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Egypt's stock market soars after halt of capital gains tax

Egypt suspended a capital gains tax on Monday, sending shares soaring after a months-long downturn in which investors had complained of a lack of clarity about the new taxes, with some even taking... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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US homebuilders' confidence in sales prospects ebbs

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident about their sales prospects, a reflection of the sluggish start to this spring's home-selling season. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Urban Flea Market opens for fifth season

The 5th annual Urban Flea Market opened in downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Lease or buy: That's the (car) question

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Choosing whether to lease or to buy a car can be an intimidating, confusing decision. Knowing some basic issues can make consumers' choices easier to navigate. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. So Dan Shaul turned to his state legislator— himself... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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New schedules from television networks show trends

Television's next big hit may have been revealed during last week's annual orgy of schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's a window into cultural attitudes about money

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You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

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In its international and domestic markets, McDonald's sales and profits are declining. The rest of the quick-service industry is doing fine. Why McDonald's? Why have all its recent marketing... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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American employees miss out on average $1,300 annually

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According to a report by Financial Engines, American employees are missing out on an average $1,336 every year because they are not saving enough for their company's 401(k) match, and not getting... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Marketing Amish-made furniture online

Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Did the recession make us happier?

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The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation, even when it comes to mental health. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: How to make remodeling a smart investment

When selling a home, you should be concerned with two general audiences: The first is the appraiser and the bank, and the other audience is the buyers. Your remodel should appeal to both audiences... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Why I skipped the bank and took out a loan from my 'peers'

When I realized I was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, I decided to consolidate my debt, like millions of other Americans. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

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With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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There's an upside to the robot takeover

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Not everything about the rapidly advancing developments in technology belongs in a sci-fi dystopian novel. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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US stocks edge lower in morning trading a day after record

.S. stock indexes inched lower in morning trading Friday, giving back some of their gains from a day before. Investors were weighing new data on U.S. manufacturing and the latest corporate earnings... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson leans back in his chair, smiles and explains why he's so happy. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

Output at U.S. factories, mines and utilities fell for the fifth straight month as oil and gas drillers continued make sharp cuts. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Businesses, colleges pledge to 'ElevateHER'

More than 30 Utah businesses, nonprofits and government agencies pledged their support for the Women’s Leadership Institute and its ElevateHER challenge at the institute’s official... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Biometrics a major part of personal security, expert says

Fingerprints, and retinal and iris scans are likely to become a regular component of security systems in the years to come. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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United Way of Salt Lake names new CEO

The United Way of Salt Lake has announced that Bill Crim will be its new CEO. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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New incentives expected to bring 900 jobs to Utah over next 20 years

New incentives announced by the Governor's Office of Economic Development are expected to add 900 new jobs to the Utah economy over the next two decades. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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ECB President Draghi: European stimulus will continue

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the ECB's economic stimulus program is working but needs more time to bring European inflation back to healthier levels and restore consumer and... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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GM to invest $1 billion in Detroit-area tech center

General Motors Co. plans to spend $1 billion on construction and renovations at its Detroit-area technical center, a top-to-bottom overhaul aimed at boosting innovation and employee attraction... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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