Moody's Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Wall Street Storms the Twin Cities with an Eerily Familiar Housing Scheme

    The rains of June 19 still haunt Christine Anderson. The deluge began by wending its way through the cracks of her four-bedroom home at the corner of Stryker Avenue and Winona Street in St. Paul. Inch by inch, her basement filled. Water pushed its way through the laundry room. In minutes it flowed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Aretha Franklin at Mystic Lake Casino, 10/7/11

    ​Aretha FranklinOctober 7, 2011Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake, MNIn an evening fit for a queen, what comes first is the purse. As her massive (and partially Minnesotan) backing band assembled themselves on stage, a well-dressed man who was presumably the Queen of Soul's handler scurried out o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Standard & Poor's downgrades Minnesota's credit rating

    Mark Dayton and Majority Leader Kurt Zellers: We're screwed, let's shake on it.​Standard & Poor's is the third of the big three credit ratings agencies to knock down Minnesota's score. In the last three month, the "big three" have been taking big chunks out of Minnesota's financial reputation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Moody's downgrades Minnesota to negative

    Wikipedia Thanks, a lot guys -- now our credit's screwed.​To get a state budget passed, Minnesota used a bit of tricky accounting -- a lot of borrowing here, a lot of delayed payments there -- to make the numbers work on paper. The tricks didn't fool Moody's Investor Service, the premiere credit r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Twin Cities job market named among best in U.S. by Forbes

    Andrew CiscelFind work here.​The headlines never seem to let up about the crappy American economy, and how tough it is to find a job. But Forbes is out with a new list today that says Minneapolis and St. Paul have the fourth-best job market of any major city in the country. The best was Wash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Eden Prairie and 4 other 'burbs crowned "best small cities"

    Photo: bubzillionLovely​Here's something that the Twin Cities suburbs of Eden Prairie, Plymouth, Woodbury, Eagan and Apple Valley all have in common besides cul-de-sacs: They all made Money magazine's Top 20 "best small cities" list for 2010. Eden Prairie placed first in the country because o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    More bang for your buck in the Twin Cities

    minneapolis_skyline.jpg In tough economic times, aren't you glad to live in one of the 10 best metro areas to get the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    Minneapolis: A Great Place to Get Rich

    0818_cities_02.jpgForbes magazine names Minneapolis as 2nd best city to accumulate personal wealth.

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    (Some of) All That Jazz

    Swinging and swooning over 10 of 2006's best jazz albums

  • Sports

    October 12, 2005

    Dry Schlumping

    The laughter goes back in the can on NBC's 'Earl' and 'The Office'

  • Books

    October 12, 2005

    Raging Rick

    Novelist Rick Moody Feels His Pain. Yours? Not So Much.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2005

    Shoot the corporate naming consultants first

    Moody's downgrades American Express Financial spinoff Forget the numbers. I have no concrete explanation for why Moody's Investors Service today downgraded the debt rating for Minneapolis-based American Express Financial Corp. I have no pretense that anyone cares. But I feel compelled to point out ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2005

    Minnesota Eats Itself

    Another Pawlenty budget, another round of bloodletting

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Dead Set on Destruction

    Even Republicans are alarmed by the governor's fiscal mismanagement

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Capitol Offenses

    State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons

  • News

    March 5, 2003

    Hard Times at City Hall

    The State of the City? We're Broke.

  • Music

    March 13, 2002
  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Bill of Goods

    Ten years ago Minneapolis officials turned the heart of downtown into a parking lot. Now they've got an even better idea

  • Movies

    October 29, 1997

    Promise Keepers

    Catching a Cold: Kevin Kline and Joan Allen in The Ice Storm.

  • News

    January 24, 1996