Category Archives: Economy

Dr. Hal Heaton Drills Deep Into Oil Prices and the Economy

In light of the recent drop in oil prices, Hal Heaton addresses the state of the economy, market forces and what these new developments mean for MBA students.

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MBA Study Abroad Opportunities: 2015 Trip to South America

Casey Gleave, Nathan Rich, and Ryan Hanson describe their adventures on the 2015 South America Study Abroad trip, and why every student should consider making a study abroad part of their MBA experience.

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Auto Show Season

Frank talks about the Auto Club’s trip to the Salt Lake Auto Show and the new releases unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Why all the business growth in Utah? The Governor’s Office of Economic Development sheds some light.

Adobe, Boeing, eBay, Goldman Sachs, the list goes on….why are these global businesses and many more establishing operations in Utah? Why are thriving local start-ups like Qualtrics and 1-800 CONTACTS staying put? The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) sat … Continue reading

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Remember TARP and ARRA? Where are they now? – April 14th, 2011

Mike Beheshti brings us back two years when TARP and ARRA funds were first issued to help save our country’s financial system. He talks about what has happened since then and where all that money has gone.

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What Does a Burgeoning National Debt and Deficits Mean for Our Country’s Future? – Jan. 26th, 2011

Matt Cowan indulges in some healthy criticism of our swelling national debt and budget deficits and breaks into song (well, almost) about how a spoonful of inflation helps the national debt go down.

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Bradley Linnell takes on Fuel Prices, Fusion, and Time Travel – Jan. 24, 2010

Bradley Linnell goes back to his roots in Arkansas and explains the cause for the volatility in fuel prices. ┬áHe tackles speculation on whether the world will ever run out of oil and what we might use for fuel in … Continue reading

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Brian Boyer

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What’s Going On with Unemployment? Friday, October 8

Jeff Butler sits down with Grant McQueen and finds out his prognosis on the nation’s unemployment rate and what that means for the upcoming elections. Continue reading

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April 1, 2010

Mike Beheshti and Wagner Dias aren’t fooling around on April Fool’s Day, talking about the Brazilian economy.

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