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New rules adopted for institutional money market funds

New rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission are intended to address risks of liquidity runs on institutional money market funds by fund participants. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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The wrath of Comic-Con: S.L. convention readies for trademark fight

The founders of Utah's year-old comic and pop-culture convention are preparing to fight on behalf of geeks everywhere as the reigning San Diego Comic-Con attempts to claim the title "Comic Con" for... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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In a surprising move, Dollar Tree will buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't leave an estate with life insurance

You don’t use life insurance to leave an estate. It’s a bad idea. You leave an estate by saving and investing. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Utah Transit Authority eyeing electric bus options

The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles. UTA is examining the bus and its charging technology manufactured by South... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Commercial real estate market improving, report says

Demand for top flight office space in the Salt Lake Valley is growing, according to two reports detailing the Wasatch Front commercial real estate market during the second quarter of the year. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million

The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over defunct Yukos oil

An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a ruthless... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with "no need to... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: Vacation souvenirs that can improve your work

No matter where you go on your vacation, plan on bringing home ideas as souvenirs — fresh perspectives that can help you at work to create a difference people love. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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BYU grad strikes gold teaching via online marketplace

In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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San Diego Comic-Con tells Salt Lake convention to cease and desist

Two comic book conventions could be heading to battle over the use of "Comic Con." Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Healing souls, healing a mountain

Rio Tinto never mined an ounce of ore at the Holden Mine in central Washington, but it is working to heal Copper Mountain. Its neighbors and partners are a Lutheran retreat, which is celebrating... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Salt Lake County property tax increases proposed

Several entities are proposing to increase property tax revenues within Salt Lake County. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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3 ways you can save money on movie theater snacks

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Looking to spend less time in line at concessions and save a bit of cash? These snacks can help you do just that. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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US to evaluate Impala air bag performance

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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