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G-7 finance leaders seek to reassure on global economy

Treasury Secretary: Finance leaders need to find ways to help counter anxiety over global economic prospects.

US stocks move higher; energy, GE, Twitter are among gainers

U.S. and global stocks rose in midday trading Monday after a gloomy jobs report last week led investors to expect that the Federal Reserve will postpone its first interest rate increase in nearly a... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Stocks rise on expectations Fed won't hike rates this year

World stocks rose Monday after weak U.S. jobs data prompted expectations the Federal Reserve might postpone an interest rate hike. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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VW: 'Nothing has changed' at Tennessee plant despite scandal

Inside Volkswagen's only U.S. assembly plant there's little hint of the diesel emissions cheating scandal embroiling the German automaker around the world. Sparks fly off robotic welding arms, new... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015

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Root of investor anxiety: Uncertainty about China and Fed

Fears about China's slowdown and a coming U.S. interest rate hike have sent global stock markets into a fidgety freefall. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015

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Brazil's economy plunging; no relief in sight

A currency hitting historic lows. Unemployment at a five-year peak. Consumer spending in the dumps, and a grinding political crisis that's frozen leaders' ability to push through Congress measures... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015

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Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower them for the rich. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Stocks closed lower Thursday on mounting evidence that global growth is slowing. Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar fell sharply after lowering its revenue forecast and announcing that it plans to... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2015

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Hacking, China's maritime claims overshadow Xi's US visit

As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when he hosted President Barack Obama at their last summit... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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VW chief 'sorry' after EPA says firm skirted clean air law

The CEO of Volkswagen apologized Sunday and VW customers said they felt duped after the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that the German automaker skirted clean air rules by rigging... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities drop in July

Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities fell again in July as China, the biggest foreign owner of U.S. government debt, cut back its holdings. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2015

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Is now time for a Fed rate hike? Here are 2 clashing views

For seven years — through political fights, Europe debt crises and market panic — investors could count on one thing: Short-term U.S. interest rates would stay locked near zero. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2015

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Randy Shumway: Harnessing the unyielding momentum of a global economy

Free trade creates net positive benefits like a rising tide that lifts all boats, but specific players can be devastated by displacement. Governments can alleviate the pain of retooling but must... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015

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Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms

Puerto Rico's financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 282,000

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remain at historically near low levels in a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid a broader global slowdown. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015

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US stocks close out their worst month in 3 years

The stock market is closing out its worst month in more than three years on a down note. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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World stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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US stocks rise after Chinese market surges

U.S. stocks climbed Thursday morning, extending their recovery from a sharp sell-off that was triggered by concerns about the health of the Chinese economy. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise

China's main stock index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia advanced in the wake of Wall Street's rebound, giving investors some relief after... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated

The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Delta to offer nonstop flights from Salt Lake City to London

On Tuesday, Delta announced that Salt Lake City will become the airline's eighth stop from London Heathrow airport, and the only nonstop connection between the Mountain West and the United Kingdom. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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US stocks extend losses as early rally fades

Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Colombians flee homes in Venezuela amid border crackdown

Dozens of Colombians began fleeing their homes in Venezuela on Tuesday, wading knee-deep through a river separating the two countries, as President Nicolas Maduro vowed to extend a crackdown on... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah economy 'running on all cylinders,' expert says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose 5.8 points from 105.3 in July to 111.2 in August. In comparison, the national Consumer Confidence Index increased 10.5 points to 101.5. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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US stocks pare losses after 1,000-point Dow plunge

U.S. investors got a serious jolt Monday when the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 1,000 points minutes after the market opened in a wave of selling that circled the globe after a historic... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Global stocks fall after China factory weakness

Global stocks fell further Friday after unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing data fueled concern about global growth. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Impasse left DirecTV customers without KSL

DirectTV customers might find black space where KSL-TV used to be as of midnight Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Fed last month appeared to be moving closer to a rate hike

Federal Reserve officials appeared to edge closer last month to a decision to raise interest rates as early as September. At the same time, officials remained concerned about low inflation,... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Miller Motorsports Park to be sold to Chinese company

Tooele County officials Wednesday officially announced an agreement in principle to sell the 511-acre Miller Motorsports Park for $20 million to the China-based Mitime Investment and Development... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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US consumer inflation slowed in July

Consumer inflation slowed in July following two months of slightly faster gains. The slowdown reflected in part the biggest drop in airline fares in nearly two decades. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Who needs .com? Domains like .vegas, .pr, .nyc are trending

Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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IRS says thieves stole tax info from additional 220,000

A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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US stocks flat amid worries about global growth

U.S. stocks are opening flat amid ongoing worries about the health of the global economy. A report shows that growth in Europe remains lackluster. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Greek lawmakers back bailout deal, eurozone optimistic

Eurozone officials were optimistic of approving a draft bailout deal for Greece on Friday after the country's lawmakers cleared it in a vote that nevertheless saw the government suffer significant... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Market poised for modest declines after jobs numbers

U.S. stock index futures were pointing toward a lower open Friday, after the U.S. jobs data came in slightly below economists' expectations. Global markets remained slightly lower. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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US employers add 215,000 jobs in July; 5.3 pct. unemployment

U.S. employers added a solid 215,000 jobs in July, signaling a steadily rising job market and likely nudging the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates in September. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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'Avengers' helps Disney top 3Q earnings expectations

Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories — detailed lists of household belongings... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 4, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Greece: Prospect of new election grows, markets hit

Greece's left-wing government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while markets fell again under the weight of plummeting bank shares. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 3, 2015

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US manufacturing growth slows in July

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

Aug. 3, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 3, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Susan Tompor: Saving for college? Do homework on 529 plans

Young parents can hear shocking statistics — such as that some private schools could cost about $450,000 for four years by the time today’s newborn heads to college — and give up... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates

Visa Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 25 percent, helped by a double-digit rise in payments processed on its network. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Union Pacific's 2Q profit falls 7 percent as volume declines

Union Pacific's second-quarter profit declined 7 percent as the railroad hauled 6 percent less freight overall and coal volumes plummeted 26 percent. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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