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Italian banks under glare as EU stress tests results due

The spotlight is on Italy's troubled banks as regulators prepare to release the results Friday of stress tests of EU lenders that will show how much money the country's financial sector, the most... Read more »

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Utah among 'most successful states'; Provo-Orem among 'most educated'

Utah was ranked as the ninth most successful state in America and Provo-Orem, Utah, was ranked as the eighth most educated city. Read more »

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Goldman 2Q earnings jump, helped by lower legal expenses

Goldman Sachs' earnings jumped 78 percent from a year ago as the bank's legal expenses declined and its trading desks saw a surge of activity during Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Businesses try to keep calm amid uncertainty of Brexit vote

Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking a toll on some small U.S. businesses, with canceled tour bookings in New York and U.K. retailers cutting back their orders from... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Stocks mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading

Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday after setting records the last few days. Energy companies are falling sharply along with the price of oil. Utility companies,... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Who will take Spain's crown? Euro 2016 down to final 4 teams

The European Championship semifinals promise mouth-watering matchups as the last four teams battle for a berth in the July 10 final and a chance to succeed two-time winner Spain. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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When the neighborhood is owned by billion-dollar companies

Many of the single-family homes in the Piedmont Park neighborhood of Apopka, Florida, used to be owned by families — the Vargases and the Townes, the Pierces and the Riddles. Now, they're... Read more »

July 3, 2016

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A week after British vote, markets take stock

A week after Britain's shocking vote to leave the European Union, markets seem to have pushed the pause button. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Stocks, pound fall again due to UK vote uncertainty

Financial and materials companies led U.S. stocks sharply lower in morning trading Monday following another slide in European markets as investors grappled with the fallout of Britain's vote to... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Asian stocks mixed as markets await Brexit fallout

Japanese and Chinese stocks rose Monday but other Asian markets declined, crude prices fell further and U.S. shares appeared headed for a lower opening as jittery traders watched for more fallout... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a... Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Yellen faces GOP criticism over weak economic growth

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans who charged that the central bank's policies to promote low interest rates have not boosted economic growth and... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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World stocks leap as fears ease over British vote on EU

World stock markets jumped and the pound rallied Monday as polls suggested British voters will choose to remain in the European Union in a referendum this week, easing investor worries about a... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged in light of an uncertain job market and offering no hints of when its next rate hike might occur. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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High-speed rail lawsuit delays cost $63 million, 17 months

Another $63 million was added Tuesday to the cost of California's high-speed rail project and the completion date for the first 29-mile leg was pushed back 17 months to August 2019, after the state... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Japanese banks tighten up after $16 million taken from ATMs

Japanese banks that lost some 1.8 billion yen ($16.5 million) when fake overseas cards were used at convenience store ATMs are scrambling to combat such fraud. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Wyoming athletics looks to tighten belt amid poor economy

It looked to be a win for University of Wyoming sports when Gov. Matt Mead approved a state budget that included a two-year, $8 million athletic competitiveness match. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Ex-World Bank economist with narrow lead in Peru election

Early results in Peru's presidential election showed a former World Bank economist beating the daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori in a vote Sunday that is widely seen is a... Read more »

June 5, 2016

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US stocks, dollar slide after weak jobs report

in financial and consumer stocks led U.S. indexes lower in late morning trading Friday as investors weighed the implications of a key government report showing that hiring slowed sharply in May.... Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Insurance rates going up: New concerns for Obamacare

Fresh problems for "Obamacare": The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a new sign that President Barack Obama's... Read more »

June 5, 2016

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US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins

U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want

McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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G-7 finance leaders seek to reassure on global economy

Finance leaders of major industrial countries meeting in Japan need to find ways to use all the "policy levers" they have to help counter anxiety over global economic prospects, U.S. Treasury... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Stocks move higher, led by technology and banks

Stocks are climbing in early trading on Friday as traders respond to some encouraging earnings and deal news. The gains were broad. Nine of the 10 sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index rose,... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Pondering the store's future in an age of web buying

What's the future of the physical store? Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Fed's surprise message: June hike likely if economy improves

Catching many investors off guard, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that an interest rate hike in June is likely if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Global stocks slip amid weak Chinese data but oil rises

Weak Chinese economic data weighed on global stocks Monday at the start of a week that's likely to be dominated by speculation over whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in June. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Nordstrom shares tumble on slashed annual outlook, weak 1Q

Nordstrom's shares are tumbling in extended trading after the upscale department store slashed is annual sales and profit outlook. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Study: Sanders' economic plan piles $18T on federal debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but they'd also blow an $18-trillion hole in federal deficits,... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Insider Q&A: Keeping an eye on the Fed

The Federal Reserve chose recently not to raise the benchmark interest rate and made it clear it isn't in a big hurry to make the next move higher. After the global economy shuddered earlier this... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy

American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growth. Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door

Those smiley door greeters are back at Wal-Mart. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life

Are we there yet? It's another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company... Read more »

May 1, 2016

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Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break. Read more »

April 30, 2016

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Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss

Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Yahoo's deterioration accelerates ahead of a possible sale

Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Finance leaders pledge forceful response to boost economy

Finance officials on Saturday pledged a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish global economy. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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Regulators: 5 big banks get failing grades for crisis plans

Federal regulators say five of the biggest banks in the U.S. haven't worked out strong plans for how they might reshape themselves in case of failure, which could leave them unable to survive... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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US retail sales fall in March as Americans buy fewer cars

U.S. retail sales fell last month as Americans cut back on their car purchases, the latest sign that consumers are reluctant to spend freely. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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IMF issues stark warning on British exit from EU

The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that a British exit from the European Union could inflict severe damage to the world economy by disrupting international trade. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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US rep blasts IFC conflict of interest in Manila water plan

In a bustling, densely populated corner of Manila, fruit vendor Coring Gutierrez reads $35 due from her latest water bill, more than triple what her family of six paid 15 years ago. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Russia's new National Guard will be tasked to suppress riots

The National Guard being formed in Russia will be given broad powers to suppress riots, according to a presidential decree released Wednesday. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Iceland's leader is first victim of offshore holdings leak

The leak of millions of records on offshore accounts claimed its first high-profile victim Tuesday as Iceland's prime minister resigned amid outrage over revelations he had used such a shell... Read more »

April 5, 2016

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California, New York poised to raise minimum wage to $15

California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Anbang drops bid to buy Starwood, clearing way for Marriott

says it's dropping its $15 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels, citing various market considerations and ending a bidding war for the parent of St. Regis and Sheraton resorts. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Apple releases small new iPhone, iPad for business use

Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up... Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Cuba rebukes Obama's call for change but will nix dollar tax

Cuba's government offered a rebuke Thursday of President Barack Obama's plans to use his upcoming visit to promote change on the island, even as it took a long-sought step to lift a penalty on... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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