LG Electronics, the world's second-largest TV maker, on Tuesday reported an unexpected loss for the final quarter of 2015 as its smartphone business struggled and costs for raw materials rose. Read more »
Hyundai Motor Co. reported its lowest annual profit in five years after a failure to fully anticipate strong demand for sports utility vehicles in China led to a sales drop in the world's largest... Read more »
It’s always better to have the cash you earn in your pocket rather than parking it with the IRS interest-free every year. Read more »
I like to view saving and investing as two different actions, although both are intended to provide safety. You save for emergencies, unexpected expenses or your wants and needs. You invest for the... Read more »
Winners of the Stock Market Game were honored Friday during an event at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City. The competition teaches school-age students about the American... Read more »
Ford Motor Co. is pulling out of Japan and Indonesia, saying that market conditions in each country have made it difficult to grow sales or make sustained profits. Read more »
With gas prices down, you may be tempted to pocket the extra money. Doing so may be bad for the economy, though. Read more »
Hilton is launching a new hotel brand, focusing on budget travelers looking to spend $75 to $90 a night. Read more »
McDonald's says the introduction of its all-day breakfast and unseasonably warm weather in the final three months of the year helped lift sales by 5.7 percent in the U.S., marking the second... Read more »
I always recommend that young couples rent for a year and concentrate on each other, the new marriage, cleaning up any debts they have and establishing an emergency fund. Read more »
Four of America's wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz's now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefined the role of political donors. Read more »
On a snowy weekday, several bees lay still beneath a small strainer. Doug Penning, who tends to 20 bee colonies at his Coal Creek-area home, earlier had scooped up the bees, which were paralyzed by... Read more »
Laura Cameron already knows how to transform old wine bottles into ornate candles. Read more »
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for December 2015 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 43,300 jobs to the economy compared with December 2014. Read more »
The 46th annual World Economic Forum convenes this week with the theme, "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution." This revolution, however, means more jobs for machines and fewer jobs for humans. Read more »
In efforts to improve air quality along the Wasatch Front, Salt Lake County officials have partnered with the Tesoro Foundation and local auto repair businesses to help more county residents pay... Read more »
With Wal-Mart and other major retailers closing stores and laying employees off, Amazon continues to innovate with flying packages and data-driven stores. Read more »
Electric topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter and reaffirmed its target for 2016, but shares slipped before the opening bell as the company's industrial revenue declined. Read more »
A trial that was supposed to help settle hundreds of lawsuits stemming from General Motors' faulty ignition switches abruptly ended Friday, a day after the judge raised questions about the... Read more »
The Obama administration intends to clamp down on oil companies that burn off natural gas on public lands. Read more »
Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight and worked to cut costs to match the reduced demand. Read more »
The Facebook page of Taiwan's president-elect was flooded Thursday with tens of thousands of pro-China comments following a campaign by young mainlanders to jump the country's "Great Firewall" into... Read more »
Britain and Germany gave their key backing Thursday for Christine Lagarde to stay at the helm of the International Monetary Fund for a second term. The savvy Frenchwoman, however, held back from... Read more »
The Economic Report to the Governor, prepared by the Utah Economic Council, said the Beehive State should continue to have robust economic growth, positive labor market performance and an... Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices plunged again Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling more than 550 points at one stage, as investors fretted over oil prices that dropped below... Read more »
Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up the worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. Read more »
US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. Read more »
A prevailing sense of anxiety was in the air in the Swiss ski resort of Davos as the World Economic Forum kicked off Wednesday with delegates fretting about the turbulence in financial markets,... Read more »
2016 is an election year. Here's what candidates have spent so far, and what they are expected to spend this year. Read more »
What's new when you file your taxes this year? Taxpayers without health insurance will face larger penalties, and those insured by their employers will get a new tax form. There also have been... Read more »
Confidence among U.S. home builders held steady in January even though builders' expectations about future sales dipped slightly. Read more »
You may know Under Armour mostly for its heavily marketed line of athletic sportswear. But the company has bigger ambitions: It's jumping into the crowded market for wearable gadgets that aim to... Read more »
Some Twitter users had to do without early Tuesday after sporadic outages knocked the social media site offline in Europe. Read more »
Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that it plans to cut about 3,000 jobs over the next two years as the health care conglomerate works to restructure its medical devices business. Read more »
Puerto Rico's $72 billion public debt crisis has forced congressional leaders to pay attention to a U.S. territory that's usually on the sidelines of American politics. Read more »
As leaders from the world of politics and business arrive Tuesday in droves for the start of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, the event's founder is in somber mood. Read more »
Bank of America profits rose nearly 10 percent in the fourth quarter as the bank cut costs and generated better results from lending and other activities in its consumer banking division. Read more »
Don’t ignore a debt-collection action, but don’t let anyone intimidate you, either. Read more »
For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the positive effects of workplace flexibility on a company and its employees. And that's kind of a big deal. Read more »
Last year at this time, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was boasting about the state’s financial accomplishments, toying with a presidential run, and delivering a State of the State address that... Read more »
Analysts contend that with unemployment in Utah at historic lows, the prospects for better pay in the workplace have improved. With demand for qualified candidates high, this year may be one of the... Read more »
High-ranked women in tech companies are facing discrimination, decreased opportunity and even harassment. Find out how you can contribute to an equal work environment. Read more »
You don’t have to wait until spring to buy or sell a home. Looking in winter also has its advantages
Buying or selling a home in winter has its own set of challenges. Here's how to get the best deal possible, no matter which side of the transaction you're on. Read more »
Cuts, cuts and more cuts. Read more »
Want to cut reliance on your fossil-fuel-burning utility, but don't have space for solar panels? Easy, the sales pitch goes, buy a share in the new "community solar array" being built on the... Read more »
Taiwan's presidential election victor Tsai Ying-wen will enjoy a broad mandate from her commanding victory and her independence-leaning party's new legislative majority, but managing the island's... Read more »
A new law being proposed in the 2016 Utah legislative session could shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »
A Utah-based nonprofit waging a full-time campaign for Western states to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands spent almost half of its revenue on salaries for its co-founder, a... Read more »
Ever been told a movie is a heart-pounding thriller that'll have you on the edge of your seat? Thanks to wearable technology, Hollywood has the tools to prove it. Read more »
After two tumultuous years of recalls, fines and friction, the government and the auto industry struck a peace treaty of sorts by agreeing to cooperate on safety issues in the future. Read more »
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