What are the forces moving the Minnesota economy? Adam Belz tries to identify the trends and show the connections between Minnesota and the larger U.S. and global economies. You can connect with him on Twitter: @adambelz

Opening Belz, Aug. 5

Posted by: Adam Belz under Business trends Updated: August 5, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Essar Steel plant opening delayed until second half of 2014 – StarTribune
“Sizeable minority” of older millennials is doing well financially – Reuters
Hip and knee replacements rise sharply, along with costs – NY Times
Thrift shops are thriving in the post-recession era – Sacramento Bee
Milwaukee manufacturer illustrates how U.S. companies find niches – Journal Sentinel
Firms offer new ways to test knowledge, so who needs a degree? – Inside Higher Ed
US Airways, American Airlines gain EU approval for merger – Reuters
Why they don’t eat more fish in the Caribbean – Marginal Revolution
Mortgage rates resume climb – Washington Post
Olson ad agency hopes Yoplait campaign propels them to big leagues – StarTribune

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