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Utah ranks 7th in nation for financial health, study says

June 07 2016 - 12:56 pm
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The Mercatus Center at George Mason University ranked each state’s fiscal health based on short- and long-term debt and other obligations, such as unfunded pensions and health care benefits.


Utah has best state economy with high marks for investment in workforce, infrastructure, report says

June 07 2016 - 12:51 pm
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Utah has the best state economy in the U.S., according to a report published Monday by WalletHub, a national financial research and consulting organization.


Utah Is State Adding the Most Jobs

June 04 2016 - 12:53 pm
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The state that added the most jobs between April 2011 and April 2016 was Utah, where the number was up 14.5% to 1.42 million. That helped bring its unemployment rate in April down to 3.8%, the 15th lowest among all states.


The American middle-class is still thriving in Utah

May 25 2016 - 8:19 am
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So where do the middle class, on Pew’s definition, live?  The short answer: Utah. Using the 2014 American Community Survey, we calculate the size of the middle class in each of the 100 largest metro areas.


Clearfield #7 Best City to Start a Business

May 06 2016 - 8:40 am
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Ahead of National Small Business Week, WalletHub’s analysts compared the business-friendliness of 1,268 small-sized cities to identify the best overall for launching an enterprise. Our data set of 15 key metrics ranges from “average growth in number of small businesses” and “prevalence of investors” to “office-space affordability” and “corporate taxes.”


Buzzfeed News: A Tech Boom Is Coming For Utah

May 02 2016 - 8:38 am
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In Provo office parks and Salt Lake City startup incubators, tech is increasingly making a home for itself in the Beehive State.


Logitech snaps up wireless earbuds maker JayBird for $50M

April 25 2016 - 10:11 am
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“Logitech and Jaybird share a passion for products,” said Bracken Darrell, Logitech president and chief executive officer. “We’re impressed by the technology, products and marketing Jaybird has brought to this business. As one team, we can address the fast-growing wireless audio wearables market with all the advantages of Jaybird’s strong brand and sports expertise, and…


BYU No. 18 Best Undergrad Business School

April 22 2016 - 3:38 pm
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After surveying nearly 30,000 students and recruiters at almost 600 companies, Bloomberg presents the best undergraduate business schools of 2016.


NU SKIN RECEIVES OUTSTANDING COMPANY AWARD FROM THE UTAH GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

April 18 2016 - 8:22 am
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Sydnee Fox, (801) 345-2187, sfox@nuskin.com Kara Schneck, (801) 345-2116, kschneck@nuskin.com NU SKIN RECEIVES OUTSTANDING COMPANY AWARD FROM THE UTAH GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROVO, Utah — April 15, 2016 — Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. today announced it received the Outstanding Company Award from the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development….


UCAP – 2016 Education/Workforce Alignment Grant Program Announcement

April 13 2016 - 10:22 am
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For Immediate Release Contact: CHRISTINA DAVIS Public Information Officer 801.638.8280 (m) christinadavis@utah.gov 2016 Education/Workforce Alignment Grant Program Announcement $3.5 Million Available for Aligning Education with Utah’s Economic Needs SALT LAKE CITY (April 12, 2016) – Today the Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership announced $3.5 million in grants for Utah educators and industries to educate and prepare…