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New Argentine president promises major changes and honesty

Argentine President Mauricio Macri was sworn in Thursday, inheriting myriad economic problems from the often-divisive outgoing President Cristina Fernandez, who skipped the inauguration in a final... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

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Jobs report's big question mark: Will pay growth continue?

Is the U.S. job market finally healthy enough to lift Americans' long-stagnant pay? Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

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Appalachia grasps for hope as coal loses its grip

The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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GM, Fiat Chrysler sales up in November, but Ford was flat

November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Black Friday store sales fall as Americans buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015

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Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Corporate America's problem: Falling profit, revenue

U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015

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Study: To avoid higher health law premiums, switch plans

Maybe an amiable gecko could help the Obama administration sell its health insurance overhaul. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015

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US stocks inch higher in early trading

U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as markets around the world are holding up better than many expected in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015

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New ideas to tackle Syria refugee crisis: Investing, not aid

Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2015

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Greece: No agreement with creditors on bailout release

Greece failed to convince European creditors Monday to release vital bailout funds to shore up the country's public coffers and its crippled banks but hopes are high that a deal will be concluded... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Virtual doctor visits offer convenience, lower costs

When you're coming down with a cold, there are a few items you typically reach for to start feeling better: cough drops, herbal tea, maybe an over-the-counter medication. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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China promises to make currency freely traded by 2020

China announced Tuesday it will allow its tightly managed yuan to trade freely by 2020, potentially easing trade tensions with the United States and other nations. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2015

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HSBC may defer decision on moving headquarters from London

HSBC, Europe's largest bank by market value, may defer into next year a decision on whether to move its headquarters out of London, with management conceding Monday they might need more time to... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2015

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Chevron cutting up to 7,000 jobs as oil profits shrink

Chevron is cutting up to 7,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, the latest indication of the toll that low oil prices are taking on the industry. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2015

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New VW CEO urges more open corporate culture after scandal

Volkswagen's new CEO says the company needs to place less emphasis on raw sales numbers as it recovers from a scandal over evading emissions testing on its diesel engines. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2015

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Boehner to push budget vote over conservative opposition

House Republican leaders on Tuesday pushed toward a vote on a two-year budget deal despite conservative opposition, relying on the backing of Democrats for the far-reaching pact struck with... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2015

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Ford 3Q earnings more than double on demand for trucks

Pickup trucks powered Ford Motor Co. to record North American results in the third quarter, and the company expects the trend to continue for a while. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2015

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Balancing act: Now is the time to set work-life balance goals

I've been meeting with my team at work to help them set goals for 2016. As a result, it occurred to me that I could stand to set some goals for myself, too, starting with plans to build better... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2015

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Stocks edge higher in early trading; GE jumps on earnings

ocks edged mostly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from the day before. Investors pored over the latest corporate earnings news. The price of oil rose. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2015

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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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