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

Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March, jobless rate holds at 3.7%

While employment in the state remains high, job growth is now slower in Minnesota than in the nation as a whole.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 12:00 AM

U.S. Bancorp leaders anticipate Fed will lift interest rates this fall

First-quarter profit climbed even though loan growth slowed. Interest rates will provide a lift.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 09:10 PM

Former official Carla Hills sees U.S. trade leadership eroding

Carla Hills blames it on an erosion of leadership.

Updated: April 13, 2015, - 09:35 PM

Wages at MSP Airport become focus of anti-poverty drive

New report shows that many East Africans in metro area work at MSP but still live in poverty.

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 10:00 PM

FCC zaps CenturyLink with $16 million fine over 2014 911 outage

More than 6,000 callers to 911 service didn’t get through during a six-hour period last April.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 11:21 PM

Minneapolis Fed plans center for Indian reservation development

It’s part of an effort to reduce poverty on reservations.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 08:44 AM

US Internet intensifies battle for high-speed dollar in south Mpls.

It’s planning an expansion that will test whether a local, private business can succeed in competition with the giants of the telecom industry.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 08:42 AM

Job vacancies in Minnesota rise to highest level since 2001

State’s labor market continues to tighten, but most of the openings are in low-wage jobs.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 11:45 PM

Colombian ambassador promotes his country's turnaround to Minnesotans

The country is seeking trade and education opportunities.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 08:22 PM

March 11: Target cuts come all at once

Target laid off 1,700 people all at the same time, by department. In the words of one employee who kept her job, “at least the Band-Aid is going to rip fast and this won’t be drawn out.”

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 12:51 AM

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