BUSINESS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BUSINESS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Goldman’s income falls 11 percent, but still beats expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831761-79/billion-goldman-percent-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831761-79/billion-goldman-percent-quarter.html.csp">Goldman’s income falls 11 percent, but still beats expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Goldman Sachs’ earnings fell in the first quarter as bond trading slumped, but the results still came in ahead of what investors expected as other parts of the bank performed well. EARNINGS AND REVENUE: The bank earned $1.95 billion in the quarter, down 11 percent from $2.19 billion in the same period a year earlier. The earnings were equivalent to $4.02 a share, compared with $4.29 in the first quarter of 2013. Revenue totaled $9.33 billion, down 8 percent from $10.09 billion a year ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578317612014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831761@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:26:02 MDT Why high oil prices are good for airlines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826909-79/fuel-airlines-airline-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826909-79/fuel-airlines-airline-prices.html.csp">Why high oil prices are good for airlines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:18:21.969-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality. They’ve shown more discipline by offering fewer seats, which ensures airfares are high enough to cover costs. Unprofitable routes have been eliminated. And every expense has been scrutinized. These changes, along with high oil prices, have created an insurmountab...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578269092014-04-16T22:18:21.969-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T22:18:21.969-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826909@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:18:21 MDT Utah swimming and diving team has 26 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, up from 15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57828230-59/business-team-3.4-3.5.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57828230-59/business-team-3.4-3.5.html.csp">Utah swimming and diving team has 26 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, up from 15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T15:40:02.185-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.’s swimming and diving team made large strides (strokes?) not only in the pool but also in the classroom in 2014. The Utes had 26 athletes named to the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving All-Academic teams on Wednesday, up from 15 in 2013. Last year’s team had just two first-teamers. This year the top squad includes three Ute men ­— sophomores Jacob Crayne (3.78 GPA in communications), David Fraser (3.73 business) and Josiah Purss (3.77 business) — and two Ute women in sophomore Ashlyn Karosas (3....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828230@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:40:02 MDT Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822020-79/motorola-zebra-business-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822020-79/motorola-zebra-business-billion.html.csp">Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincolnshire, Ill. • Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical. The acquisition would broaden the bar-code company’s logistics capabilities and create or expand its footprint in more than 100 countries. Motorola’s enterprise business makes hand-held bar code scanners and mobile and tablet computers, among other products. Zebra Technologies Inc. also makes plastic ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220202014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822020@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:07:02 MDT Kirby: A few deductions about tax day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57818594-80/kirby-deductions-receipts-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57818594-80/kirby-deductions-receipts-tax.html.csp">Kirby: A few deductions about tax day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T01:01:02.186-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a scary time. Caesar Augustus once again decrees that all the world shall be taxed. Everyone has to return to the cities of their birth to settle up. Again, there will be no room left at the Post Office. If that isn’t disconcerting enough, a sign marking the occasion appeared in the heavens early this morning. A rare lunar eclipse confused many and scared the hell out of the some shepherds. Not to worry. Wednesday morning everyone gets frankincense and pajamas. Or maybe that’s Christmas. I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818594@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817776-79/irs-koskinen-budget-audited.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817776-79/irs-koskinen-budget-audited.html.csp">Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T08:53:16.498-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service’s ability to police tax returns. This year, the IRS will have fewer agents auditing returns than at any time since at least the 1980s. Taxpayer services are suffering, too, with millions of phone calls to the IRS going unanswered. “We keep going after the people who look ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578177762014-04-15T08:53:16.498-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T08:53:16.498-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817776@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:53:16 MDT In Holladay, a purchase of Cotton Bottom Inn is brewing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57807230-90/acre-bottom-business-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57807230-90/acre-bottom-business-com.html.csp">In Holladay, a purchase of Cotton Bottom Inn is brewing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T21:32:02.683-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Driving along the shaded roadway that is 6200 South, Holladay City Councilman Jim Palmer saw that a “For Sale” sign had been set up only recently in front of the Cotton Bottom Inn, a Holladay institution. “I was surprised,” Palmer said. “I knew we ought to get it under contract.” Holladay did. The city moved quickly and has entered into a contract to buy the Cotton Bottom, where beer and garlic burgers have been mainstays since 1966, and two adjacent parcels for $875,000. Before the sale is fina...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807230@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:32:02 MDT Giant In Our City: Romney calls Leavitt the quintessential volunteer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57804687-90/leavitt-romney-honor-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57804687-90/leavitt-romney-honor-lake.html.csp">Giant In Our City: Romney calls Leavitt the quintessential volunteer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:19:38.865-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s business and political elite gave former Gov. Mike Leavitt one massive hug Thursday evening, honoring him as “A Giant In Our City” in a jovial gala at the Grand America Hotel. Mitt Romney, the former 2012 Republican presidential nominee, was among those who feted Leavitt. The two became close friends after Leavitt hired Romney to organize the 2002 Winter Olympics and Leavitt was a senior adviser on Romney’s presidential campaign. “Mike Leavitt has stood up whenever the country or the sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804687@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:19:38 MDT Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy protection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806554-79/bankruptcy-coldwater-creek-protection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806554-79/bankruptcy-coldwater-creek-protection.html.csp">Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T08:43:01.839-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandpoint, Idaho • The women’s clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after failing to find a potential buyer or a source of capital to help fund its turnaround efforts. Coldwater Creek said Friday that its stores and its website are still open and selling clothing and other goods to shoppers. But it expects to start sales to liquidate its inventory in early May. It plans to hold going out of business sales in the coming months. The chain said it spent t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578065542014-04-11T08:43:01.839-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T08:43:01.839-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806554@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:43:01 MDT JPMorgan’s first-quarter profit falls 20 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806501-79/bank-billion-percent-mortgage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806501-79/bank-billion-percent-mortgage.html.csp">JPMorgan’s first-quarter profit falls 20 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T08:27:02.042-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s biggest bank by assets, said Friday its first-quarter earnings fell 20 percent, driven by a decline in investment banking and mortgage lending. EARNINGS: The bank reported net income of $4.9 billion for the first quarter, after stripping out payments to preferred stockholders. That was down from $6.1 billion in the same period a year earlier. MISSED EXPECTATIONS: On a per-share basis, the earnings amounted to $1.28. That was worse than estimates of analyst...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578065012014-04-11T08:27:02.042-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T08:27:02.042-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806501@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:27:02 MDT Amazon’s Bezos offers update on groceries, drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57803296-79/bezos-amazon-company-offers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57803296-79/bezos-amazon-company-offers.html.csp">Amazon’s Bezos offers update on groceries, drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CEO Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon’s internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery. In the letter released Thursday, Bezos outlined Amazon’s offerings, including its fresh grocery business called Prime Fresh, which it has offered for five years in Seattle and expanded to Los Angeles and San Francisco. For $299 a year members get same-day and early morning deliver...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578032962014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803296@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:48:17 MDT Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:31:14.217-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">L-3 Communication Systems-Wests’ Salt Lake City office announced layoffs of about 80 positions Thursday, adding to cuts of more than 400 positions in 2013. Jennifer Barton, vice president of media relations for the company’s New York headquarters said in a release that the reduction affects both hourly and salaried employees. “The effects of the challenging defense budget environment require us to make this difficult decision in order to align our employee levels with business demand,” she wrote...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802023@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:14 MDT U.S. Chamber recognizes Cuisine Unlimited http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796631-79/business-chamber-cuisine-unlimited.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796631-79/business-chamber-cuisine-unlimited.html.csp">U.S. Chamber recognizes Cuisine Unlimited</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:30:52.392-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City-based Cuisine Unlimited has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. The company competed against companies from Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah for the award, which is based on exceptional business practices and community involvement. The Chamber will recognize Cuisine Unlimited, the six other regional finalists and 100 Blue Ribbon Award winners at the 10th annual Amer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796631@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:30:52 MDT Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791172-68/sharpton-fbi-figures-informant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791172-68/sharpton-fbi-figures-informant.html.csp">Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Rev. Al Sharpton said Tuesday that a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news, and he said that he never considered himself an informant. “In my own mind I was not an informant,” Sharpton said. “I was cooperating with an investigation.” Sharpton called a news conference at his Harlem headquarters to talk about a story posted Monday on the website The Smoking Gun that said he had recorded conversations with mobsters. The website said Sharp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577911722014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791172@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:33:47 MDT Ogden/Weber Chamber reorganizes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57787481-79/chamber-board-business-community.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57787481-79/chamber-board-business-community.html.csp">Ogden/Weber Chamber reorganizes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T16:55:34.699-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce recently announced a new governing structure it hopes will accelerate growth and strengthen its impact on the community. The plan includes an Executive Board and a Board of Governors. The Executive Board will provide ongoing support, oversight and direction for chamber operations. The Board of Governors will engage corporate officers, business owners and community leaders in strategic planning and projects that drive Weber County business and economic developm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787481@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:55:34 MDT GOP seeks coverage choices in health law it despises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782916-68/law-republicans-health-repeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782916-68/law-republicans-health-repeal.html.csp">GOP seeks coverage choices in health law it despises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it. Democrats describe the change involving small-business coverage options as a straightforward improvement of the type they are eager to make, and Obama signed it into law. Republicans are loath to agree, given the strong sentim...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829162014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782916@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:16:51 MDT Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782952-68/cancer-drug-results-drugs.html.csp">Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Economics Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday. Pfizer, the world’s second largest drugmaker, said the drug prevented breast cancer from worsening for 20.2 months in a trial involving 165 patients. Current medications do so for 10.2 months. The drug, known as palbociclib, is among a new class of cancer drugs that target specific proteins to block tumors. The outcome wasn’t ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829522014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T17:56:01.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:56:01 MDT Gov. Herbert shares secret to Utah’s good economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57770978-79/utah-herbert-business-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57770978-79/utah-herbert-business-economy.html.csp">Gov. Herbert shares secret to Utah’s good economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T09:14:52.354-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert says he is often asked — including recently by Vice President Joe Biden —why Utah’s economy outperforms most states. He shared the secret Thursday. “It’s really quite simple,” he told 1,200 attendees at his annual economic summit at the Grand America Hotel. “We believe in the fundamentals and know how to execute them to grow our economy.” Herbert outlined some of those fundamentals, including low taxes, government efficiency, living within the state’s means and saving money, an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770978@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:14:52 MDT Another Utah food company dives into ‘Shark Tank’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57760167-223/shark-tank-utah-chapul.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57760167-223/shark-tank-utah-chapul.html.csp">Another Utah food company dives into ‘Shark Tank’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:50:12.59-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Friday, April 4, another Utah food business will dive into “Shark Tank.” This time Kodiak Cakes, a Utah-based company specializing in flapjack and waffle mixes, will be on the reality television series, which airs on ABC/Ch. 4 at 8 p.m. The owners of Kodiak Cakes started their business by selling hotcake mix in brown paper bags to neighbors. Today, Kodiak products are available in more than 7,000 retailers nationwide. Three weeks ago, Pat Crowley, the owner of Chapul Bars, a Utah company th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760167@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:50:12 MDT You don’t get to set someone else’s goals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57729757-223/goals-weight-pounds-someone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57729757-223/goals-weight-pounds-someone.html.csp">You don’t get to set someone else’s goals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T01:01:02.881-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • As a man with an overweight girlfriend, I feel a bit demonized by this column (http://wapo.st/1jbbY1P) and advice. Me, I’m small and healthy. I saw her pictures online and knew she had some weight on her, but she was appealing enough. She admitted since those pictures were taken, she added 30 pounds from a stressful divorce. Am I also a heartless superficial slob to want her to lose the 30 pounds she recently gained? I agree if one partner is too demanding of a certain image/appea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729757@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT