Europe's economic outlook is finally beginning to brighten a little. But don't expect European Central Bank head Mario Draghi to sound all that excited when he takes the stage Wednesday for his... Read more »
Strong results from JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s currency, commodities and fixed-income trading business lifted the bank's first-quarter profit 12 percent. Read more »
Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. Read more »
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles by a moderate amount in February although total business sales were weak for a seventh straight month. Read more »
Online registration is now available for the United Way of Salt Lake's 23rd annual Day of Caring. The annual day of service is scheduled for Sept. 10. Read more »
Ford's struggling European business saw stronger sales in the first quarter as falling unemployment and cheaper energy put more money in car buyers' pockets. Read more »
The price of filling up jumped 18 cents from March to April, after climbing 36 cents the previous 30-day period, according to AAA Utah. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline statewide... Read more »
Tax day is almost here. Here's how much taxes different income brackets pay and what they think about that amount. Read more »
The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour. Read more »
Wells Fargo, the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell slightly from the same period a year earlier. Read more »
Americans spend an awful lot of money on transportation, but that's about where the similarities end. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — The state Division of Wildlife Resources has partnered with Utah's Hogle Zoo to develop an app that identifies amphibians. The Amphibians of Utah app is designed to... Read more »
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage. Read more »
The deficit through the first half of the budget year ran slightly above last year's pace, with the March imbalance up $16 billion over a year ago. Read more »
Artist Romero Britto is suing Apple Inc. and a design firm in federal court, accusing them of misusing his color-splashed images and distinctive style in marketing campaigns. Read more »
Tax audits aren't necessarily as awful as many might assume. Not only are there ways to make them less of a headache, the chances of being audited have gone down in recent years. Read more »
A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun. Read more »
Most business markets are apolitical. They make pizza, install carpet or something else. But many business feel the need to take a stand due to certain RFRA laws. Those who end up suffering... Read more »
After the last few weeks, I'm starting to think it might be time to change this column's name from "Balancing act" in order to integrate the latest work-life buzzword. "Integration" is the new name... Read more »
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Dan Price, who owns Gravity Payments, will make $70,000 the base salary at his company. Read more »
One third of Americans who bring home $75,000 or more annually are struggling to put any money away in savings and are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a report released last week by... Read more »
Passenger satisfaction with air carriers in the U.S. improved slightly this year but not enough to pull airlines from the bottom of the list of most appreciated industries. Read more »
April 15 is Tax Day for the entire United States, but its arrival doesn't mean the nation's citizens are free from their tax burdens. According to the Tax Foundation , Tax Freedom Day "is the... Read more »
Roughly half of all Americans do not invest in the stock market. Millennials invest in stock at half that rate. Here are some of the reasons why they choose not to invest in stock. Read more »
University of Utah students could soon be eating more burgers made with grass-fed beef topped with cheese from local creameries. The school has committed to spending more of its food dollars on... Read more »
One part of our tax code that many are discussing, which has gained increased attention due to the slowly building 2016 presidential race, is how fair taxes are to families. Read more »
Strategic vision and prudent guidance have helped propel Utah to its status as one the nation’s most robust economies, according to Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »
It's the end of an era Wednesday with the closure of the Carbon power plant in Price Canyon. For six decades, the plant has been a landmark at the gateway to Castle Country and an employer for... Read more »
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. Read more »
A digital wallet is an electronic device that allows individuals to make electronic consumer transactions using a computer or smartphone to purchase goods or services at retail locations. Read more »
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says his proposed "I-Squared Act" would address American employers' immediate need for increased access to high-skilled workers. Read more »
Cottonwood Heights will hold an open house to seek input for the proposed future of Fort Union Boulevard. Read more »
March’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior two months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively... Read more »
Dear Mr. Dad: We really need my salary to make ends meet, but the prospect of leaving my baby is making me miserable. I have no idea what I can do to feel better about this situation. Read more »
A little stunt las week involving a gyrocopter and a mailman has people talking about money in politics like its 2012 again. Read more »
It’s no secret that’s something’s happening at the site of the old University Mall in Orem. One of the major players has just opened a new store there this week: RC Willey. Read more »
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands. Read more »
It's not surprising — at least to me — that 59 percent of respondents to a recent survey said a desire for better work-life balance was the primary reason that they would consider... Read more »
In 2001, journalist and researcher Douglas Rushkoff decided to dive deep into the heart of how marketers target teens. The result was a Frontline PBS special titled “The Merchants of... Read more »
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality will delay formal public comment and allow EnergySolutions additional time to address important components not addressed or resolved in the draft Safety... Read more »
Telling your friend how much money you make may open up a conversation about income inequality, which could lead you both towards better paychecks. Read more »
A new bill in Colorado wants to give the homeless certain protections under a new bill of rights. Read more »
Three contact lens manufacturers are suing Utah over a new law outlawing minimum prices for contact lenses, which the companies argue benefits Utah-based discount retailer 1-800-Contacts. Read more »
The University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business has appointed Juliette Tennert as director of economic and public policy research. She has been serving as budget director and chief... Read more »
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