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What consumers need to know about chip technology in charge cards

Across the country, financial institutions are introducing the EMV chip card that will be widely used by the end of 2015. The new credit card improves fraud protection for consumers and changes the... Read more »

8 hours ago

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Saving just $4 per day can make you a millionaire by age 65

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If you ever dreamed about being a millionaire, that dream is only about $4 away. Read more »

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Better economy has smokers buying more Marlboros

A better economy is helping sell more Marlboros and Camels, even as prices climb. That brought higher profits for their makers in the second quarter. Read more »

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Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor

It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years. Read more »

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Volkswagen Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets

Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM. Read more »

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China auto sales slump hits industry fortunes

General Motors Co.'s $5 billion initiative to create cars for China and other emerging markets comes just as automakers face a collapse in the booming Chinese demand they were counting on to power... Read more »

14 hours ago

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MasterCard 2Q profit slips and revenue falls short

MasterCard Inc. on Wednesday said that its second-quarter profit edged down 1 percent as a strong dollar weighed on the company's results. Read more »

14 hours ago

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Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer

The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows — just not likely yet. Read more »

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US strength helps Goodyear top expectations

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Wednesday reported a drop in second-quarter profit as a strong U.S. dollar cut into international sales, but the results beat Wall Street expectations. Read more »

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Insurer Anthem hikes 2015 forecast, 2Q earnings climb

Health insurer Anthem is raising its 2015 forecast again after earnings jumped more than 17 percent in its most recent quarter. Read more »

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Which Utah city is ranked highest for upward mobility?

Vernal ranked highest in upward mobility in Utah by NerdWallet — fifth of all top cities in each state. Read more »

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Snowbird co-founder Dick Bass dies at 85

Dick Bass always had a story to tell, a song to sing, homespun aphorisms to recite, called Bassisms, or a few lines of poetry to deliver. He loved to talk, and talk he did. Read more »

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Consumer index declines 6.5 points in July amid concerns about global economy

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index fell 6.5 points to 105.3 in July amid concerns about the global economy. The national Consumer Confidence Index declined 8.9 points from June to July to... Read more »

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Court orders EPA to relax air-pollution limits in 13 states

A federal appeals court is ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from... Read more »

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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. Read more »

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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. Read more »

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Global markets stabilize; US indexes move higher on earnings

Global stock markets are steadying as a rout in Chinese shares slowed and U.S. indexes moved higher. Read more »

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Ford surprises in 2Q with record North American profit

Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as the company was able to charge more for new SUVs with premium features. Read more »

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US home prices rose 4.9 pct. in May, lifted by strong sales

U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year. Read more »

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Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan

Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved... Read more »

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With Boston out, another Salt Lake Olympics gains a breath

Now that Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games has ended, is there a chance of another Olympics for Salt Lake City? Read more »

July 27, 2015

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: Better advice: Love what you already do

Can people learn to find meaning and success in their current job? The answer is yes. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California

California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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These religions might be the future of faith for millennials

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The twenty-first century isn’t short on distinctions. It’s a new era, propelled by innovation and sustained by unprecedented connectivity. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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More proof that social media can be bad for relationships

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For many Americans, social media has plenty of benefits, but the freewheeling nature of the Net provides plenty of potential for social blunders. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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