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(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith, pictured Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Vivint Smart Home Arena. He is a co-founder of Provo-born Qualtrics, which took in $1.55 billion in its initial stock offering.

Qualtrics scores big in stock debut, raises a record $1.55B — but not without a hitch

By Tony Semerad | January 28, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help-wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley, as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020. Utah officials said unemployment claims eased back last week after a two-week seasonal and benefits-related surge, but they still remain well above pre-pandemic levels.

Number of new Utah unemployment claims dips after hitting a 31-week high

By Tony Semerad | January 28, 2021, 11:53 p.m.

(Hiroko Masuike | The New York Times) A GameStop store in Manhattan on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. GameStop shares have soared 1,500 percent as millions of small investors, egged on by social media, employ a classic Wall Street tactic to put the squeeze — on Wall Street.

4 things to know about the GameStop insanity

By Matt Phillips | The New York Times | January 28, 2021, 5:12 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo) Ryan Smith, executive chairman of Utah-based Qualtrics International, at the 2018 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Lake City.  Qualtrics is going public and its Thursday stock offering is expected to be one of the largest in Utah history.

Qualtrics poised to break another Utah record with Thursday stock sale. How much might it raise?

By Tony Semerad | January 29, 2021, 12:00 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A new subdivision takes shape in West Jordan, January 2021. Home sales on the Wasatch Front Utah broke all records in 2020 as record-low interest rates, working from home, in-migration and new pandemic-driven tastes for more space and suburban areas triggered an unprecedented buying spree.

Sizzling Wasatch Front home sales, prices reached record highs. Here’s why.

By Tony Semerad | January 27, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help-wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley, as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020. Utah reported Friday it had reversed job losses during the first nine months of the coronavirus pandemic to close 2020 slightly up on employment.

Despite the pandemic, Utah ended 2020 with more jobs. How did that happen?

By Tony Semerad | January 22, 2021, 8:14 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, as seen in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Huntsman was named Thursday as chairman of World Trade Center Utah.

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to lead the state’s business-promoting World Trade Center

By Tony Semerad | January 21, 2021, 11:31 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) The downtown Salt Lake City skyline and mountains on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Downtown is looking to rebound from COVID-19 this year.

After a horrific 2020, downtown Salt Lake City positioned for a post-pandemic rebound

By Tony Semerad | January 19, 2021, 10:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020.

Utah’s jobless claims rise for a second straight week as renewed benefits start to flow

By Tony Semerad | January 14, 2021, 11:17 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) A help wanted sign in Salt Lake City, as seen July 17, 2020.  Utah's unemployment claims rose the last week in 2020.

As Utah’s jobless numbers rise, most unemployed workers can expect to see that extra $300 stipend soon

By Tony Semerad | January 7, 2021, 11:38 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Gail Miller and Steve Starks, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

After selling the Utah Jazz, Larry Miller Group makes its first health care acquisition

By Tony Semerad | January 5, 2021, 5:30 a.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf | Tribune file photo) Kristen Cox, Executive Director of the Utah Office of Management and Budget, turns to answer a question about the Governor's budget during Utah Governor Gary Herbert's visit with The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Cox has since left state office but email correspondence shows her department was heavily in Utah’s early coronavirus response.

Exclusive: Utah leaders went rogue in early coronavirus response, emails from health experts show

By Bethany Rodgers | Taylor Stevens | Erin Alberty | January 4, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Shoppers and commuters wear masks in downtown Salt Lake City, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Utah's unemployment rate was at 4.3% for November, compared to 6.7% for the U.S. as a whole.

Utah’s unemployment rate creeps up, but, at 4.3%, it remains well below the nation’s 6.7%

By Tony Semerad | December 19, 2020, 12:38 a.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) A view of the Bearclaw run at Sundance Mountain Resort, when a group called Follow the Flag had a 150-foot long American flag taken down the slope  by skiers in 2018. Actor, filmmaker and activist Robert Redford announced Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, that he is selling the resort he opened in 1969 to two investment companies, Broadreach Capital Partners and Cedar Capital Partners, for an undisclosed sum.

Exclusive: Robert Redford sells Sundance Mountain Resort to pair of high-end resort firms

By Sean P. Means | December 12, 2020, 3:38 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)       BambooHR employee Megan Jensen works in the main office building in Lindon last year. BambooHR has ranked high in the Top Workplaces survey for seven years running.

How Utah’s Top Workplaces are determined

By Bob Helbig | Special to The Tribune | December 10, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

(Lynne Sladky | AP file photo) A Help Wanted sign is posted at a Designer Eyes store at Brickell City Centre, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Miami. The number of people applying for unemployment aid jumped last week to 853,000, the most since September, evidence that some companies are cutting more jobs as new virus cases spiral higher. The Labor Department said Thursday, Dec. 10, that the number of applications increased from 716,000 the previous week.

Utah’s new unemployment claims jump 35% as winter nears and COVID-19 worsens

By Tony Semerad | Ben Casselman | The New York Times | December 10, 2020, 9:54 p.m.

Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune
Jake Bradford, 12, hugs Chief PAWSitivity Officer Ollie at the Ronald McDonald House Wednesday May 25, 2016. Ollie is a certified facility therapy dog.

Utah companies recognized for leadership, training and creativity

By Kathy Stephenson | December 10, 2020, 8:38 p.m.

(Courtesy photo)  Doug Claffey, founder of Energage.

Why appreciation in the workplace matters

By Doug Claffey | Special to The Tribune | December 10, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Ongoing development takes shape around Oquirrh Lake at Daybreak on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.

8 Utah companies — 80 or older — make the Top Workplaces list

By Kathy Stephenson | December 10, 2020, 8:33 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jonyce Bullock, CEO of Squire & Co., a regional accounting and business consulting firm in Orem, is making sure her staff has the flexibility to work from home, have flexible hours and ensure they take their paid time off so they don’t get burned out from the “she-cession” during the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah business leaders give advice on how to support employees during COVID-19′s ‘shecession’

By Becky Jacobs | December 10, 2020, 11:45 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

The big question for all those Salt Lake City office towers: Will workers return after COVID-19?

By Tony Semerad | December 10, 2020, 6:19 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: If Utah has pandemic relief money to spend, here’s where it should go

By Robert Gehrke | November 30, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(George Frey | AP photo) Former CEO of OverStock.com Patrick M. Byrne poses for a picture in his warehouse just outside Salt Lake City, Utah on March 25, 2010. He has since resigned over his assertions that he was involved in the investigation of Russian interference in U.S. elections.

Former Overstock.com CEO claims to have an army of ‘hackers and cyber sleuths’ that can prove Trump won reelection

By Courtney Tanner | November 29, 2020, 2:21 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Greta deJong, right, longtime publisher of Catalyst magazine is joined by her staff outside of the magazine’s HQ, a large pink house called “Big Pink.” Pictured are Sophie Silverstone, communications outreach director, Polly Mottonen, art director, John deJong, associate publisher, and Jenn Blum, content and communications manager, from left. Catalyst magazine, a Salt Lake City-based magazine for wellness and other New Age topics, is ending its print run after nearly 40 years — shifting to online publication.

Utah’s Catalyst magazine ending its print run after 38 years, but keeping its holistic spirit online

By Sean P. Means | November 28, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Holiday lights at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. After eight months of pandemic turmoil, downtown merchants now face a crucial holiday season.

A quiet downtown Salt Lake City worries owners of restaurants and businesses

By Tony Semerad | November 27, 2020, 1:05 p.m.