NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices plunged again Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling more than 550 points at one stage, as investors fretted over oil prices that dropped below... Read more »
Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up the worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. Read more »
US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. Read more »
A prevailing sense of anxiety was in the air in the Swiss ski resort of Davos as the World Economic Forum kicked off Wednesday with delegates fretting about the turbulence in financial markets,... Read more »
2016 is an election year. Here's what candidates have spent so far, and what they are expected to spend this year. Read more »
What's new when you file your taxes this year? Taxpayers without health insurance will face larger penalties, and those insured by their employers will get a new tax form. There also have been... Read more »
Confidence among U.S. home builders held steady in January even though builders' expectations about future sales dipped slightly. Read more »
You may know Under Armour mostly for its heavily marketed line of athletic sportswear. But the company has bigger ambitions: It's jumping into the crowded market for wearable gadgets that aim to... Read more »
Some Twitter users had to do without early Tuesday after sporadic outages knocked the social media site offline in Europe. Read more »
Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that it plans to cut about 3,000 jobs over the next two years as the health care conglomerate works to restructure its medical devices business. Read more »
Puerto Rico's $72 billion public debt crisis has forced congressional leaders to pay attention to a U.S. territory that's usually on the sidelines of American politics. Read more »
As leaders from the world of politics and business arrive Tuesday in droves for the start of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, the event's founder is in somber mood. Read more »
Bank of America profits rose nearly 10 percent in the fourth quarter as the bank cut costs and generated better results from lending and other activities in its consumer banking division. Read more »
Don’t ignore a debt-collection action, but don’t let anyone intimidate you, either. Read more »
For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the positive effects of workplace flexibility on a company and its employees. And that's kind of a big deal. Read more »
Last year at this time, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was boasting about the state’s financial accomplishments, toying with a presidential run, and delivering a State of the State address that... Read more »
Analysts contend that with unemployment in Utah at historic lows, the prospects for better pay in the workplace have improved. With demand for qualified candidates high, this year may be one of the... Read more »
High-ranked women in tech companies are facing discrimination, decreased opportunity and even harassment. Find out how you can contribute to an equal work environment. Read more »
You don’t have to wait until spring to buy or sell a home. Looking in winter also has its advantages
Buying or selling a home in winter has its own set of challenges. Here's how to get the best deal possible, no matter which side of the transaction you're on. Read more »
Cuts, cuts and more cuts. Read more »
Want to cut reliance on your fossil-fuel-burning utility, but don't have space for solar panels? Easy, the sales pitch goes, buy a share in the new "community solar array" being built on the... Read more »
Taiwan's presidential election victor Tsai Ying-wen will enjoy a broad mandate from her commanding victory and her independence-leaning party's new legislative majority, but managing the island's... Read more »
A new law being proposed in the 2016 Utah legislative session could shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »
A Utah-based nonprofit waging a full-time campaign for Western states to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands spent almost half of its revenue on salaries for its co-founder, a... Read more »
Ever been told a movie is a heart-pounding thriller that'll have you on the edge of your seat? Thanks to wearable technology, Hollywood has the tools to prove it. Read more »
After two tumultuous years of recalls, fines and friction, the government and the auto industry struck a peace treaty of sorts by agreeing to cooperate on safety issues in the future. Read more »
Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market. Read more »
Stocks tumbled globally with a combination of events Friday, including a more than a 500 point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Read more »
The folks in the Provo-Orem area have a lot to be proud of. Most recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the area saw the biggest jump in job growth in the nation. Read more »
Haier Group, the world's biggest home appliance maker, is buying General Electric Co.'s appliance business for $5.4 billion to expand its U.S. and global presence. Read more »
Becoming a great leader isn’t all about the resolution list of “do's.” Eliminate these “don’ts” first to see the biggest impact. Read more »
In Tuesday's State of the Union address, Obama boasted great economic progress. We've looked at various sources checking his facts. Read more »
A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration says. Read more »
Utahns flocking to Idaho or Wyoming to buy lottery tickets might have a better chance to win the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot than the Beehive State has for running its own lottery. Read more »
Jeff and Crystal Harper, of Herriman, say they will take their furniture business elsewhere after their son was turned away from the IKEA SmÅland play area. Read more »
Most Americans will lose in this week's Powerball drawing, yet they keep buying tickets. Read about what happens to those who lose the lottery and where all the money goes. Read more »
World shares rose Wednesday after China reported improved exports in December, salving nerves about the world's No. 2 economy, though a rally in Shanghai's stock market was short-lived. Read more »
Google's futuristic self-driving cars needed some old-fashioned human intervention to avoid 11 crashes during testing on California roads, the company revealed Tuesday, results it says are... Read more »
Winter driving demand and low oil prices are bringing prices down throughout the country. But of the 45 states registering a drop in prices from a year ago, Utah’s 4-cent decrease is the... Read more »
Airbus overcame technical toilet troubles and engine delays to win hundreds more plane orders in 2015 than rival Boeing, but a bigger problem may cloud this year for both companies: China's... Read more »
Even if daughters of working mothers do make more money, does that equate to a more successful life? Read more »
AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DirecTV service, signaling a potential reversal of industry trends toward data... Read more »
After two fun holiday weeks, I've jumped back into workday stress. That's not ideal, and I'm pretty sure many of you are in the same boat right now. What's more, according to some new data, the... Read more »
The reason you can't keep your financial resolutions can usually be traced to the issues, resentments or childhood memories you just can't release. Think hard. What’s holding you back from... Read more »
You have some things in your life that are pulling at you financially. At some point, you may have to take a long look at the situation and ask the hard question, “What is more important to... Read more »
Thirty-three years ago, Chrysler invented the minivan. Now, it's reinventing it — with styling reminiscent of an SUV, high-tech features and a first-ever hybrid version that Chrysler hopes... Read more »
Volkswagen's new chief executive plans to present remedies for fixing diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests when he meets with the top U.S. environmental regulator this week. Read more »
Stocks slipped Friday morning, a day after the market had its worst day in three months. Indexes gave up an early gain driven by a report of strong job growth in December. The week is shaping up to... Read more »
Some Tesla Motors vehicles can park themselves without a driver inside with a software update beamed to customers over the weekend. Read more »
Despite strong economic growth, the state of Utah's middle class isn't immune to trends that dozens of other states are experiencing — a growing wage disparity and a shrinking portion of... Read more »
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