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

Northwest Minnesota embraces drone industry

Officials are working on ways to promote the region as a center for unmanned aircraft.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 09:04 PM

Raising children alone has gotten even tougher in recent years

Incomes have fallen noticeably for single moms and dads, compounding the many challenges they already face.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 10:05 AM

Glen Taylor's bid for Star Tribune follows industry trend of individual ownership

The proposed Star Tribune deal follows several other sales to wealthy individuals.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 07:02 AM

Fourth-quarter job openings in Minnesota hit 9-year high

Many of the jobs, however, are low-paying or part-time.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:25 PM

Corporate finance chiefs less optimistic than in 2013

This ‘around the corner’ economy is sapping confidence, survey shows.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Largest Minnesota solar project gets tentative approval

Utility regulators, faced with a choice of solar power or natural gas-fired generators, authorized Xcel Energy to negotiate final deals for both energy sources.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 05:44 AM

Study says Blue Line's development impact is minimal

Study says Blue Line’s effect on Hiawatha development has been minimal, but authors say such benefits can take years to...

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 10:47 AM

WEDNESDAY: Minneapolis Fed chief dissents as rate outlook shifts

Narayana Kocherlakota was the only dissenting voice as the central bank used new language to describe its plans for future interest rates.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Part 3: New workers are starting behind and can't get ahead

Young people entering job market in recent years feel crunch of bad timing.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 10:46 PM

Target takes on wilting sales in Canada

The retailer slipped up badly in its expansion north of the border, but executives say they are focused on fixing inventory shortages and other problems.

Updated: March 02, 2014, - 07:15 AM

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