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

TCF Financial names new president

Craig Dahl, who has been at TCF for 16 years, most recently led its national lending business.

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 09:46 PM

New way to raise capital takes a step forward in Minnesota

Minnesota may soon join other states in legalizing equity crowdfunding — investing rather donating.

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 11:45 PM

Dollar's strength creates few problems in Minnesota, for now

Almighty greenback is great for U.S. tourists, but it hits Minnesota exporters in the pocketbook

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 10:19 PM

Companies are reaching out to the new ex-Target workers

A day after Target Corp. laid off 1,700 staffers at its Minneapolis headquarters, a new scramble began — among companies looking to hire them.

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 12:46 PM

State's February job gain nears 12,000; unemployment holds at 3.7%

Last month’s gains created another milestone: over 3 million people now work in Minnesota.

Updated: March 19, 2015, - 11:22 PM

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 11, 2015, - 05:37 AM

Layoffs begin at Target; Dayton meets CEO Cornell

Downsizing could take two years, but CEO assured Gov. Dayton company will keep strong local presence.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 10:19 AM

U.S. Bank, 3M, Ecolab, Thrivent named among 'most ethical' businesses

The group featured U.S. Bancorp, 3M, Ecolab and Thrivent Financial.

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:33 PM

From Sunday: General Mills, long steady, now struggles with changes and cuts

Analysts have cheered the company for striving to reinvent itself as eating habits change. But the job cuts have upended the lives of hundreds of Minnesota families.

Updated: March 09, 2015, - 12:22 PM

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

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