Great read for our small business community:

Decreased chance of ‘double-dip’ recession is good news for Utah small businesses
By Linda Thomson
Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 12:45 a.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY — New employment figures suggest there is less chance that the U.S. will plunge into a “double-dip” recession, and that is good news for small businesses in Utah, according to the Zions Bank Small Business Index issued Tuesday.

Some economists had feared that the country would experience the dreaded “double-dip,” meaning that the recession that officially began in 2007 would be followed by a brief period of recovery, but then another recession would hit.

However, the index suggests that scenario “seems unlikely.”

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