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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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Many Salt Lake residents still balk at city's new parking meters, poll shows

Despite revamping its troubled parking meters last month, Salt Lake City still has a negative parking reputation in the eyes of nearly half of its residents. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students can have loans forgiven if they give up credits

A top education official said Wednesday that the 16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students who saw their campuses abruptly close this week will automatically have their federal student loans... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Insurers navigate health overhaul to rising profits

Several of the nation's biggest health insurers have hiked earnings expectations for 2015 after blowing past first-quarter forecasts and heading into a much more stable future than they faced this... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Why some trends sapping US growth may persist, others won't

The U.S. economy nearly stopped growing in the January-March quarter, squeezed by a combination of factors that will either fade (a harsh winter) or persist (a stronger dollar). Read more »

April 29, 2015

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19 Mother's Day gift ideas for moms with infants and toddlers

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Brace yourself. Mother's Day is coming. And you're definitely going to spend for it. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Is this the next economic crisis?

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According to a report by Inc. Magazine, boomers were just better at creating businesses. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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US economy barely grew in first quarter; Fed appears no closer to a rate hike

The Federal Reserve has downgraded its assessment of the economy after a winter in which growth nearly stopped. The Fed offered no sign that a rate increase might be coming soon. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Third-generation shoemaker gives Broadway its sole

Gino Bifulco, who runs the Time Square-area custom shoe company T.O. Dey, makes the footwear for 80 percent of Broadway's musicals. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Bond fund giant Pimco hires Bernanke as adviser

Pimco has hired former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a senior adviser, the bond fund manager said Wednesday. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Hulu lands 'Seinfeld' episodes, future AMC series

As people increasingly turn to the Internet for their TV fix, Hulu is adding "Seinfeld" episodes and future AMC series to its lineup. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Microsoft makes its case for Windows 10

Microsoft figures one way to get people psyched about Windows 10 is to make sure there are plenty of cool features and apps for smartphones and tablets that use the new operating system. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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'Destiny' video game creators seek to atone for missteps

The creators of "Destiny" are ready to unleash the wolves. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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MasterCard 1Q profits rise 17 percent

Credit and debit card payment processor MasterCard said its profit rose 17 percent in the first quarter, as consumers across the globe spent more on their MasterCards. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Barclays sets aside $1.2 billion to cover scandal cost

Barclays set aside another 800 million pounds ($1.2 billion) on Wednesday to cover the cost of allegations that it manipulated foreign exchange markets as Britain's second-biggest bank seeks to put... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Fiat Chrysler sees gains in both North America, Europe

Higher sales of the Jeep Renegade small SUV and Chrysler 200 midsize sedan in North America along with modest growth in Europe pushed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV back to profit in the first... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Stop picking on the poor

If we are going to place restrictions on the poor, let's be fair and require the same standards and scrutiny for everyone who gets financial help from the government. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Pope echoes feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work

Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it's "scandalous" that women earn less than men for doing the same job. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Jay Z says Tidal is good business for everyone

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With artists fighting for what they believe is fair compensation for their work, Jay Z's sets up his latest business venture Tidal to be the savior of the industry. Many are doubtful that it'll... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Personal finance is all about self-control

You’re never going to win with money in the long term if you can’t learn to delay pleasure. That’s the bottom line. Personal finance is about controlling the person you see when... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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The most trusted business is...

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Family businesses are one of the most trusted types of businesses in the United States. Here's why that's so important. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Kellogg to close frozen food facility in Clearfield

Kellogg Co. is getting ready to move out of its 100,000 square-foot frozen food facility in Clearfield by November. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Utah consumer attitudes affected by rising fuel prices

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased 8.8 points to 105.6 in April. The national Consumer Confidence Index decreased 6.2 points from March to April and currently sits at 95.2. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Genetic testing moves into world of employee health

Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before serious conditions like diabetes or heart... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Obama, Abe declare progress, but no breakthrough, on trade

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday the challenge he faces winning congressional support for a major Asia-Pacific trade deal that has become a cornerstone of his second term agenda. "It's... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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