In this May 7, 2020 file photo, a GameStop store is seen in St. Louis. Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer. Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin telling CNBC that the hedge fund was taking a significant loss.

Stocks fall as yields continue to climb; GameStop surges


Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs even as sales soared during pandemic
In this Aug. 27, 2019 photo, the Best Buy logo is shown on a store in Richfield, Minn. Best Buy Co. reported that online sales more than tripled in the fiscal second quarter, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, as shoppers bought computers, tablets and large appliances to help them cook, work and learn from home during the pandemic.

Apple partners with Target for new online, in-store shopping experience
The partnership, according to Target, brings Apple products and accessories together in one place and includes the assistance of Target Tech Consultants, who will receive specialized training from Apple.

US jobless claims fall to 730,000 but layoffs remain high
In this Feb. 9, 2021 file photo, a passer-by walks past an employment hiring sign while entering a Target store location, in Westwood, Mass. The Federal Reserve says there’s evidence that hiring has picked up in recent weeks, though the job market remains badly damaged by the pandemic. In its semi-annual monetary policy report released Friday, Feb. 19, the Fed says job data compiled by payroll processor ADP indicate that employment improved modestly through early February.


GameStop shares double after tumbling for much of February
 In this May 7, 2020 file photo, a GameStop store is seen in St. Louis.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Over 200 people to be permanently laid off by Aramark in Maplewood and Cottage Grove


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Gains for bank stocks help lead major US indexes higher
 In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden signs an executive order, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Biden is signing an executive order Wednesday to review the United States’ supply chains for large capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors.

Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods


Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more
Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic
Late gains reverse most of an early slide on stock market
Fed's Powell: US economic recovery is uneven and incomplete

U.S. home prices rise 10.1% in December, fastest since 2014

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Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded

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At pop-up market in south Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurs share hope for the future


Stocks open lower on Wall Street; Boeing weighs on the Dow


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Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry” over the next three years ...

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