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Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and more.

China accuses trading firms of manipulating stocks

Authorities accused securities firms of manipulating stock prices during China's market plunge and launched a crackdown Monday against unlicensed companies that financed speculative trading. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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The Latest: Russia mulls sending energy directly to Greece

The latest from Greece's financial crisis (all times local): Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Greece closer to desperately needed deal with creditors

Greece moved closer on Sunday to a desperately needed deal with European creditors which would stave off immediate financial collapse and the country's potential exit from the euro. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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My view: Why Utah won’t miss the Export-Import Bank

Reforms in these areas would dramatically improve America’s economy. Resurrecting the Export-Import Bank would not. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Greece meets skeptical European creditors in search of help

After swaying a skeptical parliament to back a harsh austerity package to stave off financial collapse, the Greek government on Saturday faced an uphill task persuading its international creditors... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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Greece's Tsipras tries to rally support for austerity deal

Greece's prime minister acknowledged Friday the reforms his government has proposed in return for a third bailout are harsh and include measures far from his party's election pledges, but insisted... Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Yellen: Fed still on track to raise rates this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed multiple concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy. Read more »

July 10, 2015

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The Mortgage Professor: What happens when a lender miscalculates a payment?

With millions of mortgage loans originated every year, it is not surprising that now and then lenders make a mistake in calculating a monthly mortgage payment. Read more »

July 9, 2015

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Easier terms for Greece could open a can of worms in Europe

Eurozone governments taking a tough line on Greece's demand for debt relief and easier bailout terms fear opening a can of worms. Read more »

July 9, 2015

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How stocks kept trading during the NYSE outage

As if a plunging Chinese stock market and the Greek debt crisis weren't enough, investors on Wednesday got hit with more bad news: a shutdown in trading at one the world's most famous exchanges. Read more »

July 8, 2015

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South Towne Center to get $20 million remodel

Starting next month, one of the south valley’s largest shopping centers will undergo a major renovation. Managers of South Towne Center announced a $20 million, 18-month redesign project... Read more »

July 8, 2015

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Greece races against clock to submit reform proposal

Greece submitted a request for aid from Europe's bailout fund Wednesday, and is rushing to detail a plan of economic reforms that creditors want to see this week they are to save the country from... Read more »

July 8, 2015

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Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win

With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Read more »

July 6, 2015

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US stocks slip after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink

Stocks are falling in the U.S., but not dramatically, joining a wave of selling across the globe Monday after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject the terms of the country's latest bailout package. Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks

Shares in big Chinese state companies have soared after weekend promises of government action to halt a slide in stock prices, but many others sank as jittery small investors tried to cut their... Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Finance minister resigns after decisive 'no' bailout vote

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other... Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Greek villagers' secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis

Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama

Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Greeks face new uncertainty after vote called on bailout

Anxiety over Greece's future swelled on Saturday, with people queuing outside banks to withdraw cash, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for the people to vote on a proposed bailout deal... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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China stocks plunge, other markets eye Greece developments

Chinese stocks plunged on Friday as panicked investors rushed to sell over fears that an extended bull market was coming to an end. Other world benchmarks fell as a standoff between Greece and its... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that

On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority

Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Greece gets temporary lifeline for banks amid uncertainty

Greece got a financial lifeline for its banks Friday to help them cope with a deposit drain in the run-up to a summit of eurozone leaders next week that could determine the country's future in the... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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US stocks edge lower as investor look overseas

U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, a day after the Nasdaq composite set a record high. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Europe scrambles to pick up pieces of Greek talks failure

Europe was scrambling Friday to pick up the pieces after another failed meeting over Greece's bailout that reinforced fears that the country was heading for bankruptcy and a possible euro exit. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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US stocks turn slightly higher after Fed stands pat on rates

Stocks turned slightly higher after the Federal Reserve said it was seeing some improvement in the economy, but not enough to begin raising interest rates. The Fed's benchmark rate has remained... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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US stocks edge higher as investors wait on Fed

ocks edged higher Wednesday as investors waited on the Federal Reserve. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Greek leader takes tough stance on bailout despite warnings

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says demands by the country's rescue lenders to slash pensions are "incomprehensible" and warned that a failure in bailout talks would hurt all of Europe. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Fed likely to signal coming rate hike if economy strengthens

With evidence that the U.S. economy is rebounding from a winter slump, the Federal Reserve will likely signal this week that an interest rate increase is coming — just not quite yet. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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HSBC slashes jobs as it shifts focus further to Asian roots

HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank by market value, will cut up to 25,000 jobs globally to reduce costs and shift its center of gravity further toward the fast-growing Asian economies where it... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Kansas lawmakers return to writing new plan to raise taxes

Kansas legislators faced writing a new plan Sunday for raising taxes to erase a projected budget shortfall after top Republican senators were thwarted in their efforts to separate and pass several... Read more »

June 7, 2015

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A slump in transportation stocks may no longer signal danger

One of the oldest trading strategies in the book is showing a yellow flag for stock investors, but analysts say it's not quite time to sell yet. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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IMF: Fed should delay interest rate hike to 2016

The International Monetary Fund urged the Federal Reserve to wait until the first half of 2016 to start raising short-term interest rates because the U.S. economy remains subpar. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Greece submits draft bailout plan, creditors say not enough

Greece submitted a proposal for an agreement with its bailout lenders, the country's prime minister said Tuesday, in the hope of getting desperately needed rescue money — but its creditors... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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US factory orders slump in April; 8th decline in 9 months

U.S. factory orders tumbled in April, a sign that manufacturers are struggling amid a stronger dollar and cheaper oil. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Greece casts shadow as ECB gauges strength of recovery

More and more, Europe's economy is showing signs of life. Now if only this Greek thing would clear up. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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India's central bank cuts key interest rate to boost growth

India's central bank cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point Tuesday, the third such reduction this year in support of government efforts to boost growth. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Transportation plan focuses on mass transit and bicycle expansion, improving air quality

As the population along the Wasatch Front grows over the next 25 years, Utahns likely will see the role of mass transportation and bicycles increase right along with it, according to a new report. Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Obama muses about his legacy, offers counterpoint to GOP

President Barack Obama is not shy about defining his achievements and casting them in the most positive light, yet he is loath to talk about his "legacy." Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking

Shareholders are considering whether Exxon Mobil should put a climate-change expert on its board. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Global stocks mostly higher Monday in quiet trading day

Global stocks mostly rose Monday on a quiet trading day with Wall Street, London and Hong Kong closed for holidays. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Japan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead

Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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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 Thursday at a time when the chain is facing declining sales and ongoing protests over... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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New York's top financial regulator to step down

Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions of dollars in penalties and fees from Wall Street giants, announced Wednesday that he will step down. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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US stocks are little changed ahead of Fed report

US stocks are little changed in early morning trading Wednesday as investors weigh several earnings reports and await the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policymaking meeting. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Loans, taxes, regulations on small business election agenda

There are no "one size fits all" issues for small business in the 2016 presidential campaign. While candidates try to appeal to all small businesses, many owners want very specific things. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Target profit rises as product revamps start to pay off

Target is reporting a 52 percent increase in its first-quarter profit on solid sales of fashion and baby items, offering evidence that its efforts to spruce up its merchandise are paying off. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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