COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 28

 

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

 

If your business experiences a COVID workplace case, there’s a State of Utah resource with answers to your questions. covidresponse@utah.gov or 800-456-7707.

 

News from an EDCUtah investor: Morgan Stanley has received Federal Reserve approval for its acquisition of discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. This bodes well for the trajectory of the company here in Utah, effectively doubling its instate workforce. More here.

 

Congratulations to the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business for receiving another top-10 ranking for entrepreneurship recently as U.S. News & World Report ranked its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship No. 10 overall and No. 6 among state schools for 2021. More here.

 

St. George News profiles the growth happening at the Tech Ridge development, site of the old airport. More here.

 

The Utah Economic Recovery Task Force invites business owners and executives, or senior leadership to provide feedback via a five-minute survey. Responses will help the Task Force understand how to best provide COVID-19 assistance to the local business community. All responses will be anonymous. Take the survey here.

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