Adam Belz

Business reporter | Economy
Phone: 612-673-4405
Adam covers the economy for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.

Recent content from Adam Belz

Plans for cooperative grocery in Willmar fall through

The group formed in 2010 but was unable to raise the $600,000 needed to kick things off.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:23 PM

Minnesota voices join trade deal push

The Obama administration is working to get approval for new Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:11 AM

Slow-to-rise wages undercut U.S. workers, recovery

In Minnesota, wages for new hires, adjusted for inflation, have fallen since 2006. And the share of jobs held by new hires is growing.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 09:37 AM

SportsData snares data services deal with NASCAR

Minneapolis-based provider of sports info to online outlets makes first deal with a major governing body.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 07:29 AM

PolyMet gets $30M from Glencore for 2015 operations

The loan will cover PolyMet’s 2015 costs as it continues to seek state approval for a copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota.

Updated: February 02, 2015, - 08:51 PM

Couple highlighted in Obama's speech find spotlight can be harsh

Held up by the president for their perseverance, Rebekah and Ben Erler now feel the backlash.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 07:13 AM

Minnesota lost 5,200 jobs in December

Minnesota’s unemployment rate continues to fall, with the latest reading at 3.6 percent.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 09:48 PM

While profit rises, U.S. Bancorp focuses on costs, waits for Fed hike

Loan profitability will get a boost when Fed lets rates rise.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 05:28 AM

Obituary: Naseem Ansari helped his son build Surly Brewing

An engineer by training and brimming with ideas, Naseem Ansari arrived in the United States in 1956 seeking the American...

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 07:01 PM

U.S. Bank moves Cecere to operations chief

Andy Cecere's move from finance to operations chief at U.S. Bancorp suggests he's in line to be the company's next top leader.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 06:11 AM

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