Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune
Columnist, reporter | Business

Neal St. Anthony has been a Star Tribune business columnist/reporter since 1984. 

St. Anthony's work has spanned corporate takeovers to financial markets, small businesses, and the emergence of women, immigrants and minorities in business. A native of Minneapolis who first joined the Star Tribune in 1981, St. Anthony holds undergraduate degrees in journalism and business, and an MBA. He also has worked for two publicly held companies, including former regional securities firm Dain Rauscher (1997-98). St. Anthony, who is married and the father of two children, has been a volunteer with the Minneapolis parks, several schools and nonprofit organizations.


Thor Cos. sued by Sunrise Banks for more than $3 million; receiver sought

Thor Cos., the state's largest minority-owned company, is on the verge of financial collapse, according to the lawsuit filed in Hennepin County District Court.


NE. Mpls. medical company now valued at $1B, boasts state's best-performing stock

Tactile Medical Systems went public in 2016, and it's been the best-performing stock in Minnesota every year since.


Thor Companies runs into financial bind, raising questions

It comes months after the state's largest minority-owned company moved into a new North Side headquarters partially funded by Hennepin County.


After landing Uber as client, Twin Cities tech marketing firm went into overdrive

Thanks to the growth of Uber and other clients, Imprint Engine was recognized recently as one of the fastest-growing privately owned Twin Cities companies, as ranked by the Business Journal.


Code42's retrenchment last week is part of its plan for long-term growth

If the strategy of Code42's leadership works, the now 550-employee company could become a much larger outfit.


Minneapolis-based Code42 to lay off 55 workers as growth slows

The company said shifting focus to IT security from backup software has been tougher than expected.


Federal government shutdown means delays for Minnesota house buyers, small-business owners

After the first full business week since the shutdown began, executives and entrepreneurs are starting to see more widespread effects.


St. Anthony: Has IntriCon stock been a good investment? Depends

One of the best-performing Minnesota stocks of 2017 and into the summer of last year has gone from hot to cold.


Volatile 2018 ends on down note for majority of Minnesota's big firms

Among 72 major public firms, only 32 saw positive returns last year.


Hoping to reopen, T-Rex Cookie caught in middle of Mpls. neighborhood's legal fight

The owner of a giant cookie bakery must makeover her Twin Cities business to survive.