Patrick Kennedy

Reporter | Business, Research
Phone: 612-673-7926
Patrick Kennedy, reporter and researcher, produces the annual Star Tribune 100 ranking of Minnesota’s biggest companies; the CEO compensation package and the Nonprofit 100 as well as the Quarterly Deals and Quarterly Money Managers reports.

Recent content from Patrick Kennedy

3rd quarter deals report: It's a seller's market

With buyers willing to spend and interest rates low, prices for solid companies are rising. There’s also optimism for the 4th quarter.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 09:02 AM

What analysts are saying: Investors wary of debt debate

Investors weary of debt debateInvestors remained relatively calm during this latest round of political brinkmanship, with the S&P 500 index...

Updated: October 19, 2013, - 12:23 PM

Best Buy’s share gains in 2013 lead the S&P 500

Best Buy’s 7.6 percent increase in share price Thursday helps it overtake Netflix as best performing stock in the S&P 500 index this year.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 05:50 AM

Hedge fund manager Fry gets 17½ years in Petters fraud

Hedge fund manager James Fry was convicted in June of fraud after being accused of steering investors into Tom Petters’ Ponzi scheme.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:21 PM

CaringBridge signs agreement with Hallmark Cards

The card company and CaringBridge want to make mobile messages easier to share on the greeting site.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Treasury Dept. gives $9.1M to Minnesota organizations

Minnesota ranked fourth in total dollars awarded from a Treasury Department program.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 09:35 PM

Obituary: Michael Fetsch, retired Ramsey County District Court judge

Michael Fetsch, a judge in Ramsey County District Court for 13 years, presided over cases big and small, but most...

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 07:57 PM

Best Buy CEO Joly sells $10.4 million in stock to cover divorce costs

Company seeks to assure analysts and investors that CEO remains “heavily invested” in the firm.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 08:47 PM

Albert Lea native drives NASCAR's future

Thanks in part to a plan created by Albert Lea native Eric Nyquist, the number of Fortune 500 companies investing...

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 05:38 PM

Patterson Cos. results flat, but execs see silver lining

Executives believe there’s pent-up demand among dentists, so it raised its full-year earnings guidance.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:08 PM

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