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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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Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring

Nate Waits wakes up before 3 a.m. four days a week to get to his job at a Bentonville distribution center for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where the former Marine is among more than 92,000 veterans the... 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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Smith's hopes to pass savings from solar panels onto customers

The Smith's Distribution Center in Layton revealed its 4,066 solar panel roof Tuesday. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: 3 nuggets of advice graduates can safely ignore

Your career is not a multiple-choice exam — it’s an essay, and you have a delightfully blank slate to write on. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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PayPal facing $25 million sanction for illegal credit sign-ups

Federal regulators are proposing that PayPal Inc. pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it illegally signed up customers for its online credit product, used misleading advertising and... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones

The company whose name has long been synonymous with telephones is looking for new ways to reach out and touch someone. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine's economy. The extent of the damage caused by the conflict in the country's east was highlighted in a report showing the economy had shrunk by almost a fifth... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Britain posts first fall in consumer prices since 1960

Britain saw consumer prices fall in April for the first time since 1960, official figures showed Tuesday, but few economists think the annual drop will be anything but short-lived. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises, spending on e-commerce and currency fluctuations put pressure on the bottom line at... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, providing newfound momentum for an economy that has struggled in recent months. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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From German wineries to Chinese factories, US dollar echoing

For Americans, there are cheaper vacations in Europe and lower-priced imports. A Chinese factory is selling fewer goods in Europe. A U.S. toymaker's exports are being squeezed. A German winery says... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Q&A: Deezer CEO sees 'big' upside for music streaming

Hans-Holger Albrecht entered a crowded music-streaming market when he became CEO of Paris-based Deezer in February. A month after taking the helm, Jay Z relaunched Tidal in the U.S. and a month... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Thursday's Red Nose Day TV special: Comedy for a good cause

Thirty years ago, Richard Curtis suspected two things: People like to laugh and they like to do good. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Gaining control of your finances is a great gift

You’re going to be a busy guy for a while, but I’ll bet this lady’s worth it. Gaining control of your finances now will be a great gift for you both when you start your new life... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: How to be a financial guide for graduates

Many college and high school graduates will confront a number of money issues for the first time in their lives. So I'd like to offer some advice that you can use to help your graduate navigate... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey: Millennials seek part-time work, more flexibility

FlexJobs recently surveyed 211 people under age 35 who want part-time work. Their answers about why they'd like to work part time, and how they would make it financially, were interesting. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Missouri siblings running quilting business named nation's top small business persons

Alan Doan's entrepreneurial dreams were to start the next Facebook or Google. Instead, the 32-year-old laid off software worker started a quilting business with his sister. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Koch brothers group launches Utah chapter

There's now a Utah chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the main political advocacy group for the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists playing an increasingly prominent role in Republican... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Sports drink company owner admits bilking investors of $7M

The owner of a sports drink company has admitted in federal court to bilking investors of $7 million over a four-year period. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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How do Utah wages stack up nationally?

Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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US agency to hold hearing on Fiat Chrysler recall compliance

The U.S. government's highway safety agency says it will hold a public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler met requirements to notify customers and fix safety problems in 20 safety... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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