Jennifer Bjorhus

Business reporter | Banking and consumer finance
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an enterprise reporter in the Star Tribune’s business section covering banking and consumer finance. Tips always welcome and appreciated at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Star Tribune publisher reported to be Time CEO finalist

Star Tribune’s Michael Klingensmith, former CFO of Time Inc., is said to be in the running for top job there.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 08:40 PM

July 2: Xcel to keep running coal-fired generators in Becker

A new Xcel study finds replacing the units or installing high-end pollution control equipment isn’t cost effective given regulatory uncertainties.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 11:06 AM

Wells Fargo securities lending case goes to trial

The bank says its practices were reasonable and conservative, but investors who lost big in a securities lending program disagree.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Former West Publishing CEO Dwight Opperman dies at 89

Dwight Opperman led local legal publishing giant.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 10:49 PM

Dwight Opperman, former CEO of West Publishing Co., has died

Opperman died peacefully at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., after a short illness, colleagues confirmed Thursday. He was 89.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 10:13 PM

U.S. Bank overdraft settlement drags on

The bank hasn’t yet paid the $55 million it agreed to return to customers hit with excessive fees as final...

Updated: June 11, 2013, - 06:00 AM

Bitcoin has more staying power than other digital currencies

Said one Minnesota fan of the digital money:  “Right now I wouldn’t call it investing, I would call it gambling.”

Updated: June 08, 2013, - 09:43 PM

Thrivent opens to all Christians, not just for Lutherans any more

It’s a big moment for a major Minnesota institution, which has 2.5 million members nationally.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 09:14 AM

Government sues U.S. Bank over Peregrine fraud scheme

The bank mishandled customer funds, the CFTC alleged; U.S. Bancorp denied wrongdoing.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 08:18 PM

$7.25 billion credit card swipe fee settlement fraying

Angry retailers reject $7.25 B class-action deal with Visa and MasterCard.

Updated: June 02, 2013, - 10:21 PM

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