Top News & Analysis Minnesota

More

  • But the demand for eggs has been stifled because bakeries and companies using powdered eggs in things like pancake mixes learned to cook without as many of them, and countries that stopped accepting eggs from the U.S. last year, including Canada and Mexico, have been slow to resume imports. While wholesale egg prices— a little as 55 cents a dozen in June— are good for...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ U.S. Bancorp on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.52 billion. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share. U.S. Bancorp shares have declined slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen almost 6 percent.

  • July 14- Digital Bridge Holdings LLC, a firm that invests and operates companies that power wireless communications, is buying DataBank Ltd, a private Dallas- based data center company, the companies said on Thursday. A source familiar with the deal said the company, which is based in the Federal Reserve Bank Building in Dallas, was valued in the hundreds of...

  • July 13- U.S. stocks were set for a sedate open on Wednesday, a day after investors powered the S&P 500 and the Dow to record highs amid growing optimism about the economy. Easing political tension in Japan and Britain and increased prospects of central banks providing stimulus post Britain's vote to leave the European Union have also helped reduce some...

  • July 13- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday as investors stopped to take a breather a day after the S&P 500 and the Dow hit record highs, amid growing optimism about the economy. *Easing political tension in Japan and Britain and increased prospects of central banks providing stimulus post Britain's vote to leave the European Union have also helped...

  • Top States Best Infrastructure 2016

    Infrastructure pertains not only to roads and bridges but also airports, seaports and rail lines. Here are the states that rank at the top.

  • U.S. supporters celebrate after their loss to Germany after watching the match at FIFA Fan Fest on June 26, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    In its 10th annual ranking, CNBC unveils the top 10 states for business in America in 2016. Can you guess the state that leads the league?

  • Top States To Live

    These places get high marks for their low crime rate, inclusiveness and the good health of their citizens.

  • Top State for Business: Number 4

    CNBC’s Scott Cohn reports the North Star State comes in fourth this year as the Top State for Business.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- The S&P 500 on Monday broke the record high it held for more than a year as upbeat economic data and low bond yields continued to funnel investors into U.S. equities. Led by sectors seen thriving in an expanding economy, the benchmark closed at a record 2,137.16 points, overtaking the previous high of 2,130.82 hit on May 21, 2015.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- The S&P 500 broke a record high on Monday it held for more than a year, as a string of upbeat economic data alongside low bond yields continued to funnel investors into U.S. equities. Led by gains in sectors seen thriving in an expanding economy, the benchmark touched a record intraday high of 2,143.16 points to overtake the previous high of 2,134.72,...

  • Baton Rouge police move in on protesters for a second night on July 9, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge on July 5th, leading the Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation.

    The gunman who killed five Dallas police officers appeared to have been planning a larger attack, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said.

  • NEW YORK, July 8- Shares of many U.S. companies that produce prescription medicines have been under pressure this year, but the picture has been rosier for makers of pacemakers, knee replacements and other medical devices. While biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical companies endure scrutiny over drug costs, medical device companies have avoided that...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, July 7- A live, 10- minute video of the aftermath of a police officer shooting a black man in Minnesota was the latest example of the riveting power of video streaming and the complex ethical and policy issues it raises for Facebook Live and similar features. The graphic video taken by the victim's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and broadcast on...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, July 7- A live, 10- minute video of the aftermath of a police officer shooting a black man in Minnesota was the latest example of the riveting power of video streaming and the complex ethical and policy issues it raises for Facebook Live and similar features. While traditional TV broadcasters are subject to "decency" standards overseen by the...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Global stock markets climbed for a fourth day and government bond yields around the world hit their lowest levels in years on Friday, driven by the prospect of further cuts in interest rates and more central bank bond buying to support weak economies. Signs that the world's big central banks will go even easier on monetary conditions, extending an...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- The U.S. The U.S. bond market will close early at 2 p.m. and will stay shut on Monday for the July Fourth holiday. Last week's stunning referendum vote by Britain to leave the European Union, or "Brexit," sparked a safe-haven stampede into Treasuries, which posted a 2.325 percent total return in June, according to an index compiled by Bank of America...

  • June 30- Wall Street rolled to a third straight day of gains on Thursday as Britain's central bank raised the prospect of stimulus and consumer staples shares gained on news of Mondelez International's $23 billion bid for Hershey. They have erased the bulk of their losses in the wake of Britain's shock vote a week ago to leave the European Union that had set off...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Wednesday, with the 30- year yield flirting with all-time lows, as investors reduced bond holdings on a further rebound in stocks and commodities following a rout triggered by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "The market is taking a break from the Brexit volatility," said Eric Stein, co-director of the...

  • June 29- General Mills Inc on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts and higher demand in markets outside the United States, and company executives said its pivot toward brands aimed at health-conscious consumers was paying off. The maker of Cheerios cereal and Yoplait yogurt raised its dividend and forecast...