Stargazing: Lehi museum partners with NASA to teach about Webb telescope images

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NASA reveled four new images Tuesday taken by the James Webb Telescope. This image shows the Carina nebula. The Hutchings Museum Institute in Lehi, selected by NASA to be an official Webb events host, held an event on Saturday to celebrate the first images from the telescope, (NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI) Estimated read time: … Read more

These are the 10 states with America’s best workers

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If you are a good worker with marketable skills, you have never been as much in demand as you are right now. With 5 million more job openings in the U.S. than there are workers to fill them, companies are desperately seeking talent. And increasingly, they are willing to go where the workers are. “Workforce … Read more

Is this a recession or not? While it’s ‘not entirely clear,’ here’s what it could mean for American consumers

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Americans want to know: Is this a recession or not? Officially, the National Bureau of Economic Research defines recession as “a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and lasts more than a few months.” In fact, the latest quarterly gross domestic product report, which tracks the overall health of the economy, showed … Read more

5 recession-proof jobs with ‘consistently high’ demand, according to economists

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A recession isn’t inevitable — but the economic forecast isn’t promising, either.  The IMF has declared conditions for the global economy to be “gloomy and uncertain” in its latest report, and expects the economy to grow a mere 3.2% in 2022 before slowing to a 2.9% GDP rate in 2023 — a drop of 0.4 … Read more

First Call: New jobs for a Steelers great on the sideline and booth; slight health setback for Joe Burrow

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Wednesday’s “First Call” features two new jobs for a Pittsburgh Steelers legend. A Cincinnati Bengals star has hit a health snag. A big-name college football coach with Pittsburgh ties is less than happy with his sport. And Jack Suwinski had a highlight in Indianapolis. Broadcasting the Birds In Pittsburgh, we may always remember Rod Woodson … Read more

Study proves COVID outbreak originated at Wuhan food market, Utah researcher says

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In this Jan. 31, 2021 photo, a security guard waves for journalists to clear the road after a convoy carrying the World Health Organization team entered the Huanan Seafood Market. New research found that the Huanan foods market in Wuhan, China served as the epicenter for the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in late 2019, a study co-authored … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg ‘visibly frustrated’ over worker’s vacation question: report

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Mark Zuckerberg failed to conceal his annoyance with an employee who asked about vacation days during a meeting in which the Meta CEO revealed plans to cut underperforming workers, according to a report. During a companywide Q&A meeting on June 30, the Facebook boss warned a recent market slump “might be one of the worst … Read more

Opinion | Jerome Powell’s Fed Pursues a Painful and Ineffective Inflation Cure

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Even as the pandemic continues to take its toll, the U.S. has experienced a surprisingly strong economic recovery. Since President Biden’s inauguration, the U.S. economy has created nine million new jobs. Private-sector jobs have fully recovered. Yet the Federal Reserve, led by Jerome Powell, is on the verge of sacrificing all this progress in its … Read more

A West Coast port worker union is fighting robots. The stakes for the supply chain are high

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Shipping containers are transported by automated guided vehicles (AGV) beside gantry cranes on the dockside at the Delta Terminal, operated by Europe Container Terminals BV (ECT), at the Port of Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The sight last year of dozens of gigantic container vessels anchored for weeks off the … Read more

What is fueling inflation and how is it impacting Utah’s economy and job market?

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A “Now Hiring” sign is pictured outside Staker Parson in Salt Lake City on July 13. Utah’s economy is running strong, for now, but how will inflation and a looming recession impact the economy? (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s employment summary for the month of June … Read more