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Legal battles from 2010 spill to unfold in 2 US courtrooms

Legal battles arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill play out in two federal courtrooms in New Orleans this coming week. Read more »

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Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles

There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Read more »

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Balloon crew surpasses distance record in Pacific flight

The pilots of a helium-filled balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean surpassed a duration record Friday by spending more than 138 hours in the air, marking a historic day for the team that already... Read more »

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Markets brace for Big Oil profit plunge

It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a promising earnings season into a grim one. Read more »

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US home ownership rate falls to 20-year low

The national home ownership rate fell last quarter to the lowest level in two decades, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. Read more »

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Fed sees strengthening economy but stays 'patient' on rates

The Federal Reserve's outlook for the U.S. economy is steadily brightening. Yet the Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. Read more »

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Alibaba adjusted profit tops estimates, revenue disappoints

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba's Group reported adjusted fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations as its user base continued to grow and shoppers bought more on mobile phones. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Failed resort embittered friends, Marc Jenson says of conflicting testimonies

Even as Marc Sessions Jenson was establishing an office and marketing exclusive memberships for proposed ski and golf resort, there was evidence of problems with a major investor. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Arizona stops citing Uber, Lyft drivers as new law crafted

Arizona regulators on Wednesday stopped issuing citations to drivers for transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft as the Legislature works to craft a new law to allow the companies to operate... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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McDonald's CEO steps down as sales decline

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled millions of smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Super Bowl advertisers aim not to offend

Super Bowl advertisers are being careful not to offend. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

Regulators on Wednesday issued a scathing report against one of the country's biggest stars, accusing e-commerce giant Alibaba of failing to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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5 reasons your most talented employees will leave

Much has been said about the current shortage of talent. But less has been accurately identified about why, when a company acquires top talent, these strategic individuals leave. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Governor's Office of Economic Development names new managing director

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Benjamin Hart as the new managing director for urban and rural business services. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Bitcoin inspires new online attacks

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Malware has been used by hackers to extort individuals and businesses out of money since the internet first went mainstream. Crypto-currencies like Bitcoin may have made it more difficult to stop... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Balancing act: Organizations slowly move toward offering flexibility

As an established proponent of flexible work options, I hope more businesses are getting on board with the need to help people build better work-life balance. But the progress is often slower than... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Making personal finance personal

Programs like what LISC offers realize that people need somebody they can regularly call for guidance or when they hit a financial snag — they benefit from someone who will hold them... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Index indicates Utah economy thriving

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 4.1 points to 113.4 in January, rising above 110 for the second time in three months and signifying that Utah's economy is thriving. The... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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House committee approves new rules for Idaho oil and gas

Idaho lawmakers on a House committee have approved rules involving the state's nascent oil and gas industry. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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American Airlines 4th-quarter profit gets lift from cheap fuel

American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders' call to spin off Alibaba stake

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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