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, May 12

Posted by: Adam Belz under Business trends Updated: May 12, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Dayton signs package of laws for women in workplace – StarTribune
Why is unemployment so high in Illinois? – Crain’s Chicago
What Timothy Geithner really thinks – NY Times
Schafer: Target doesn’t need a retail expert as CEO, it needs a leader – StarTribune
Charlie LeDuff in Detroit thinks he’s found America’s worst politician – YouTube
The ubiquity of the modern beep – BBC
Fears of an economic blow as birth rates drop around the world – AP
Hold on. The U.S. economy is still a lot bigger than China’s – AEI
Cargill battles drought in cattle country – StarTribune

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