Unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent. But gains came in lesser-paying jobs.
Updated: September 19, 2013, - 11:21 PM
The pace of growth in the Twin Cities was well above the national average, better than such Midwestern cities as Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Kansas City, and propelled Minnesota into the position of having the fifth-fastest-growing economy in the nation.
Updated: September 18, 2013, - 09:22 AM
It’s been a tough slog for most antique dealers over the past decade, as shifting tastes, eBay, thrift stores and the deep recession have cut into profits and emptied shops of customers. Upscale dealers, however, are doing fine.
Updated: September 15, 2013, - 10:06 AM
Loan volume is sliding amid rising rates and tighter lending standards, a U.S. Bank official said.
Updated: September 11, 2013, - 07:40 AM
Narayana Kocherlakota of the Minneapolis Fed said interest rates should stay very low as long as current conditions persist.
Updated: September 05, 2013, - 08:16 PM
Job vacancies hit a 12-year high over the summer, but as employers ease back into hiring, work is often part-time, and the median pay offered to job candidates fell to $12.50 per hour in the past year.
Updated: September 05, 2013, - 03:12 PM
The economy is shifting beneath the feet of workers, pushing a growing share of them into the role of independent contractor or consultant, temporary worker, freelancer and entrepreneur.
Updated: September 04, 2013, - 09:35 AM
Newlyweds take on a new heartfelt vow: to embrace French Polynesia no matter the weather.
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 03:45 PM
Minnesota companies posted international sales of $5.2 billion, a 5.7 percent drop from the same period a year ago and the first decline since the recession in 2008 and 2009.
Updated: August 29, 2013, - 07:43 PM