Recent Articles by Jasen Lee
Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:14 pm MDT
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 5.8 points to 111.4 in May. The national Consumer Confidence Index increased 1.1 points from April to May and currently sits at 95.4 points.
Published: Monday, May 25, 2015 6:00 pm MDT
The hiring of college grads is expected to increase by about 10 percent in 2015, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers. But another report shows that just 14 percent of college seniors h...
Published: Monday, May 25, 2015 5:00 pm MDT
Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design into a multimillion-dollar company that has provided his young family with financial security...
Published: Friday, May 22, 2015 1:24 pm MDT
April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Utah remained unchanged from the prior three months at 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point to 5.4 percent i...
Published: Monday, May 18, 2015 6:01 pm MDT
Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting in a stagnan...
Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:52 pm MDT
New incentives announced by the Governor's Office of Economic Development are expected to add 900 new jobs to the Utah economy over the next two decades.
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 5:07 pm MDT
The Utah Transit Authority announced Wednesday it will offer extended service hours and increase frequency on some designated routes starting in August.
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:37 pm MDT
A new report from AAA Utah showed that gasoline prices have increased across the country, with Utah’s pump prices surging 40 cents in the past month, making the state’s average price the fifth-highe...
Published: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:40 pm MDT
Speaking at the Zions Bank Trade and Business Conference on Tuesday, former British Prime Minister Sir John Major espoused many of the virtues of the U.S. and its place in the world as a global leader.
Published: Sunday, May 10, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
Looking for a nice apartment that won't break the bank? Salt Lake City is the place. A recent report showed that the Salt Lake Valley is one of the most affordable rental markets in the region.