Jeff Thredgold

Utah's small business index up slightly

The Zions Bank Small Business Index for Utah was 114.2 in November, up from a revised 112.1 in October. Utah's unemployment rate was estimated at 7.6 percent last... Read more »

Dec. 7, 2010


What will the new year bring for the U.S. economy?

SALT LAKE CITY — While the American economy has now registered growth for five consecutive quarters, the pace of that growth has been meager, averaging a 2.9... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2010


ABCs of the American economy

SALT LAKE CITY — This week's Tea Leaf is our semiannual alphabetic view of the U.S. economy. Global ABCs will soon follow. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2010

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Is it time for company called 'America' to change its pension program?

A hypothetical corporate letter to valued employees: Read more »

Nov. 16, 2010


Not renewing Bush tax cuts would affect few Utahns

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah isn't quite in the "middle" of the renewed congressional debate on extending the Bush tax cuts. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2010


Utah small business index down in October

SALT LAKE CITY — The Zions Bank Small Business Index for Utah was down slightly in October 2010 to 112.0, from a revised 112.6 in September. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2010


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