Martin Moylan Feature Archive

Pre-paid plastic has become a popular tool that is convenient for shoppers and lucrative for merchants. (01/05/2015)
An insurance firm contends it shouldn't have to pay for events that were "not unexpected." (12/30/2014)
Increased competition in the wireless industry has sparked a price war with cell phone companies offering consumers great deals to switch carriers. Many phones are cheaper too. (12/24/2014)
U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson ruled that the consumers suing Target over last year's data breach can proceed with most of their claims, based on consumer protection laws. (12/18/2014)
In a surprising move, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota, a key player in deciding the nation's monetary policy, says he will not seek a new term. (12/12/2014)
According to insurance industry and other estimates, 10 to 20 percent of Minnesotans drive uninsured vehicles. Those uninsured motorists drive up premium costs for insured drivers. (12/09/2014)
Howard Root, CEO of Maple Grove-based Vascular Solutions, complained that some federal prosecutors are out to win criminal convictions in cases where no wrongdoing occurred. (12/02/2014)
A mix of warm and cold weather across the state has created inconsistent ice on bodies of water. (11/28/2014)
The average price for a gallon or gas in Minnesota is $2.70. That's 40 cents lower than a year ago. (11/28/2014)
CEO Richard Davis said many of the positions will be in the bank's compliance and audit operations. (11/21/2014)
In the last quarter, Best Buy saw broad-based strength across consumer electronics, gaming, computing and mobile, and appliances. That helped boost its stock price by 7 percent. (11/20/2014)
The results are encouraging as the discount retailer gears up for the holiday shopping season, a year after last year's data breach sent potential customers elsewhere. (11/19/2014)
On Wednesday, the Minneapolis-based retail giant releases its first full quarterly performance under new CEO Brian Cornell. No one is forecasting miracles. (11/17/2014)
Consumers are watching their spending closely. And free shipping for online orders eats into profits. (11/16/2014)
Shares of the Maple Grove-based company were down about 20 percent Friday, a day after the disclosure of a federal grand jury indictment against its CEO. (11/14/2014)