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Randy Shumway: Positive lessons from free trade with Mexico

Taking a cue from Mexico’s success, the U.S. can improve its economy by emphasizing free trade — particularly with the European Union. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Cutting down: What being a minimalist is all about

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Minimalists may not want a lot of things, but the minimalist culture is growing to new heights. Read more »

June 14, 2014

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The CEO of Goldman Sachs is worried about income inequality

While promoting Goldman Sachs’ North American Energy Summit on “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein added his name to the list of those concerned with... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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The economics of the World Cup

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The World Cup is set to kick off. But what role do economics play? Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Revenge may seem sweet, but it makes for a sour disposition

Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business has provided this column as insight into what... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Balancing act: In summer months, search for vacation balance

In a new survey, U.S. office workers were asked whether they typically used all of the paid vacation days they were provided by their company. Fifty-eight percent said "yes," while 39 percent said... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Free money? Utahns making successful use of Kickstarter

Over the past five years, 1,762 Kickstarter projects from Utah have together attracted more than $18 million in pledges from people willing to help bring those ideas to life. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Why you can't find a job, even though the new jobs report says there's a bunch

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The new jobs report shows that more than 200,000 jobs were added and the U.S. has made up for the Great Recession's losses. But still, no one's working. Why? Read more »

June 6, 2014

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Wal-Mart to face scrutiny at annual meeting

Wal-Mart stakeholders should get a deeper insight into new CEO Doug McMillon's plans to shape the future of the world's largest retailer in an era of changing consumer habits, a tough global... Read more »

June 6, 2014

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How America's love for cars is changing

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Having a car is as American as it gets. Right? Well, maybe not so much anymore. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Understanding the past, present and future of the Internet

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Trying to understand where the Internet's been, where it is and where it's going? News organizations are here to help. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Sex slavery activist quits her own foundation

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After key parts of her story don't check out, an activist steps down from a foundation that has saved thousands of girls from sex slavery. Read more »

June 3, 2014

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Why bookstores aren't going away just yet

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With Amazon caught up in a controversy with Hachette, bookstores may have found a saving grace. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Phil Mickelson says he's cooperating with insider trading probe

A federal official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission are analyzing trades Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters made... Read more »

May 31, 2014

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Money, freedom and a lesson on the importance of saving

One of money’s best characteristics is its ability to bestow freedom upon those who possess it. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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College is worth it — if you do things right

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Lots of speculation and debate has risen up over the last few days about whether college is worth it or not. It seems it is, if you handle things the right way. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey shows work-life flexibility trend is 'almost perfectly ambivalent'

Almost all full-time workers have some schedule flexibility these days, but that doesn't mean their employers are fully committed to helping them build more balanced lives. So say the results of a... Read more »

May 27, 2014

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Hacking case belies profitable US links with China

China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business. Read more »

May 26, 2014

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Work may be haven to recuperate from home life stress, research says

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Thoughts that home is a place to unwind and relax from the stress of work may be backward, according to research that says the opposite is actually true. To find out, Penn State researchers... Read more »

May 24, 2014

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Is the new McDonald's mascot meant to scare your kids?

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McDonald's just unveiled its newest mascot. But what is he all about? Is he meant to inspire kids or something much more sinister? Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Why Facebook's new feature is creepy, and what that means for Facebook

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The social network might be trying to get more information about its users. But will it get it? Read more »

May 20, 2014

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9 ways millennials are changing society

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Millennials have been a subject of conversation as many news reports have come out with research that shows where millennials are taking society. Read more »

May 20, 2014

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How the media is responding to New York Times' innovation report

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The New York Times' innovation report recently was leaked to the public, and now media institutions are responding. Read more »

May 19, 2014

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General Motors is fined $35 million over deadly defect

Federal safety regulators slapped General Motors with a record $35 million fine Friday for taking more than a decade to disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has been linked... Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Getting a patent is really easy, but starting a business is very hard

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Patents are at the center of the ongoing struggle between Samsung and Apple. But what does that mean for everyday Americans? Read more »

May 5, 2014

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