Good morning from the business news desk of the Star Tribune.
U.S. stock futures look set for a lower opening as some bearish sentiments about the tech industry that have kept Nasdaq stocks lagging behind the rest this year are becoming more prevalent. Stocks in Asia were mixed today and Europe is mostly lower in the afternoon there.
Some companies will begin to report first-quarter results this week.In Minnesota, we're still a week or two away from the flow of earnings reports. Today, the Star Tribune takes reviews the performance of Minnesota's companies on the stock market over the first quarter. And it was not pretty.
Spring break is over. After three weeks of less crowded roads in the Twin Cities, congestion on the commute this morning showed that everyone is back in town again. It's the Twins home opener this afternoon at Target Field. The outfield display was already lit up with the "Opening Day" logo this morning. We'll follow tweets throughout the day for that.