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Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show

Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so... Read more »

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Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensions

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities. Read more »

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Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismay

Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of the state's largest employers, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. Read more »

23 hours ago

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India's new budget aims to boost growth and infrastructure

India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure... Read more »

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University Place construction timeline released

University Mall in Orem and Woodbury Corp. have released a tentative University Place construction schedule for 2015. Read more »

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Monarchs say Fairpark deal is dead, team looking for new stadium location

Any chance of salvaging what seemed like a mutually beneficial agreement to develop a new soccer stadium at the state fairgrounds is gone. Read more »

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White House drafts privacy bill, consumers push for more

The White House has drafted a bill to encourage U.S. businesses to do more to protect consumer privacy. But privacy advocates are pushing back even before its release because they say it does... Read more »

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Signed contracts to buy US homes rise to 18-month high

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather

Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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India sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms

A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand

Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Airbus says net profit soared in 2014

Airbus says its net profit soared 59 percent last year as a record-high number of jet deliveries helped offset a 551 million euros end-of-year charge against its delayed A400M military transporter... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules

Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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Japan data signal slow recovery despite lower energy costs

Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a boost to consumer... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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US economic growth in Q4 revised down to 2.2 percent

The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than previously believed, reflecting weaker business and a bigger trade deficit. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2015

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FCC approves 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers in regulatory shakeup for industry

Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved... Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Obama steps up pitch for trade, exports, targets Democrats

Relying on Republicans and going against the grain of his own party for his legislative successes has not been much of a go-to play in President Barack Obama's game plan. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to 313,000

More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Consumer prices plunge 0.7 percent on cheaper gas costs

A plunge in gas prices last month lowered consumer prices by the most in six years. But excluding the volatile food and energy costs, prices rose. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Sears 4Q loss narrows, sales slide as business shifts

Sears recorded its fourth straight year of falling profit and revenue, even as cost cutting and store closures helped narrow its loss for the fourth quarter. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015

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Salt Lake City to begin economic action plan effort

Mayor Ralph Becker this week is taking new steps with the aim of strengthening Salt Lake City's economy. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Questar announces executive promotions

Questar Corp. has announced executive promotions in two of its subsidiaries and its corporate group. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Lexus tops auto dependability survey

Lexus is the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in rankings that increasingly hinge on high-tech features. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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US new home sales barely nudge up in January

Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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