Twin Cities homebuilders pulled more permits in September than they did during the same month last year.
Job vacancies advertised online in Minnesota dropped in September by 1,700, according to the New-York based research group The Conference Board.
Minnesota saw strong demand for nearly $800 million in general obligation and other bonds offered for competitive bids.
Home prices were down about 9 percent in July from the same time last year, but S&P's Maureen Maitland says that drop follows several months of double-digit annual declines.
Minnesota goes to the bond market Tuesday morning to ask investors to lend the state money for various capital projects. The nearly $1 billion bond sale is the first to follow the state's latest credit downgrade.
The last major credit rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating one notch below triple-A, because of its ongoing structural budget problems.
Minnesota added more than 28,000 jobs in August, primarily due to laid-off state workers getting back to work.
Minnesota added more than 28,000 jobs in August, largely due to laid-off state workers getting back to work.
Minnesota's exports in manufacturing, agriculture and mining products all hit a record high.
New data shows lackluster performance for the Twin Cities housing market last month.
The Twin Cities housing market in August continued to demonstrate a lackluster recovery.
Experts say to be skeptical of newly-released data that suggests mortgage fraud activity in Minnesota is on the rise.
Minnesota's banks are not immune to the bank industry's troubles, and larger trends are putting the squeeze on profits.
The head of the Federal Reserve Bank didn't offer any new fixes for the bad economy during a speech Thursday.
The head of the Federal Reserve Bank told a crowd in Minneapolis Thursday that further reductions in state and local governments could create additional headwinds for the economic recovery.