The latest on Apple's news from the company's prominent Minneapolis-based watcher...
Gevo Inc., which is producing a different kind of alcohol in a former ethanol plant in Luverne, Minn., said Monday that the U.S.
Army has successfully flown a Sikorsky UH-60 Black
Hawk helicopter on a 50/50 blend of jet fuel and the company's biofuel called isobutanol. Gevo, based in Englewood, Colo., has contracts with the Army and Navy to supply isobutanol for testing in military aircraft.
Best Buy (BBY) suddenly has a new batch of Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles, just in time for the final push into Christmas. Me thinks this is not a coincidence. Just a few weeks ago, it was hard to find those consoles at any store, especially the cheaper PS4. "We can tell you that Best Buy has been working since the launches in November to make consoles available throughout the holiday season," said spokeswoman Lisa Hawks. But some parts of the holiday season are more important than others. BBY likely wanted to save its firepower for shopping's grand finale.
Minneapolis-based The Dolan Company, in a form 8-K filed with the SEC today "announced that to preserve capital this quarter, it will not declare a cash dividend on its 8.5% Series B Cumulative Preferred Stock for the period beginning October 2, 2013, through January 1, 2014."