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JAN. 24, 2020 DIGITAL EDITION

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.

M&M'S STORE COMING TO MALL OF AMERICA

Mall of America is adding a new kid-friendly experience with the Midwest's first M&M's store.

 
 
 

BUILDING BLOCKS: THE NORDIC DRAWS NORTH LOOP IN

The project also includes outdoor recreation space, a food hall and a massive lobby meant to pull in both tenants and neighbors with...

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DOWN AGAIN

Unemployment holds at 3.3% in Minnesota.

 
 
 

KNUTSON WINS MORGUE CONTRACT

Minnetonka project will replace Minneapolis facility.

EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK LAUNCHES POLICY REVIEW

The European Central Bank has decided to launch a top-to-bottom review of how it steers the economy in the 19 countries that use the...

 
 
 

NATURAL GAS EXPORTS HAVE A DIRTY CO2 SECRET

Not all the export terminals are completed and in use, but if they were, simply operating them could spew 78 million tons of CO₂ into...

TRUMP ENDS SOME PROTECTIONS FOR WATERWAYS

The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation's millions of miles of streams.

 
 
 

LANDMARK SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT SOLD AT LOSS BY CHINA BUILDER

China's Oceanwide Holdings Co. has sold its San Francisco property project for about $1 billion.

FORMER WELLS FARGO CEO FINED $17.5 MILLION FOR SALES SCANDAL

Federal regulators have slapped former Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf with a $17.5 million fine for his role in the bank's...

 
 
 

CHINA TRADE DEAL LIKELY NOT A LONG-TERM WIN FOR U.S FARMERS

The dispute with Washington exposed Beijing's vulnerability when it comes to food imports.

U.S., EU AND U.K. AIM FOR TRADE DEALS

The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit Britain have all raised the prospect of concluding trade deals...

 
 
 

JUST SOLD: FORMER 3M PLANT IN EAGAN SET FOR REDEVELOPMENT

The buyer plans to replace the former 3M plant in Eagan with a new distribution center nearly twice its size.

BANKS STEP UP CALL TO END NEGATIVE RATES

Bank executives are stepping up calls on the monetary authority to reverse half a decade of negative interest rates.

 
 
 

JAN. 23, 2020 DIGITAL EDITION

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.

COUNTY APPROVES $1.8 MILLION FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING

The Hennepin County Board on Tuesday approved $1.8 million for three affordable supportive housing projects in Minneapolis.

 
 
 

MHEFA DIRECTOR JOINS NATIONAL FINANCE GROUPS

The executive director of the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority was recently named to two leadership roles with national...

APARTMENT PURCHASES ARE BIGGEST OF 2020 SO FAR

Out-of-town buyers swooped into Minneapolis last week to scoop up apartments in two of the city's most popular neighborhoods in the...

 
 
 

HGA PROMOTES 32 EMPLOYEES NATIONWIDE

Minneapolis-based architecture and engineering firm HGA has promoted 11 employees to vice president and 21 to associate vice president.

ESG ANNOUNCES NEW PRINCIPALS

Minneapolis-based ESG Architecture & Design has promoted Gretchen Camp, Robert Loken and Burt Coffin to principals.

 
 
 



Experts think the Wuhan coronavirus jumped from bats to snakes to people...

Experts think the Wuhan coronavirus jumped from bats to snakes to people. Bats have been the source of at least 4 pandemics

A coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 25 people and infected more than 830. The coronavirus is a zoonotic disease, meaning it jumps from animals to... Read more ...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic. Read more ...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing power to handle tons of data led it to a big beat on Wall Street expectations

Intel shares rallied more than 6% on Thursday after the chipmaker topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter. The tech giant got a huge lift from its data center... Read more ...

Trump is studying 'numerous' middle-class tax cut plans ahead of election...

Trump is studying 'numerous' middle-class tax cut plans ahead of election, White House says

The White House is increasingly highlighting plans to jolt the US economy as an impeachment trial against the president unfolds. White House spokesperson Judd Deere said in an... Read more ...

Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

WASHINGTON - Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns... Read more ...

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

Well-known liberal billionaire George Soros said he believes Facebook will work with Trump to get the president re-elected, as first reported by Bloomberg . Speaking at Davos... Read more ...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

The State Department unveiled a new rule on Thursday designed to stop pregnant women who intend to give birth in the US to obtain citizenship for their child. The Trump... Read more ...

Intel CEO: We're confident in the future, generated $3.8 billion in AI...

Intel CEO: We're confident in the future, generated $3.8 billion in AI revenue in 2019

Bob Swan, CEO of the biggest maker of PC and datacenter processors, said in an analyst call today that Intel is confident in its future. Read more ...

Here's the pitch deck that email startup Front used to get get top tech...

Here's the pitch deck that email startup Front used to get get top tech execs like Zoom CEO Eric Yuan to invest in its $59 million Series C round

Front is taking a team based approach to email and combines a company's social media, email, texts and other messages into a shared inbox that an entire team has access to. It... Read more ...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going to get worse - but there are a few bright spots

Southwest Airlines reported fourth quarter and full 2019 earnings following a tumultuous year without its flagship plane, the Boeing 737 Max. The airline is the biggest... Read more ...