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Small Business Saturday 2017: Deals and discounts in and around Ogden

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Local artisans and retailers will offer special discounts the day after Black Friday to encourage...

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Australia faces housing hangover twice size of U.S. subprime

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The party is finally winding down for Australia’s housing market. How severe the hangover is will determine the economy’s fate for years to come. After five years of surging prices, the market value of the nation’s homes has ballooned to $5.6 trillion (A$7.3 trillion) -- or...


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Japan Inc.'s prowess tainted as another firm says data faked

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Japan’s reputation for manufacturing prowess took another hit as Mitsubishi Materials admitted it falsified data on some products just weeks after a similar scandal engulfed Kobe Steel. Buyers of Japanese industrial goods from Boeing to Airbus were once again scrambling to...


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Latest: Giveaways brought people to the mall

Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Black Friday (all times local): 11:20 a.m. At malls operated by CBL Properties, giveaway bags with store gift cards for the first 300 people in the doors at 6 a.m. were gone in 10 minutes, says CEO Stephen Lebovitz, about the same as last year. The busiest stores were...


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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

APTOPIX Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people...


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Tesla's newest promises break the laws of batteries

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Elon Musk knows how to make promises. Even by his own standards, the promises made last week while introducing two new Tesla vehicles-the heavy-duty Semi Truck and the speedy Roadster-are monuments of envelope pushing. To deliver, according to close observers of battery...


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Gains for retailers and energy companies send stocks higher

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are on track for more records Friday as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period. The CEO of Macy’s said Black Friday sales are going well. Energy companies rose after Bloomberg reported that a group of key oil producers plans to extend their...


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World's biggest wealth fund turns attention to fashion houses

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. After focusing on industries like coal and weapons, Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is turning its attention to fashion. Together with UNICEF, the world’s biggest wealth fund is setting up a network with some of the top fashion companies to improve children’s rights,...


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Tangled incentives push drugmakers away from an opioid solution

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. For the drug industry, building a better pain pill is a problem. Pharmaceutical companies have introduced new medicines to treat dependence, reverse overdoses, and deal with opioids’ side effects. But few effective and economically viable alternatives to addictive painkillers...


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Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

Hard Winter Hunting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has more than 20 clients lined up each fall for trips deep into Wyoming’s western wilderness to shoot mule deer, prized by hunters for their size and impressive antlers. But unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall that blanketed much of the...


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CBS, Dish end blackout for customers after reaching fee deal

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Dish Network and CBS agreed to a new multi-year contract, ending a blackout that would have left millions of satellite-TV subscribers without the nation’s most-watched network and its popular football programming. The agreement, which does not include online channels on Dish’s...


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