Jennifer Bjorhus

Reporter | Watchdog and data team
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an investigative reporter on the Star Tribune’s watchdog and data team. Got a tip? Contact me at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Aug. 8: Wells Fargo wins jury trial in securities lending case

The judge in St. Paul is still hearing claims from some of the plaintiffs in a separate proceeding.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Aug. 1: Judge gives Bixby Energy figure 10 years

Gary Collyard pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud after the collapse of the energy venture.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Ameriprise CEO Cracchiolo pockets a quiet windfall

Driven by stock options, Ameriprise’s chief rose to the heights of pay rankings not just in Minnesota.

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 07:01 PM

July 25: Wells Fargo exits 8 mortgage firms

The bank said 120 to 140 of the affected workers in the joint ventures are in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 09:24 PM

Ameriprise Financial profit surges nearly 40% in second quarter

The Minneapolis-based investment services company reported operating earnings of $352 million, or $1.69 per share, handily beating the consensus Wall Street expectation of $1.62

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 05:52 PM

TCF hits the mark, profits are up 8 percent

Growth in loans for used-car financing and inventory finance helped push TCF Financial Corp. profits up 8 percent in the second quarter as the bank works to diversify its sources of revenue.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 08:52 PM

Wells Fargo layoffs include 34 in Minneapolis

The bank blamed slowing demand for mortgage refinancing.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 09:07 PM

New leader wants to take BMO Harris into Minnesota's top tier

Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank, a relative newcomer to Minnesota, is aiming for the state’s No. 3 spot as a full-service bank.

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 11:13 PM

U.S. Bancorp shares dip on slow-growth news

As other big banks dazzle, U.S. Bank continues to plow forward. CEO Davis tried to sound optimistic nonetheless.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 05:55 AM

Big-bank profits are strong, but all eyes remain on interest rates

Wells Fargo reported a 19 percent jump in quarterly earnings.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 08:13 PM

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