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How much more does the CEO make? You may find out

CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Read more »

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »

13 hours ago

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US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'

The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: Reading is fundamental to financial freedom

This month, for the Color of Money Book Club, I'm not selecting a book but recommending that you carve out time to read some free personal finance resources online. ... If you truly want financial... Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Face the future with a detailed financial plan

Chances are you’re going to have to cut back on some stuff because you’ve chosen to take care of your mother-in-law. If you just wander along without a plan, you’re going to make... Read more »

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The best Christian workplaces in 2015

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Serving a cause that is greater than oneself is one of the top attractions of working in a Christian organization. Read more »

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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power... Read more »

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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV... Read more »

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US manufacturing growth slows in July

U.S. factories were a little less busy last month. Read more »

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Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the... Read more »

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There's a bipartisan new approach to curbing student loan debt, but it's pretty controversial

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Will putting more of the burden on the university really help with the student loan debt crisis? Read more »

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In the 21st century, 'spiritual branding' is worth a lot of money

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Study after study has shown that Americans are falling out of love with organized religion, with a recent Gallup poll finding that "the church and organized religion is losing its footing as a... Read more »

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US stocks drop, led by fall in energy stocks

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, led by a slumping energy sector as the price of oil continued to fall. Investors were also watching the latest earnings releases. Tyson Foods dropped after cutting its... Read more »

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US consumer spending edges up in June

Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items. Read more »

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US construction spending rose a slight 0.1 percent in June

U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop in nonresidential building activity offset a third straight increase in home building. Read more »

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US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July. Read more »

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Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply. Read more »

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Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

Greece's s stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic... Read more »

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Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC

The rise of smartphone ride-hailing services has given New York City riders increasingly more choices in how to get from here to there. Read more »

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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV... Read more »

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Why the 9 to 5 factory work isn't working for millennials

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Experts, as well as millennials themselves, are finding that young people are seeking out jobs that allow creativity or anything besides typical, 9-to-5 factory work, even if those jobs start with... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Salt Lake County cities, school districts propose $10 million in property tax hikes

Several Salt Lake County cities and school districts are proposing property tax increases, and if they're all approved, residents collectively could be asked to pay roughly $10 million more in taxes. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling

Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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