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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Consumer optimism at record high in Utah, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed above the 110 mark for the first time this month, rising to 116.8 in November due to flourishing business conditions and job growth. A score... Read more »

12 hours ago

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UDOT tow plow drivers train for winter

To prepare for winter, Utah Department of Transportation held its annual tow plow training, in which the state’s 16 tow plow operators received one hour of instruction before getting behind... Read more »

12 hours ago

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More-confident US households step up borrowing

Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy. Read more »

15 hours ago

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Sony settles with gov't over gaming console ads

Sony is settling government charges that it misled consumers about its PlayStation Vita hand-held gaming console. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Read more »

20 hours ago

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance and assistance, not... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Activision delivers best game of Skylanders series with 'Trap Team'

Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »

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Seasonal hiring ongoing as holidays approach

With the holiday season fast approaching, retail businesses have expanded their workforce to handle a greater volume of products and customers. But the temporary hiring process isn't quite over for... Read more »

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Why the ugly sweater business is booming

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There's no excuse not to own (and wear) an ugly Christmas sweater this season. Read more »

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

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Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

A southwestern Illinois judge has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state's new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Health care M&A leads global deal surge

Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy surplus cash. A rising stock market, tax strategies and low interest rates are also fueling the mergers and acquisitions. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Does bad behavior really hurt business?

Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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The best time of year to buy (Hint: It's not always Black Friday)

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Black Friday is touted as having the best holiday deals. Is it true? It will always remain the biggest shopping day of the year because of tradition, but there may be better days to shop for deals. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

Kohler Co. has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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California Indian casinos embroiled in turmoil

When it comes to controlling California's flashy Las Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate billions of dollars a year to... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Are Millennials savers? Conflicting studies say yes and no

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Young adults are saving less than older generations, thanks to underemployment, student loan debt and bank skepticism, according to one study, while another says Millennials begin saving at a... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Photos: Deseret Book winter display yields cups of warm cider

This year’s Deseret Book winter display takes the idea from the Six Sisters’ Warm Spiced Cider recipe and turns it into a full process machine so visitors can watch their apple... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: 3 ways to reinvent your 'playbook' for a championship year

When your boss hands you the corporate “playbook,” you decide NOT to read it. Does this sound ridiculous? Or, does it sound awkwardly familiar? Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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