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McDonald's CEO faces shareholders amid protests, sales woes

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting.

Utah economy continues to add jobs

Job growth in Utah is outpacing its historic average by 25 percent, a new report stated. The employment summary from the Utah Department of Workforce Services for February showed year-over-year... Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Why Fed won't have a big impact on your loans anytime soon

Nobody knows when exactly, but the day will eventually come when the Federal Reserve nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Health care law paperwork costs small businesses thousands

Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Police cars torched at anti-austerity protest in Germany

Protesters torched police cars and threw stones at officers during anti-austerity protests ahead of the inauguration ceremony for the European Central Bank's new headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Fed rate hike expectations shake up stocks, bonds and dollar

Interest rates could soon rise in the U.S. for the first time in almost a decade, and that's shaking up financial markets. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Construction industry rebounding in Utah, U.S.

Utah’s strong economy is feeding one of the most robust construction sectors in the nation. Fueled primarily by increasing demand for industrial and commercial space, the industry is... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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GOED incentive to bring 500 new jobs

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced Thursday that the loan and investing company will build its sales division headquarters in Utah, with the project expected to create... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Russian auto market collapsing, but luxury cars still a must

Russia's auto market is in freefall. As financial turmoil in the country makes cars more expensive by the day, demand for many brands has almost evaporated. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday after her public explanation of her email practices — yet party officials in important election states appeared resigned to... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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California offers $50 million carrot for college innovation

Gov. Jerry Brown often criticizes California's public colleges and universities for what he sees as a failure to adapt to the 21st century. Now the outspoken Democrat is putting the state's money... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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GM plans $5B stock buyback, averts showdown with hedge funds

General Motors agreed to buy back $5 billion in stock by the end of next year as part of a plan to return more cash to shareholders. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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What you need to know about the final week of legislative session

Lawmakers faced three major issues at the start of the 2015 Legislature that have yet to be resolved — Medicaid expansion, religious liberty and anti-discrimination projections and a gas tax... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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What to expect from Costco's new deal with Visa and Citi

If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Utah tourism making post-recession comeback, report says

International travelers are helping Utah recover from the tourism decline precipitated by the Great Recession, a new report shows. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages

Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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US stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high

ocks edged lower in morning trading Monday as investors weighed the implications of a steep drop in U.S. home sales and the latest batch of corporate deal news. The market is coming off an all-time... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Nasdaq gains for eighth straight day, nearing dot-com high

The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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Sony outlines 3-year recovery plan, targets $4.2B earnings

Money-losing Sony will spin off its video-and-sound business into a separate company and shrink its headquarters as part of a three-year turnaround plan to speed up decision-making and become... Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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US stocks open higher as investors assess earnings

U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings. Coca-Cola rose after the company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Martin Marietta Materials, a... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Specialty drugs help CVS Health meet 4Q profit forecasts

CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 4 percent in a performance that matched Wall Street expectations even though the pharmacy chain's decision to quit tobacco sales hurt business... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Is your doctor's office the most dangerous place for data?

Everyone worries about stolen credit cards or hacked bank accounts, but just visiting the doctor may put you at greater risk for identity fraud. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Greece puts brave face on negotiations with creditors

Greece put a brave face on its fraught negotiations with European bailout creditors, with the new prime minister voicing confidence Monday that a compromise can be reached at high-stakes meetings... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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