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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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Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utahns want diverse housing, transportation options, survey says

More Utahns are putting a high priority on having a variety of affordable housing options available that are close to where they work and to other amenities, according to new data released Tuesday... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Tips for talking to friends and family about losing a job

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Losing a job can be stressful and scary for anybody, but especially so for those supporting a family and children. Here are tips for talking to spouses, children, extended family and friends about... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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500,000 gallons of sewage water spewing from manholes causes Waikiki to close

Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Dave Ramsey: Use good judgment in online marketplace

I wouldn’t say never buy anything on places like eBay, but I would try to use some common sense and judgment. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: Students should use cash, not credit

We should not be teaching young adults that credit is a safety net. Cash is their saving grace. Of course, at some point, having good credit will matter — but not in their formative financial... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey: Many people work because they want to, not just need to

A new survey of parents who are interested in work flexibility found that 90 percent reported "needing" to work, but 63 percent also reported "wanting" to work. As always, though, every family... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah native and Lovesac founder's life is reflected in his furniture

Shawn Nelson has built Lovesac over the course of 20 years. As he has grown up, so has the company behind the giant beanbag. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Outdoor Retailer show inks new deal with Salt Lake through 2018

The Outdoor Retailer show announced Monday that it will extend its contract to host its winter and summer conventions in Salt Lake City through 2018. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Why you don't need to panic about Monday’s stock market crash

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More than half of American families invest in stocks. Should those families be worried after Monday's market crash? Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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