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From the editors of Twin Cities Business:

Nasdaq Glitch Disrupts Trading Of Major MN Stocks

The Nasdaq exchange—on which shares of Minnesota companies such as C.H. Robinson, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Fastenal are traded—temporarily ceased trading on Thursday due to a technical malfunction.

8 MN Companies Make The Inc. 500 List Of Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

Inc. magazine included eight Minnesota-based companies on its recent list of the 500 fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies based on revenue growth

Target’s Profits Tumble On Soft Sales, Canada Expansion

Profits dropped about 13 percent in the company’s second quarter. Meanwhile, Target’s CEO said store prices in Canada are what they should be, despite the differing view of many Canadian customers.

Minnesota Cup Entrepreneurial Contest Names 2013 Finalists

Narrowed from a pool of 57 semifinalists, the 18 selected finalists will now compete for a share of $200,000 in prize money.

Best Buy’s Shares Hit 2-Year High On Increased Profits

Best Buy said it is improving same-store sales and cutting costs, and its stock price soared on the positive news

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