The delinquency rate for residential mortgage loans in Minnesota showed some improvements in the second quarter.
Twin Cities homebuilders pulled a few more permits in August than they did during the same month last year.
Minnesota factories stayed in growth mode in August, but hiring is expected to contract, according to the latest Mid-America Business Conditions Index from Creighton University.
The Twin Cities home prices rose in June, but continued to fall from a year ago according to the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller home price index.
Shares of the Travelers Companies, a major employer in Minnesota, rose 5 percent Monday on news that damage from Hurricane Irene was not as bad as initially thought.
Fears of a second recession abound nationally, but in Minnesota, the job market is generally holding up and temp hiring -- an important bellwether -- reflects a bright spot in the state's economy.
Banking conditions improved slightly between the first and second quarters of the year but remain weak.
Some Minnesota companies' stocks were knocked around more than others on Monday, but on the whole, their performance appears to mirror national trends.
The stock market recuperated some of its losses Friday following a dramatic week of sell-offs. The Dow Jones industrial average ended the day up 61 points, or 0.5 percent.
Target posted strong sales in July as the back-to-school season kicked off.
Car buyers searching the Twin Cities for potential purchases might be surprised by the empty spaces in some of the new car lots. Dealers are experiencing a big shortage of inventory.
Minnesota's bond rating outlook has been changed from stable to negative by Moody's Investors Service.
The Conference Board says labor demand in the state is still on an upward trend.
Boston Scientific announced today 1,400 employees will be cut to streamline operations.
Twin Cities builders continued to pull permits for new home construction in July, despite the state government shutdown.