US Vs. China: Currently A 'Slap-Fight,' Not A Trade WarFirst, the United States imposed a tax on Chinese steel and aluminum. Then, China counterpunched Monday with tariffs on a host of U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng. On Wall Street, the stock market buckled on the prospect of an all-out trade war between the world's two biggest economies. But it hasn't come to that — not yet, anyway.
Economic Planning: 5 Ways To Prepare For A DownturnIs your small business protected from even the slightest of downturns? Use these solutions to provide stability to your cash flow.
4 Things To Know: Harvey, North Korea, Taxes & Target WineHere's a look at the four things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Growth Expected In Midwest Due To Strong Manufacturing A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will pick up over the next few months in nine Midwest and Plains states because manufacturing remains strong.
Minnesota Added More Than 15,000 Jobs In AprilState employment officials say Minnesota gained more than 15,000 jobs in April, marking the largest monthly jobs gain the state has seen in nearly four years.
Minnesota Gained 3,800 Jobs Last Month, Didn't Lose 8,000 In Jan.State employment officials say Minnesota gained nearly 4,000 jobs last month.
Good Question: How Long Do Bull Markets Last?Since March of 2009, the stock market has been on a roll. The S&P 500 is up about 250 percent. So, how long do bull markets last?
Minnesota Lost More Than 8,000 Jobs In JanuaryThe Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Thursday that state employers cut 8,300 jobs in the first month of 2017 while unemployment remained steady at 4 percent. The national unemployment rate is 4.8 percent.
Survey Suggests Manufacturing Boosting Midwest EconomyResults from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest manufacturing is boosting economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states.
Amid Slow Growth & Student Loans, Millennials Urged To SaveIt's expensive being a millennial. A new stock market projection by Wall Street analysts shows a 4 percent gain for 2017. According to Bespoke Investment Group, that’s the lowest annual gain since 2005.
12 Days Of Christmas $233 More Expensive Than Last YearBesides the turtle doves, only the cost of 11 pipers piping and 12 drummers drumming – both up 2.8 percent – increased.
US Census Survey: Economic Improvements Are Reaching More MinnesotansMore Minnesotans are on firmer economic footing in 2015 than in 2014, according to a new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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