The twice-a-year budget forecast is based on an in-depth review of Minnesota’s job market and overall economy. The analysis is probably the most exhaustive assessment of the state’s economy available anywhere. (And as thorough economic analyses go, the forecast is eminently readable.) The forecast’s economic assessment is often overshadowed by “the number;” that is, the Read more →
Archives for December 1, 2011
Minnesota’s manufacturing sector continues to signal economic expansion, but the outlook is for weaker growth.
The Swiss commodities giant now owns roughly a quarter of PolyMet’s stock, with the option to purchase as much as 35 percent. PolyMet hopes to open northern Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine amid fervent environmental objections.