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. 8

Posted by: Adam Belz under Business trends Updated: August 8, 2014 - 9:09 AM

Iraq in crisis. ISIS routs Kurds, Maliki reluctant to step down – NY Times
Global chaos cuts Cargill’s annual profit 19 percent – StarTribune
They’re saying the polar vortex caused a baby boomlet in Pittsburgh – Post-Gazette
Cliffs says Highway 53 over Thunderbird Mine must move – Duluth News Tribune
Environmental disaster after basin bursts at copper mine in British Columbia – Global News
Russian food import ban to hit Poland, Norway hardest – WSJ
Minnesota rental costs rise, but incomes fall – St. Cloud Times
New paper on why housing prices are rising in urban centers – Stanford
Tribe in ND wants royalties for natural gas flaring – Bismarck Tribune
Door opens for new Enbridge pipeline route in northern MN – StarTribune
Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers California’s growth – LA Times

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