Business

New Ross Dress for Less opening soon in Ogden

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A new Ross Dress for Less is opening at the Commons, a shopping center at the intersection of 12th...

Technology

UTOPIA eyes expansion of fiber-optic network to Kaysville

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The UTOPIA network serves Layton and Centerville, among other Utah locales, competing with incumbents like CenturyLink and XFINITY.


Government

Contractors accuse Iraq of shake downs to force tax payments

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WASHINGTON (AP) — American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they’ve warned the Trump administration is hampering the fight against Islamic State extremists. To force payment of the taxes,...


Business

In Texas oil patch, jitters mount that a bust is near

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Steve Pruett has seen more than his share of booms in three decades in the oil business. None, though, as strange as the one gripping the Permian Basin right now. The telltale signs are the same as always, with companies like his desperate for skilled workers to man the...


Business

Equifax's breach is not its first brush with concerns over handling of personal data

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. After working largely out of the spotlight for decades, America’s thousands of credit reporting companies found themselves in trouble in the late 1960s as lawmakers grew concerned about the massive troves of sensitive information the firms had collected on private...


Business

US stock indexes fall as weak tech stocks overshadow market

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes fell on Monday after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dropped 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,493, as of noon. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell...


Business

Russian companies looking for cheap labor don't have to go far

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Just a seven-hour drive south of Moscow, Stary Oskol could be a world away when it comes to the costs of running a business. For Metalloinvest Holding Co., the bargain was too good to pass up. Starting in July, Russia’s largest iron-ore producer is relocating some management...


Business

Springsteen tickets hit $10,000, and Wall Street gets scalped

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. We ain’t in Asbury Park anymore: prime tickets to “Springsteen on Broadway” are now going for as much as $10,000 on StubHub. Even a cheap seat will cost you $1,400. Never mind that it says $75 on the ticket. Sure, those $2.50 tickets, circa “Rosalita,” disappeared in the ‘70s....


Business

Bombardier bruised on two sides with threats to trains, jets

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Bombardier’s turnaround plan is coming under threat from stepped-up challenges to the company’s rail business and its cutting-edge jetliner. The Canadian manufacturer risks being jilted by Germany’s Siemens, which is now exploring a rail-equipment deal with Alstom of France...


Business

Pfizer spins off new firm for some rare disease drugs

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Pfizer will spin off four experimental drugs that it had decided to shelve into a new company, called SpringWorks Therapeutics, to give them a better chance to get developed with the backing of outside investors including Bain Capital. Three of the drugs are for rare diseases,...


Business

Equifax's massive hack has a tiny silver lining

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. More employees are likely to see a timely new offering when they choose their benefits in a month or so-identity-theft protection. About 35 percent of companies offered it in 2015, global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson has reported, and 70 percent have said it could be on...


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