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McDonald's CEO faces shareholders amid protests, sales woes

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting.

McDonald's CEO faces shareholders amid protests, sales woes

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday at a time when the chain is facing declining sales and ongoing protests over... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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New York's top financial regulator to step down

Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions of dollars in penalties and fees from Wall Street giants, announced Wednesday that he will step down. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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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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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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Home Depot nails it 1Q as housing rebound emerges

A busy spring pushed Home Depot's first-quarter profit and revenue above Wall Street expectations and the world's biggest home improvement retailer raised its projections for both in 2015. Read more »

May 19, 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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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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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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Puerto Rico closes dozens of schools as economic woes deepen

Francisco Oller Elementary School once bustled with kids, but now birds nest in classrooms strewn with leaves and glass from shattered fluorescent lights. Long-discarded homework assignments paper... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Gas prices in Utah among highest in West

A new report from AAA Utah showed that gasoline prices have increased across the country, with Utah’s pump prices surging 40 cents in the past month, making the state’s average price... Read more »

May 13, 2015

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US stock indexes inches higher in afternoon trading

nancial markets inched higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, as traders weighed lackluster U.S. retail sales data and a batch of corporate deals and earnings news. Owens-Illinois and Williams Cos. were among the biggest gainers. Oil... Read more »

May 13, 2015

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Mark Pfeifle: Corporate welfare leads to crazy claims

When the Export-Import Bank’s charter comes up for debate, Congress should remember that it’s anything but a “critical element” of America’s national security. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Cameron's Conservatives win in surprise UK election

The Conservative Party swept to power Friday in Britain's Parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected and resounding victory that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Crowdfunding: Where social media meets innovation

A decade ago, launching a startup venture was a “pipe dream” for most people, even in the “land of opportunity” that is the United States. Today, more small businesses are... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Utah retains top bond rating

The state of Utah announced Thursday the closing of two refunding bond sales and the affirmation of the state’s AAA general obligation bond rating by all three rating agencies. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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$100 million for a home? Luxury buyers reach a new threshold

The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork by Picasso or Matisse. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Exxon's 1Q profit falls 46 percent amid decline in oil price

Lower oil prices pushed Exxon Mobil Corp.'s first-quarter profit down 46 percent, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Report: Insurers skirt health law's protections for women

Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a new report from a women's legal advocacy group. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event

The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Strong dollar squeezes company earnings

Procter & Gamble and Facebook have nothing in common. One deals in razors and toothpaste, the other in likes, self-promotion and embarrassing family photos. But this week, they shared the same... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Google posts mixed 1Q results amid new threats to company

Google has been looking more vulnerable as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search, while the company also deals with a potentially massive regulatory headache in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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