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JAN. 15, 2022 DIGITAL EDITION 

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.

Q&A: REAL ESTATE VETERAN TRANSITIONS TO NEW JOB

Matt Alexander talks about his duties with North Shore, the future of single-family rentals in the Twin Cities, the outlook for multifamily...

 
 
 

HOME SALES DOWN, PRICES UP 

Sales of new and existing homes in the Twin Cities softened at the end of 2021 and prices are on the rise, but area Realtors insist...

SEWAGE WOES TEST BIDEN'S INFRASTRUCTURE AMBITIONS

If any part in the country stands to see transformational benefits from the $1 trillion infrastructure act that President Joe Biden...

 
 
 

TOP TRANSACTIONS: LAKE VERMILION GETAWAY DRAWS $3.4M 

A couple from Connecticut's purchase of the vacation home easily set the record price among the 285 vacation homes sold in St. Louis...

INSURERS SAY SATURDAY IS TOO SOON TO MEET WHITE HOUSE GOALS ON RAPID TESTS

The new process will be hard, the insurers say, because over-the-counter coronavirus tests are different from the doctor's visits and...

 
 
 

DECEMBER RETAIL SALES SLIP AFTER A RECORD HOLIDAY SEASON

Many economists expect the caution that consumers displayed last month to carry over into this year and potentially slow the economy.

MOST READ STORIES FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 7-13

The most popular stories from Finance and Commerce over the past week.

 
 
 

JAN. 14, 2022 DIGITAL EDITION 

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.

FED NOMINEE BRAINARD: FIGHTING INFLATION IS TOP PRIORITY

Lael Brainard, President Joe Biden's nominee for the Federal Reserve's No. 2 spot, said Thursday that combating high inflation is the...

 
 
 

DELTA AIR LINES SEES RECOVERY IN 2022

Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in the final quarter of 2021, and predicted that it will suffer one more quarterly loss before travel...

HOW EUROPE IS TRYING TO DEAL WITH ITS GAS CRISIS

Here's how the European Union, home to 447 million people, will try to deal with the natural gas crisis.

 
 
 

AS THE FED'S MONEY PRINTER QUIETS, MARKETS SHAKE

The shakiness hitting Wall Street isn't just because the Federal Reserve's money printer that's supporting markets is slowing, but...

WHOLESALE PRICES JUMPED A RECORD 9.7% IN 2021

Prices at the wholesale level surged by a record 9.7% for all of 2021, setting an annual record and providing further evidence that...

 
 
 

JUST SOLD: OPPIDAN PAYS $6.9M FOR MYSTERY GROCERY SITE 

After years of plans, revisions and new plans, the Castle Ridge redevelopment area in Eden Prairie is taking shape, although that shape...

ROCHESTER APARTMENTS DRAW $23M

The Nicholas Apartments, an 83-unit, vintage-inspired property built in Rochester in 2015, has sold for $23 million.

 
 
 

RUBBLE BRINGS OPPORTUNITY, RISK, IN GAZA

Local businesses are now finding ways to cash in on the chunks of smashed concrete, bricks and debris left behind by years of conflict.

INTERVIEW: ERIC ANTHONY JOHNSON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, AEON

Eric Anthony Johnson is a native of New Orleans and has worked and studied throughout the country, but the new president of Minneapolis-based...

 
 
 

JAN. 13, 2022 DIGITAL EDITION 

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.

WHY U.S. INFLATION IS SO HIGH, AND WHEN IT MAY EASE

Many economists expect consumer inflation to remain elevated at least through this year, with demand outstripping supplies in numerous...

 
 
 



Supply Chain Woes Could Worsen as China Imposes Covid Lockdowns

American manufacturers are worried that China's zero-tolerance coronavirus policy could throw a wrench in the global conveyor belt for goods this year. Read more ...

How AI will drive the hybrid work environment

How AI will drive the hybrid work environment

Artificial intelligence has the capacity to vastly improve work-from-home and hybrid work environments. But getting there will not be as simple. Read more ...

A Florida Republican who was defeated by 59 percentage points in a...

Campaign signs are seen outside the Sunset Lakes Community Center in Miramar, Fla., on January 11, 2022. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell Republican Jason Mariner has not conceded in... Read more ...

In California pot market, a hazy line between legal and not

LOS ANGELES - On an isolated farm, greenhouses stand in regimental order, sheltered by a fringe of trees. Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each... Read more ...

Volcanic Eruptions Can Cool The Climate, But Hunga-Tonga Won't

The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano this weekend sent a massive cloud of ash high into the atmosphere and devastated Tonga. Sulfates from volcanic eruptions... Read more ...

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

MILAN - Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette. The latest... Read more ...

Over 2,800 U.S. Flights Canceled As Winter Storm Strikes South

American Airlines canceled 633 flights as snowy conditions in its Charlotte, North Carolina hub grounded over 20% of the airline's flights. Read more ...

See inside this California oceanfront mansion that's on the market for $160...

Jim Bartsch/The Agency A 22-acre oceanfront mansion on the California coast is on the market for $160 million. The Sanctuary at Loon Point, is a 14,189-square-foot property has... Read more ...

‘Build Back Better' May Be ‘Dead,' But These Key Portions Will Pass, Sen...

The senate has been trying to pass Biden's framework since November. Read more ...

Philippe Coutinho's Issues At Barcelona Were Unfairly Dramatized-Aston Villa...

The 29-year-old Brazilian, still technically a Barcelona player, has a chance to thrive on loan at Aston Villa where he can escape the discontent that surrounded him in Spain. Read more ...