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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 »

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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 »

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How Medicare is trying to start a healthier national conversation about dying

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Medicare will likely begin reimbursing doctors who discuss end-of-life care plans with their patients in 2016. What do Medicare recipients need to know before taking advantage of this service? Read more »

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How to use social media positively as the platform continues to grow

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Facebook garnered 1 billion visits in one day Monday for the first time ever, so how can you use it in a productive way? Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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New ad campaign reminds women they were born and made beautiful

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A new social media campaign #BornAndMade has spread throughout Instagram. Here's a look at some of the campaign's posts. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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North Salt Lake splash pad to close for season

The splash pad at Legacy Park in North Salt Lake will close for the season on Sept 14. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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A. Scott Anderson: SBA — a critical partner in supporting small business

As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Elected officials, business leaders campaign for local sales tax hike

A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall on Thursday to promote a quarter-cent sales tax hike that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in 16... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Magazine honors fastest-growing Utah companies

Utah Business magazine hosted its annual Fast 50 event, honoring the 50 fastest-growing businesses in the state. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Why China's market slump is good news for American borrowers

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While the world markets are in the middle of a tumultuous week, the slump will come with timely benefits for some. Homeowners, for one, are likely to see more favorable mortgage rates as long as... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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US pending home sales rose modestly in July

Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, as pending sales rebounded slightly after dipping in June. Read more »

Aug. 27, 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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Applications for US jobless aid drop to very low 271,000

Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy and are laying off few workers. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Walmart to cease sales of semiautomatic rifles

Walmart has announced that they will stop selling semiautomatic weapons, citing sales figures, rather than recent controversy, as the reason. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Ground to be broken Thursday afternoon for 24/7 homeless youth resource center with 30 shelter beds

Volunteers of America Utah will break ground Thursday for its Youth Resource Center, a facility that will provide shelter and offer services 24/7, including meals, housing assistance, education... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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UVU to host event on money management for women

Utah Valley University next month will host an event on helping women understand money and gain financial confidence. Gail Miller will be the keynote speaker. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Business leaders told opportunity exists even in turbulent international economy

About 400 business and civic leaders attended the Utah Global Forum hosted at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Among the goals of the forum was to help local businesses... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper

This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper." Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes

Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media... Read more »

Aug. 26, 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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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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Learning money management skills increases financial security for women

Learning to properly manage money can help women bolster their self-confidence and self-reliance, according to Susan Madsen, professor of leadership and ethics at the Woodbury School of Business at... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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