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US stocks gain, pushing market back to record levels

U.S. stocks gained Monday, pushing the market to record levels, as investors assessed corporate earnings. Stocks also got a lift from a report that showed factory orders rose in March for the first... Read more »

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US factory orders rise in March for first time in 8 months

Orders to U.S. factories rose in March for the first time since last July, breaking a long stretch of weakness in manufacturing. Read more »

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Retiring overseas is more than a matter of money

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Older Americans are increasingly retiring in a foreign country. But it's not for everyone, so here's an introduction to see if it might suit you. Read more »

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Women innovators leading by example

Utah is home to some of the most innovative, entrepreneurial minds in the country, and today more of those creative thinkers are women. Some particularly brilliant Utah women have become examples... Read more »

May 3, 2015

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More Americans spending at least half their pay on housing

The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007. Read more »

May 3, 2015

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Americans don't think college is preparing students for work

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A recent Gallup poll shows that Americans aren't entirely satisfied with how college is preparing students for the future. Read more »

May 3, 2015

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Proposed trade legislation could boost Utah exports, Hatch says

A hotly debated bill that would presumably open up trade for domestic producers, including many Utah businesses, may be gaining traction in Congress. If approved, the Trade Promotion Authority... Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Black opportunity in 2 charts

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In the wake of the protests in Baltimore, the Brookings Institution dove deep into the economic struggles that are embedded into of the black American experience. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Questar to cut rates by $52 million

Questar Gas announced Friday it is requesting a rate decrease of $52.2 million for its Utah natural gas service. If approved by the Utah Public Service Commission, the yearly bill for residential... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Mitt Romney tells UVU grads to 'live a large life'

As thousands of students reached a new summit in their educational careers, Utah Valley University is continuing its upward climb by awarding this year the most degrees in the institution's history. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Japan prime minister touts economic synergy with US in visit

The United States and Japan will work toward strengthened economic ties, including promoting more direct investment in each other's markets and approval of a Pacific trade agreement, officials said... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems

It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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May Day brings state-sponsored spring cleaning effort

The Utah Department of Commerce held its third annual “Declutter Day” on Friday at the University of Utah. The event focuses on providing the public with an opportunity to guard against... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Historic Salt Lake building now home to socially and environmentally aware businesses

Impact Hub Salt Lake — a member-based organization that provides networking for socially and environmentally conscientious businesses — officially opened its doors this week on the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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US factory activity improves in April, but hiring declines

U.S. factories expanded in April at the same pace as in March, but manufacturers are starting to curtail hiring in a possible sign of weakness. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Crowdfunding: Where social media meets innovation

A decade ago, launching a startup venture was a “pipe dream” for most people, even in the “land of opportunity” that is the United States. Today, more small businesses are... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Delta's CEO's 2014 pay soars above rivals to $17.6 million

Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

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Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem is overhyped. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Utah retains top bond rating

The state of Utah announced Thursday the closing of two refunding bond sales and the affirmation of the state’s AAA general obligation bond rating by all three rating agencies. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Top 10 states for employee engagement

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According to a recent survey from Gallup, employees in Montana, Mississippi and Louisiana are the most engaged workers in America. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Japanese premier to tout bullet train in California visit

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is starting a three-day visit to California with plans to check out some of the region's tech innovations, lend support to expanded commercial ties and even promote... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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GM to spend $5.4B on US factories over 3 years, add 650 jobs

General Motors plans to spend $5.4 billion to improve its U.S. factories during the next three years, creating about 650 new jobs. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Exxon's 1Q profit falls 46 percent amid decline in oil price

Lower oil prices pushed Exxon Mobil Corp.'s first-quarter profit down 46 percent, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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We finally understand what robots mean for the economy

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New research suggests that we may have misjudged what robots mean to the emerging economy. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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