Business + Economy

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Curt Gresseth

Why is the gender pay gap not closing?

The gender pay gap in the U.S. and Utah is not closing. A Utah financial planner details the impact that wage shortfall can have on a women workers over a career.
8 hours ago
Henry Barlow said his new plant will save eight million gallons of water a year. (Mark Wetzel, KSL ...
ALEX CABRERO

‘We are going to feed American beef to the Americans’: Meat packing plant to open in Richfield

A new cattle processing plant in central Utah is expected to improve the state’s food supply chain.
19 hours ago
A white Jeep crashed into a building in Ogden after the driver experienced a medial issue and lost ...
Curt Gresseth

Car crashes driving up cost of auto insurance

Replacement costs, inflation labor shortages, and more car crashes are all pushing up the cost of auto insurance.
1 day ago
a hockey stick shown, utah may get a nhl stadium...
Adam Small

Utah lawmaker asks for $1 billion for an NHL stadium in Salt Lake City

To fund an NHL stadium in Utah, Salt Lake City's sales tax rate would go from 7.75% to 8.25% if the bill is approved.
2 days ago
Image of an AT&T cell tower, as many AT&T customers report they are part of a massive outage....
 Melissa Alonso and Brian Fung, CNN

AT&T customers report a massive outage, disrupting phone service across America

AT&T acknowledged that it has a widespread outage but did not provide a reason for the system failure.
2 days ago
United Airlines aircrafts are parked at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,...
Ross Levitt, Pete Muntean and Samantha Delouya, CNN

United to resume non-stop service from US to Israel

United Airlines said it will resume flights from the United States to Israel beginning in March.
2 days ago
Shane Romano and Sami Sowers take a rest in the shade at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, Tuesday,...
Mark Jackson

SLC Council considering proposal to lease section of neighborhood park to University of Utah

SLC Council is considering a proposal to lease a little over an acre of Sunnyside Park to the University of Utah for a new baseball stadium.
2 days ago
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Associated Press

Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program weeks after panel blowout on a flight over Oregon

Boeing announced the departure of Ed Clark, who had been with the company for 18 years.
2 days ago
FILE - Fans sit under a TikTok ad at a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, April 14, 2023, in New York...
HALELUYA HADERO Associated Press

Americans divided on TikTok ban even as Biden campaign joins the app, AP-NORC poll shows

A new poll by The Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds a three-way split when it comes to banning the app.
3 days ago
Visitors stand at the closed gates leading to the Eiffel Tower, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 in Paris....
OLEG CETINIC Associated Press

Eiffel Tower operator warns the landmark is closed as strike turns visitors away for a second day

A strike at the Eiffel Tower over poor financial management turned away visitors on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.
3 days ago
UTA Frontrunner commuter rail. UTA Plans to address delays by updating cars and adding a new line t...
Curt Gresseth

UTA boss talks about train delays, says improvements coming

Despite frustrating delays, UTA has a 90 percent "on-time" record, says the executive officer.
3 days ago
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KEN SWEET AP Business Writer

Capital One to buy Discover for $35 billion in deal that combines major US credit card companies

Capital One Financial is buying Discover Financial Services for $35 billion, in a deal that would bring together two of the nation's biggest lenders and credit card issuers.
4 days ago
Collin McLaughin and friends pose for a photo atop their increasingly popular vintage retail space ...
Sky Mundell, KSL.com

Thrift store bus tours Utah, gaining social media street cred

A hybrid social-shopping experience is gaining notoriety among young Utahns for its ability to offer a unique shopping experience.
5 days ago
Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump carries a pair of his new signa...
Kate Sullivan, CNN

Trump launches sneaker line a day after judge’s order to pay nearly $355 million

Donald Trump launched a sneaker line, a day after he and his companies were ordered by a judge to pay nearly $355 million.
5 days ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump holds gold Trump sneakers at Sneake...
MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press

Here’s a look inside Donald Trump’s $355 million civil fraud verdict as an appeals fight looms

On the witness stand last year, Donald Trump proclaimed: "I have a lot of cash." After Friday's eye-popping penalty in his New York civil fraud trial, he's going to need it.
6 days ago
The likeness of George Washington is seen on a U.S. $1 bill, March 13, 2023, in Marple Township, Pa...
BEN FINLEY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Presidents Day: From George Washington’s modest birthdays to big sales and 3-day weekends

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Like the other Founding Fathers, George Washington was uneasy about the idea of publicly celebrating his life. He was the first leader of a new republic — not a tyrant. And yet the nation will once again commemorate the first U.S. president on Monday, 292 years after he was born. The […]
6 days ago
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Associated Press

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated election trickery

Tech executives from Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft, OpenAI and TikTok gathered to announce a new framework for responding to AI-generated deepfakes.
7 days ago
Utah jobs...
Don Brinkerhoff

Utah continues to sees job growth in key industries

Utah's job growth in key industries continues to help attract businesses and keep our economy thriving when others are not.
8 days ago
The Capitol is pictured in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024....
Adam Small

Tax cuts may be limited in Utah this year due to a tighter budget

Tax cuts in Utah may fall short this year. The state income tax fell from 4.85 to 4.65% brining in less money for cuts.
8 days ago
Motorists drive past a sign outside a branch of Wells Fargo bank, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Dea...
KEN SWEET AP Business Writer

US eases restrictions on Wells Fargo after years of strict oversight following scandal

The news sent Wells Fargo's stock up sharply Thursday as investors speculated that the bank may be able to rebuild its reputation.
8 days ago
A digital rendering of The Power District, which would include a mlb stadium in salt lake...
Adam Small

Larry H. Miller Company releases plans for west side development, including an MLB stadium

The planned Power District in Salt Lake would include local dining, retail and housing, as well as a possible MLB stadium.
9 days ago
Child care provider Holly Kingston gives children a snack at her home in West Jordan on Friday, Jan...
Adam Small

Utah lawmaker pushing legislation to address child care shortage

If it becomes law, HB153 would allow unlicensed child care providers to watch eight kids. Right they can watch six.
9 days ago
People walk past a busy crossing in Tokyo, Japan on November 15, 2023....
Hanako Montgomery, CNN

Japan slips into recession allowing Germany to overtake as world’s third largest economy

Japan’s economy has entered into a recession, causing it to lose its position as the world’s third largest economy to Germany.
9 days ago
A shopper carries retail bags while walking through a shopping mall in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., on Fri...
Aimee Cobabe

Consumer Price Index increases by 3.1%, inflation worse in west

The Consumer Price Index went up last month, with inflation worse in the western states. Economists were hopeful it would be a little less.
9 days ago