and asked the court to appoint a corporate trust company to oversee his estate. Prince's sister says the superstar...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Apple Inc on Tuesday is likely to report its first decline in revenue in more than a decade, and analysts expect to hear bad news on iPhone sales, but traders in the options market are not running scared. "They have been talking about it for long enough," said Scott Fullman, chief strategist at Revere Securities LLC. On Tuesday, the shares fell 0.3...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ Capella Education Co. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $9.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MINNETONKA, Minn. _ G&K Services Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $17.6 million. G&K Services expects full-year earnings to be $3.52 to $3.58 per share, with revenue in the range of $975 million to $980 million. G&K Services shares have climbed 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • A year earlier the St. Paul, Minnesota- based company earned $1.2 billion, or $1.85 per share. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.92 per share. Still, the performance topped the $7.32 billion in revenue that analysts polled by Zacks predicted.

  • EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. _ SuperValu Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $52 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. SuperValu shares have declined 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Prince's sister believes the superstar musician didn't have a will and asked a Minnesota court on Tuesday to appoint a trust company to temporarily oversee his multimillion-dollar estate. Tyka Nelson, Prince's only full sibling, said in the court filing that immediate action was necessary to manage Prince's business interests following his...

  • Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets participates in "U.S.- China Economic Engagement in 2016: A Conversation on China" before the 7th Annual China Business Conference hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- 2130 GMT. NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ Vascular Solutions Inc. on Monday reported a first-quarter loss of $255,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in July, Vascular Solutions expects its per-share earnings to range from 29 cents to 31 cents. Vascular Solutions expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.19 to $1.23 per...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ Tennant Co. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $4.4 million. The Minneapolis- based company said it had net income of 25 cents per share. Tennant expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.35 to $2.75 per share, with revenue in the range of $795 million to $825 million.

  • But beyond the chart-toppers and dance parties, the legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson grew to include political stances, challenges to record execs and an overarching focus on African-American empowerment. At the Grammys in Los Angeles, Prince was referring to the Black Lives Matter Movement that was galvanized by the 2014 police killing of an unarmed Michael...

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton’s advisers and allies have begun extensive discussions about who should be her running mate, the NYT reports.

  • CHICAGO, April 22- The conservative American Family Association is urging its members to boycott Target Corp for the retailer's decision to allow transgender employees and customers to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. Last month, North Carolina became the first U.S. state to require transgender people to use restrooms and changing...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ SPS Commerce Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $1 million. For the current quarter ending in July, SPS Commerce expects its per-share earnings to range from 19 cents to 20 cents. SPS Commerce expects full-year earnings in the range of 93 cents to 95 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $192.1 million to $193.6 million.

  • WAYZATA, Minn. _ TCF Financial Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $48 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 24 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $316.4 million.

  • MEDINA, Minn. _ Polaris Industries Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $46.9 million. Polaris Industries expects full-year earnings to be $6.20 to $6.80 per share. Polaris Industries shares have climbed 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Oil prices steadied on Monday as a strike in Kuwait offset concern over producers' failure to agree on a plan to curb global supply at a meeting in Qatar, while world stock markets rose. Weighing on oil prices earlier was the failure in Doha of some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, to agree to stabilize output at January levels...