April 22, 2021

Demand for pools helps lift Pentair's first quarter results

Water treatment company Pentair increased its earnings guidance for the year after a strong start to 2021. Pentair, which is headquartered in London but has […]
April 22, 2021

The Latest: Leaders discuss finances to fight climate change

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Joe Biden’s global climate summit (all times local): 11:45 a.m. After livestreamed remarks by dozens of world leaders at […]
April 22, 2021

Countering Biden, GOP pitches $568B for infrastructure

WASHINGTON — A group of Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a public works proposal with a much smaller price tag and a narrower definition of […]
April 22, 2021

Biden summit draws climate vows from sparring global leaders

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden convened leaders of the world’s most powerful countries on Thursday to try to spur global efforts against climate change, drawing […]
April 22, 2021

US aid lifts Southwest to Q1 profit, American loses $1.25B

With a strong push from taxpayers, Southwest Airlines is the first major U.S. airline to report a profit since the pandemic started, and airlines executives […]
April 22, 2021

US average mortgage rates under 3% for first time since Feb.

McLEAN, Va. — Mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, dipping below 3% for the first time in two months. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac […]
April 22, 2021

Chicago seeks developer to open city's first casino by 2025

CHICAGO — Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the nation’s third-largest city. City […]
April 22, 2021

ECB head: Europe “on crutches,” still needs robust stimulus

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde said the economy is still “on crutches” and in need of support from both the central […]
April 22, 2021

China, Russia join US vowing emission cuts at climate summit

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden convened leaders of the world’s most powerful countries on Thursday to try to spur global efforts against climate change, drawing […]
April 22, 2021

Shoreview's Deluxe buying Texas-based payment processing company for $960M

Deluxe will spend $960 million to purchase Texas-based First American Payment System, allowing the Shoreview company to expand further into merchant services. Deluxe is in […]