Business

By the time it's built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent

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By the time the Business Depot Ogden is built out — a milestone officials say should occur...

Agriculture

Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming not be forgotten.


Business

Fewer Americans are working. Don't blame immigrants or food stamps.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Where did all the jobs go? Well, we’re finally starting to find some satisfactory answers to the granddaddy of all economic questions. The share of Americans with jobs dropped 4.5 percentage points from 1999 to 2016 - amounting to about 6.8 million fewer workers in...


Business

Fewer Americans are working. Don't blame immigrants or food stamps.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Where did all the jobs go? Well, we’re finally starting to find some satisfactory answers to the granddaddy of all economic questions. The share of Americans with jobs dropped 4.5 percentage points from 1999 to 2016 - amounting to about 6.8 million fewer workers in...


Business

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel got $638 million in year of firm's IPO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Snap Inc.‘s Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel is poised to become one of the highest-paid U.S. executives for 2017, thanks to a $636.6 million stock grant he got when his company went public. The Venice, California-based maker of the Snapchat photo-sharing app awarded...


Business

If you thought frontier investing was high risk, here's comfort

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Try not to gasp, but in these days of surging volatility, frontier-market stocks are outperforming their more developed peers. You might think equities in the more remote economies would experience wilder price swings than their developed or emerging-market counterparts,...


Business

Angry Birds maker dragged out of silence after stock is sold off

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The company behind the Angry Birds game is struggling to stop investors walking out. Rovio Entertainment interrupted a “silent period” on Thursday to tell shareholders that 2018 will be far worse for the Finnish company than initially thought. After issuing a short statement,...


Business

SpaceX's Internet satellites part of a wave of tech to provide more choice in broadband

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SpaceX hit another orbital milestone on Wednesday: It launched a pair of experimental broadband satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The test satellites are another step forward for chief executive Elon Musk, who dreams of...


Business

Barclays female investment bank staff paid 48 percent less than men

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Barclays pays female employees at its investment bank division just under half as much as male colleagues on average, highlighting the gender imbalances in the industry and the concentration of men in highly paid roles. The gender pay gap widens to 79 percent for discretionary...


Business

A novel twist to this angry-boss story

Special To The Washington Post. Q: I wrote in last spring about a boss with either dementia or a bad attitude. I wanted to give you a postscript: He was eventually fired, and as it turns out, he could perform just fine. HR said his firing was due to “redundancy” and changing needs of the department,...


Business

Lincoln chief taking over Ford job vacated by ousted exec

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Ford promoted its marketing chief and head of Lincoln to lead North American operations a day after ousting a top executive for “inappropriate behavior,” the third major management shakeup at the automaker in about eight months. Kumar Galhotra, 52, is taking over the carmaker’s...


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